As per the latest reports from MHRD the number of candidates enrolling for engineering and medical after 10+2 are 41.6 Lakhs and 9.8 Lakhs respectively. India alone has always produced nearly 25% of the engineers in the world, and most of the rest aspire to become doctors.

Ever Thought Why?

Surprisingly, this is not because all of the students actually wish to pursue any one of them. One of the reason could be a lack of knowledge about the diversity in the field or education in our country. Peer pressure and family pressure is also some of the reasons for the same.

One must know that there are many private universities that conduct separate entrance test for programmes other than Engineering and Medical, Entrance exams like MU OET/MET conducted by Manipal University, SEED by symbiosis and more that provide different carrier opportunities to students that can yield much more career growth.

Also, colleges like National Institute of Design and National Institute of Fashion Technology provides an exemplary career to students. let us actually know why and how to break the stereotype!

Five exciting Career opportunities

#1 Design

Over the years candidates have taken the entrance test for National Institute of Design (NID) and showed interest in this field. Do we know that apart from NID, amazing colleges like MIT World Peace University offers B.Des in Product Design and User Experience Design?

Also, Symbiosis conduct a separate entrance test called Symbiosis Entrance Exam For Design (SEED), LPU has courses such as Interior and Furniture design, product and industrial design which a student can look forward to being different from the rest.

#2 LAW

As per reports 3.5 lakhs students choose law as a career in our country. L.L.B being the most common degree offered in India after 12th. Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) being a common entrance exam for admission to LLB in most of the autonomous law schools in India

There are colleges like University of Petroleum and Energy Studies that also offers a unique Law degree called, B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering LLB (Hons.) with Specialization in Cyber Laws/IPR which a candidate can look forward to.

#3 Management

If a student is job oriented from the very start he/she can think of doing management courses. Programmes like BBA+MBA is offered in many of the universities like NIIT University that calls it MBA integrated.

There are many specializations in the field of MBA that one can opt for, from MBA in Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, International Business, Operations, Information Technology etc.

#4 Fashion Designing

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is what we think of when it comes to fashion design. Why not, It has been one of the topmost colleges that provides education in this field. But, not every candidate can manage to qualify the test and be the part of NIFT Mumbai or NIFT Delhi and they leave the idea.

There are private colleges like Lovely Professional University (LPU), Symbiosis (SEED), Manipal University offers fashion designing courses that a candidate can opt for after 12th.

#5 Journalism

In India, journalism is one of those career opportunities that have a great scope. To aspire journalism after 12th students will have to choose a particular course and college. Broadcast Journalism, B.A. with Mass Media, B.A. in script writing are some of the courses.

very few of us know that the Times of India Group itself has a university that provided education in the field of Media and journalism to interested candidates. Bennet University located in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh was founded by the Times of India Group in 2016.

Apart from all these five career opportunities candidates can also explore and choose from many more opportunities at For more such updates stay connected to AglaSem news!

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