Mathematics After 12th


The subject of Mathematics plays a very vital in role our day to day life. It is considered as an important tool for measuring quantities and sets using numbers and symbols. It is possible to find ample opportunities for higher studies as well as career after the bachelor program in Mathematics.

The academic program which students can opt after 12 th standard include topics such as

  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Geometric Analysis
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Topology and Foundations

Both private sector and government sector companies are in search of skilled mathematicians to carry on their various operations. The career opportunities arise in areas of Information technology, operations research, market research, numerical analysis, government surveys and so on. Other areas where mathematicians can find jobs include

  • Schools
  • State or Central government
  • Colleges or universities
  • Engineering firms
  • Banks and investment firms
  • Technical journals
  • Insurance agencies
  • Business and industry
  • Utility companies
  • Research and development firms

In this firms graduates in mathematics can work as

  • Accountant
  • Aerodynamics Specialist
  • Computer Programmer
  • Demographer
  • Economist
  • Engineering
  • Loan Officer
  • Mathematics Professor
  • Mathematics Teacher
  • Researcher
  • Statistician
  • Technical Writer
  • Treasury Management Specialist

Eligibility for Mathematics after 12th

The basic eligibility to undergo bachelor program in mathematics is a pass in XII class with Mathematics as subject of study. The +2 class must also include English as one of the subjects. After completing graduation the aspirants can opt for master’s degree in the same. Master of Philosophy or doctorate programs in Mathematics are offered by different Colleges for those who wish to continue their studies after completing the master’s degree.

Selection process for Mathematics courses

Selection procedure for bachelor program in Mathematics is in accordance with the marks obtained in the 12th standard. General category candidates are admitted on the basis of the cut off marks specified by the University where as relaxation in marks is offered for reserved categories.

Different Courses in Mathematics after 12th

  • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Master of Science in Mathematics
  • Master of Arts in Mathematics
  • Master of Philosophy in Mathematics

Preparing for the Mathematics Courses

Those who have flair in Mathematics should opt the subject for their further studies. Students should try to solve simple problems on topics which are included in their bachelor degree programs.

Reference books for 12th students for Mathematics Courses

Mathematics fundamentals can be brushed up using ABC publication’s books on mathematics. Books on Mathematics by author R.D. Sharma are also much useful to mathematics students. S. Chand publication books and books by NCERT may also be referred to.



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One Response to “Mathematics After 12th”

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    amit kumar:

    hello im presently doing B.ed n completed my graduation in 2008.i want to know that what can i do the next step of my studies that will be beneficial for me.