Friday, 8 February 2019

Top Trending Technical Courses in India

In modern age Higher education has become necessity rather than choice. Technical advancement has changed the job market completely, Choosing the right course for the career is the most crucial decision to make and can be troublesome if not guided properly. In the current scenario with so many available options for courses and tough competition, it is very hard and confusing to decide for both students and parents. With so many influential people around, we often get swayed or simply do what is told by our parents.
But it is very important to know and analysis your interests as well as options available in that field. Let us have a look at the popular courses in India to understand your career option in a better way.

In general, there are two types of job profile available at any institution;
  • Technical
  • Non-technical
Technical educational course-
It is defined as the educational programs that specialize in the skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies, and career preparation. Technical programs-depending on their size, configuration, location, and mission-provide a wide range of learning experiences spanning many different career tracks, fields, and industries, from skilled trades such as automotive technology, construction, plumbing, or electrical contracting to fields as diverse as agriculture, architecture, culinary arts, fashion design, film making, forestry, engineering, healthcare, personal training, robotics, or veterinary medicine.
The practical learning experiences that are provided in technical programs appeal to many students, and certain common elements-the focus on critical thinking, new technologies, real-world settings, hands-on activities, and the application of learning to practical problems, for example—align with a growing emphasis on 21st century skills—skills that are relevant to all academic subject areas and that can be applied in educational, career, and civic contexts throughout a student’s life. Technical education programs are an antidote to some of the weaknesses of traditional academic programs. For example, rather than learning from books, taking tests, and discussing abstract concepts in classrooms, students gain practical, relevant, marketable skills that will them more employable adults after graduation.
Some of the most common and trending technical courses are: -
 Engineering B.Tech and B.Arch., M.Tech, ME, BE
 Application of mathematics, empirical evidence and scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, innovate, design, build, maintain, research, and improve structures, machines, tools, systems, components, materials, processes and organizations is known as engineering. It is one of most sought after career prospectus as it has the highest paying career in the world. It is also one of the favorite program opted by many science students after completing 12th.
In India, you need to earn degrees in the engineering field that are regulated by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) like B.E (Bachelor of Engineering) and B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology). After these bachelor degrees, you can further pursue M.E (Master of Engineering), M.Tech (Master of Technology) or M.S (Master of Science).

Eligibility criteria:
  • Candidate should pass the 12th examination with minimum aggregate of 60% marks for PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) and PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology).
  • Need to clear any engineering entrance exams i.e. JEE Main, JEE Advanced, BITSATVITEEE, COMEDK-UGET, KCETKEAM, IPUCET, NATAWBJEEMHTCETAP EAMCETUPSEE, etc.
  • Should not exceed 23 years on the date of examination.

Computer Application-BCA/MCA

These days the computer is an integral part of education and is also the lifeline of the young (student) generation. With the increasing popularity of computer, IT industry is also evolving and growing. Computer Application is defined as the computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated functions and tasks for the benefit of the user. The student of computer application basically study those software programs to learn to operate the system and develop new ones.

To have in depth knowledge of Computer and Information Technology, BCA (Bachelor in Computer Application) is one of the popular course in IT field. In 3 years of course duration, you will study about a database, networking, data structure, core programming languages like C++ and Java to become Software Developer/Engineer/Programmer. You can also go for Master degree in Computer Applications after BCA that is equivalent to Engineering Course B.Tech.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Minimum 50% marks including English in 12th.
  • Minimum age limit is 17 years whereas maximum age limit is between 22-25 years.
  • Some universities take admission on the basis of entrance examination and personal interview.
  • But some universities take admission on merit basis as well.
  • Some of best college in NCR and Noida region are- Amity university, Patronage institute, etc.
Non-Technical educational courses- 
It is defined as the educational programs which does not involve many technical subjects and oriented in more conceptual learning process. There are many diverse field and job categories which need a different skill-set than technical knowledge like Management, Finance, Medicine, law, Design, education, etc. these subjects need more of a theoretical knowledge than practical one.
Some of the most common and trending non-technical courses are: -

Management MBA/BBA

In an organization or business, a person who strategies and coordinates the efforts of employees is known as management. The  kind of person who think that he can easily plan, organize, select staff, lead or direct, and control an organization to accomplish various goals, then management courses can give them direction to accomplish various objectives by using human and financial resources efficiently and effectively.
Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad and Bangalore are one of the Top Management Colleges In India. Patronage IMT, etc., are top private institution in NCR region.

As an academic discipline, there are some important degrees in management like MBA (Master of Business Administration) and MPA (Master of Public Administration). Where you can start your career as Supervisors or front-line managers, Senior Managers and then gradually can lift to Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or President of an organization.

Eligibility criteria:
  • At least 3-year Bachelor degree or equivalent in any stream with the minimum of 50% or equivalent marks for general category.
  • In case of SC/ST or PWD (person with the disability), you need to acquire at least 45% or equivalent marks.
  • Final year under-graduate student/equivalent qualification is also eligible.
  • Have to clear management entrance exams i.e. CAT/XAT/CMAT/NMAT/MAT/ATMA to get admission in Management Colleges.

Medical-BDS (Bachelors in Dental Surgeon) and MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)

In our society doctor is respected the most due to the fact they are privileged to save a living being therefore sometimes given the place of god. A medical doctor is defined a person who practices medicines to treat illness and injuries. Doctor degree is considered the most prestigious degree as they have the power to heal and go to medical educational institution to learn medicine. M. B. B. S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery), B. D. S. (Bachelor of Dental Sciences), B. H. M. S. (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery) and B. A. M. S. (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery) are the most famous field studied by medical students these days. All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Christian Medical College are the topmost medical colleges of India to study medicine.
A student with M.B.B.S degree receives the title of doctor and further can specialize in the various field of medicine by pursuing post-graduation degree. Upon finishing medical school, you can choose to work in hospitals, public health care or science institute. M.B.B.S is a bachelor degree in medicine and surgery with 5.5 years of duration.

Eligibility criteria:
  • 10+2 pass out with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology subject and at least 60% marks aggregate.
  • Should be 17 years as on 31st December of the year of admission.
  • Need to clear medical entrance examination, i.e. NEET.

Finance -B. Com (Bachelors of Commerce)/CA (Chartered Accountant)

The field that deals with the study of investment and money management is known as Finance. It is generally divided into 3 subcategories รข€“ public, corporate and personal finance. Mostly we study finance to find effective ways to manage the money of an organization in order to create wealth and value of the organization. It also includes the study of planning, raising funds, cost controlling and making wise investments for an organization. To have in-depth knowledge about the finance field you can study B.Com (Bachelors of Commerce) and CA (Chartered Accountant)/CS (Company Secretary). Indian Institute of Management is the top college for MBA in Finance.
Chartered Accountancy is one of the popular course for students who are interested in finance. They work in the field of business, finance, audit, taxation and financial management. Chartered Accountancy is the core of any business to run successfully. Before starting to practice as CA you need to gain membership of ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) on completion of the training. Initially, you can start your career with auditing activities. There are various verticals and companies under which you can work after earning the degree like  private and public banks, auditing firms, legal firms, copyright registers and trademarks, attorneys, stock broking firms,mutual funds and investment companies.

Eligibility criteria:
  • Minimum 10+2 pass out with Commerce and Mathematics subjects.
  • Need to qualify CPT (Common Proficiency Test) for CA Program.
  • Commerce graduate and post-graduate with minimum 55% can also apply.
  • Other graduates/post-graduates with minimum 60% marks are also eligible for the CA.


Law is defined as the system of rules that are enforced through social institutions to govern behavior that can be made by the collective or single legislator. With the help of law only, we can expect a specific kind of behavior from a set of people or society, in absence of law everything will simply look chaos, therefore is considered a crucial part of the society. Every field has specifically defined laws to avoid any sort of escalation. Law degrees basically helps us to understand the process of law and how it works. It is one of the most respectful and most sought-after course to study. National Law School of India University is the Top Indian Law School as per the Outlook 2016 ranking system.
There are basically two types of law in which you can specialize, Civil and Criminal laws. With the degree of law, you not only get a chance to work with top lawyers but also can practice as a lawyer in the court-room. With the B.A.L.L.B degree, you can seek your career in different sectors like corporate management, legal and administrative services. You can also practice as an advocate in a courtroom or can become a legal advisory for corporate firms. To become the judge, you need to clear examination conducted by Public Service Commissions. You have two options to pursue the law degree - One is to do B.A LLB, 5 years integrated program right after 10+2 and another option is of LLB program of 3 years after completing graduation.

Eligibility criteria:
  • Minimum 40% marks in graduation in any stream for LLB Admission.
  • For SC/ST candidate’s minimum marks required in graduation is 35%.
  • Some universities and institutes who give an extra 2% marks for post-graduate students.
  • Some universities conduct entrance tests like CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) and LAWCET (Law Common Entrance Test) for admission in their L.L.B and L.L.M programs.

Education Teaching-B.Ed./M.Ed.

Teaching is often defined as the profession of teaching some ideas, belief, etc. to the person and the educator who provides education is known as the teacher. Teachers play an important role in building and shaping the career of the students. It takes lots of passion, enthusiasm and dedication to mould the future generation of the country. Education is the basic necessity for growth, modernization and helps in nation building, therefore teaching is considered as the most respectful job and strength of every profession anywhere around the world. IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University), Amity Institute of Education and Patronage institute are the known colleges to provide bachelor degrees in teaching.
Teaching is the most difficult job as it comes with the great responsibility of building the nation but the same factor can also make it the most rewarding job as well. To take teaching as your professional career you need to take B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education) following M.Ed. (Master in Education). It is the mandatory degree in India for teaching in secondary and higher secondary. Demand for teachers in the coming year will never decrease as with time we all are understanding the importance of education. Under the teaching domain, you can aim for technical or special education teaching, technical assistant, pre-school-director, etc.

Eligibility criteria:
  • For B.Ed. the degree you at least need to have bachelors in Arts/Science/Commerce with minimum 50% marks.
  • Students need to give entrance test conducted by universities and various educational bodies conducted generally in the month of June-July.

Some of the other courses are

Designing - Fashion/Interior/Web

Hospitality (Hotel) - Hotel Management, BHMCT (Bachelors in Hotel Management and Catering Technology)

Arts Psychology and Sociology


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