Contrary to widespread perceptions, the arts stream offers the most extensive range of vocational choices. After completing your 12th with arts, you can further your occupational prospects as a teacher, psychologist, sociologist, economist, lawyer, nurse, content writer, radio jockey or TV anchor. Following are some of the most popular career alternatives for high school students of arts stream.

B.A. Degree Programs

B.A. in Psychology- After passing out of high school in arts, you can apply for a bachelor’s degree course in psychology. A degree in psychology will put you on the road to become a psychiatrist, psychologist or counsellor or a professor.

B.A. in Economics- Armed with a B.A. in Economics, you can aspire for a career in the segments of banking, insurance, finance, consultancy and other related sectors. You can also aim to become a civil service executive by qualifying in any of the exams conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission).

B.A. in Sociology- With a B.A. in sociology, you’ll be on your way to becoming a social scientist, sociologist, anthropologist, historian, economist or psychologist. For a coveted career in any of these professional segments, you should opt for a degree with subject combination of economics, history, psychology, and anthropology and sociology as honours.

B.A. in Economics- A career as an economist is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding career options you can look forward to. As an economist or as an economic policy adviser or even as an economics professor, you can earn a good salary right from your first year of employment.

B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication- With a B.A. degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, you can find an entry-level job as a correspondent, sub-editor or reporter in a media company or as a newsreader or a TV anchor in a public or private mass media organisation.

B.A. in Political Science- A bachelor’s degree in Political Science will help you to find employment as an environmentalist, ecologist, curator, librarian, and archivist and other relevant job positions.

Jobs Placement Consultants in Mumbai

Salaries for job positions mentioned above will depend upon various factors like the stature of the organization where one is working, whether it’s a public or private sector establishment, and job profile and so on. On an average, you can make upto 35,000 INR per month as a professor, psychologist or economist in the initial years. If you can find a job in the government sector, you can expect a monthly salary of 50,000 INR along with many perks and incentives.

Animation and Multimedia Courses

B.A. degree in animation and graphics or multimedia can help you to become an animator, cartoonist, visual arts director or a graphic artist. It is generally a three year program that entails creating different kinds of animations and graphics, short animation films and promotional streamers for websites and portals. As an apprentice animator, you can earn a salary in the range of 10-15,000 INR every month. As an experienced animator, you could get a salary in the range of 60,000-80,000 INR per month.

BPO Course
The BPO sector in India is one of the most prospective commercial sectors in India where a high school student can easily find a job either in the voice or non-voice segments. You’ll not only need to speak a foreign tongue fluently but pick up the accents as well. As a customer service executive, you can earn between 10,000-50,000 INR each month.

Hotel Management Course
Occupations in the hospitality sector including but not limited to F&B manager, chef, receptionist, customer service executive, accountant, sales executive, and housekeeper are presently some of the most sought after career choices. You’ll have to successfully complete a hotel management course usually spread over 2-3 years before you can apply for a job. Your starting salary will obviously depend upon your job position, but you can anticipate a median monthly salary in the range of Rs. 3 Lakh - Rs. 3.8 Lakh.

Other Professional Courses You Can Pursue after High School

  • BBA
  • BCA
  • Fashion Designing
  • Interior Designing
  • Foreign Language Course
  • Event Management Course
  • Acting Course
  • Beautician/Wellness Course
  • Entrepreneurship Course
  • Forex Course
  • Audio/Visual Media Course

Jobs Placement Consultants in Gurgoan

Government Jobs after 12th Arts

  • Openings in CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)
  •  Openings in Indian Railways
  •  Openings in Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  •  Openings in LIC
  •  Openings in SAIL
  •  Openings in Forest Research Institute
  •  Openings in Port Trust
  • Jobs available after clearing SSC and PSC exams
  • Some positions in the banking sector like Lower Division Clerk

Private Sector Jobs After 12th Arts

  • Customer Care Executive in Call Centre
  • Customer Care Executive in a Supermarket or Departmental Store
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Office Assistant
  • Clerical Job
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Copy Writer
  • Entry level animator
  • Commercial Artist
  • Fashion Designer