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Best Bachelor's Degree Courses After 12th Standard traditional courses

24 March,2022  |  By Brainwonders

courses after 12th

Selecting a bachelor’s degree after 12th is the most crucial decision for any student. They plan well in advance about which course they want to take up. But at times, lack of proper knowledge and guidance make it very difficult for the student to make a decision. In such cases, the student generally follows peer or suggestions of elder people at home and draws a conclusion. But in reality, this is not the appropriate way to make a career decision. Today, we are highlighting some best degree courses after 12th. These courses are most opted and assure a successful career graph of any student. 

Before we begin, we would like to share some tips which will help you make a decision:

Tips for selecting the right course;
  • Always be aware of your strengths and weaknesses. Try to fetch those options where your strengths can be used effectively for attaining success.
  • Be aware of your interest and passion. It goes without saying that dreams are a reflection of your interests. And if you engage in a career of your choice, you are bound to excel in it.
  • Always do a thorough research about the course , duration, syllabus, eligibility criteria and fee structure. Before enrolling for the course, scrutinize the colleges that offer the same course. Evaluate all the pros and cons.
  • Do not forget to analyze the career prospectus of the course as well. What are the job options available is an important aspect of selecting a course.
  • Sometimes, you may want to opt for higher studies in the same course. This assures better career prospectus and opens a wide range of job opportunities. So higher education opportunities also have to be understood before making a choice. 
Top Bachelor Degree Courses after 12th:
1. MBBS – Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Course Overview: MBBS is one of the most traditional Science courses. India is a home to the best doctors of the world and that is because of the hard core training students are given right at the educational stage. A student has to appear for NEET, which is an entrance exam after 12th. It covers subjects like microbiology, biochemistry, anatomy, pharmacology, physiology, and pathology.

Duration and Eligibility criteria:

It is a full fledge 5 ½ years course after 12th. Students who have completed their 12th in science stream and with Physics, chemistry and Biology as their core subjects can take up this course. They must have scored at least 50% from a recognised board for qualifying to appear for the entrance test. 

Best colleges offering the course:
Government colleges:
Private Colleges:
Career Prospects after completing the course:
  • Specialization in a specific stream
  • Diploma of National Board.
  • International Education.
  • Combined Medical Services. 
  • Defense Services.
  • Private and Government Hospital Employment as a doctor
  • MBA in the Medical Field.
  • Clinical Research.
2. BDS -Bachelor of Dental Surgery.


Course Overview:

 It is one of the most popular medical courses after MBBS. it is the only professional dental course that allows students to work as a dentist. It covers subjects like General Human Anatomy including Embryology and Histology, General Human Physiology and Biochemistry, Nutrition and Dietetics, Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral Histology, Dental Material. Preclinical Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge etc.One has to appear for NEET as well for qualifying for this course.

Duration and Eligibility Criteria:

It is a 4 years course after 12th. Students who have completed their 12th in science stream and with Physics, chemistry and Biology as their core subjects can take up this course. They must have scored at least 50% from a recognised board for qualifying to appear for the entrance test. 

Best colleges offering BDS:
Career prospects after BDS
3. B tech - Engineering


Course Overview:

Engineering is a vast stream with several career options. If one plans to do engineering, he has a plethora of options available for selecting the field. One has to appear for JEE Mains for doing engineering. The various specializations available are:

BE/ Btech 
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Biotechnology Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Ceramic Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Power Engineering
  • Robotics Engineering
  • Textile Engineering
  • Smart Manufacturing & Automation
Duration and Eligibility:

It is a 4 years course after 12th. Students who have completed their 12th in science stream and with Physics, chemistry and Mathematics as their core subjects can take up this course. They must have scored at least 50% from a recognised board for qualifying to appear for the entrance test. 

Best Engineering Colleges:
  • IIT Bombay. 
  • IIT Madras.
  • IIT Delhi.
  • IIT Kharagpur. ...
  • International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad. 
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati. 
  • Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
Career Prospects after 12th
  • Higher Studies.
  • Public Service Undertakings.
  •  Management.
  • Entrepreneurship.
  • Campus Placements.
  • Become an Expert.
  • Civil Services.
  • Look for internships.
  • Enter the private sector.
  • Get a certification.
  • Join the Indian Armed Forces.
4. BCom - Bachelor of Commerce


Course Overview: Bcom is a traditional commerce course which is recognised by the Universal Grants Commission (UGC). It is the most popular and most opted course in the commerce section. It covers subjects like Financial Accounting, Business Laws, Economics, Taxation, Auditing, Cost Accounting,

Duration and Eligibility Criteria:

It is a 3 years undergraduate programme. A commerce 12th passout is eligible for this course. The cutoff requirement differs from college to college. 

Best colleges for Bcom:
  • Christ University, Bangalore
  • Hansraj College, Delhi
  • Hindu College, Delhi
  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi
  • Loyola College, Chennai
  • MCC, Chennai
  • Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai
  • Ramjas College, Delhi
  • SRCC, Delhi
  • St. Joseph's College of Commerce, Bangalore
Career prospects after Bcom:
  • Mcom
  • Specialization
  • Junior Accountant
  • Accountant
  • Account Executive
  • Business Executive
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Consultant
  • Financial Consultant
  • Accounts Manager
  • Business Consultant
5. BFA - Bachelor of Fine Arts

Course Overview: This course is one of the most opted in the arts field. It is a traditional course that deals with Visual and Performing Arts. The spectrum of this course is very wide as it covers all the branches of visual arts like painting, sculpture, photography, literature, animation and all the areas of performing arts like dance, theater and music. Apart from arts, some other subjects covered in BFA are English  Hindi Cultural History of India Health Education  History of Indian Arts, Environmental Studies  and Basics of Computer Fundamentals

Duration and Eligibility Criteria:

Depending upon the type of arts, BFA is a 3 or a 4 year undergraduate programme, Although any student from any stream can apply for BFA but students from the arts stream are given preference. 

BFA is a skill based course so some skills are required for excelling in this course

  • Sketching skills
  • Visualization skills
  • Imaginative skills
  • Artistic skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Communication skills
Best colleges for pursuing BFA:
  • J.J college of Applied Arts
  • Academy of Fine Arts and Crafts
  • Amity University
  • JMI New Delhi - Jamia Millia Islamia
  • BHU Varanasi - Banaras Hindu University
  • LPU Jalandhar - Lovely Professional University

Here, we have tried to highlight some traditional courses after 12th which are most opted by students. But it is very important for students to understand that wise selection is always based on several factors. To help and assist you, students must always opt for  Career counseling from a reputed center. We always recommend Brainwonders which is a leading Career guidance center and caters to students of all ages and all over the country. They follow a very scientific and systematic method and devise a career strategy which is unique for all the students. They conduct various tests like Aptitude, Interest, Multiple Intelligence, Personality, IQ, Psycho-diagnostic assessment and derive conclusions. So this helps the student in overall understanding of the personality. It is the most appropriate way to make a career selection.

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