After 12th Career

Top 15 Best Non-Medical Courses After 12th

Choosing a career after the 12th is one of the toughest options for anyone. There are so many options available that one can go for right after passing class 12th. Some students love the Medical Professions while some students do not. Here in this article, I will only talk about the courses or career options that are available for the candidates after 12th and from a non-medical background. Here we will see a few details as well as the eligibility criteria as well as the admission criteria or Selection process etc. To get the detailed information, check the complete blow below:

Non Medical Courses After 12th

The medical professions are usually known for paying very well. Well, there are many Non- Medical professions that are also known for paying well. Here I will try my best to mention all the professions are best after 12th and belongs to non-medical background.

Best Non- Medical Courses Available After 12th:

Right after passing class 12th. Most of the candidates opt for Engineering. Engineering is there but many career options are also available that can give a lucrative as well as a high-paying career. Here are the top 10 or 15 Career options or courses available from a non-medical background that one can go for after class 12th:


This is one of the finest and also most demanding careers among Indian youths. All the candidates who have passed class 12th with Physics and mathematics can apply National Defence Academy Examination. Through this entry, one can become an officer in the Indian Armed forces like the Indian Air force, Indian Army as well as in the Indian Navy, etc. The age of the candidates should be at least 16 years old and it should not be more than 19 years old. There is no relaxation that has been given to anyone regarding the caste, community or religion, etc. The Eligibility and age criteria would be the completely same for all. One Just needs to clear the Written Exam, SSB Interview, and Medical Examination, etc.

Commercial Pilot Training:

This is also one of the most demanding courses as well as a dream for many students to become pilots. The aviation field is also known for playing really well. In order to become a Commercial pilot, One can directly apply for admission in the Government flying schools or private schools. After the completion of the training, You can apply for a job as a trainee pilot in Private Airlines like Indigo, Spicejet, Vistara or can also apply in a Government airline like Air India etc.

To apply for admission, one must have passed class 12th with physics and mathematics. One will also need to clear the Entrance Exam as well as PABT (Pilot Aptitude Battery Test). Clearing, Pilot Aptitude Battery test is Mandatory, if one gets rejected in this, he/she might not be able to become a pilot in the future. You can also join the Coaching to get the proper training about these tests as well as for the Entrance Exams etc. Indra Gandhi Rashtriya Udan Academy is one of the finest academies for pilot training. The Entrance Exam of this academy is tough to clear, One will need to prepare for this very well.

Merchant Navy:

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The Merchant Navy is also known as a high-paying job. This job somethings where you get paid to travel the world. There are many types of posts available in the Merchant Navy. The Merchant Navy is a private organization, so there are no open vacancies available. To be able to apply for the vacancies, One will need to pursue the merchant navy courses, that are offered by the various merchant Navy Institutes.

One can pursue the 1 year of Pre-Sea Training to be eligible to apply for the officer’s vacancy and at least 6 months of training for sailor’s entry. To apply for Merchant navy training, One must have passed class 12th to become an officer or engineer. for the Sailor’s Entry, Education till class 10th is enough. There is no direct recruitment in this. You will need to clear the Entrance Exam to get selected in the Merchant navy training colleges.


The Law is the most pursued course in India after Engineering and medical courses. The LLB after the 12th would be for 5 years. Most of the candidates who have passed class 12th with Arts of Commerce opt for Law. A career in law is known for paying as well as highly respected in society. After the completion of the law, one has a number of options available, One can work as a private lawyer or can apply for a Government lawyer, prepare for Judicial examinations, etc.

To get admission in the reputed colleges, One will have to clear the National Level Entrance Exam Called CLAT (Common Law Admission Test). The admission criteria are not the same for all colleges. Some colleges also conduct their own entrance exam while some private college enrolls the candidates through the Interview or Oral Exam or even give direct admission. But, To get a reputed college, It is mandatory to clear the entrance Examinations.

Hotel Management:

This field is also one of the finest options available after the 12th. You can easily apply for admission to the different institutes to get proper training in this field. After the completion of the course. You can apply for a job at the Hotel or other respected field. Most of the Institute assists you with the placement after the completion of the course. Make sure to join the best Institute get trained well.

BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application):

The Bachelor of Computer application would the best career growth in upcoming years. A candidate who pursues this course is going to have the best career. This is the field that needs a lot of knowledge about the software aspects of the computer. After the course, You can work as a Developer, Technician, Technical Writer or Tester etc. Lots of Government universities as well as private universities offer this course. Join the best college and get trained well. Most of the colleges also conduct placement drives. It would be easier for you to get placed right after the completion of the course.

B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture):

This career can also give you the best living. This field is lucrative as well as known for paying well. There are many colleges that offer this course. The duration of this course is 4 years. Join the Best college and get proper training and education about architecture. The Architecture work includes making Layout of buildings, designs etc. To get admission in the reputed college of Architecture. One will need to clear the national Level Entrance Examination. Some private college also grants admission through the Interview or oral examination etc

Engineering ( or BE):

Engineering is something that is pursued by most of the candidates after passing class 12th with science. if one purses the engineering from the best colleges like IITs and some other reputed private colleges etc. Then an engineer would not be less than an MBBS Doctor. You just need to take proper education and training. A number of branches as well as streams are available in Engineering, You can choose the stream as per your Interest. To get admission to reputed colleges, You will need to clear the JEE Mains and Advance Examination which is a national level Entrance Exam.

Management Courses:

Management Courses are the most loved courses. After passing class 12th, you can apply for a BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration). IN the BBA course, You will be taught about every aspect of Business, Business management etc. To get admission to reputed colleges, You will need to clear the Entrance Exam. Some private colleges also offer admission through the Interview or oral examination, Some private colleges even grant direct admission without any written exam or Interview. Join the best colleges and get proper training and education.

Bachelor of Statistics:

Right after passing class 12th, You can apply for Bachelor of Statistics. Through this course, one can make a career in the Banking sector and financial sector etc. The Career growth in this field is better. After the completion of the course, One can work developing and Managing surveys, doing analysis & Handling Numerical analysis in the field of the stock market or share market. Few course are also after this that need not to explain:

  1. ITI Diploma
  2. Charted Accountant
  3. Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
  4. Bachelor of Science
  5. Bachelor of Nautical Science etc

These are the best field that one can opt for after passing class 12th. As experts Say, Everybody should choose the only career where their interest lies. Your career would be definitely better if you do what you actually want. Pursue the course that you actually like. You would end up making lots of money.

FAQs: For Courses After 12th Non Medical

Which is the best course after 12th in India?

As per the latest survey, Engineering, Management Course, Medical Courses, Merchant Navy and LAW are the best courses.

Is there any age limit to become an Commercial pilot in India?

yes, The of the candidate should not be less than 17 years old and it should not be more than 35 years old.

Best college for MBA in India?

Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) are the best colleges for the MBA in India.

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