Best choice of career options after 12th Arts
Contd from previous issue
One can opt for a career in defence after 10+2, graduation like engineering (B.E./ B.tech) and also after post graduation courses like MBA and MCA. If you really have the feeling of doing something for your country and willing to face some really tough situations then it is surely a great career for you.
Serving for the Defences forces of the country not only give pride to the individual but also provide the opportunity to help the people of the country in tough times like war, terrorist attacks etc. and during natural calamities like tsunami, earthquakes, and floods.
There are many stages for entering the defence sector. For those passing out from, arts background can appear for the NDA examination and enter the defence sector according to their calibre. The entry route into the Indian Army is through the Combined Defence Services Examination (CDSE). The UPSC conducts this CDSE twice a year — in February and August/September — to admit cadets to the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, and the Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai.
Career in Law: For those interested in legal studies, the law is a great option. Those interested in law studies can directly take the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). CLAT is common law admission test on basis of which students can secure their seat into a law school. A student passing their 12th examination from a recognized board with any background can apply for the CLAT exam and upon clearing the exam can join a law school according to the CLAT score attained.
Event Management Course: Candidates having strong leadership qualities as well as high level of creative thinking can go for event management course. While choosing a career after 12th arts students have access to courses in event management that provides an edge over those who do not have such a degree and also a great career options after 12th. This is a career field where more than your qualification, your skill and experience matters. The training ensures students enrolling for such a certification get to know all about the insights of the field. This enables them to smoothly organize any kind of event in the country or even abroad.The institutes through their professional courses make sure that all of their students get to work at certain event management companies as an intern to attain adequate experience. Strong management ability, leadership, team motivation and creative thinking are some of the necessary qualities to be possessed by those opting for this course.
There are a lot of parents who still think that after the 10th science is the only choice a good future and most of the times end up forcing their children to opt for something that they have no interest in. it’s a high time and now even skill based careers are also highly paid and respected. There are a lot of career opportunities available after 12th in arts. If a student wants to opt for science then we should not discourage him, but for those who want to go for arts, parents should not force them into science. There are equal number of opportunities these days for students with arts backgrounds and those interested in following their passion must go on.