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6 Exciting Career Options for Students who Hate Maths


Haven’t we all heard it a thousand times that there is no future without Maths? Mathematics is a very interesting subject and those who can really pick up the formulas and the tricks, can easily score above 60 in Maths. But, imagine those who don’t get the subject, no matter how much they try. So, does this mean that for those who can’t score  well in Maths, the future is not so bright?

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The answer is a big “NO”. Although you need Maths to go for mainstream careers like medicine or engineering, there are ample courses out there that do not need Maths and can give you a decent pay once you graduate. Check out these exciting career options that you can consider if you hate Maths!

1. Bachelors in Business Administration

A bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) is a three years undergraduate course for students who want to learn business administration. Students from any stream in 10+2 can apply for the course provided they meet the eligibility criteria of minimum 50% marks and English as a compulsory subject. Business Law, Operations Management, Business English and Cost & Management Accounting are some subjects that are offered under this course

Top 3 colleges for pursuing BBA:
•    Christ University, Bangalore
•    Symbiosis Centre for Management, Maharashtra
•    Madras Christian College, Chennai

Also read: Top BBA Colleges in India

2. Interior designing

Can you transform the look of any room from drab to fab with your decoration skills? Then consider going for an Interior Designing course and become an interior designer. You should only consider this career if you have a knack for design and visualize well. Most of the time, you might face challenges because you need to improvise on your ideas based on the demand of the clients. a student need to have 55% marks in 10+2 and English as a compulsory subject.

Top 3 colleges for pursuing Interior Designing:
•   National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad
•    Apeejay State University, Haryana
•    International Institute of Fashion Designing, Pune

Also read: Top Interior Designing Colleges in India

3. Mass Communication

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Mass Communication is a broad term and it includes subjects that are related to the media industry like reporting, anchoring, video jockey, disc jockey, cinematography etc. The scope of mass communication in India is huge and one can build a promising career after completion of their course. The course requires at least 50% marks in 10+2 with English as a compulsory subject.

Top 3 colleges for pursuing a Mass Communication degree:
•    Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune
•    Lady Shri Ram college for Women, Delhi
•    Christ University, Bangalore

Also read: Top Mass communication Colleges in India

4. Hotel Management

Hotel management courses offer training in various aspects of the hotel industry like catering, housekeeping, management, sales and marketing, front office etc. Hotel industry is ever- blooming due to various deals and meetings being done on business and corporate trips. Once should score at least 45% marks in 10+2 to pursue this course.

Top 3 colleges for pursuing a Hotel management degree:
•    Institute of Hotel Management, Mumbai
•    Oberoi Centre for Learning and development, Delhi
•    Christ university, Bangalore

  Also read: Top Hotel management Colleges in india

5. Animation

Animation is another interesting career to pursue if you love art and technology. Television, film and advertising industry have high demand for animators and it is a growing field since most of the programs on digital platforms use special effects. One must have at least 50% marks in 10+2 and well versed with sketching/drawing.

Top 3 colleges offering Animation courses:
•    Arena animation, Bangalore
•    Webel  Animatrix Academy, Kolkata
•    Asian Academy of Film and Television, Noida

 Also read: Top Animation Colleges in India

6. Fashion Designing

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If you swear by designer clothes and style a simple dress in such a way that it can instantly grab eyeballs, go for fashion designing. Learn how to blend creativity and styling and bring out best pieces of clothes that can flaunt any silhouette. One must score at least 555 marks in 10+2 with English as a compulsory subject.

Pros and Cons of Fashion Designing


  • Extreme job satisfaction
  • Good pay packet after a certain level of experience
  • Scope of creative outburst


  • Extreme pressure as you have to meet tight deadlines especially during wedding and festive season and also during fashion weeks
  • Creative clash with your client especially if he/she is a celebrity
  • Expensive profession if you are starting out on your own
  • Odd working hours


Salaries vary widely depending upon the experience and designing house that you are working in. As a fresher, if you join a retailer or a designing house you can expect something between Rs 10,000 to Rs 25,000 per month. There is no limit as you climb up the ladder.

Where to work

  • Work as a designer in Designing houses
  • You can work in Retail companies
  • You can open your own boutique

Fashion Designing Institutes in India

  • National Institute of Design (NID)
  • Apeejay Institute of Design
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
  • Wigan and Leigh College
  • Pearl Academy of Fashion

   Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune

Visit our Career Center section for details on Fashion Designing

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