Not every science student dreams of becoming an engineer. Some students wish to explore career options after 12th science PCM other than engineering too.

Earlier, many PCM students pursued engineering after 12th without even assessing if they really wanted to study engineering or have just picked the course because every other science student is doing so!

However, we came a long way from when science students either opted for engineering or medicine. As new technologies revolutionised almost every industry, creative career paths emerged, providing science students with limitless opportunities. So, students can pursue their passion and build a successful career.

If you are nearing the completion of your 12th science, you know that you do not wish to study engineering and are looking for some best career options after 12th PCM – read below.

Best Courses after 12th PCM Other Than Engineering: 

Bachelor of Science

Hands down, Bachelor of Science has to be the most preferred course after 12th science PCM picked by students. Anyone interested in making a career in academia or research should pursue BSc since it offers students with diverse specializations to select from. Based on your interest and career opportunities course offers, you can pick the BSc specialization of your interest.

Here are some popular BSc courses that you can explore:

After accomplishing the Bachelor of Science degree course, aspirants can pursue a range of courses like MBA, MSc and MCA.

Bachelor of Architecture

The infrastructures you see out there in the world do not get built effortlessly. There goes extensive planning and designing to make such exceptional infrastructure, which an architect does. They work with clients to develop designs, and they are involved in the construction and renovation of buildings. If engineering is not for you and infrastructure excites you, B. Arch is a good course to start with.

Here are some popular architectural sub-fields you can study:

  • Urban Planning
  • Urban Design
  • Sustainable Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Architectural Conservation
  • Interior Design
  • Industrial Design

After achieving the Bachelor of Architecture course, aspirants can seek courses like M.Arch, PhD in Architecture, Master of Landscape Architecture etc.

Bachelor of Business Administration

BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) is a 3-year undergraduate course that gives you knowledge about business, marketing, human resource, entrepreneurship, finance, management and much more. BBA helps you develop industry-focused skills to strive in the competitive market. BBA is a good career option for 12th science PCM students interested in business and management.

Here are some popular BBA courses that you can study:

  • BBA Tourism
  • BBA Human Resources
  • BBA International Business
  • BBA Marketing
  • BBA Hospitality
  • BBA Entrepreneurship
  • BBA Finance

After completing BBA, the most popular course amongst students is to go for an MBA since the latter advances the knowledge you gained while pursuing BBA.

Bachelor of Art 

Any student who has successfully cleared the 12th class in science/commerce/arts with a minimum of 55% can study the Bachelor of Arts course. BA (Bachelor of Arts) is a three-year full-time degree course based on social science, humanities, and liberal arts. History, geology, archaeology, literature, journalism, mass communication, and environmental science are all available specialisations in the BA course.

Here are some popular BA courses to explore:

You can pursue courses like Master of Arts (MA), Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC) after completing your BA.

Bachelor of Law

Aside from traditional courses, science students can pursue a career in law. You can take integrated law courses, which allow you to earn a law degree as well as a degree in your desired field. An LLB course covers the fundamentals of Indian law, legal practises, and a variety of other related topics. Corporate law, criminal law, international law, are some of the many specialisations you can pursue while studying LLB.

Here are the popular options for integrated courses:

  • BBA + LLB
  • Com + LLB
  • BSc + LLB
  • BA + LLB
  • Tech + LLB

You can either start with your practice or study further after completing the integrated law course. Master of Law (LLM) is the most preferred course amongst law students.

Keep your interest on the top prerogative while choosing your career. When you have chosen a career of your choice, you remain engaged in what you are studying and the field you will be working in.

For any of the above courses you choose to pursue, do not forget to check out Marwadi University. We are the only NAAC A+ certified institute of Gujarat, educating students using a hands-on learning approach and offering excellent placements!