How to select a course after 12th Commerce?


The basic thing a student has to have is a plan for his future. He must plan his career according to his strengths. If this is not decided carefully, it can affect his career in a drastic way.

There are numerous paths available for a qualified student to take after 12th commerce stream. With the trigger of globalization and information technology in our present society, newer options are available for students. They can take their pick from field they choose. To choose the right option is vital. This article will explain how to pick a course after you finish your class 12.

When one should start career planning?

The appropriate age for planning your career is when you are 14 – 15 years old. By then you will have started you class IX under the 12 mode of education. The first thing to do is to select the course you are comfortable with. Once you have finished you class 12, the options that are open for you will be innumerable. Selecting the correct combination of subjects will determine your future to a great extend.

Career options in Commerce Steam

There are numerous opportunities that are made available for students of commerce. Some of them are:

  • Business Management
  • Chartered Accountancy
  • Company Secretaryship
  • Computer
  • Cost Accountancy

In addition to the above mentioned courses, students can also select from a variety of professional courses such as ICWA after the completion of class 12.

However, students can also get jobs as teachers or accountants after getting the necessary certifications. If they have a good knowledge about Tally, they can get good jobs as accountants with pioneer firms. Students must remember to work hard and study well for whatever stream they select. By putting in their best efforts, they will be able to choose a career that is appropriate for them.

Commerce Subject’s General Syllabus

Provided below is the general syllabus for commerce subject.

  • Accountancy
  • Business Studies
  • Costing
  • Economics
  • English/ Hindi
  • Income Tax
  • Math
  • Statistics

Choice of Career Path

Students will be able to select the right path after examining some personal criteria. They include:

  • The marks secured in the final exam
  • The interest and aptitude of the student towards the subject
  • Interest to get a job
  • Financial status of the candidate as to go for professional education

If the students need to get a job and study at the same time, the facility of correspondence studies is there for them. They will be able to study at their leisure. In case the students come from financially deprived backgrounds, there are a few scholarships made available for them. Before applying for a course, the students must make sure that the course they choose is affordable for them.

Gather information about the various educational opportunities

It is possible for students to get information about the educational opportunities available from many sources. Many schools and other education institutions have their own course and career information centres as to provide students with guidance to their centres. If such centres are unavailable in their areas, the students can try to get related information from other sources. One thing the students must make sure is that they should not get cheated by flashy advertisements claiming to provide jobs. Students must make sure that these ads are valid before applying.

Students who do not wish to pursue education at the University level can opt for vocational courses after class 10. These courses are offered at many areas. The most preferred amongst them are the polytechnic courses. These courses have a time period of 3 years and can lead to diplomas in a variety of branches in technology and engineering. The biggest advantage students will have by taking up a diploma (some branches only) course is that they will be able to get lateral entry into the engineering courses at the graduate level. A good idea about the vocational courses will provide to be helpful to take the correct choice.



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26 Responses to “How to select a course after 12th Commerce?”

  1. 26
    rajnandini chavan:

    What are the career oportunities for a guy who is 24 year old and who is 12th passout in commerce???? Its very urgent……

  2. 25
    Shubham singh:

    what will be the better carrer for me after +2 from commerce with maths

  3. 24

    Can i take Computer stream after 12th commerce ?
    plz tell me its advantages…

  4. 23
    Harshad Patel:

    please help me on the how to select coures.

  5. 22

    i have nt yet decided ..dat wht i wnt form in 12 commerc ryt now n dnt knw wer to go in wic field..plz hlp

  6. 21

    I dnt hav maths i hav for SP
    and i want to make my career in commerce
    plz guide me ….

  7. 20
    Shafan samdani:

    i have done 12th dis year now ‘m totally confused what should i will do ?

  8. 19

    i have done 12th commerce with informatics(java) and after 12th i would like to go for interior designing so can i know what all examinations should i give?
    like if i have to giv SAT then which all subjects should i give?
    please help me in making the decision.
    thank you

  9. 18

    my daughter is in 12th std has chosen commerce with maths , she scored 70% in 11th std.she is fascinated with actuary course as well as she wants to do C A also.please guide us. this courses can be done in dubai.tell us the universities in india and abroad,in dubai also.
    any more streams related with commerce with maths.
    thanking you .

  10. 17

    recently i passed 12th with 66% i want to become c.a. can i suitable for this course with this % plz help me.

  11. 16

    what is the best career after 12 FOR BETTER FUTURE???? AND PLEASE SUUGEST SOME GOOD COLLEGES FOR BBA ????

  12. 15
    shankar thakur:

    i want do go for BBA backed by MBA so can you please advise me that my plan is good for my future and what are the advantage of taking this course ?will it be helpful for future ?

  13. 14

    I got 142/150 marks in 10th in maths & in 12th I will get 80marks & after 12th com I want best coures related with maths

  14. 13

    i want to study law

  15. 12

    plzzzzzz…… me i m in 12th standard mere final exams 1 st march seh hai nd still i don’t know ki mujhe kya krna hai………………..mere papa chahte hai kii mai ca ya cs kru pr mai smjh paa rhi kii mai kya kru…………………………….mai ihm krna chahti hu aur knhi na knhi mai clat ka b soch rhi hu plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz help me i really in very difficult situation………………………………….

  16. 11
    ankit chandra:

    i want to be a business man,but i need a degree.nd I’m complete m 12th from commerce stream. nd which course I select ki jisme future h or acha salary package ho plzzz help

  17. 10
    priyanka kithania:

    m completed 12th from commerce stream i m vry confused about my future that wat course i select after 12..i m weak in maths and economics

  18. 9

    m in std 12th comm n m totally confuse dat should i go wid management o wid ca?????

  19. 8
    shalaka goel:

    I m doing 12th wid cmmrce,i hve yet not dcded wat to do after 12th,i m cnfused nd want advise….
    Plz help me out….

  20. 7

    i am comm student.what to do after 12th bt not in commerce field

  21. 6

    not able to choose career

  22. 5
    abir bal:

    please suggest me a career option after 12th in commerce stream except for

  23. 4
    vinod madan:

    please tell me good colleges in hyderbad for

  24. 3

    please tell me the courses and institutes that a commerce student can choose after +2

  25. 2
    indrajit bhattacharya:

    i want to be a business man,but i need a degree. so which course should i opt after class 12 commerce

  26. 1