Making a right career choice is one of the most important decision in one’s life, which can turn into a worst nightmare if not made wisely. In today’s scenario, where so many options are available it becomes really tough and confusing to make decisions for both students as well as parents.
Most of the time its either parents who decide on behalf of their children or in certain cases, students get swayed by some of the influential people around. But one must understand and acknowledge the importance to have clarity and know well verse about their personal interests and various options available to pursue the same.
So, let us dive into the variety of fields that one can choose from and make a right career choice.
- Management MBA/BBA: In layman’s term management is person who coordinates all the activities of a business in order to achieve defined objectives. So, if you are someone who likes or thinks is better at planning, or organizing lead or direct an organisation to achieve their objectives, then these courses shall be a good option for you. There are various entrance exams one can give based on different criteria and colleges one wish to join.
- Engineering B.Tech and B.Arch, M.Tech, ME, BE: One of the most talked about courses in India and aboard is Engineering stream. Basically, it requires one to be inclined towards invention, innovation, design and everything technology and machinery driven, and must be good at keeping up with the latest trends. It is one of the favourite career choices among both students and parents, one of the reasons being the lucrative salary it offers.
- Computer Application-BCA/MCA: We already know computers is the lifeline of the youth as well as integral part of education system in present era. As the IT industry is evolving, the need for programmers and software tester and developer is also increasing. As a student of computer application, one basically learns about programming languages and operating systems. This course is apt for a tech geek or the techno savvy person.
- Designing-Fashion/Interior/Web: As a designer one’s task is to create plan or construction of objects or system. As a designer one can work on the different design interests such as fashion or web-designing. It’s all about marketing your products in an appropriate manner to generate sales. In term of Fashion and clothing, one can work as either a in house fashion designer or own a fashion house. On the contrary as an Interior designer you job is to plan, do intense research and manage projects. And as a Graphic Designer one has to create visual representation of idea and messages using various combinations of words, symbols and images.
- Mass-communication/Journalism BJMC: Conveying messages to a large segment of audience at the same time through different mediums is referred as mass-communication. Modern society is under great influence of mass-communication. Currently there are 4 major areas in this stream i.e. Advertising, Broadcasting, Journalism and Public Relations. Students who have strong communication skills and are creative and are enthusiastic can opt mass-communication as a career choice. To seek career in fields such as Print, TV, Digital of mass communication like Film Director, TV Correspondent and so on.
- Hospitality (Hotel): Hotel Management, BHMCT (Bachelors in Hotel Management and Catering Technology). Choosing Hotel management as a career can get you employed in various hotels, fast-food chains, resorts, restaurants, catering etc. One can get a great opportunity of getting placed in renowned hotel chains like Taj, Oberoi, ITC etc. This course guides you on how hotel industry as a whole works or operates without any flaws. Also, you may get to learn about the hierarchical structure and related job descriptions within hotel industry.
- Medical: BDS (Bachelors in Dental Surgeon) and MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery). Doctor is the most respected profile amongst all mentioned career options and are known to be life savers. Doctor is a person who practices medicines to treat medical conditions. It’s one of the most prestigious degree as well as one of the toughest career paths. Some of the famous field pursued by medical students these days are M. B. B. S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery), B. A. M. S. (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery), B. H. M. S. (Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery) and B. D. S. (Bachelor of Dental Sciences).
- Finance: B. Com (Bachelors of Commerce)/CA (Chartered Accountant). This field majorly study about the money management and investments which a generally divided into public, private and personal finance category. The basic reason to study this particular field is to understand and study the effective ways to create wealth, manage money and add value to the organization. It also required to have a thorough understanding about planning, raising funds, cost controlling and eventually making wise investments that will add to the profits of the organization. B. Com (Bachelors of Commerce) and CA (Chartered Accountant)/CS (Company Secretary) are some of the options one can choose from to gain in-depth knowledge about finance.
- Arts Psychology and Sociology: To understand the emotions, relationship and behaviour of another human being in a much better way, students opt for Psychology and Sociology. This field is particularly apt for the person whose fascinated and curious to know any analyse the reason behind human/society behaviour or reaction in a certain situation than this is the perfect course that can lead you in right direction. Nowadays job opportunity in this industry is particular at rise firstly due to high competition and secondly due to the existence of stress in the society and the world needs experts. Also, your determination and hard work in this field may give you an opportunity to work with Red Cross and NGOs.
- Law B.A LLB/LLB: To understand the process of law and know how it works, Law degree comes to the rescues. Also considered one of the most respectful and sought-after career choices. One can decide to specialize in either Civil or Criminal Laws depending on their personal interests. With this degree not only will one get an opportunity to work with high profile lawyers but also seek career in different sectors such as legal and administrative services or corporate management. One can also be a legal advisor for corporate firms by practicing as an advocate in a courtroom.