Career Guide Chart | What to study after 10th(SSC) and +12 (HSC) | Higher Studies in India

How to Choose your career and Higher education:

How many of us have taken career what we have dreamt in the childhood days. Certainly things will change as we grow up.

When a child starts going to school, kid doesn't know what he/she is going to become after completing their studies. Generally speaking, kids would have their role model as their parents or somebody in close family relationship. Its quite natural, you know.

So how can we guide a student to make their career choice by knowing their interest and strengths. As a parent, we need to give students enough choices to make their decisions in choosing their degree courses. As cost of education is going higher getting scholarship for schools and higher education also decides the career choice.

In the following career path finder chart,

"What are the career options after 10th/+12 standard"

"What are the courses available in Commerce,Arts,Science groups to study and higher studies available"

Career Guide chart _ Course choices

Fig: Career guide chart for 10th(SSLC) and +12 (HSC) students to decide what to study

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Lets take an example how this chart helps students and parents to decide a person career choice.

A student after completing 10th standard has so many options to opt for, like he/she can choose diploma course,join Army forces,ITI, write Government exams etc.,

Okay what happens, if a student continue to study +12 ie., Higher secondary. What are the career or Education options available after +12.

Student can continue to do Hotel management,Laboratory technician,Commercial pilot etc.,

What if a student has taken Commerce as main subject and want to shine in that. He/she can opt CA foundation,,BBA,CS foundation,D.Ed. etc.,

Career options with Commerce as main subject in +12:



  • MBA finance
  • Bank/Insurance officer
  • CA
  • CS
  • ICWA
  • Indian Military Academy


CS foundation



On the other hand, what are the career options available for Arts students then they can do D.Ed become teacher or do B.S.W,Fashion Designing,Interior Diploma,BBA,Foreign language diploma course.

Career options with arts as main subject in +12:



LLB Foundation

Fashion Designing Diploma

Interior Designing Diploma


  • B.Ed
  • M.A.
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • MBA
  • B.Ed/M.Ed


Foreign Languages Diploma


We left out science students and it has got many options too. For more information see the chart to get clear picture of career and higher studies opportunities available in India as well as abroad.

Thanks to my friend who has mailed me on behalf of students community..

This is the perfect career guide for every student in India to make their career choices.

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