Careers for Science Students after Class 12

Careers for Science Students after Class 12

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Want to opt for a career that has the perfect balance of innovation and excitement? We have plenty of options for science students after class 12.

Choose the one that appeals to you and start your journey towards success.

Where to study?

Your best bet is to choose a university that offers an industry focused curriculum and helps you get industry ready. It is best to have an opportunity to get hands on training. Before making a decision get to know about the industry tie-ups and placement records.

Stream: Engineering

Perfect for: Students who love innovation and find joy in creating new things.

Courses Offered:

B.Tech( 4 Years) and Diploma(3 Years):

                              – Computer Science & Engineering

                              – Electronics & Communication Engineering

Diploma(3 Years):

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Market Scenario:

By 2030 the demand for engineers will grow by 14% worldwide. This is fantastic news for engineering students.

Average Salary : The starting salary is around 2-4 Lakhs

Popular Choices:

Here are some top private engineering institutions in Kolkata:

Heritage Institute of Technology

Brainware University

Techno India

Adamas Institute of Technology

Recruiters: Capgemini, TCS, Infosys, Wipro

Stream: Health Sciences

Perfect for: Students who want to serve society and passionate about helping others.

Market Scenario:

Healthcare industry is booming during the pandemic. The demand for qualified professionals is skyrocketing. Opt for being a physiotherapist, a physician’s assistant, or if you are up for it then you can even be a nurse!

Average Salary: Starting Salary in the healthcare industry varied from 2 to 5 lakhs per annum.

Courses offered:

Bachelor in Physiotherapy-4 Years+ 6 Months Internship

Bachelor of Pharmacy- 4 Years

Bachelor of Optometry(BOPTM)- 3 Years+ One Year Internship

Bachelor of Science in Nursing- 4 Years

G.N.M- 3 Years

Popular Choices:

The following institutions are top choices for healthcare students:

Neotia Academy of Nursing

Amity University

Brainware University


Glocal Healthcare Systems Pvt. Ltd.| Fortis Healthcare| Apollo Healthcare| Wellness Spas

Stream: Natural Sciences

Perfect for: Students who are interested in learning more about a specific subject.

Market Scenario: Passionate about research? Good news, in the post-Covid world government around the world will invest more in scientific research and development. An honours degree in Maths, Chemistry, or Physics might be your ticket to success. If the biological sciences interest you opt for a degree in Microbiology or Biotechnology instead. The choice is yours.

A B.Sc honours degree is generally for 3 years while an M.Sc course is of an additional 2 years.

Popular Choices:

These are some of the most popular institutions for students:

Brainware University

Adamas University

Heritage Institute of Technology

Average Salary: The starting salary of a research associate varies widely between 3 to 5 lakhs.


Research institutes| Government Institutions| Higher Educational Institutions


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