Which courses after BA?
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l you are having a lot of options if you want to
continue  your studies then you can for post graduation and if you are
looking for some short term professional courses or job then here is a
good article for you

Career After Graduation

Completion of Graduation is a watershed in oneís career. From here

a general graduate (Arts/Sciences/Commerce) can choose any of the

career options available to him. There are many government jobs open to

graduates like in Railways, Public sector Banks, Defense, Police and

Civil administration. However more lucrative scopes are available in

private sector in terms of remuneration and other facilities in the

face of liberalization and globalization.

As there are many career options available to a graduate, he may

have some confusion to choose the right one. This page can guide him to

choose a right career path.

Sales and Marketing

Growing consumerism has thrown up a lot of opportunities in sales

and marketing. Graduates can directly join as sales and marketing

executives in several companies be it food and beverage, manufacturing,

IT or other service providers. With the development of e-commerce

telemarketing is also a good option. Here earning is very lucrative

which includes salary, allowance and also commissions.


MBA is the most promising career option after graduation. It

throws up jobs in the fields of finance, personnel management,

sales-marketing and international business. Graduates have to qualify

entrance test like CAT/XAT/MAT/FMS/IIFT/SNAP conducted by the concerned

institutes. Remuneration of management graduates ranges from Rs 25,000

to Rs 1 lac per month or even more depending upon qualification and



After graduation one can enter into professional courses like CS/

CA/ CFA/CWA. Such courses are offered by several institutes in India.

After completion of courses one can work in public and private sectors

bank, industries, MNCs, corporate houses, media houses and with many

more organizations. These professional are highly required in the cut

throat competitive economy thus their remuneration is very high. After

some year of experience one can also start consultancy in this field.

Computer Courses: MCA/Animation/Web Design

IT revolution has opened up several job opportunities. Here one

can work as computer operator, programmer, software professional,

animator and web designer. Courses relating to such areas are offered

by several universities and private institutes. Rather than joining any

companies one can also work as independent service provider.

Remuneration here generally varies between Rs 10,000 to Rs 50,000 per


Mass Communication And Journalism/Advertising

Proliferation of media houses has opened up many opportunities for

graduates who opt for Masscom and Journalism. One can work as

correspondent, reporter, anchor, columnist and radio jockey in

print/electronics/web media houses. Advertising is also a promising

career option to graduates. Courses in Masscom/Journalism/Advertising

are offered by several universities and private institutes. Besides

there are also distance learning programmes. Earning in this sector is

highly lucrative which generally ranges from Rs 10,000 to Rs 50,000 per


Hotel Management

Hotel Management is a favoured career option in India. Graduates

can do Post Graduate/Diploma courses in hotel management offered by

public and private institutes. After such qualification they can join

catering services of hotels, restaurants, airlines, shipping companies,

railways, clubs, offices and many more. The average pay packages here

lies between Rs 15,000 to Rs 50,000 per months.

Travel and Tourism

Travel and tourism offer multiple career options to graduates. To

enter this sector all they need is a course in tourism

management/development offered by several public and private

institutes. They can join tour and travel companies, tour agencies,

airlines and hotels. Besides they can also work as independent tour

guide and travel agents. Remuneration here depends upon quality of

services and customer satisfaction. 

Civil Aviation: Air Hostess/ Commercial Pilot

Career in civil aviation is quite promising which requires

professional training for Air Hostess and Commercial Pilot. Only

science graduates can be enrolled into commercial pilot training

whereas air hostess training is open to all graduates. After training

jobs in public and private airlines are open to them. Remuneration

varies here which ranges between Rs 25,000 to 2 lacs per month

depending upon nature of job and kind of employers.

Social Work

Proliferation of developmental agencies and NGOs has made social

work a promising and remunerative career option for graduates. They can

be enrolled into this course which is offered by several universities

and private institutes. Several developmental agencies and NGOs

including international one are waiting these professional with

lucrative pay packages. Besides, there are ample self-employment

opportunities available in social work.


Graduates also can start their career as a legal professional.

After completion of LLB/LLM courses they can work as lawyer or legal

consultants. They also can join judicial services by qualifying

competitive exams conducted by public service commissions. They can

also work independently as a consultant in legal matter. Here

remuneration is quite lucrative after having some purposeful


Banking & Finance

career options in banking are abundant as it is one of the fastest growing services in India.

Banking and Finance offers graduates jobs in public and private sector

banks, insurance companies and stock exchanges. The awaiting jobs for

graduates in this sector includes Probationary Officer, Clerk,

Accountant, Auditor, Development Officer, insurance agent and stock

brokers. Through competitive exams one can enter into bankís jobs. For

insurance and capital markets one has to complete (NCFM) course offered

by NSE. Generally remuneration here is something between Rs 8,000 to Rs

30,000 per month which may varies depending on the kind of jobs, nature

employer, qualification and experiences.

Library Science

With the information revolution Library Science is now emerging as

a promising career option for graduates. They have to go for a

degree/diploma courses in Library Science. After that they can join

public or private library, museum, art galleries and publishing and

media houses. Generally Library Scientistsí pay packages ranges form Rs

10,000 to Rs 25,000 per month which may varies at times.

Teaching: B.Ed

Teaching is a prestigious and remunerative career option.

Graduates require going for a Teacherís Training/B.Ed programme after

graduation. After this they can join government and privates schools of

various levels. For teaching in collages/universities one has to

complete post-graduation along with NET. Besides, a teacher can teaches

in private tutorials and coaching institutes. He can start his own

coaching institute. Remuneration of teachers varies from Rs 8,000 to Rs

20,000 per month which may vary under different conditions.

Defense and Police Jobs/ Civil Services/ Forest Services/Railways Jobs

Graduates can enter into defense jobs through CDS exam conducted

by UPSC. They also can compete for various paramilitary/police services

jobs for which exams are conducted by SSC of central and state

governments. For graduates another promising career option is Civil

/Forest /Economic services. These exams are conducted by UPSC. Indian

Railways also opens up various non-technical jobs for graduates like

TTI, Goods Guards and Station Master for which aspirants have to

qualify the competitive exams conducted by the concerned railway boards.

Film and TV: Acting/Production/Direction

Film and TV career has all the money, name and fame and celebrity

status. After having a degree/diploma courses in


cinematography/choreography/photography one can join film studio,

production houses and advertising agencies. One can also start his

career as independent producer, director, editors, cameramen, soundmen,

lighting crews, assistants and so on. One also can be a

lyricists/playback singer/music composer if he has some inborn quality

along with proper training. In terms of status and remuneration sky is

the only limit in this field.


Fabulous earning and instant popularity are the main features of

modeling career. Graduates can take up this career after having some

basic training. Most importantly one should have natural physical

attributes to be a good model. Models can get opportunities in

advertising agencies, showrooms, production and media houses. Besides

they can enter into music albums, TV programmes and even into Bollywood.


Graduates also can start their career in designing as a

Garment/Jewellery/Foot Wear/Interior designer. All they need is to do a

professional course in the concerned subjects form any of the

institutes. After that they can work with some organisation or start

their own venture. Here remuneration depends upon the popularity of the

concerned person and his/her innovation.

Beauty Care

Graduates can start their career in the field of Hair Style/Beauty

Therapy/Massage/Make-up/Herbal Beauty Care specialists. All they need

to do some basic training in the concerned field. After that they can

join beauty parlor, fashion and advertising houses, film and TV

industry, cosmetic industry, health and fitness clubs. Besides they can

start their own beauty parlor/salon/massage centre/health or fitness

club. Earning here depends upon personal quality and innovation.

Medical Transcription

Medical Transcription is basically an outsourced job form foreign

countries. Graduates require a short duration training to start a

career in medical transcription. Besides this they should good hearing

ability and knowledge about foreign phonetics. Remuneration in this

field ranges form Rs 10,000 to Rs 30,000 per month depending upon



Content/Technical Content Writing

Graduates can directly apply for content writing jobs available in

travel agencies, media and publishing houses. For technical content

writing jobs they need some training which is of 3-6 months duration.

Generally pay packages of Content/Technical content writers varies

between Rs 8,000 to Rs 35,000 per months.


BPO/KPO provides numerous job opportunities to graduates. All they

need is to do some short duration training. Those who have excellent

communication skill in English need not require this training. BPO/KPO

jobs are easily available in metro city and other major cities in

India. Remuneration normally ranges between Rs 8,000 to Rs 30,000 per

month depending upon personal quality and experiences.


Self employment is the best option available to a graduate. All he

needs is some initial capital investment and the killer instinct of an

entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship provides the widest opportunities to

excel in career. Earnings in self-employment canít be estimated because

it can be anything between 0 to last natural number. Most importantly

one can work at his will and convenience.

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