5 Most Popular Offbeat Courses after 10+2

You have just taken your class X11 exams and now wondering what courses can you do that will make you job-ready in the next three years. Engineering, Medicine or B. Com does not excite you and hence you’re looking for a career that is well-paying as well as exciting. In an attempt to help you choose from these job-oriented courses that you can pursue after 10+2, we have listed five most popular courses…

  1. Mass Communication: If you have excellent communication skills and get a high on current affairs, then this is the field for you. For a career in Mass Communication, you must do Bachelors in Mass Media. With communication becoming an important part of the corporate world, this field has lot of career scope. You can choose from journalism, public relations, corporate communications, event management, film making, etc.
  2. Hotel Management: With India hosting several sporting events and becoming a hot tourist destination, the field of tourism and hospitality has grown like never before. It is for this reasons that there are multitude of career options to choose from. You can choose from front office, general operations, sales and marketing, food and beverage, service keeping and catering.
  3. Architecture: If building houses or commercial complexes excite you, then this is the profession for you. Basically students from science stream can join this course. It has great career prospects and is a very exciting field.
  4. Fashion: India is slowly emerging as the fashion hub of India. It is for this reason that fashion studies is seriously taken in our country. You can specialise in any  – fashion designing, leather designing, fashion communication, apparel management, etc.
  5. Animation: Animation is the art of conceiving an action by drawing inanimate objects or characters, which are made suitable for filming. It has lately become so high paying a profession that it will soon be matching the pay packets of software professionals.
Course Skills Required Career Prospects Colleges offering Course USPs of the Course
Mass Communication
  • Creativity
  • good communication skills
  • awareness of popular culture
  • confidence
  • news sense
  • Journalist: TV, newspaper, website, radio
  • Copywriter in Ad agency
  • Public Relations executives
  • Sales and Marketing in Corporates
  • Film making, Radio
  • Jamia Islamia University
  • Delhi University
  • WLC College (India) Ltd
  • Xavier’s
  • MICA
  • Loads of job opportunities
  • Trendy and happening field to work
  • Chance to meet & network with celebrities
Hotel Management
  • People’s skills
  • Pleasing personality
  • Calm and composed nature
  • Hardworking
  • Language skills
  • Hotel Manager
  • Chef
  • Front Office
  • Food & Beverages manager
  • Customer Care in hotels
  • Institute of Hotel Management
  • Kohinoor Institute
  • Ecole Hotelier in Lavassa
  • Ability to meet people from diverse backgrounds
  • Chance to travel and work abroad
  • practical approach to study
Architecture
  • Good in Maths
  • Creative
  • Good in Art
  • bent towards designing,
  • Eye for details
  • Understanding on legal issues
  • Join a corporate / builder
  • Private practice
  • Landscape architecture
  • urban design
  • JJ School of Fine Arts
  • Rachana’s
  • IITs
  • L S Raheja School of Art, Architecture, Fashion technology
  • Jobs are easily available
  • Rewarding
  • Challenging
Fashion
  • Creative
  • Good in drawing
  • Eye for details
  • Fashion sense and knowledge of trends
  • Fashion designer
  • Accessory designer
  • Fashion Choreographer
  • Leather designing
  • Retail
  • NIFT
  • Pearl Academy
  • Amity
  • WLC College
  • High-paid job
  • Creative fulfilment
  • Glamorous profession
Animation
  • Artistic and creative ability
  • Hard working
  • Tech savvy
  • Eye for details
  • good visualising skills
  • Animator in Gaming websites
  • In print media
  • Video Game manufacturing companies
  • Films & cartoons
  • Educational CD Manufacturers
  • Frameboxx in collaboration with Sikkim Manipal University
  • MAAC in collaboration with IGNOU University
  • A growing demand for animators
  • Creative fulfilment
  • good returns
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