Choosing a carrier is the next pillar to gain success and building your own individual identity. Here we present to you the options available after completing the class 10th. There are 5 main choices after class 10 for you.
- Class 11th/12th/Degree
- Vocational Courses
- Certificate Courses
You can either go for higher studies or get a job. We will do another article on JOBs after 10th. Here are the higher studies options for you:
If you want to fly high in life then this is the best choice for you. After 10th, the most natural step ahead is class 11 then class 12 then any degree. 10+2 in Science/Arts/Commerce. Most of the job needs Bachelor’s Degree as minimum educational qualification required. In order to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree course, you must have completed 10+2 in the first place. You have 3 options for 10+2: Science/Arts/Commerce. Based on your aptitude and passion, you may choose an appropriate stream and go ahead with your studies and then get a job on that particular field.
Diploma in Engineering
You can also pursue Diploma in Engineering courses after 10th. For this you must have had mathematics and science subjects in your class 10th. Diploma in Engineering programs are 3 years long. Various types of Diploma Engineering courses are available in India: Mechanical / Electrical/ Civil/Electronics & Communication/ Mining/ Metallurgy/ Computer Science/ IT/Leather Technology/ Textile etc. After your Diploma, you may secure admission directly into the second academic year of B.E. (Bachelor of Engineering) or B.Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) course as an lateral entry.
ITI stands for Industrial Training Institute. ITIs offer job oriented training programs. The main aim of an ITI is to instill skills in students. Thus, ITIs raise a skilled workforce and helps them find employment. Course duration depends upon the nature of the course. Generally, it is 1-2 years. Some prominent ITI training programs are – Electrician/ Plumber / Welder/ Turner/ Mechanic / Machinist etc.
Polytechnic Colleges and ITIs and other educational institutes are known to offer job oriented vocational courses. Such programs could be Diploma or certification courses: Diploma in Hardware and Networking/ Paramedical courses etc.
There are also numerous certification programs, which 10th passed students may pursue. Few examples of such courses are: web designing/ ethical hacking/ Graphic design/ App development etc.