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What to do after 12th?

One question that bothers every 12th passed student is what to do next? This is one of the most decisive moments of their lives. The decision which they take after passing their 12 board exam will stick with them all their lives. So, this decision should taken be after a lot of thinking and research.

All those students who score well in these exams rush to get into admission into the best Delhi University (DU) colleges. But for those who have not been able to make it to these colleges should not lose heart. There are many other avenues which one can explore. 

These days, many professional colleges offering various kinds of professional courses have come up. If you think that you won’t be able to get through any Delhi University College, you should opt for such courses. Students of commerce should devote some time on studies after their 12th board exam to appear in tests for graduation in BBA, BBS, BFI and many other such courses. To appear for these tests, one has to start preparing in advance. There are many coaching institutes that provide education material, training and lessons to help clear various entrance exams.

Colleges offering such courses are:

College of Business Studies, Delhi University, New Delhi, India

Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi, India

For those who have a creative bent of mind or students of arts can opt for courses such as fashion designing, interior designing, courses in health and beauty etc.

Colleges offering courses in these fields are:-

National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi, India

Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, India

IMS- Design and Innovation Academy, Noida, India

Komark Education Services, Delhi, India

Alpha Plus Education – The Actuarial Trainer, Delhi, India

Vibha Info Solutions, Noida, India

VLCC Institute, Noida, India

Swiss College of Language, Delhi, India

Sai College of Interior Design, Delhi, India

PCTI Group, Delhi, India

Delta College of Professional Studies, Gurgaon, India

Excel Group of Institutions, Delhi, India

Rai Foundation, Delhi, India

Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi, India

Students of arts can also pursue teaching courses after their 12th.

In fact, there are opportunities galore for commerce and arts students. If they are not able to get into professional courses, they can always opt for unconventional courses like dramatics, photography, etc.

But to take up such a career, one needs to have some natural skills, which will help them taking a career in this field forward.

Students of science, after passing the 12th board exam usually get into engineering, architecture, medical etc. Usually, students start preparing for entrance exams for these courses after their 10th board exam. To get into a good engineering or medical college, one needs to study really hard and has to complete devote himself / herself into studies. But those who have not been able to get into any A-grade college should not lose heart. There are many other colleges all over India who offer various engineering or medical related courses.

Colleges offering engineering, architecture and medical courses:-

Excel Institute Of Management & Technology, Delhi, India

Indian Institute Of Aeronautics (IIA), Delhi, India

MIT School Of Distance Education, Gurgaon, India

World College Of Technology And Management (WCTM), Gurgaon, Gurgaon, India

Lingaya’s Institute Of Management & Technology (LIMAT), Faridabad, India

Guru Gram Institute Of Aeronautical Engineering & Technology, Gurgaon, India

United Group Of Institutions (UCER, UIT, UCEM), Greater Noida, India

Career Avenues, Delhi, India

Excel Institute Of Management, Delhi, India

Krishna Institute Of Research Technology & Management, Gurgaon, Gurgaon, India

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Delhi, India

If you are not able to clear through a good college after your school, remember that it is worthwhile to take a year break. But if you think that you won’t be able to make it to the premier institute but at the same time you want to be in the league of engineers and doctors you need not to be disheartened. You can take up admission in various other colleges in India offering similar courses.

There are some students who want to take up higher studies in science with the intention of becoming a researcher, a scientist or an academician. In such a case, you should always have a long term planning in your mind.

So, if you are not able to get through the best colleges, don’t every lose hope, there are many other avenues that still need to be explored.

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