13 best courses & career options for MPC students

There are many students who complete their 12 taking the main subjects with maths physics and chemistry but many students will get confused regarding what should be their ideal career option

So in this blog I will let you know 13 best ideal career options for MPC students along with their scope and average salary.

So let’s get started in the blog.

Best career options for mpc students

1. Engineering

Engineering is one of the best career options you can choose to do after studying MPC.

There are many branches from mechanical, civil to electrical, computer science, aeronautical, automobile, & many more types of engineering you can select.

In order to get a good engineering College you can in attempt for the JEE mains and advanced exams to get admission in IIT and NIT colleges.

The average salary of an engineer in India anywhere between 15 to 50000 per month and you can also consider doing MBA after you complete your BTech to get more opportunities in your career.

The scope of engineering will also be depends upon which branch you choose for example computer science engineering will have more scope compared to mechanical.

As much as possible try to choose the engineering college which is good and popular because your engineering college will play a huge role in how good engineer you will become and how much salary you can earn in future.

in order to become engineer you should select BTech after your 12th MPC.

2. Architecture

Becoming an architecture is also a good career option.

You can choose this and you will study things like planning designing constructing various buildings designs and other things on computers, architecture is important to design buildings, malls, and projects as they will help in creating a good plan design and they are very important

As an architect, you can work in fields like construction, urban development, public works, and interior design.

By becoming one, You can work in the sectors of construction, urban planning, urban development corporations, public works departments, interior designing, etc. Architects have lots of job opportunities in architect firms, universities, consultancy companies, etc.

The average package of an architecture in India is between 2 to 5 lacs per annum.

Even the scope is much better as you are selecting the career option which is evergreen and also in demand.

And the eligibility criteria to select bachelor of architecture is that you should get 50% or more marks in your MPC studies.

3. Merchant navy 

a merchant navy is a career option where you will be working in ships to look after the transportation of goods and services across various continents and countries and they usually work as engineers or deck officers, and these officers play a huge role in any country’s trade is extremely important for the economy and almost 90% of the world trade goes through sea routes.

You should pursue BSc nautical science which is a 3 years course to become a merchant Navy officer after you get your certificate from MPC in 12th with more than 50% marks as eligibility criteria.

And even the salary of the merchant navy officer can range between two lakh to 5 lakh rupees per month.

4. B Pharmacy

Bachelor of pharmacy is also another Good career option you can choose after getting certificate from MPC in your 12th.

In this courses you will learn subjects related to pharmacy and pharmaceutical topics.

The average salary of a pharmacist in India is between 2 to 5 lacs per annum.

5. NDA

National defence academy is also good career option where you can serve for your country as an army soldier or an officer in different branches of army like Navy, airforce, army etc 

You can get into this field right after completing your 12th board exams obviously you need to clear the exam which is conducted by UPSC and pass physical and mental tests.

The thing is there is an age restriction in this, male students with age of 16.5 to 19.5 can join and they will have 3 years course after joining NDA, and then they can choose their own field like army, navy, airforce, and then after 2 more years of training in that, they become officers and join the defense.

Although there is no specific requirement of how much marks or percentage you should get in order to qualify for nda exams but there is age requirement and you should only get qualified from MPC.

There are many benefits of being an officer in the Indian defence forces like you will get lifetime pension from the government after retirement and many other benefits like insurance from the government and health benefits and many other perks of being an officer.

The average salary of an officer in the Indian defence forces is 55000 for month and the salary will vary depending up on your post, branch and experience in the defence forces.

6. Hotel management

Hotel management is another good option you can choose and as you can learn from the name itself, In this course you will be learning how to manage hotels and restaurants,

some of the common duties are hiring and training staff members, creating schedules managing inventory and basically overseeing peaceful coordination with other departments of the hotel, and running a hotel efficiently.

Before you get into this field you need to have some common skills like communication, After you get the degree you can work in various food restaurants and also work on different cruise ships, catering to airlines, defense forces, etc.

This is basically a three years course after your 12th MPC education and you can enjoy a decent salary of around 3 to 8 lakh rupees per annum depending upon your experience.

Even this career has a good scope because hotels are not going anywhere and people are going to continuously travel all over the world so it is the evergreen industry which is going to last and has a good demand.

7. BCA

Bachelor of Computer Application is also a good career option for majority of the students who pass out from MPC.

The study of BCA includes various subjects such as Programming in C Language (Basic and Advanced), Networking, World-Wide-Web, Data Structure, Advanced C Language Programming, Database Management, Mathematics, Software Engineering, Object Oriented Programming using C++, Visual Basic, Programming using PHP, JAVA.

You might have to pass in exam in certain colleges and you can get direct admission in other colleges in this degree and you can become a software engineer and programmer.

This is a 3 years course and some alternative to this course are BSC computer science and computer science engineering and after completing BCA you can also consider pursuing MCA to get more opportunities in your career which will take additional two years to complete.

The average salary of a graduate pass out from Bachelor of Computer Application can be between 3 to 7 lakh per annum and you can get opportunity to work in National and international companies depending upon which college you graduate from and your skill set.

Apart from that because you have knowledge and interest regarding coding you can become a freelancer and offer services on upwork and also earn money on the side.

Learn more about freelancing as a career here.

8. IAS & civil services

This is the most popular career option for majority of the students who do not want to get into engineering in india after getting certified from MPC.

You can write government exams like civil services conducted by union public service commission or groups exams so that you can get into to becoming officers like IAS IPS and IFS, etc

In order to do this the best subject you should choose is humanities and arts like BA but you can still prepare for UPSC and government exams even if you do engineering or other subjects apart from arts and humanities.

The benefit of this UPSC and government exams is that you will have a stable and secure job which has a constant growth in salary with more experience and promotions you get and you’ll also get a lifetime pension from the government and you can also add value being an officer to the society directly.

You can click here to learn more about how you can prepare for UPSC from class 12th and pros and cons of IAS.

9. Pilot

Being a commercial pilot is also one of the best career options you can choose if you like to fly and visit many countries but it is also considered to be one of the most stressful job in the world.

There are many benefits and drawbacks like any other job in the world and if you are interested you can definitely consider this career option.

In order to become a pilot you should have a at least 45 to 50% off passing marks in PCM subjects.

You should get a commercial pilot training which will lasts for 4 to 5 years duration and you should pass some physical and medical tests in order to get your licence to fly aircrafts.

 The average salary of a pilot in India can earn from anywhere between 1.5 to 2 lacs per month.

10. Bsc Agriculture 

This is another interesting and in demand course and career options you can choose which last for 4 years.

This degree deals with disciplines like- Agricultural Microbiology, Soil Science, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Food Microbiology etc.

The average salary you can expect to earn in this option is between 5 to 15 lakh per annum.

And this is an evergreen career option which has a high demand and scope in future as well.

11. Animation

Animation is also a good career option you can choose after 12th and getting certificate from MPC.

In order to get into animation you should get a bachelor’s degree in animation or bsc animation from a reputable college.

You can learn things like 2D 3D animation and motion graphics in the course and you can also find many online courses where you can learn animation apart from getting a normal degree from colleges.

The future of animation is very good because of the increasing in demand in games, movies and videos.

You can also work as a freelancer online on upwork and fiverr as animator and also earn good amount of money.

The average salary of animators in India is 3-5 lakhs per annum which is the starting salary and with more experience and expertise you can increase Salary.

12. Film editing and cinematography

This is also good career option you can choose if you are interested in movies and becoming a director and assistant director or interested in cinematography, cameraman, video editor.

You can get a diploma in film making which will be around two years or you can take a bachelor’s degree in cinematography and filmmaking which can last for 3 years.

The scope and future of film editing and cinematography is very bright and good because of the increasing demand of movies and films for entertainment purpose and the rise in online entertainment platforms like, YouTube, Netflix and Amazon prime.

Since you have no experience in the beginning your salary will also be lower and with more experience and more movies you produce, you can charge more money.

13. Ethical hacking 

Ethical hacking is another interesting course you can take if you are interested in cyber security.

It is the practice of breaking into, or bypassing an online system or network in order to expose its flaws for further improvement is entirely ethical.

Hence the career is called ethical hacker.

We are living in the world where data is the most important asset and government institutions and private institutions are constantly trying to upgrade their system to safeguard their data from hackers hence they take the help of ethical hackers to find the loopholes in the system and solve them before the hackers hack the data.

There are many courses and subjects you can take to become a ethical hacker like BSc cyber security or BTech cyber security after MPC.

There are many private and government institutions which provide such courses or you can take online courses on ethical hacking which can be completed within a couple of weeks if you don’t want a degree and work as a freelancer online.

In ethical hacking you will learn things like & Gaining knowledge of HTML, XML, JavaScript, or JSON/I and basic programmings such as C/C++, Java or Python. 

The average salary of ethical hacker is going to be 5 to 10 lacs per annum.

Apart from these 13 career options there are two other career options which are common which are BSC where you can get a bachelor’s degree in a science and become a professor, teacher and manager, specialist in specific subjects or scientist and the average salary of Bsc graduates earn 5 to 10 lakh per annum and

 BBA where you get bachelor degree in business management and administration where you can learn how to start and run a business and all the subject related to it properly and the average salary is 5 lakhs per annum.


These are the best top 13 career options and courses you can do for MPC students.

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