Have you chosen Science as the core subject and do not have any clue about the next career option?
If you are acknowledged with the available career options in Science but got stuck between the 1st or 2nd?
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Well! After the completion of Class 12th a student aspires to choose the more specialized and professional career path that could take him to the desired destination. Today, there are several new courses introduced in the Education Field that the student gets puzzled which field to choose and which not?
Most of the students choosing the Undergraduate Courses after Class 12 has five major options – Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Engineering/Technology and Bachelor’s in Computer Application and Graduate Medical Courses i.e. MBBS.
No. of entrance exams are conducted every year by various govt. and Private agencies through which you can take admission in the above-mentioned Bachelor Courses in the Private as well as Government Recognized Universities and Colleges of India.
Let us check out all the Science career options available for the three major streams.
The Under-graduation courses are the basic degree now a days, the dilemma to make a career through post-graduation and master’s degree courses has risen among the students in the past few years. With the sheer number of courses and variety of Research fields, doing master’s program could avail you with large amount of career opportunities.
The Indian Colleges and Universities are autonomous, and they have their own way to take admissions in post-graduation. Some take admission by the undergraduate score while for other you need to clear the Competitive and Entrance Exam.
After completing the Bachelor’s in Engineering and Technology from various Engineering branches a student chooses to -
1.) Work in Engineering Sectors-
Most of the Engineering students opt to work in the Engineering field. They chose the Engineering Organization at campus placement and gain experience in the same.
2.) Higher Studies (M. Tech/MS) Program –
Master’s in Technology is another option for an Engineering Student. Clearing the GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering) could help you to get admission in the master’s Courses from major Universities and Colleges like IITs and NITs while most of the PSUs (Public Sector Undertaking) recruits from the GATE Score card.
3.) Choose Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) –
To make a career in the Business and Administration field the exams like Common Aptitude Test (CAT), Common Management Admission Test (CMAT), Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) etc. is conducted. A Master’s degree in management could avail you the best career with better salary after Engineering.
4.) Choose the specialization Courses like Auto Cad, Hardware and Software Courses and many more.
Science is a huge field and there are various career options to choose for aspirants. Some science stream career options are we catered below.
Computer Science career options help you to understand the Hardware and Software concepts as well as the Computer Operating System Skills. To make a career in the Computer Science and Software field the courses include -
Bachelor’s in computer application (BCA)
Master’s in computer application (MCA)
After the completion of the above courses you can work in the Software, IT and Development companies as a –
Network and System Administrator
Web and Multimedia Programmer
The chemical and physical properties of living things and biological processes are studied by biochemists and biophysicists. You will need to have an under-graduation degree in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, or physics to operate in this sector. Through this, you can qualify for an entry-level job only. To do independent research or development job, a doctorate is needed.
Chemists study about chemicals to make better our lives. For higher positions in the field of Chemist, you should have a post-graduation degree or doctorate in Chemistry but there are a limited number of positions which require only a bachelor's degree.
Conservationist helps property owners and governments in finding a way to protect natural resources like soil and water.
You will need to obtain a bachelor's degree in ecology, natural resource management, farming, biology, or environmental science to get a job in this sector.
They are also known as forensic science technicians or crime scene investigators who collect and evaluate physical proof.
Many employers prefer candidates with a minimum of two years of specialized training or a degree in applied science or technology related to science. Others will employ only those with a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, or forensics.
Environmental science and safety technicians — sometimes referred to as environmental technicians who monitor the environment and investigate pollution sources and operate under the guidance of environmental researchers.
To join as an Environmental Scientist and Protection Technician, you should have an associate degree or certificate in applied science or technology related to science but in some organizations need a bachelor's degree in chemistry or biology.
There are various career options for the aspirants in the field of Medical. Some are as follow -
The undergraduate course for aspirants who want to fulfill their dream of becoming a doctor is an MBBS degree. To get this opportunity you have to qualify the NEET exam which is conducted by the National Testing Agency. A MBBS graduate becomes a licensed medical practitioner.
The MBBS course is completed in five years and six months, including one year of rotational internship in Non-Profit Organizations (NGOs) structured hospitals, health centres and health camps. MBBS course syllabus involves anatomy, pharmacology, pathology, community health & medicine, pediatrics, and surgical studies.
Dentistry, also known as dental and oral medicine, is a branch of medicine consisting of the research, diagnosis, prevention, and therapy of illnesses, disorders, and oral cavity conditions, frequently found in dentition, but also oral mucosa, and neighboring and associated structures and tissues, especially in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) region.
Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) is an undergraduate course. Students interested in the medical sector (with the exception of becoming a doctor) may choose this course after class 12 in PCB or PCM.
The students can practice as a pharmacist after completing this degree. Pharmacists can operate in a range of prescribing, manufacturing and supplying sectors. This course lasts four years.
After completing this course to become a master in pharmacy, candidates can do M.Pharm. Candidates are employed as project assistants or research fellows at research institutes after M.Pharm in Pharmacy.
There are also some career scopes in medical stream which can opt by students as follow –
Nutrition and Dietetics
Career in Administrative Services (IAS, IPS, IFS) through UPSC, CSE Exam
Career in Banking and Revenue Services as Probationary Officer (PO) and Clerk through IBPS and SBI Exams.
Career in Marketing
Career in Research and Business Analyst
Career in Technical Writing and Editing
Career in Fashion Designing
Career in Forensic Science
Career in Hotel Management and Tourism.
Career in Animation and Multimedia
Career in Design and Architect
Career in Space and Research Agencies like ISRO, DRDO and BARC.
Career in overseas Universities through GRE and GMAT Exams
Career in Humanities and Social Sciences.
Teaching and Lectureship for Science
In this article, we have shared various science career options in detail. If you find something missing in this article, then please share your suggestions with us in the comment section below. You can ask any query over the same.