Career options after class 10 and 12

It isn’t easy to decide on career options after class 10 and 12  that will determine the rest of your life for you, especially at the tender age of 16 or 17. It does not help that often even parents are left confused about the right advice to give. The confusion a student faces is huge and varied in nature.

  • Should I continue with Science and opt for a B.Sc. degree?
  • Should I switch to Commerce?
  • Should I opt for a three-year regular course?
  • Should I go for a correspondence degree?
  • Should I go for professional careers such as CA, CS or Journalism?
Career options after class 10 and 12

If you have scored less than expected in your class 10 or 12 boards, there is no need to panic or become anxious. The fact of that matter is that in today’s age of self-starters the number of career options after class 10 and 12 open to you are varied and many. It is not advisable to make hasty, unplanned decisions dues to peer/parental pressure. It’s important to pursue a field you are truly passionate about.

You ought to seek out career guidance as early as class 10. After all, having to choose between science and commerce is an important factor in streamlining your career after 10th class. Your course of study after 10th class may be more generalized, but they are essential in giving you a solid foundation for career courses after 12th. Doing your research in advance can save you a lot of heartache later in life.

We have compiled several resources and articles on the different career choices you have ahead of you. We have provided detailed comparisons between degrees and various careers options after Class 10 and 12 based on percentage of marks.

Marks and Stream-wise Career Options After Class 10 and 12


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Which is the best career after 12th?

There are a lot of career opportunities after class 12. You have to choose according to your interest.

What are the career options available after scoring low percentage in 12?

There are plenty of options available, some are given below: 

  1. Fashion Designing
  2. Photography
  3. Animation/web design 

What course to choose after 12th Science?

Some of the best courses after 12th Science are: 

  1. B.Tech
  2. MBBS
  3. B. Pharma