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Which Stream to Choose after 10th Class – Science, Commerce or Arts

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Free from the board exams and wondering which stream to choose after 10th? The question which must be bothering you is what to do next. This might be your first bold decision towards your career and one wrong decision can let you regret your whole life.

You might have seen plenty of students who switch subjects after senior secondary classes when they realize what should they work for which sometimes results in a big mistake of their life. Switching subjects after 11th or 12th is not a good idea. Instead, you should make up your mind now what will you do in future.

Now you might be thinking How to know which stream to choose after 10th.  Before choosing subjects you have to make your goal clear. You have to be clear what are the career options available on that subject. You have to develop some milestones for yourself which can help you what to do in life.

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Take a coffee and let’s see what are the subjects available and career options available in such subjects –

Best Streams to Choose after 10th Class


Most popular stream among the students after 10th standard is Commerce. The reason behind such this stream is featuring with name and fame both. It is featured with most reputed jobs that everyone wants to grab.

Commerce stream has a plenty of career options available like Chartered Accountancy, CMA, Company Secretary, Chief Financial Accountant, Finance consultant, Financial Planner, Banking Jobs, Actuary, Foreign Trade, Stock Broking, Cost, and Works Accountant, Finance Manager, Portfolio Manager, Economist etc.

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Some of its career options like Chartered Accountancy or MBA can take your career at an amazing level. These positions are highly respectable in the society beside having a marvelous financial payouts. Courses like Chartered Accountancy need not be combined with or  One can do these courses after or to gain perfection in one profession or specialized field.

This is the only stream to choose after 10th where at any stage you will never feel what can we do now. Even if you are not pursuing a professional course then also many private or public organizations welcomes you as an accountant or as a teacher.

Core subjects taught in the Commerce stream are Business Studies, Accountancy, and Economics.

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Students dreaming to become a doctor, engineer, scientist choose science stream which is featured with many inspiring career options.

Students choosing science must be clear about their goal before choosing this subject as it has limited career options. Careers like Medical, Engineering, Physician has an awe-inspiring payouts but they need a long duration, high investment as well as full dedication.

Medical students require a long duration to complete their studies like 8-10 years and besides this, in case they do not get selected for the Govt. colleges they will have to pay high fees in order to complete their studies.

Duration of Engineering students is quite similar to the professional courses in Commerce stream but pursuing such from a local college is not good for the career.

If you really want to be an engineer then you either have to select for IIT-JEE, AIEEE, or RPET.

All such courses are offered by Government and seats are limited. Every year around 15 lakh students appear in JEE out of which around 2 lakhs get selection in JEE advance. From which, only 30,000 students get selected for 10 to 11 thousand seats available.

But if you are really dedicated towards your goal, then go for it. Subjects featured in Science stream are Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, IP, electronics etc. Choose your subject and complete your passion.

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The craze for this subject has been reduced with the passage of time but you should know that Arts is still featuring with many spellbinding career opportunities such as social works, fashion designer, interior designer, literature, social works, journalism etc.

Students who are interested in creativity should go for Arts. Although, jobs are very limited in such if you are creative and love innovations then surely you can start your own business in a very short span.

Core subjects in Arts stream are sociology, history, literature, psychology, political science, philosophy, economics etc.

Check Out: Bihar Board Class 11th Syllabus for Science, Commerce and Arts.

Hope this article helped you in deciding what to do next or which stream to choose after 10th class.  For more information, stay tuned to our blog.

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