Science is considered as the toughest of subjects to study in class XII, but the avenues it opens for the students in the field of higher education are equally rewarding. Students who study science at this stage have a large number of options with regards to degree course they can pursue ahead, which build lucrative and respectable careers for them.
Here is a list of best courses for science students after class XII:
Medical students who have Physics, Chemistry and Biology as their main subjects can pursue a career in medicine, with diverse courses which they can apply to depending upon their marks and standing in competitive exams like PMT. These courses include Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharma) and courses in nursing.
Besides medicine, engineering is one of the most sought after educational course for science students in the country. They can complete graduate level degree courses in various disciplines of engineering such as mechanical, electrical, information technology, marine technology, aeronautics, civil and electronics.
Zoology students have a large number of options of specializations in Bachelor of Science degree. Some of these are:
B Sc (Hons) in Zoology
B Sc in Zoology and Animal Biotechnology
B Sc in Aqualculture
B E in Biotechnology
Diploma in Biotechnology
B Tech in Industrial Biotechnology
B Sc in Biotechnology
B Sc in Biotechnology and Bio Informatics
Students who aspire to make a career in the field of forensics have a large number of options with various degree courses in this discipline. Here are some of them:
B Sc in Forensic Sciences
Diploma in Forensic Sciences (Ballistics and Finger Prints)
B Sc in Life Science, Chemistry and Forensic Sciences
Diploma in Forensic Sciences (Computer Forensics)
Diploma in Forensic Sciences (Cyber Crimes)
Diploma in Criminology and Forensic Sciences
Agriculture is another lucrative career option for students in a country like India, which greatly depends upon agriculture as a part of its economy. Science students have the opportunities to get the following degrees and diplomas in the field of education after they complete their XII.
B Sc (Hons) in Agriculture
B Sc in Agronomy
B Sc in Entomology
B Sc in Agriculture Economics and Farm Management
B Sc in Agricultural Marketing and Business Management
B Sc in Agricultural Meteorology
B Sc in Agricultural Statistics
B Sc in Agricultural Biotechnology
The following courses are available for science students in the field of geology:
B Sc (Hons) Geology
PG Diploma in Engineering Geology
PG Diploma in Geology (Ground Water)
PG Diploma in Environmental Geology
- Food Technology
Following courses are offered in the field of food technology:
B Sc in Food Processing and Technology
B Sc in Food Preservation and Processing
B Sc in Food Storage, Preservation and Food Technology
Diploma in Fish Processing Technology
Diploma in Sugar Technology
Another lucrative career option available to science students is in the field of microbiology.
B Sc in Microbiology
Diploma in Clinical Microbiology
Diploma in Clinical Pathology
In this way, students who have done XII in science subjects have a large variety of courses amongst which they can pursue any one.