113 courses you can study after class 12: CBSE releases handbook on higher studies

Last Updated: Fri, May 24, 2019 20:21 hrs
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What to study after class 12? Is a common question asked by students completing their high school in India.It is not due to the scarcity of courses but the abundance and variety of subjects to choose from, leads parents and their wards to confusion. CBSE, has released a compendium of courses with detailed information for students to make a right choice.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a household name in India, as they conduct and release results for class 10 and 12 board examinations. After the results, students, especially those in class 12 face a challenging task in deciding a proper course to study in college.

With an estimated 900 universities and 41000 colleges spread across india, to search for available subjects and understand its future potential is an extremely daunting task for students and their parents.

To ease the process of decision making for students completing class 10+2, the central board has released a handbook of courses.

The 122 page document titled ‘Compendium of academic courses after +2” not only provides an overview of the traditional courses such as Computer Science engineering, Civil engineering, Information communication, Metallurgy, Physical Sciences etc., it also talks about new-age courses like Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Instrumentation engineering etc., Some off-beat courses covered in the list include Cyber security, Food technology, Zoology, Ayurveda BMS, Law, Journalism, Fine Arts among others.

“As a sequel to the ongoing initiatives, CBSE has prepared a compendium of suggestive courses for  students which will  help them  get information about various course choices, institutes and combinations available in higher education before hand itself”, said Anita Karwal, Chairperson CBSE

List of courses to study after +2

1. Aeronautical Engineering

2. Aerospace Engineering

3. Architecture Engineering

4. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

5. Astronomy And Astrophysics

6. Automobile Engineering

7. Bio Medical Engineering

8. Bio Technology Engineering

9. Ceramics Engineering

10. Chemical Engineering

11. Civil Engineering

12. Computer Science Engineering

13. Electrical And Electronics Engineering

14. Electronics And Communication Engineering

15. Industrial Engineering

16. Information Communications And Entertain

18. Manufacturing Science & Engineering

19. Marine Engineering

20. Mechanical Engineering

21. Medical Electronics Engineering

22. Metallurgy

23. Meteorology

24. Mining Engineering

25. Naval Architecture Engineering

26. Physical Sciences

27. Polymer Engineering

28. Robotics

29. Textile Engineering

30. Agricultural Science

31. Biological Science

32. Biotechnology

33. Computer Applications

34. Computer Science

35. Cyber Security

36. Earth Science/ Geography

37. Environmental Sciences

38. Fisheries

39. Floriculture /Horticulture

40. Food Technology

41. Forestry

42. Oceanography

43. Statistical Science

44. Veterinary Sciences

45. Wildlife Biology

46. Zoology

47. Ayurveda BAMS

48. Dental BDS

49. Homeopathy

50. Naturopathy

51. Pharmacy

52. Siddha

53. Unani

54. Anthropology

55. Archaeology

56. Art Restoration

57. Curation

58. Educational/Vocational School Counsellor

59. Monuments And Sculpture Restoration

60. Museology

61. Physiotherapy

62. Rehabilitation Psychology

63. Rehabilitation Therapy

64. Social Work

65. Special Educator

66. Speech Language And Hearing

67. Law

68. Advertising

69. Journalism

70. Mass Communication

71. Public Relations

72. Art Direction

73. Choreography

74. Direction

75. Film/Drama Production

76. Fine Arts

77. Performing Arts

78. Vocal and Instrumental Music

79. Animation

80. Cinematography

81. Communication Design

82. Design

83. Graphic Designing

84. Photography

85. Actuarial Sciences

86. Bank Management

87. Business Administration

88. Business Management

89. Costs and Works Accounts

90. Chartered Accountancy

91. Chartered Financial Analysis

92. Event Management

93. Hospital Management

94. Hotel Management

95. Human Resource Management

96. Insurance

97. Logistics & Supply Chain Management

98. Management

99. Bachelor of Arts

100. Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.)/Bachelor of Education (B.ed.)

101. Corporate Intelligence

102. Detective

103. Food Science and Nutrition

104. Foreign Languages

105. Home Science

106. Interior Designing

107. Liberal Studies

108. Library Sciences

109. Montessori Teaching

110. Nutrition and Dietetics

111. Physical Education

112. Sports And Sports Management

113. Tourism & Travels

A brief of each course including the eligibility, top institutes etc are included in the official document, that is available for download here