Non-Medical field is fairly popular among students. It has everything else except medical and is in demand because of the increasing use of technology in the world. Subjects in this non-medical stream give you an edge over others to strengthen your foundation for the technological career.
After 12th one gets into the actual specialization aiming at the career one has to acquire in the future. Choosing a career is one of the most important decisions in one’s life. The right profession, when planned in advance, is very rewarding. It should be selected keeping personal strengths in mind which can be known by self-analysis. It is the key to your future happiness and delectation in day to day work you do in your profession.
Engineering is the main career stream in which the maximum number of students enter when they finish with the 12th non-medical class. But it is not mandatory to stick to the old trend.
Here we are suggesting you multiple options courses to choose from as your career.
IT Sector occupies a big chunk of jobs in today’s global market. Plethora of students is getting drawn towards it watching the boom in the market. Bachelor of Computer Applications is to choose to fulfill your dream in IT. One can work as a Software Developer, Software Consultant, web designer, Web Programmer, technical writer, etc. Many then couple this up with Masters of Computer Applications. A lot of Leading universities and Colleges offer this course, many with job placement also.
2. Bachelor of Architecture
If one has creative bend and interest in drawing, design with related fields, one can opt for a Bachelor of Architecture. The length of this program is 4 years and includes town planning, urban design, landscape, and much more of a similar category. Many governments, as well as private organizations, hire these graduates once the course is completed and also you can have your own consultancy.
3. B.Sc in Mathematics/Statistics
Bachelor of mathematics/statistics is a three-year degree. It is often bundled with computer science. Few topics that this course covers are – statistics, permutations, and combinations. A statistics graduate has both government and private job opportunities available to choose from. Banking, finance, and research firms are the prime job providers to statistics graduates.
4. Bachelor of Science
A degree course of three to five years of span depending upon the University has immense scope in the job market. This study program has various research-oriented interdisciplinary subjects to choose from.
Physics: If you find interest in Physics, you can choose to pursue the following academic streams with a major in any one of these:
- Nuclear and Atomic physics
- Molecular physics
- Optical physics
Chemistry: For a student who wants to specialize in Chemistry, the following are good options:
- Chemical engineering
- Nuclear chemistry
- Medicinal chemistry
And many other fields are still open for non – medical students to pursue further career-oriented bachelor level study programs. For example
- Environmental Science
Another promising career is seen in this management field. You can opt for a course from any of the below-listed ones from a reputed institute.
- BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration): It is a 3 years degree course.
- BBA & MBA Integrated Course: In this integrated course, you will not have to apply for MBA separately. In complete five years, one will be having a dual degree.
- BMS (Bachelor of Management Studies )
- Hotel Management: This course provides you with several opportunities and is not just for becoming a chef. Hotel management graduates can work in the administrative office, management, and many other units of big hotels. such degree holders are also needed in cruise, aviation industry, resorts, and even casinos.
6. Commercial Pilot Training
Non-medical students can opt for the aviation career as a commercial pilot. With a boom in this industry which will grow in the future also, there are many jobs available. Students have to pass one of the Pilot Aptitude tests and medical exams to clear the eligibility criteria. Later one gets enrolled in the CPL COMMERCIAL PILOT TRAINING which is though expensive but is equally paying in the long run. Civil aviation has many other career options like aviation engineers, air traffic controllers, Ground operation staff, and others.
Some of the reputed aeronautics colleges in India are :
- Indian Institute of Aeronautics, Delhi,
- Indian Institute of Aeronautics Science, Jamshedpur
7. National Defense Academy
Non-medical students are eligible to appear for the NDA examination. From here you will be selected further for any three sections of armed forces. This academy trains the cadets of the Army, Navy, and Air force together. The course is for three years and the difficulty level of the entrance is higher. The exam is conducted twice in the year followed by mandatory medical and interview to be cleared to get in. If you love uniform and look forward to serve the nation, this is the best-suited course for you.
8. Merchant Navy
If you love traveling, get in this high paying career -Merchant navy. A big number of institutes in the coastal cities offer this course. Though you will be staying away from home the most months of the year. The luring part is that one gets a good package. With time one grows to the post of Captain and enjoys the best job privileges.
9. Actuarial Science
In recent times, this study program has come up as an interesting career. Actuarial science involves varied subject studies to assess the risk in the finances and insurance sector. The candidates who are proficient in mathematics and statistics should consider this as a career.
10. Ethical Hacking
Students who have opted for BCA can after post-graduation go for these certification courses. This profession is in great demand these days.
An ethical hacker is basically a computer expert who hacks the computer network that belongs to an organization and looks into its weak points. Finally improves them and finds vulnerabilities that a malicious hacker could potentially exploit.
There are many more interdisciplinary courses that one can opt for. But the topmost priority should be your interest.
Choose a career that gives happiness and then this will become your strength for growth.
By Rashmi Sharma