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Science Stream: Nature, Scope & Career Options!

Careers after 10th PCM
  • vinod
  • 11 Apr, 2019

Streams After 10th: One of the highly preferred streams after 10th class, science with PCM opens scores of career avenues to the aspirants. To top it all, science students – be it with PCB or PCM – have an advantage over their counterparts from the commerce and arts. Students opting for science stream after 10th can opt for commerce or arts and humanities after 12th if they realize they have opted for a wrong stream or want to pursue a different career altogether. Students who opt for commerce can also opt for arts and humanities after 12th class but not for the Science stream, whereas the Arts students cannot opt for Science or Commerce either. This is perhaps the reason science remains one of the highly preferred streams after 10th class. To help students come out of the difficult situation of selecting a career, we are providing extensive information hereunder. The information intends to help aspirants understand science stream after 10th with PCM, know its nature, scope and career options it offers.         

Who’d Pursue Science Stream After 10th with PCM

Well, before making a crucial choice it is important that students know who should pursue science stream after 10th with PCM. This is an important thing to understand without which students might end up opting for a wrong stream. Before candidates make this one of the most crucial decisions, which will change their lives altogether, they should understand their skills, mental makeup, aptitude, likings, future aspirations on one hand and what the course entails on the other. Science stream after 10th with PCM is a thoroughly technical field with subjects like Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

Therefore, the field suits the best for those with a technical bent of mind, number skills, analytical mind and likings for the science stream. Those who have the utmost likings for things technical through and through in addition to love for exploring new things in the field of science every day and remain updated with the same throughout their life should only consider opting for the same. Opting for this one of the streams after 10th under parent and peer pressure or even taking inspiration from the neighbours, friends, cousins etc. who are enjoying lucrative careers might also lead to a wrong decision.

Scope, Course and Career Options in Science Stream after 10th

To give students an idea about what career avenues science stream after 10th with PCM opens for students, we have divided the scope and career options in 13 wide categories. Candidates are advised to check them out to get a better understanding of the science stream after 10th with PCM and what career avenues it opens up for the students.

  1. B.Tech and B.E. Degree Courses in Engineering
  2. B.Arch Degree Courses
  3. BCA Course
  4. Technical Courses
  5. Pharma Courses
  6. Diploma Courses
  7. Career in Physics
  8. Career in Chemistry
  9. Career in Mathematics
  10. Career in Defence
  11. Merchant Navy Courses
  12. Commercial Pilot Course
  13. B.Sc and B.Sc (Hons) Courses
  14. B.Sc. B.Ed. Course

Streams after 10th: Career After B.Tech and B.E. Degree Courses

Once students opt for one of the highly sought after streams after 10th, Science with PCM that is, and complete their senior secondary education, there are myriad B.Tech and B.E. degree courses they can pursue basis their aptitude, skills, likings and career aspirations. Candidates can go for B.Tech or B.E. courses from the reputed government and/or private engineering colleges to ensure that they get good placements and higher salary packages after the completion of the course. To take admission in premium Indian Institute of Technology, National Institute of Technology and other reputed colleges across the country, candidates need to clear JEE Main and then JEE Advanced exam. Pursuing B.E. B.Tech engineering courses from these institutes will place them in MNCs where they enjoy the lucrative and rewarding career. Provided hereunder is a list of B.Tech and B.E. courses with course duration, eligibility, average course fee and average starting salary to give students a complete idea of tenets peculiar to a course.

Streams after 10th: B.Tech and B.E Courses

S.No

B.Tech or B.E. Course

 Duration

Eligibility

Avg. Course Fee

Avg. Starting Salary (INR)

1

Mechanical Engineering

4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, BITSAT, COMEDK, VITEEE, SRMJEEE, UPSEE

4 to 10 Lakh

3.5 to 7 LPA

2

Electrical Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, BITSAT, COMEDK, VITEEE, SRMJEEE, UPSEE

4 to 5 lakh

3 to 6 LPA

3

Civil Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, BITSAT, COMEDK, VITEEE, SRMJEEE, UPSEE

2 to 4 Lakhs in Public and 3 to 6 Lakhs in Private Institutes

3 to 5 LPA 

4

Chemical Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, BITSAT, COMEDK, VITEEE, SRM JEEE, UPSEE

4 to 10 Lakh

4 Lakh to 8 LPA

5

Computer Science and Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main

3 to 10 Lakh

3 to 8 LPA

6

IT Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & Entrance Exam

50k to 80k

2.5 to 5 LPA

7

IC Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM with 60% Marks for direct entry and JEE Main, IPUCET

1.5 to 3 lakh in Govt and 4 to 8 Lakh in Private Institutes

3 to 6 LPA

8

EC Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced

20k to 10 Lakh

4 to 10 LPA

9

Electronics Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced

2 to 5 Lakh

3.5 to 6 LPA

10

Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced, WBJEE, MHT CET

3 to 15 Lakh

4 to 10 LPA

11

Petroleum Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, UPESEAT

4 to 6 Lakh

3 to 6 LPA

12

Aeronautical Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced, SRMJEE
AEEE, CUCET, IPU CET,
IMU CET, VSAT

50k to 5 Lakh

5 to 12 LPA

13

Aerospace Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced

6 to 9 Lakh

5 to 10 LPA

14

Automobile Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced, BITSAT, SRM JEE, COMEDK

4 to 6 Lakh

3.5 to 7 LPA

15

B.E. Mining Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced

10,000 to 10 Lakh

4 to 10 LPA

16

B.E. Biotechnology Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced, TS EAMCET, AP EAMCET, KCET, VITEEE

10,000 to 10 Lakh

4 to 12 LPA

17

Genetic Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced,   VITEEE, SRM EEE, BIT SAT

2 to 10 Lakh

5 to 10 LPA

18

Plastics Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced,   VITEEE, SRM EEE, MHT CET

80k to 3 Lakh

5 to 7 LPA

19

Food Technology

 4 Years

12th PCM with 50% & JEE Main

50k to 2 Lakh

3.5 to 6 LPA

20

Agricultural Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM &  ICAR AIEEA, OUAT CET, EAMCET

50k to 1.5 Lakh 

3.5 to 5 LPA

21

Dairy Technology 

 4 Years

12th PCM with 50% &  ICAR AIEEA

2 to 5 Lakh

3 to 8 LPA

22

Agricultural Information Technology

 4 Years

12th PCM with 50%

6 to 16 Lakh

4 to 8 LPA

23

Power Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, GGSIPU-CET, WB JEE

3 to 9 Lakh

3 to 6 LPA

24

Production Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced, TS EAMCET, AP EAMCET

50k to 1 Lakh in Govt. &2 to 6 Lakh in Private Colleges

3 to 6 LPA

25

Infrastructure Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced, UPSEAT, SRMJEEE

3 to 5 Lakh

2.5 to 4 LPA

26

Motorsport Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM with 60% Marks

2.5 to 7 Lakh

5 to 10 LPA

27

Metallurgy Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced,  MH CET, WBJEE

3 to 4 lakh

3.5 to 5 LPA

28

Textile Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced

50k to 2 Lakh

3 to 5 LPA 

29

Environmental Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced, CUSAT CAT

1.5 to 3.5 Lakh

4 to 8 LPA

30

Marine Engineering

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced, IMU CET, HIMT Online Entrance Test

3 to 8 Lakh

4 to 7 LPA

31

Naval Architecture and Ship Building

 4 Years

12th PCM & JEE Main, JEE Advanced, IMU CET

4  to 6 Lakh

2.5 to 4 LPA

Streams After 10th PCM: Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) Courses

Popular Job Profiles: Architecture Designer, Architecture Engineer, Interior Designer, Architecture Draftsman, Architectural Assistant, Architectural Historian/Journalist, Art Director, Building Contractor, Landscape Architect

Those who have opted for Science stream after 10th with PCM, love architectures and want to pursue a career in the field, Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) is simply the best. As the name indicates, B.Arch is a study of everything related to the architectures and necessarily includes learning, planning and designing visually appealing as well architecturally sound building structures. Besides this, students also study and master the art of planning, drawing, implementing construction of residential and commercial building structures. With the increasing urbanization and demands of professionals with expertise in this area, architects get job in government departments and private building as well as construction companies quite easily. To take admission in this course, candidates need to write National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA). The duration of the course is five years.  

Streams after 10th PCM: B. Arch Specialisations

S.No

B.Arch Course Name

 Course Duration

Eligibility

Avg. Course Fee (INR)

Avg. Starting Salary (INR)

1

B.Arch

5 years

12th PCM with 50% & NATA Exam

1.5 to 2.5 Lakh in Govt. and 2.5 to 5 Lakh in Pvt. colleges

3 to 5 LPA

2

B.Arch Landscape Architecture

3 years

12th PCM with 50% & JEE Main, BITSAT, NATA Exam

1 to 10 Lakhs

2 to 10 LPA

3

B. Planning

4 Years

12th PCM with 50% & JEE Main NATA Exam

1.5 to 3 Lakh

4 to 8 LPA

4

B.Arch Interior Design

5 years

12th PCM with 50% & JEE Main, BITSAT, NATA Exam

2 to 7 Lakh

3.5 to 9 LPA

5

B.Arch Building Construction Technology

5 years

12th PCM with 50% & NATA Exam

2 - 10 Lakh

4 to 10 LPA

Streams after 10th Science PCM: Bachelor in Computer Applications (BCA)

Popular Job Profiles: Application Programmer, Programmers, Database Administrator, Information Technologist, Network Administrator, Software Engineer, System Architect, Technology Manager, Web developer, Hardware Engineer, Software Tester, Web Designer, App Developer

Course Duration: 3 Years

BCA Course Fee: 1.5 to 6 Lakh

Starting Salary: 2.5 to 3.5 Lakh/Year (Also depends on the reputation of the institute wherefrom the course has been pursued.)

Qualification Required: 12th with PCM and qualifying entrance tests like IPU-CET, SET etc.

Students who opt for science as one of the streams after 10th with PCM can go for Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) after passing 12th class. One of the popular undergraduate courses after 12th PCM, BCA caters to the interests of those who have likings for computers programmes and its applications with traits to develop these for others to use. Those who have sound logical reasoning aptitude, number skills and mathematics achieve greater success in the field. The course delivers theoretical and practical knowledge related to computers and its applications, thereby enabling candidates to build systems. Candidates with higher percentage and skills get jobs in MNCs and a great career growth. The course duration is three years and the average starting salary range is between 2.5 and 3.5 Lakh/Year.

Science Stream after 10th with PCM: Pharmacy

Popular Job Profiles after B.Pharm: Health Inspector, Analytical Chemist, Research Officer, Drug Therapist, Custom Officer, Drug Inspector, Hospital Drug Coordinator, Medical Transcriptionist, Regulator Manager Etc.

Popular Job Profiles after Pharm.D: Clinical Pharmacist, Drug Inspector, Analytical Chemist, Researcher, Retail Pharmacist and so on

Choosing science among the streams after 10th with PCM/PCB, candidates can pursue Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) and Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) courses as per their career aspirations and likings. A candidate has to clear his 12th class with PCB/PCM and no less than 60 percent marks to pursue Pharm.D course. Besides this, the candidates need to clear state or national level exam to take admission in this course. The Pharm.D course combines MBBS, B.Pharm and M.Pharm. Since not many candidates pursue this course, the job market is less competitive and candidates can get the job easily. B.Pharm, on the other hand, is a job-oriented course that helps aspirants to know how medicines are prepared. To get admission in this course, candidates need to secure at least 50 percent marks in 12th class.

Science Stream after 10th with PCM: Pharm.D & B.Pharm Courses

S.No

Course Name

 Duration

Eligibility

Course Fee

Avg. Starting Salary

1

Pharm.D

5 years

12th Science with PCB/PCM with 60% Marks and GPAT, UP-CPMT, PMET, UPSEE, Pharmacy 

6 to 20 Lakh

3.5 to 10 Lakh/Year

2

B.Pharm

4 years

12th Science with  PCB/PCM with 50% marks

25k to 20 Lakh

3 to 5 Lakh/year

Science Stream after 10th with PCM: Diploma Courses

Those who opt for Science with PCM as one of the streams after 10th and have passed 12th and somehow didn’t qualify the JEE Main or any other entrance exam at state level to find admission in the engineering college need not to be worries as they have a hoard of diploma courses to pursue. Candidates can check some of the popular technical diploma courses that they can opt for after completing their 12th with PCM. Though most of these courses are also available for candidates after passing 10th but 12th with PCM is preferred over the 10th pass.  

Science Stream after 10th with PCM: Diploma Courses

S.No

Course Name

 Duration

Eligibility

Avg. Course Fee

Avg. Starting Salary

1

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (DME)

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

10K to 5 Lakh

4 to 18 LPA

2

Diploma in Electrical Engineering

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

35k to 3 Lakh

1.5 to 2 LPA

3

Diploma in Civil Engineering

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

10k to 5 Lakh

4 to 18 LPA

4

Diploma in Chemical Engineering

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

10k to 1 Lakh

2.5 to 7 LPA

5

Diploma in Computer Engineering

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

10k to 5 Lakh

2.5 to 3 LPA

6

Diploma in Information Technology

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

10k to 50K

3 to 5 LPA

7

Diploma in Agricultural Engineering

2-3 years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

10k to 2 Lakh

3 to 8 LPA

8

Diploma in Textile Engineering

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

30k to 2 Lakh

2 to 3 LPA

9

Diploma in Environmental Engineering

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

10 to 70K

2 to 3 LPA

11

Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

1.25 to 1.5 Lakh

1.5 to 3.5

12

Diploma in Mining Engineering

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

90k to 1.5 Lakh

6 to 9 LPA

13

Diploma in Petroleum Engineering

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

25k to 30k

3 to 6 LPA

14

Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

1.5 to 2.5K

3.5 to 6 LPA

15

Diploma in Automobile Engineering

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

 20k to 2 Lakh

2 to 12 LPA

16

Diploma in Plastic Engineering

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

80k to 1 Lakh

1 to 2 LPA

17

Diploma in Metallurgy

3 Years

10th with 55% or 12th with PCM preferred

 

1.5 to 2.5 LPA

Science Stream after 10th PCM: B.Sc Courses

After pursuing one of the highly preferred streams after 10th, science with PCM that is, candidates are eligible for a number of B.Sc courses that they can pursue as per their likings and career aspirations. These courses are job oriented most of the time and enable candidates to master a particular field and become competitive for various roles in the field. Candidates can check for the list of B.Sc courses that students opting for science stream after 10th with PCB. For this purpose, check the table below.

B.Sc Courses in Science Stream

S.No

Course Name

 Duration

Eligibility

Avg. Course Fee

Avg. Starting Salary

1

B.Sc. Agriculture

4 Years

12th PCM 50% Marks Plus Exams like KEAM, EAMCET 

1 to 5 lakhs

3.5 to 7 LPA

2

B.Sc. Horticulture

3 years

12th PCM Plus Entrance Exam and Counselling 

50k to 3 lakh

4 to 10 LPA

3

B.Sc. Forestry

4 Years

12th PCM 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) Plus ICAR Exam

25k to 13 Lakh

4 to 10 LPA

4

B.Sc. IT

3 years

12th PCM IISER Plus  Exams like GSAT, CG PAT, UPCATET
ICAR AIEEA, IIT JAM

1.25 to 5 Lakh

3.5 to 10 LPA

5

B.Sc. Computer Science

3 years

12th PCM  or have Passed 3 years Diploma Course from a recognized institute.

6k to 80k

2.5 to 4 LPA

6

B.Sc. Chemistry

3 years

12th PCM and merit based

15k to 30K

1.8 to 2.5 LPA

7

B.Sc. Mathematics

3 years

12th PCM and 50% marks in Maths

15k to 2 Lakh

1.8 to 2.5 LPA

8

B.Sc. Physics

3 years

12th PCM and 50% marks in Physics

12k to 60K

1.8 to 2.5 LPA

9

B.Sc. Hotel Management

3 Years

12th with English and 50% marks in Aggregate

1 to 3.5 Lakh

3.5 to 8 LPA

10

B.Sc. Nautical Science

3 Years

12th PCM and 60% marks & Entrance Exam in some cases 

1.5 to 7 Lakh

6 to 10 LPA

11

B.Sc. Electronics

3 Years

12th PCM and 60% marks & Entrance Exam in some cases 

15k to 30K

3.5 to 6 LPA

12

B.Sc. Electronics and Communication

3 Years

12th PCM with 70% marks & Entrance Exam in some cases 

5k to 3.5 Lakh

5 to 22 LPA

13

B.Sc. in Forensic Science

3 Years

12th PCM with 55% Marks  

30k to 2 lakh

3 to 5 LPA

14

B.Sc. in Geology

3 Years

12th PCM with 55% Marks  

10k to 1 Lakh

4 to 7 LPA

15

B.Sc. Statistics

3 Years

10th with minimum  50% marks & 12th with 50% and Mathematics as one of the subjects

1.5 to 3 Lakh

1.8 to 3 LPA

16

B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry

3 Years

12th PCM/PCB with 50% marks and Exams like NET, GATE, ICMR, GPAT, and SLET

13k to 3.5 Lakh

4 to 10 LPA

17

B.Sc. Home Science

3 Years

Science as the stream of study in 12th

10k to 2 Lakh

3.5 to 8 LPA

18

B.Sc. Nutrition

3 Years

12th PCM/PCB with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/OBC ) Plus AIIMS Entrance Test, JNU Entrance Test, DU Entrance Exam, JMI Entrance Exam

12k to 3.5 Lakh

3.5 to 7 LPA

19

B.Sc. Environmental Science

3 Years

12th PCM/PCB with 50% marks

20k to 3 Lakh

3.5 to 6 LPA

21

B.Sc. Fashion Technology

3 Years

12th PCM/PCB with 55% marks

20k to 12 Lakh

4 to 10 LPA

Science Stream after 10th PCM: Career in Physics

Those who opt for science stream after 10th with PCM and find physics quite interesting can consider going for a career in Physics by going for the higher education in the field. Candidates can consider pursuing a primary degree, which is B.Sc in this case, with a focus on physics. For this, they can opt for Physics Honours course for the graduation and go for the M.Sc in Physics after that. Some of the high ranking institutes that candidates can consider for pursuing their M.Sc and even Ph.D in Physics include Presidency University, Kolkata, NISER, Hansraj College, Banaras Hindu University, IISc Bangalore, IISER, Odisha, and St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. However, choosing science stream after 10th and be successful in the field, candidates need a considerable level of dedication, perseverance and patience. Since scores of things that we use today to make our lives smooth and hassle free like credit card and smartphones in our hand run on the laws of physics, finding a job for deserving candidates will not be that difficult. With M.Sc in Physics or doctor’s degree in the field, candidates can make a career in Aerospace, Medical Physics, Computational Physics, Econophysics, Data Science, Meteorological Studies, Nuclear Engineering, Operational Research, Metallurgist and Geophysicist.

Popular Job Profiles after Master’s Degree in Physics: Accelerator Operator, Applications Engineer, Data Analyst, Design Engineer, High School Physics, Teacher, IT Consultant, Lab Technician, Laser Engineer, Optical Engineer, Research Associate, Software Developer, Systems Analyst, Technical Specialist, Web Developer

Science Stream after 10th PCM: Career in Mathematics   

For those who opt for science stream after 10th and find that they have the number skills and love for mathematics can pursue a lucrative and rewarding career in the field. Although not many students opt for this one of the most feared subjects, yet those who love it can consider pursuing B.Sc Honours and later M.Sc Mathematics or even Ph.D in it. Candidates can consider pursuing a master’s and even doctoral degree from some of the highly reputable institutes for a better career prospects. The colleges include, but surely not confined to,   Institute of Mathematical Sciences, IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, Indian Statistical Institute and Delhi Technological University, Delhi. Opting for science as one of the streams after 10th with PCM and pursuing a higher degree in it makes students eligible for various lucrative job options in the market.

Popular Job Profiles after Master’s Degree in Mathematics: Actuarial Analyst, Chartered Accountant, Chartered Certified Accountant, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Investment Analyst, Research Scientist (Maths), Secondary School Teacher, Software Engineer, Statistician, Financial Manager, Financial Trader, Meteorologist, Operational Researcher, Quantity Surveyor, Software Tester

Science Stream after 10th PCM: Career in Chemistry:

Those who opt for science as one of the streams after 10th and find chemistry interesting can be a great field to pursue a career in. for this purpose, candidates should consider focussing primarily on Chemistry with B.Sc Honour and M.Sc. degree as well as pursuing a Doctoral degree later on. With a master’s or Ph.D degree in chemistry, candidates can apply for various job options in the market. Aspirants with a higher degree in the field enjoy a stable, lucrative and rewarding career in their lives.

Popular Job Profiles after Master’s Degree in Chemistry: Analytical Chemist, Biotechnologist, Chemical engineer, Healthcare scientist, clinical biochemistry, Forensic scientist, Nanotechnologist, Pharmacologist, Research Scientist (physical sciences), Scientific laboratory technician, Toxicologist, Environmental Consultant, Secondary School Teacher, Nuclear Engineer, Patent Attorney

Science Stream after 10th PCM: Career in Defence

Career Field: Defence

Course Duration: 5 Years

Starting Salary: INR 56100-177500/month Starting Pay Scale after seventh Pay Commission

Qualification Required: 12th With PCM and Qualifying NDA Exam. 

Candidates opting for Science stream after 10th with PCM and have a penchant to serve in the armed forces, as officers are eligible to apply for National Defence Academy (NDA) entrance exam once they pass their 10+2 with PCM. Candidates who pass the NDA usually start their career serving as the commissioned officers at the rank of Lieutenant in the Indian Army, Flying Officer in the Indian Air Force and Sub Lieutenant in the Navy. Those who choose science as a course after 10th with PCM and pass 12th in the same stream should know that career in the defence forces is all about adventure. Those who opt for science as one of the streams after 10th with PCM and want to take NDA exam should be courageous enough to face the difficult life situations and adverse environmental conditions. Candidates who are through the NDA test, Group Discussion, Personal Interview rounds and meet the fitness standards laid down by IMAs go through the five year of rigorous training and study schedule before being appointed as commissioned officers in the field of army they have opted for during the exam.  

Science Stream after 10th PCM: Merchant Navy Course

Course Name: Merchant Navy

Course Duration: 3-4 Years Depending on Course

Starting Salary: 5-8 Lakh/year

Qualification Required: 12th with PCM and test that includes screening, main written exam and interview followed by a medical test.

Popular Job Profiles after Merchant Navy Course: The captain, The chief mate, The second mate, The third mate, Engineering officers, Chief engineering officer, Second engineering officer, Third engineering officer, Fourth engineering officer, Electrical officer, Radio officers, Steward department, Deck ratings, Engine room-rating, Catering rating,

For those who know and have a considerable liking for merchant navy, it’s just not a job but a passion. When a candidate gets a job in the field of his/her liking, life becomes a breeze and a quick career growth a reality. Though merchant navy is not a course or even a career that many candidates choose after opting for science stream after 10th and passing their 12th exam with PCM, but those who find it interesting enjoy it like anything. Those who find interest in the field can pursue a range of courses to be part of the industry. The courses include B.E. Marine Engineering, B.E. Harbour & Ocean Engineering, B.Sc. Nautical Science, B.E. Electrical & Electronics Engineering, B.Sc. Marine Catering, Electro Technical Officer Course, B.E Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering. The course duration is 3-4 years depending on what course a candidate is pursuing and career in the field is quite impressive as well as rewarding.

Science Stream after 10th PCM: Commercial Pilot Course

Course Name: Commercial Pilot

Course Duration: 3-4 Years Depending on Course

Starting Salary: INR 10-45 LPA

Qualification Required: 12th With PCM

For those who want to give wings to their dreams and fly like free birds in the sky can opt for science as one of the streams after 10th with PCM. Once they pass 10+2 with PCM, they can consider going for a Commercial Pilot course. Being a commercial pilot is the best career for those who are courageous in nature, have a calculative and highly analytical mind. Such candidates can pursue their commercial pilot course from some of the highly popular government institutes like Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Academy will help students pursue this rewarding career with reasonable fees as compared to the private commercial pilot course offering institutes. However, choosing science as one of the streams after 10th with PCM and passing 12th with high marks is but mandatory. Considering the fact that aviation industry is growing at a rapid force with each passing day and so is the demand for the pilot licence holder, finding job for a licence holder is not that difficult. Being a commercial pilot, a candidate should know the air navigation, ability to interpret meteorological reports and operating complex electronic as well as mechanical controls like a pro so that they can steer the aircraft out of the adverse situation when on-board.    

Courses after 12th Science PCM: B.Sc B.Ed

Course Name: B.Sc B.Ed

Course Duration: 1-2 years depending on the university 

Starting Average Salary: 3-6 Lakh/Year

Qualification Required: B.Sc. degree and qualifying B.Ed entrance exam that university offering the course conducts.

Candidates who opt for science among streams after 10th with PCM and love to teach students can consider pursuing Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) course once they complete their B.Sc. course. After this, the route to become a certified trained graduate teacher is to write a B.Ed entrance exam depending on the syllabus and requirements that vary from one university to another. Basis the scores candidates obtain in the B.Ed entrance exam, they are invited for the counselling process, which is preceded by a personal interview round at times, before seats being allotted to candidates in the college of their likings. The course duration ranges between 1 and 2 years, depending on the university wherefrom a candidate wants to pursue the course.

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