Career option and choices for Science Stream

If you opt for science, you’ll be studying subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botony, Zoology, Statistics, Geology, Computers, Biotechnology, Microbiology, etc. and seek admission in three year degree course in one of these subjects.

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) at 10+2 level: Engineering (all branches); Building and Technology; Information Technology; civil Aviation (Pilot); Navy; architecture; Industrial Design, Paramilitary Services; Packaging Technology; Oceanography; Geologist; Teaching; Gems and Jewellary; footwear Technology; food Processing; Agricultural Engineering; Mining and Metallurgy; Environment Science; Navigator; TV Repair Technician; Leather Technology; Merchant Navy; Plastic Technology; Meteorology; Astrophysics; Air Force; Pharmacy; Industrial Design; Astronomy; Research; Surveyor; Railway Technician Services; Optician.

Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB): Occupational Therapy; Biotechnology; Agriculture; Dairy Farming; Anthropology; Traditional Medicine; Genetics; Microbiology; Nutrition and Dietetics, Medicine, Paramedical Services; Horticulture and Floriculture; Aquaculture; food Processing; Marine Biology; Dentistry; Nursing; Veterinary Science; Pharmacy; Physiotherapy ; Home Science; Poultry Farming; Environment Science; Forestry; Zoology; Chef; Chemist; Detective (forensic Science); Wildlife Science; Research; Tea Industry; botony; cosmetology; Teaching.

Physics, Chemistry and Computer: Teaching; Artificial Intelligence; engineering; Design (Graphic, Interior and Industrial); Information Technology (Software and Hardware); Multimedia; Computer Application; Robotics; bio-informatics.

Physics, Chemistry and Technical Drawing (PCM): Design (Interior and Industrial); building and construction; Engineering; Architecture; Teaching.

Competitive Examinations

In case you have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) subjects, you have the option to take up one of the following Competitive Examinations:

  • National Defence Academy / Naval Academy
  • In various branches of Engineering and Technology (for a four year degree course) or go in for a 5-year Integrated Degree Courses.
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology entrance Exam.
  • National Institute of Design, (Paldi, Ahmedabad) Entrance Exam.
  • Merchant Navy
  • Information Technology
  • Architecture
  • Agriculture
  • Dairy Technology
  • Merchant Navy
  • Fashion Technology
  • Aviation
  • Film Technology
  • Pharmacy Science
  • 5-year Integrated Course in Law
  • Business Studies
  • Foreign Language

In addition, you can also seek admission in any Polytechnic Institute to acquire a diploma in one of the branches of engineering.

For the students who complete their graduation in Science, a number of opportunities exists for further studies, competitive examinations and for direct employment.

If interested in Physical or biological Science, you can join a post graduate course with employment.

Some of the fields in this regard are:

Anthropology, Biotechnology, environment, Astrophysics, Statistics, Microbiology, Ecology, Marine Biology, Astronomy, home dietetics, Nutrition, Textile, Nanotechnology, disaster Management, fisheries, you have also the option to go fo specialization in various popular subjects like management, Master of Computer applications, Bachelor of Education, Mass Communication, C.A., C.S. or ICWA.

 Job Positions:

By taking up science in the respective subjects, you have the options to become Physicist, Meteorologists, Oceanographers, Mathematicians, Statisticians, Geologists, Geophysicists, Geographers, Geographic specialists, respectively. In the Chemical industry the appointments of Organic Chemists, Inorganic Chemists, Physical Chemists, Analytical Chemists, Industrial Chemists, chemical engineers, Chemical Engineering Technicians, chemical Technicians and made. In Biological field there is a scope for becoming Biotechnologists, Genetic Scientists, Biochemists, microbiologists, anthropologists, botanists, Zoologists.

Jobs in the Defence services broadly consist of Army, Navy, Airforce and the Paramilitary forces comprise Central Reserve Police force, Border Security force, ITBP, CISF, Coast Guard, etc.

In the aviation field you can prepare to become a Pilot Officer or for jobs at the airports which comprise Air Traffic Controller, Airport Manager, Communication Officer, Communication Assistant, Aerodrome Officer, aerodrome Assistant, airworthiness Officer, etc. In Airline, posts of Airline Pilot, Helicopter Pilot, Flight Supervisors, Pursuers, Air Hostesses, Flight Attendants, etc. exist. Aeronautical engineers, aircraft Mechanics/ Aircraft Maintenance Engineers are appointed in the technical and engineering Division. In the commercial Operations Division, Ground duty officers are appointed. Aerospace engineers, Aeronautical and Aerospace technicians are appointed in the aircraft manufacturing units.

Deck officers, Engineers officers, Radio Officers, Stewards, Navigating officers, Mariane engineers etc. are appointed in Merchant Navy. In the Shipping sector posts of Traffic Clerks, Stevedores and Superintendents and offered.

In Para Medical you can go for Medical Technology, Radiography, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Nursing, Orthotic & Prosthetic Technology, Speech Therapy, Audiology etc.

The jobs of Home Economists, Nutritionists and dieticians, food Technologists can be taken up after studying Home Science and food Technology.

Another option is to graduate in a subject of your choice i.e Bachelor of Science (Pass/Hons.). After graduation you may continue with your studies especially if you are interested in higher education. Post graduate courses are available in most of the science subjects including Biotechnology, Nuclear Physics, Space Physics, Geology, Marine Geology, Mineral Exploration, Hydro-geology, Oceanography, Meterology, Computer and Information Technology. Or you may choose a field from the career opportunities available after graduation.

Competitive Examinations after Graduation (B.Sc.)

  • Civil Services Examination
  • Geologists’ Examination
  • Engineering Services Examination
  • India Economic / Statistical Services Examination
  • Combined Medical Services Examination
  • Combined Defence Services Examination
  • India Forest Service s Examination
  • Exams Conducted by SSC
  • Exams conducted by Railway Recruitment Board
  • Banking Services Exams.
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