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Have you passed your 10th exams recently? Do you ask yourself  What to do after 10th class??  If yes, you might be confused about your future. Don’t worry as every child faces this crossroad after 10th. If you are confused about your future path then this post is surely meant for you.

You have to keep certain points in your mind while choosing your career. Don’t let your career go in the wrong direction by following the path that your friends pursue. The stereotype thinking of society that career could only be secure with tough subjects is just a myth these days.

While choosing your subjects for Class 11th, keep these important points in your mind

  • Which subjects seem more interesting to you?
  • What are your skills?
  • What are the career opportunities in the subjects decided by you?

The right choice of subjects after 10th will surely lead to a bright future. A wrong choice at this stage can lead you to a field which will neither be enjoyable nor be progressive. So, you need to be very careful.

Let’s make you clear about a variety of subjects that you can opt after 10th class.



1. SCIENCE  If you love science, nature, formulas, diagrams, equations, design, etc. then you can choose science. It offers a wide variety of career options. There are two options in science. You can either choose medical or non-medical

(a) Medical Stream: The subjects in this stream include Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Compulsory English and vernacular language (e.g. Punjabi). After completing 12th with medical you can pursue following careers. Most of these courses can be taken after clearing various central and state entrance examinations like NEET. These include:

  • MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • BDS Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • BAMS Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
  • BHMS Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery
  • BPT Bachelor in Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor in Veterinary Science
  • B.Sc. Nursing
  • B Pharmacy
  • MLT Medical Lab Technician
  • X Ray Technician
  • GNM General Nursing and Midwifery

You can take Mathematics as an additional subject also. If you take maths you will be eligible for various engineering courses after 12th.

(b) Non-Medical Stream: The subjects studied under this stream are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Compulsory English and vernacular language (e.g. Punjabi). Courses after studying this stream include:
  • B.Tech./ B.E. Computer Science Engineering
  • B.Tech./ B.E. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • B.Tech./ B.E. Electrical Engineering
  • B.Tech./ B.E. Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech./ B.E. Information Technology Engineering
  • B.Tech./ B.E. Civil Engineering
  • B.Tech./ B.E. Chemical Engineering
  • B.Tech./ B.E. Aeronautical Engineering
  • B.Tech./ B.E. Mining engineering
  • B.Tech./ B.E. Biochemical Engineering
  • B.Sc. Non-Medical
  • B.Sc. Maths
  • B.Sc. Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Physics
  • B.Sc. Information Technology
  • B.Sc. Computer Science
  • BCA Bachelor in Computer applications
Of course, you need to work hard to clear various entrance exams for admission to Engineering courses like JEE (Joint Entrance Examination), BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test), MET (Manipal Entrance Test), etc. You can also take Biology as an additional subject with Non medical stream. It makes you eligible for Medical entrance exams and courses.

2. COMMERCE : If you are interested in numbers, business, economics, finances, then commerce would be the right choice for you. It is a popular stream for those who want to excel in business or join professions like Chartered Accountant, Banking, etc.

The main subjects in Commerce include Accountancy, Economics, Business Studies, Compulsory English and Optional subject like Mathematics, IT, Physical Education, Entrepreneurship. You can take these courses after studying Commerce.

  • B.Com Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • BBA Bachelor of Business Administration
  • BMS Bachelor of Management Studies
  • CA Chartered Accountamt
  • CS Company Secretary
  • CMA Cost Management Accountant
  • CFP Certified Financial Planner
  • BBA LLB Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Legislative Law

3. ARTS/HUMANITIES: If you are fascinated by literature, history, politics, sociology, etc. then you can choose this field. It is a vast field offering number of subjects like Literature (English, Hindi, regional languages), History, Sociology, Political Science, Fine Arts, Geography, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physical Education, Home Science, Public Administration, Psychology, Music, etc.

In addition, you have to choose Compulsory English and Vernacular Language. After passing12th with humanities you can pursue following couses:

  • BA Bachelor of Arts
  • BBA Bachelor of Business Administration
  • BFA Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • BA LLB Integrated Law Course
  • BJM Bachelor of Journalism and Mass communication
  • BFD Bachelor of Fashion Designing
  • PEd. Bachelor of Physical Education
  • BSW Bachelor of Social Work
  • Animation and Multimedia
  • Aviation Courses like Air Hostess and Cabin Crew
  • Bachelor of Business Studies
  • BCA Bachelor of Computer Applications
  • GNM General Nursing and Midwifery

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