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List of Courses after 12th Science

More often than not, students keep on wondering, what after 12th?  This problem especially becomes much more nuanced for pupils who opt for science stream in their +2.  Gone are the days when engineering and medicine were the only option available in the realm of science. With rising avenues in education every day, there are a wide array of courses available for learners after completing their 12th in science- both medical and non-medical. From courses in engineering, medicine, nursing, architecture, to law, liberal and fine arts, language and literature, students in science have numerous courses to choose from after 12th. As everyone is aware of, science stream can be divided into two sub streams: medical and non-medical. Numerous arrays of courses are available as an option for both the streams.

In this blog, you will find the list of courses that students can pursue after their 12th science. 

List of Courses after 12th Science:

  • B.Tech/ B.E.
  • B.Arch
  • B.F. Tech
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics
  • B. Sc. (Hons.) Zoology
  • B. Sc. (Hons.) Botany
  • B. Sc. (Hons.) Biology
  • B. Sc. Microbiology
  • B. Sc. Biochemistry
  • B. Sc. Psychology
  • B. Sc. Nutrition and dietetics
  • B. Sc. Information Technology
  • B. Sc. Food Science and Technology
  • Bachelor in Physiotherapy
  • B. Sc. Anthropology
  • MBBS
  • B.Pharma
  • BCA
  • Basic Nursing Course
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Homeopathy Medicine

Non-Science Courses after 12th

One best advantage that a learner of science stream has is that he/she can opt for other non-science specific courses as well. Following is the list of other top choice courses after 12th science:

  • B.A. (Hons) in English
  • B.A. LL.B
  • B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
  • Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • B.Sc. in Design
  • B.Design
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts
  • B.A. in Animation
  • BBA LL.B
  • B. Com. LL.B
  • BBA LL.B.
  • B.A. (Hons.) Economics
  • B.Com (Hons.)

Courses after 12th Science PCM

Students have numerous options to choose from after 12th science PCM. Here is the list and details of courses one can pursue specific to 12th PCM. 

B. Tech or B.E.:- People who find themselves attracted to the development of upcoming as well as traditional methods of technology, can very well opt for the most sought after course after 12th in non-medical stream. Some of the sub-streams that one can opt to specialize in are:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering:
  • Ceramic Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Also Read :- List of Top 5 Engineering Courses in India

B.Arch: With the aim to materialize the idea behind raising legendary structures, many students opt to pursue bachelors in architecture. It is clearly the most sought-after course after B. Tech for students in PCM stream. With key topics like small space living, sustainable designs, and green urban planning coming up in the curriculum of architecture, this course entails a wide scope in its ambit. Additionally, students can imply their inherent and learned knowledge of physics and geometry to excel in this course.

B.F.Tech (Bachelor of Fashion Technology):Students possessing a knack for design and creativity and a penchant for technology at the same time can very well intermix these aspects while pursuing B.F. Tech. This arena entails numerous engaging topics like apparel production, quality control, fashion merchandising among many others.

B.Sc.: A lot many students opt for BSc or Bachelors in Science as an alternative course. One can pursue BSc in subjects like Physics, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, among many others and further increase their market value by pursuing M.Sc in said field. 

BCA: BCA or Bachelors in Computer Applications is a good choice for students who have inclination towards the realm of computer science. With the emerging concepts like Automation, DevOps, Machine Learning, and data security, this field entails many novel opportunities for students. 

Here are some other in-demand courses that can be pursued after 12th Science:

Courses after 12th Science PCB

With the need for medical professionals growing exponentially, the course pertaining to PCB have witnessed a wide surge in demand. PCB students often consider two-three options to pursue higher studies, rather, several other options are available to make a career. Following is the list of courses that one can pursue after 12th PCB.

MBBS: This is an obvious choice of course among the students after opting for PCB. Pursuing MBBS is a gateway for students to carve a landmark career in the field of medicine.

B. Pharma: A student can also get an entry into the world of medicine by pursuing bachelors in pharmacy. This course focuses on administering curriculum in a way that students learn the method and process that goes into producing certain medicinal drugs.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery: This course is a good choice for one to embark a journey to become a reputed dental surgeon.

B.Sc. Courses: Students can explore the specializations available in Bachelor of Science after their 12th in PCB. 

Here is the list of B.Sc. Courses after 12th PCB:

Pursuing a B. Sc. course with specific concentrations can help a student make a successful career. There are some specializations that are offered both in B.Sc. and B.Tech. Interested students can take up B.Sc. course to save their precious one years and start their professional journey. Following B.Sc. courses give students a great opportunity to study and explore their passion.

Other courses after 12th Science

Students of both medical and non-medical streams have an added advantage to explore other best courses from diverse concentrations. The details of such courses are listed below..

B.A. (Hons) in English: One can pursue B.A. (hons) in English to polish one’s language and literature skills. This course also helps in developing critical and creative faculties of a person. 

B.A LL.B: Pursuing law is yet another option for students after science- both PCM and PCB. This would be an interdisciplinary option, thereon, opening the doors to the thriving arena of law for students. 

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Management: Hospitality and management is another field which attracts numerous students from PCB and PCM backgrounds. Having capillaries like hotel management and culinary arts, this opens numerous great arenas for students. 

Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication: If speaking for a raging issue and expressing your opinions about said issue is your thing then this is a well-suited course for you. The contemporary curriculum in journalism and mass communication also entails newer forms of media like digital marketing and social media marketing within their ambit.

B.Sc. in Design: Many creative minds take up a BSc degree in design after the completion of their school. Thereon they carve a career in the creative field of design. They can also simultaneously align their interests by learning the art of animation and thereon integrating it with design. 

Bachelors in Fine Arts: Some students also channelize their inner artists by taking up a degree in fine or liberal arts, henceforth practicing numerous kinds of fine arts in the course of their career. 

B.B.A. LL.B: People having a knack for corporate as well as fondness for the legal world, integrate both these likings by taking up a course on BBA LLB. This course gives a good amalgamation of business and its functioning with law. 

B.Com (Hons.): For the students who find themselves invested in the world of trade, commerce, entrepreneurship, and business; this is an apt course to opt for. A bachelor’s degree in commerce offers one all the insights in the world of commerce and trade. .

Diploma Courses after 12th Science

Many students aim to pursue a short-term diploma course after 12th and thereon, venture into the professional field. These short-duration courses help students get an early qualification and hands-on curriculum through industry-focused curriculum to kickstart their professional career .

Diploma in Engineering: A diploma course in engineering offers a concise and compact module to students who wish to know the basics of the field and thereon venture into the professional journey of the same. 

Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics: Many students opt for a diploma course in nutrition and dietetics. They use the knowledge they gained from concepts of biology and chemistry to build up their understanding of the field. 

Diploma in Nursing: A lot many students who envision a career in nursing, pursue a degree in nursing to embark a career in said field. 

Diploma in Digital Marketing: Students with both analytical and creative knack envision a career in the realm of digital marketing. To start on such a career, getting a diploma in digital marketing is a good way to go. 

Diploma in any foreign languages: With the world shrinking constantly, manifold opportunities in diverse foreign languages are available in the country. Getting a diploma in any such foreign languages is a good way to go about it. 

Along with the above, students can also take up the following diploma courses:

  • Diploma in Radiological Technology
  • Diploma in Medical Lab Technology
  • Diploma in Interior Designing
  • Diploma in Animation
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Biotechnology 
  • Diploma in Advertising
  • Diploma in Education Technology
  • Diploma in Event Management

All the above given courses summarize the options available for students after pursuing 12th science, in both medical and non-medical (PCB and PCM) fields. Students can choose a course as per their interests and career goals. 

Written By:- Ms. Shriyanshi Shukla, Content Writer

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