Get a job you love and you will never have to work! This is probably one of the important factors of an adult’s life. The very fact that job satisfaction is very important, since a significant amount of time of the adult life is spent in the office. Therefore one must make the right choice with regards to one’s career so as to have a fulfilling life and a rewarding career. The earlier one make the decision about what career to choose the more chances one has to develop skills and knowledge necessary to perform the job well. With the IT revolution and globalization traditional careers have giving way to newer and varied career options. So the question is when should decide what career to choose? Well most of us make this crucial decision on the completion of our 12th class.
Here’s a roundup of the 10 career option in India that might be useful in helping pick the right career that will determine the professional life.
1. Computers and Information Technology
With our lives being increasing becoming IT and computer dependent it is a very viable option for a long term career. You can choose many fields with IT services like being a Software or Hardware Engineer, Programmer, Analyst, Networking, System and Database Administrator, Webmaster etc. The obvious choice in terms of Professional courses would be a computer related course to ensure that you have a strong foundation for your career. Arrays of graduate and post graduate courses are being offered in all most all colleges and universities.
One of the most common professional courses that one opts for after 12th is engineering. It is estimated that 3.5 engineers graduate each year in India. With engineering offering varied options like, Software or Hardware Engineer, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Architecture and Aeronautical etc. If you have a creative mind, a liking for Science and great in mathematics then this is the field for you.
If you are the kind of person who has the inclination to help the society and make a difference in people’s lives then a career in Medicine is for you. In your 11th & 12th a course in Biology, Physics and Chemistry will qualify you to appear for the Medical entrance and lead you to becoming a doctor by studying the MBBS course. It is crucial to remember that being a doctor is not an easy matter. You must be ready to put in a lot of effort, time as well as dedication and willingness to be available 24/7. The medicine field you have options like Dentistry, Veterinary Science, Ayurvedic and Homeopathy medicine.
4. Management Sciences
The current trend in the Professional Courses shows that a profession in Management Science is shown a fast and steady increase over the past decade. With the onset of the FDI in India in the early 90s the MNC and corporate culture has become the driving force of the country’s economy, thereby increasing the demand for Management Professional. This is a lucrative career with a vast potential, rewarding career, many opportunities in travel and personal growth. The best part of this career is that it is results oriented growth rather than based on years of experience. A graduate and Post graduate degree in Business Management will be the best choice for one to make a successive career in Management.
Every organization both public and private requires accounts to be maintained and this a complicated jobs of numbers. If you are the kind who likes the number crunching then Accounting is the field for you. It is a lucrative career with many benefits. Professional courses like CA, CS and ICWA are the best options if you would like to make a career in accounting.
6. Fashion Designing
For those who like to express themselves through the creative medium of design then Fashion Designing is the career for you. It is a very off beat career with a very wide spectrum and opportunity. The designing is not just limited to clothes it extends to bag, shoes, jewellery and Interior Designing.
7. Hospitality Industry
Another fast growing industry with the onset of Globalization and Tourism. A career in this industry has a variety of jobs like Hotel Management, Culinary & Catering Technology and Chefs.
8. Web & Graphic Designing Animation
Web Designing, Multimedia , Sound Engineering , Graphics, Animation Design is another fast growing Industry with a large scope for growth, and lot of jobs in the market and very good pay packages for those with the talent and creativity.
One of the oldest and sought after career in India is the job of a Lawyer. A Lawyer has the most demand in the country from simple domestic issues to huge Corporate Law issues. One can become an Advocate, Legal Counsel, Plaintiff or defendant. You can specialize in many fields of Law like Criminal Law, Patents, Labour Law, International and Corporate Law, Civil Law etc.
If you have the gift of the gab and have the ability to influence people and get them to buy what you are selling then being in the Media and Advertising field is for you. You could be anything from Media Planners, Copywriters, Creative Artist, and Visualizers in the vast Industry of News, Electronic and Print media.
This is point where you will decide the specialized field that you want to choose which will lead to your career progression it is of prime importance that the career you choose is the one what interest you the most. With so many options to choose from and so much competition it is quite a challenge to pick the right course. However pick a course after considering you interest and not what you are asked to pick because of, parental or peer pressure. You are the best judge of your aptitude, your skills, area of interest, financial status and the job opportunity in the market.