Courses and Job opportunities after class 10th

2 years ago

Have you completed your class 10? And now you are wondering what to do after it ? Don’t worry this article is surely for you. Today we’ll tell you about all the courses and career opportunities you can go for after completing your Class 10.

10th standard is an important point of everyone’s life because the stream /path you choose after it decides your career path. 

Thus, choosing the right course after 10th is very important. Today we’ll discuss about all those courses and careers you can opt:

You have basically two kinds of options after class 10-

1). Higher Studies

2). Job opportunities

Higher studies after class 10th:-

1). 11th,12th/PUC :-

It’s a 2 years course. There are total of 3 streams available in it :

1). Science 

Which is further divided in two branches-

Non – medical:- 

consist of Physics, chemistry, maths, English as four main subjects and 5th one is optional which has many choices such as computer science, Physical education, home science, Economics,Informatics practices,Engineering drawing,  Psychology etc.


consist of Physics, chemistry, biology and english as four main subjects and 5th is optional

2). Commerce:-

 consist of Business studies, accountancy, economics, mathematics and english.

3). Arts: 

Consist of subjects like Geography,History,PoliticalScience, Psychology,Sociology,English,Hindi, Sanskrit etc.

As nowadays most jobs require a Bachelor’s Degree as the minimum educational qualification needed. In order to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree course, you must have completed 10+2 first. This shows how valuable this path is.

2). Polytechnic

Generally polytechnic can be defined  as a diploma in the field of engineering. You can pursue polytechnic after Class 10 as well as 12 which adds to your professional qualification.

What is Diploma?

Diploma is a short duration course that focuses upon practical training and education in a particular field. Diploma courses are offered at various levels including that in higher studies, graduation, post graduation. It is conferred by an institute, polytechnic or a university, as the case may be.

It’s a 3 years course.

Top Diploma courses:-

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Diploma in Computer Engineering
  • Diploma in Garment Technology
  • Diploma in Home Science
  • Diploma in Agriculture

3). ITI Courses

Industrial Training Institute

ITIs offer job oriented training programs. The main objective of an ITI is to inculcate skills in students. Thus, ITIs raise a proficient workforce and help them get employment.

 These are 1-2 years long programs. Course duration depends upon the nature of the courses . Some obtrusive ITI training programs are –

  • ITI Electrician course
  • ITI Plumber course
  • ITI Welder course
  • ITI Turner course
  • ITI Mechanic course
  • ITI Machinist course

4).Paramedical – Allied Healthcare Course: 

It is related to Healthcare workers who deliver clinical services for patients under the supervision of a Physician. They are two year duration courses:

  • DMLT- Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • DHFM
  • DOT – Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology

5) Short-term Courses :

These are job oriented courses that are beneficial to get a job after a short term of time.  These are usually 6-12 months courses:

  • Diploma in 2D and 3D Animation
  • Diploma in Computer Applications
  • Certificate Course in Graphic Designing
  • Certificate Programme in MS-Office
  • Certificate Course in Web Designing
  • JAVA, C++, PHP, SQL programming language certificate courses
  • Certification Course in SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

6) Other Vocational Courses:

These courses are for providing you skills and  education that prepare you for a job and enhancing more practical skills technically.

Top vocational courses:

  • Banking and Financial Service Course , duration- 2 Years
  • DTP (Desktop Publishing) and Printing Technology, duration – 1 Year
  • Diploma in Insurance and Marketing, duration – 1 Year
  • Tourism and Travel Techniques Course, duration – 2 Years
  • Pre-School Teacher Training, duration – 2 Years
  • Hotel Operations Course , duration- 2 Years
  • Dental Technician Course, duration – 2 Years

7). CAT Courses

After passing 10th standard students are eligible to apply for CAT course.

It  consists of three sections –

  • Foundation course (Entry level) part 1
  • Competency Level part 2
  • Internship

10th pass students are eligible to apply for the part 1 and may continue 11th and 12th schooling also  after applying for this program.

Job opportunities


Basically it’s contracting projects temporarily  that people are required to work on. This work requires processing of a specific job, converting it into product or service and delivering it to the client.

You can join BPOs for working on different projects. This is the job where your skills matter more than your marks . Salary it offers is equivalent to the average engineer’s pay package.

  • Customer services

Can you handle people management ? Then you can be a customer care support executive with just a SLLC.

You are required to compheren needs of customers, transmit it  to relevant members of your team , get the work done and give it back to your customers and make them feel brave with your good work.

•Data entry

If you are virtuous at reading, writing and researching. This work is for you. Many companies require data related to their area of if someone searches on the internet for relevant content  their content can  appear on a web page .

You can apply for jobs as a data entry operator!

•Government jobs:

There are different kind of government services you can go in , for that there are several exams conducted:

1).Defence Exams:

  •  Indian Army – Posts of Soldiers in Technical Cadre
  • Indian Army Soldier Clerks Examination
  • Indian Army Soldier General Duty Examination (NER)
  • Indian Army Soldier Technical Examination (MER)
  • Indian Army Soldier Nursing Assistant Examination (MER)
  •  Indian Air Force – Non-Technical Cadre
  • IAF Airman Non-Technical Trades Examination
  • Indian Navy – Naval Branch of the Armed Forces of India
  • Indian Navy DockYard Apprentices Examination
  • Indian Navy Sailors Matric Entry Recruitment Examination
  • Indian Navy Artificer Apprentices Examination

2). CRPF

Recruitment for Constable (Technical and Tradesman) in CRPF

3) BSF

You can go for BSF Constable Recruitment.


SSC Multitasking (Non-Technical) Staff Recruitment

Charu Narang

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