after the 12th

So, you have completed your 12th with good grades and looking for which course to pursue after 12th. This can be confusing because there are many options available to choose from. In my recommendation, you should go for what is best for you, find your skills and gain knowledge about many available courses, take your time then decide and act according to your interest, not anyone else’s opinion. 

You can go for a diploma course after completing your 12th. This can be beneficial in making your career in a short period. Moreover, many students prepare for UPSC exams and some prefer the navy and other services. 

The next step also depends upon your subjects in 12th for example if you are a science student then you can go for engineering, Medicine and if you are a commerce student then you can choose from, BBA etc.

Entrance preparation after 12th

The entrance test is necessary to get admission to a well-reputed college for your better career. The opportunity to get graduated from a well-known institution enhances your chances of getting hired with a great salary package. So, clearing the entrance exams can be career-changing in your life.

Here is the list of entrance exams which are carried out every year you can select and start preparing.

  • IPM course
  • NEET
  • CAT
  • NEST 

IPM Course 

This can be an adequate course for the students to brighten the future. IPM is the integrated programme in management which is a five-year plan of graduate and postgraduate courses. The students who are enthusiastic in business studies and management can elect this course and get the chance to be taught by India’s top universities IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak.

 Points to choosing IPM

  • IPM is a brand that is valued by the top companies in India so, if you want to get placed in great packaging then IPM is best for you.
  • The career opportunity after completing the 5-year plan of IPM has widened in your life
  • This can save the time of the students due to its both graduate and postgraduate courses of BBA and MBA.


The students who wish to make a career in medical science are competent to get prepared for neet entrance. Neet exams are organised by the national test agency. Every year several students give the neet exams but few can crack these exams because neet comes in India’s most difficult entrance test.

Career path after clearance of Neet

  • Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS)
  • Bachelor of ayurvedic surgery 
  • BSC(Nursing)
  • BDS


Cat stands for the common admission test which is offered to reap admission in India’s top business academics and institutions. The students who are in the field of commerce and wish to pursue an MBA from India’s leading business colleges possess the ability to crack the cat exams.

Cat exams eligibility 

  • Cat examinations are for getting admission in MBA so, graduation is mandatory for obtaining eligibility for cat exams. Students can begin preparing for cat after finishing their 12th
  • The percentage of their bachelor’s degree should be a minimum of 45%


Jee main course stands for joint entrance examination for pursuing, architecture, IIT etc. The students can rightly prepare for jee course after completing their 12th with the required percentage. This test is also administered by the national testing agency at a broad level. Every year thousands of students give the jee exams and few are selected for the same. Students who can clear the jee main can get eligible for jee advanced exams and light up their career in B. Plan courses.

Career picks in commerce after 12th

  • CS(company secretary)
  •, BBA
  • Chartered account 
  • MBA/M.Com
  • Human Resource management 
  • Business management 
  • Banking
  • Cost and management accountant 

Company secretary 

The CS course is proposed by the institute of company secretaries of India which is a three years course of equivalent importance to the bachelor’s degree. This is a three-level programme course after completing the levels the candidates have provided the certificate of CS profile. CS is responsible for the company’s audit, tax, and finance bodies in the organisation. The starting salary of a CS profile is₹ 3 lakh per annum in India.

A large base of students in commerce will pursue after completing their 12th. stands for bachelors of commerce which provides the ug degree to the students after that they can further choose to work or can pursue Their postgraduate course. BBA stands for bachelor of business administration which is a 3 years course as 

Chartered Accountancy 

A chartered accountant is responsible for the work-related finance and audit management of the company. CA students can go for other career categories also like investment and banking, law, etc. There have been widened career opportunities available in CA you can do after completing your 12th which provides you with the degree of 5-year plan course. 

Career picks in science after 12th

  • Engineering 
  • Medicine 
  • Business management 
  • Architecture 
  • Computer science 
  • Data analyst 


There are various options functional in the engineering field. This is a which is a 3-year undergraduate course that furnishes a bachelor’s degree to the students which are highly valuable in India.

The options of engineering available are

  • Civil engineering 
  • Mechanical engineering 
  • Computer engineering 
  • Chemical and automobile engineering 

Engineering is a highly demanded career choice in India the starting income of an engineer would be 3-4 lakh pa.


The degree of bachelor in medicine or MBBS can authorize you to be an eligible doctor. This field is highly reputed and payable in India. Students can insist on medicine courses after completing their 12th and can get prepared for neet exams for admission in the MBBS.

The career option in medicine 

  • Nursing 
  • B. Pharmacy 
  • Bachelors of dental surgery 
  • Bachelors in medical lab


Apart from these courses, there are many other choices available like humanities, hotel management, fashion designing you can choose if you have interests in these. I hope you will choose the best option for yourself and make your career bright.

By Hemant Kumar

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