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Career Options After 10th

The biggest decision after class 10 is choosing the right stream. Choosing the right stream is extremely important because everything that happens thereafter will depend on it. Most of the students make mistakes at this time. They start following their friends. Similarly, some of them select the stream as their parents or elders suggest them. But actually they don’t know which career option these streams offer. So here we are going to give you a full description of which stream and career options are available after the 10th.



Science is the most popular and favorite career option after the 10th for the majority of parents and students.  The best advantage of taking the science stream is, it keeps your options open. You might switch from science to commerce or science to arts. But it is not possible for the other stream’s students. Further, It will enhance your problem-solving abilities. Moreover, Science and math provide a strong foundation that enables students to get highly respected and well-paid jobs. In addition, It allows us to develop more scientific knowledge.

The major subjects that are offered in Science Stream are:  Physics ,Chemistry,  Math,  Biology,  Computer Science, English, Biotechnology.

The major career Options that are covered in Science Stream are : Engineering, Doctor, Scientist, Astronauts, Pharmacists, Software Programmers, Web Developers, Actuary, Pilot, NDA and many more.


career after 10th commerce

Commerce is the second most popular stream and offers the best career options after 10th. Students if have an interest in mathematics, in business, finances, and economy, then it is the best stream to choose.

The major subjects covered under the Commerce stream are:  Business Studies,  Accountancy,  Economics,  Mathematics,  English, Informatics Practices (if not math)

The major career options under Commerce Stream are:  Chartered Accountants (CA),  Company Secretaries (CS),  Chief Financial Accountant (CFA),  Financial Planner,  Lawyer,  Bank PO and many more

Arts / Humanities

career after 10th arts

Humanities or what is popularly known as the Arts stream is traditionally the least preferred option among students. But today, Arts students have a lot of career options after 10th. And most of the careers are equally profitable and satisfying as the ones available through Science or Commerce streams. If one opts for the Arts stream then the preparation for the country’s biggest Govt. oriented job exams like I.A.S, I.P.S,  and all other competitive exams can be done easily.

The major subjects covered under the Arts stream are:  English,  Economics, . Political Science,  Geography,  History,  Hindi,  Sanskrit, Home Science, Music, Fashion Studies, Fine Arts and many more.

The major career options under the Arts Stream are: Air Hostess, Graphic Designer, Fashion Designer , Interior Designer, Content Writer, Business Manager, Event Manager, Fine Artist,  Lawyer, Teacher,  Journalist, Hotel Manager and Many more.

Other Courses

• Polytechnic

 After 10th class, students can op for polytechnic courses. These courses are Mechanical, Civil, Chemicals, Computer, Automobile. Polytechnic colleges offer diploma courses for a duration of 3 years, 2 years, and also 1 year.  After which one can start working or go for B.E/B.Tech as a lateral entrant. These institutes mostly focus on practical knowledge and skill enhancement.

• ITI (Industrial Training Institutes)

ITI comes under the Directorate General of Employment & Training (DGET). It is a government training institute which trains students and makes them skilled in various industries. Training will be provided in Mechanical work, Electronics, Information Technologies. Some other fields are also famous as Fabrication, Automobile, Diesel Mechanics, Lift Mechanics, Computer Software, Sheet metal, Electrical, Plumbing, Wiring, etc. It is similar to a diploma, but the duration of the course varies.

• Paramedical

After 10th class, students can opt for different paramedic courses. Such as DMLT (Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology), DOA(Diploma in Ophthalmic Assistant), DOT (Diploma in Ophthalmic Assistant). These are Medical courses. They provide good opportunities regarding careers. This course trains the students who later work as healthcare,  workers, and technicians. The demand for healthcare workers is huge in India and abroad.

• Short term courses

After 10th class, students can do short term courses like Tally, DTP, Graphics, Web Designing, Graphic Designing. These courses are offered according to the trend that is in demand. These courses help students refine and enhance their skills. And they provide certificates after the completion of the course which can be helpful to get the desired job.