Special Courses Post Class 12th that you didn't know Existed

Special Courses Post Class 12th that you didn't know Existed

Special Courses Post Class 12th that you didn't know Existed

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Most kids today do not want to follow the beaten track. They want to explore their passions and base their careers on their interests. If like any concerned parent you are trying to help your child figure out what to do after Class 12th, here are 4 special courses that you need to know about.

Bachelor of Financial Markets

BFM or Bachelor of Financial Markets is a special course ideal for students who had Commerce in their Plus Two. The course introduces students to the various nuances of financial markets, enabling them to better understand finance, economics, investments, risks etc.

Graduates can pursue careers in the following fields:

  • Stockbroking
  • Book building
  • Investment banking
  • Currency and commodities markets
  • Private equity
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Mutual funds
  • Real estate trust
  • Venture capital

Some colleges offering BFM :

  • Jai Hind College, Mumbai
  • Jain University, Bangalore

Expected salaries:

The average pay for an Associate – Investment Banking is Rs 782,988 per year while that of a Stock Broker is Rs 325,000 per year. Average salaries of other careers related to the course are in the same range.

Salary source: Payscale.com

Bachelor of Data Science

Data Scientist is becoming one of the fastest growing and highest paid jobs in tech. The course is ideal for students who have an aptitude for numbers and had Science with Mathematics in their Plus Two. Students of BDS are trained to conduct data-driven investigations and conduct visual and advanced analytics by acquiring and managing data of all types. Through this course, students develop an in-depth understanding of data science and the techniques for analysis of quantitative and qualitative data to arrive at solutions.

Graduates can pursue careers in the following fields:

  • Manufacturing
  • Banking & Finance
  • Retail
  • Healthcare, etc.

Some colleges offering BDS :

  • S P Jain School of Global Management, Mumbai

Expected salaries:

A Data Analyst earns an average salary of Rs 349,284 per year. A Data Scientist, IT earns an average salary of Rs 620,244 per year.

Salary source: Payscale.com

Bachelor of Forensic Science

Forensic scientists collect, preserve, and analyze scientific evidence during the course of an investigation. While some forensic scientists travel to the scene of the crime to collect the evidence themselves, others occupy a laboratory role, performing analysis on objects brought to them by other individuals. The course is ideal for students who had Science with Biology and Mathematics in their Plus Two.

Graduates can get jobs in various governments & private sectors. They may be employed in:

  • Forensic Laboratories,
  • Detective Offices,
  • Banks and
  • Other Govt. and private agencies.

Some colleges offering BFS :

  • Amity University, Noida
  • Jain University, Bangalore

Expected salaries:

After completing a qualification in forensic science, the starting salary is between Rs. 3 Lac to Rs. 4 Lac per annum. With experience, professionals can earn Rs 6 Lac to Rs 8 Lacs per year.

Salary Source: Sarvgyan.com

Bachelor in Culinary Arts

With eating out becoming popular both in India and abroad, the food industry is growing by leaps and bounds. If your child has an interest in food, then he/she can pursue a course in Culinary Arts. Culinary artists are responsible for skillfully preparing meals that are as pleasing to the palate and to the eye. A culinarian (a chef) is a person indulged in culinary arts. A good Culinarian is required to have knowledge of food science and an understanding of diet and nutrition making it suitable for students with Home Science in their Plus Two. While Hotel Management is a more generalized course, Bachelor in Culinary Arts is focused more on food and food production.

Graduates can pursue careers in the following industries:

  • Hotel industry,
  • Airline catering,
  • Institutional catering,
  • Railway catering,
  • Industrial / hospital catering,
  • Food photography,
  • Cruise lines, and so on

Some colleges offering Bachelor in Culinary Arts programme:

  • Culinary Academy of India, Hyderabad
  • International Institute of Culinary Arts, New Delhi

Expected salaries:

A Pastry Chef earns an average salary of Rs 485,386 per year whereas Head Chef can earn an average salary of Rs, 5,08,682.

Salary source: Payscale.com

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