Courses After 12th Science With PCM

Have you passed 12th standard? Have you had PCM subjects in 12th? If yes, this article will be of help to you. Here, I’ve listed down some of the best courses after 12th Science PCM in India.

 

PCM courses after 12th

 

PCM stands for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. It is a commonly used term to describe mathematics group students.

 

12th standard is an important point in a student’s life. Usually it is at this point that an India student chooses a professional course for himself/herself. Also check – list of courses after 12th Science (with details like fees, colleges, eligibility etc).

 

The professional course that he/she chooses will determine his/her career path! So, if you want to build a rewarding career, you must choose your professional course carefully!

 

I usually suggest my readers to take an aptitude test before selecting a particular course. An aptitude test will help a student gauge his/her abilities, weaknesses and general aptitude.

 

An aptitude test’s outcome can be used to find a career (and thus professional course) ideal for you! I hope you understand the importance of this step.

 

Let’s talk about the meat of the matter now – courses after 12th Science PCM (Mathematics group). Here are the various types of courses available in front of Mathematics group students –

 

Types of courses

Here’s an overview of the types of courses available in front of Science stream PCM group students –

  1. Engineering Degree courses (B.E. or B.Tech.)
  2. Integrated Engineering Degree courses (B.E. or B.Tech. + M.E. or M.Tech.)
  3. Diploma in Engineering (Technical)
  4. B.Arch. (Bachelor of Architecture)
  5. B.Des. (Bachelor of Design) courses
  6. B.Pharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
  7. Science (B.Sc.) courses
  8. ITI courses
  9. Other Diploma courses
  10. Chartered Accountancy
  11. CS (Company Secretary) course
  12. CMA (Certified Management Accountant)
  13. Teacher Training courses
  14. Integrated law courses
  15. Commercial Pilot training
  16. Management courses
  17. Other streams’ courses (Commerce and Arts based courses)

 

Let us take a closer look at each course type and know more about them –

 

Courses after 12th PCM (Mathematics Group)

 

1 Engineering Degree (B.E. or B.Tech.) courses

These academic programs are 4 years long. The course content is technical in nature. The academic program consists of classroom lectures and practical sessions.

 

Here are some of the notable B.E. or B.Tech. programs –

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • EC Engineering
  • IT Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Textile Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Mining Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • IC Engineering
  • Food Processing and Technology
  • Power Engineering

 

2 Integrated Engineering programs

Integrated programs combine both Bachelor’s as well as Master’s Degree Engineering programs. The course duration is 5 years.

 

Examples of Integrated Engineering programs are –

  • B.E. + M.E. Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech. + M.Tech. Electrical Engineering
  • B.E. + MBA

 

3 Diploma in Engineering courses

Apart from Degree in Engineering, PCM students also have access to Diploma in Engineering programs. Diploma courses are 3 years long.

 

Some of the notable Diploma programs are –

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • EC Engineering
  • IT Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Textile Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Mining Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • IC Engineering
  • Food Processing and Technology
  • Power Engineering

 

Note: After completing Diploma course, candidates may secure admission directly into the second year of B.E. or B.Tech. program! This scheme is known as lateral entry.

 

4 B.Arch.

Bachelor of Architecture is a very popular choice among PCM students. It is a 5 years long academic program. The academic program consists of classroom lectures and practical sessions.

 

If you want to become an Architect, this course will be of help to you!

 

5 B.Des. courses

B.Des. stands for Bachelor of Design. PCM students have wide variety of B.Des. courses to choose from. If you are creative and want your career to involve creativity, this academic program could be of help to you.

 

B.Des. programs are 4 years long. Some of the notable B.Des. courses are –

  • B.Des. Fashion Design
  • B.Des. Leather Design
  • B.Des. Apparel Design
  • B.Des. Textile Design
  • B.Des. Interior Design
  • B.Des. Product Design
  • B.Des. Accessory Design

 

6 B.Pharm.

PCM students are also eligible to pursue Bachelor of Pharmacy course. Though it is generally considered to be a medical stream course, mathematics group students are also eligible to pursue it!

 

The academic program is 4 years long. If you want to become a pharmacist, this professional course will be of help to you!

 

7 Science courses

Mathematics group students have access to numerous B.Sc. courses. These academic programs are 3 years long, when it comes to duration.

 

Some of the notable B.Sc. programs are –

  • B.Sc. Physics
  • B.Sc. Mathematics
  • B.Sc. Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Geology
  • B.Sc. IT
  • B.Sc. Computer Science
  • B.Sc. Biotechnology
  • B.Sc. Agriculture
  • B.Sc. Nautical Science
  • B.Sc. Hotel Management
  • B.Sc. Electronics and Communication

 

8 ITI courses

If you are interested in job oriented vocational courses, ITI courses could be of help to you. Students may pursue ITI programs after completing 10th and/or 12th. Duration of ITI programs could be 1-2 years (depending upon the type of course).

 

Some of the notable ITI programs are –

  • ITI Electrician
  • ITI Fireman
  • ITI Welder
  • ITI Wireman
  • ITI Mechanic
  • ITI Turner

 

9 Other Diploma courses

Here are some of the notable job oriented Diploma courses –

  • Diploma in Event Management
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Air Hostess Training
  • Diploma in Fire and Safety Technology
  • Diploma in Computer Hardware Maintenance
  • Diploma in Architectural Assistance
  • Diploma in Retail Management
  • Diploma in Interior Design

 

10 Chartered Accountancy

This training program is quite different from traditional Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma programs! There’s no particular ‘college’ offering this course. Candidates may pursue this course after completing 10+2 from a recognized board.

 

11 CS (Company Secretary) course

Similar to CA training, this course is different from traditional Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma programs! There’s no particular ‘college’ offering this course. Candidates may pursue this course after completing 10+2 from a recognized board.

 

12 Teacher Training courses

There are numerous teacher training courses available in front of mathematics group students. Notable ones are –

  • D.Ed.
  • D.El.Ed.
  • NTT
  • JBT
  • Diploma in Yoga Education

 

13 Integrated law courses

LL.B. is a Master’s Degree course. You must have completed Bachelor’s Degree to pursue LL.B. However, there also exists integrated law programs, which you may pursue after completing 10+2!

 

Examples of integrated law programs are –

  • BBA + LL.B.
  • B.Sc. + LL.B.
  • B.Com. + LL.B.

 

If you want to pursue a law course right after 12th, integrated law programs will be of help to you!

 

14 Commercial Pilot training

10+2 passed students (with PCM subjects) are eligible to pursue Commercial Pilot training. To secure admission, one must crack aptitude test and personal interview. The duration is not fixed since it depends upon the aptitude of the candidate.

 

15 Management courses

Management education is a very popular choice among Indian students. The good news is that lots of management courses have 10+2 as the minimum qualification required (in order to pursue it).

 

Some of the notable management courses after 12th are –

  • BBA
  • BMS

 

16 Other streams’ courses

Apart from the above mentioned courses, PCM students are also eligible to pursue courses belonging to other streams (example B.Com., BA, Paramedical courses etc).

 

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