Career Options After 12th in Arts

Arts Courses in 12th is rather good option for the enthusiastic students. These students have plenty of educational opportunities after 12th to select as per their interest and convenience. Languages of different states and countries, religious studies, performing arts, fine arts, social sciences etc. come under Arts subjects. There are few subjects like Mathematics, Computer Applications, and Anthropology etc that come under Arts subjects besides being in Science subjects.

Working opportunities

Few of the students choose to work after 12th for different reasons. Working students have the advantage of acquiring experience. However, it is suggested to continue the studies besides working. Though few of the Government jobs and Private jobs require passing class 12 as academic eligibility, the improvement of academic qualification help the student better to ahead in the career path. Many of the colleges and institutions offer correspondence courses and evening classes for the working students.

Educational Options

For many of the courses like Certificate, Diploma and Bachelor, passing 12th is the minimum academic eligibility. All of these courses have better job opportunities and further educational opportunities. For Master’s Degree, Bachelor degree is must. Thus, those who wish to attain Master’s Degree should go for Bachelor degree course. Many of the Diploma Courses can also be done besides the regular Bachelor courses.

Few of the subjects like Fine Arts, Diploma also do have much value. Many jobs require Diploma or Certificate as educational requirement. Several students also choose to take Diploma Courses in different subjects besides the Bachelor Degree. This helps them to have knowledge of several subjects. For instance, students of languages complete the diploma in Computer Application. This helps them to take the distinctive jobs like online content writer for which the knowledge of computers and the language are necessary.

Career Options for Arts Students

Arts students have ample opportunities in Government and Private Sectors. Few of the major options are:

Teaching/ Lecturer/ Professor: Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Education is the minimum requirement to enter the field. CTET/TET and NET/SET are the eligibility exams for the Teachers and Lecturers respectively. On completion of Ph.D., one will be eligible for being a Professor.

Civil Services: The Civil Services Examination conducted by UPSC allows one to have the higher administrative positions in IAS, IPS, IFS etc. Graduation is the minimum eligibility. Many prefer to have Graduation in subjects like Public Administration to get better knowledge for Civils.

Print and Mass Media: It’s one of the best chosen career options of Arts students. Journalist, Editor, Writer, Choreographer, Dancer, Music Director, Singer, Director, Lyricist etc are the major job titles. The opportunities are found in News papers, Magazines, Publishing Companies, Film Industry, Television Industry and Advertising Companies.

There are several other sectors like Financial and IT, those who recruit Arts students in several positions. The students also have the better option of choosing self employment.

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