Career options after Class 10 in India - Careerneeti

Career options after Class 10 in India

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CBSE Class 10, examinations have ended and the most important confusion or rather question is WHAT's NEXT?

Most of the parents or students are inclined to choose either Engineering or Medical, but do you know there are a number of other career options are available. In this article, we are going to discuss all those career options after Class 10. Read through till the end as this article can help you to choose the right career option.

  • Intermediate (10+2): This is one of the most common options for anyone, you can do your 10+2 from Arts, Commerce or Science. You can apply to any of the Higher Secondary (10+2) school and get admission. There are different boards like CBSE, ICSE, State boards are available to choose from.
  • Polytechnic: Polytechnic can be a great option because after completion of polytechnic many Engineering colleges can provide you admission to 2nd year directly. Polytechnic can be completed in 3 years and you can opt to choose from different Technologies, provided below.

    • Mechanical

    • Computer Science

    • Civil

    • Electrical

    • Electronics and Communications

    • Bio-Technology
    • Bio-Medical
    • Agriculture
    • Marine Technology
    • Leather Technology etc.

  • Industrial Training Institute( ITI ): This is another good option after class 10. This is 2 years of course and you are eligible to apply for jobs after this. In ITI also, you have options to choose from below mentioned fields.

    • Computer

    • Civil

    • Mechanical

    • Welder

    • Fireman

    • Cookery
    • Electrician
    • Plumber etc.

  • Paramedical: If you choose to be a Health Inspector, Sanitary Inspector this is the best option to choose. Paramedical is the study related to Medical work like Nursing, Physiotherapy, etc. This is 3 years of course and will open the option of jobs immediately after completion.
Apart from above-mentioned options, you can choose to get training on some other courses also, these courses generally take 6 to 12 months of time. The list is provided below:

    • DTP

    • TALLY

    • Internet

    • Graphics

    • Animation

    • Web-designing
    • Fashion Designing
    • Photography etc.

If you are interested in any particular topic like photography, teaching, cooking, etc. there is another option for you. You can start your own Youtube channel, yes you heard me right, the Legal Age for Youtube is 13 years. You can take some training from Youtube itself and start your own channel, this can be a great career option.


Choosing the right career option is really important after class 10, as this one decision can shape your future. While choosing any of the above options, make sure to ask a question to you, Which is the subject/Topic you enjoy most and decide your career option based on that.

We hope you find this article helpful!


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