Career Options after 10th Standard

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Career after 10th Class


With the completion of 10th Standard board examination, many of the students are confused about deciding correct career option. Choosing the correct course after 10th class is not an easy task, to have a potential career, it is important to have right career guidance and attend educational fairs.

There are various options to go for after 10th Class. If you want to have undergraduate or post graduate degree, then 10+2 is the option you should go for but as you plan to opt for +2 the another important thing to decide is, which stream or field to go for that is :

  • Science stream
  • Arts stream
  • Commerce stream

Science stream: If you opt for science stream, you have career options like engineering, IT and medical science open for you. To study engineering you have to study mathematics, physic and chemistry where as to study medical science you have to study biology as main subject after 10th.

Arts stream: If you opt for arts stream, you have various subjects that offer exciting opportunities. Arts stream offers study in subjects like English, History, Hindi, Sanskrit, Geography, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology and other such subjects. If you are interested in human psychology, mass media, sociology, journalism, social service, history, economics, politics and literature then you must go for arts after your 10th.

Commerce stream: If you opt for commerce stream, you have different options available related to trade and business. Many students get attracted to this stream in terms of finding employment early or to start up for an entrepreneurship. If you want to study financial accounting, business communication, business law, marketing, cost accounting, auditing and income tax then you must go for commerce after your 10th.

Other then the option of 10+2, you can even go for diploma/ITI or polytechnic after 10th class. There are various technical and non technical diplomas as well as polytechnic/ITI courses available. Some of them are listed below:

Technical/ General Diploma

  • Diploma in Engineering
  • Bio Tech Diploma
  • Diploma in Mining
  • Aeronautical Diploma
  • Diploma in Automobile and more…..

Non technical Diploma

  • Interior Designing
  • Business Administration
  • Modern Office Training
  • Modeling
  • Media, News reporter and more…..

Polytechnic/ ITI

  • Civil
  • Computer
  • Engineering
  • Mechanical and Electrical
  • Sheet metal Worker and more…..

Some of the interesting options after 10th standard are Indian army, Indian navy and Police Force.

Indian Army: You can join Indian army as a soldier in technical trade after your 10th class by passing written exam like Indian Army Soldier General Duty (N.E.R.) Examination, Indian Army Soldier Clerks Examination, Indian Army Soldier Technical (M.E.R.) Examination, etc.

Indian Navy: You can even join Indian navy as sailor, dock yard apprentice, artificer apprentice etc by passing written examination.

Police Force: You can join police force as a constable in CRPF by passing written test and physical test.

Hence, these are the career option you can go for after your 10th class. You can go for higher studies by opting for +2 and then graduation, for diploma/ ITI or polytechnic or other options of joining police force, Indian Army or Indian Navy.

Hope this piece of writing will help you choose a correct career option after your 10th standard. If there is any query, share it with us in the comment section…. GOOD LUCK….. 🙂

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