Hot Career Options after class 10

In the context of our education system in India, class 10 holds special importance. It is the first milestone for all the students on the path of their educational trajectory. It becomes an obvious choice to take admission in class 11/12 in different streams of their choice such as science, arts and commerce. The real challenge comes when somebody wants to build a career only on the basis of class 10 education. Here, we are exploring some traditional as well as hot Career opportunities for those who are eager to leave foot-mark in such an early stage of their lives.

Hot career opportunities as Engineering Diploma programs:

Diploma courses are one of the most popular and evergreen career options for students who want to pursue professional courses with engineering orientation. It is offered in various streams such as civil, electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, architecture and mining among the others. Course duration for most of the streams is 3 years, but in architecture stream, it is generally offered for 4 year duration. After successful completion of the diploma programs, eligible candidates are placed in suitable job profiles such as junior engineer, draftsman and supervisor. It also has scope in government job openings in the state as well as central government level. Experienced diploma holders also create huge demand in overseas nations also if they pass through their selection criteria.

Following are the some of the top institutions that conduct Diploma program in engineering streams.

S. No. Name of the Institution Contact Number Location Website
01 Bhadrak Institutes of Engineering and Technology (06784) 261633 ,261717 Mobile:+91 9556041223 Bhubaneswar
02 Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Jawaharlal Nehru Institutes of Technology 020-24379467 Pune


03 Government Polytechnic College (079) 26301285



04 MeeraBai Polytechnic for Women  

011 – 26913078

New Delhi
05 Institute of Rail Transport – N/A New Delhi

Hot career opportunities in ITI Training Courses:

ITI training institutes offer relatively short term hands on training programs in various disciplines that develop employability skills among individuals. ITI institutes are government sponsored and recognized institutes. Students who pass through ITI course appear in All India Trade Test that is conducted by NCVT (National Council for Vocational Training). After passing this AITT test, a candidate is awarded “National Trade Certificate”. This certificate of paramount importance who wants to join the industry and start a career as soon as after passing matriculation. Duration of the Courses on offer is of one year to three years, depending upon the stream selected.

Some of the ITI institutions in India are as follows:

  1. ITI Faridabad
  2. Government Industrial Training Institute, Coimbatore
  3. Govt. I.T.I. New Gajuwaka
  4. Directorate of Employment and Craftsmen Training, Guwahati

Hot career opportunities in Multimedia and Animation:

Multimedia and animation have attracted everyone from their own childhood times. Today, our media and entertainment industry as created a pool of diverse job profiles at are yet to be satiated. Industry still needs a large number of professionals who are young, innovative and think beyond the box. Besides, advertisement industry is also calling for talents who can bring in innovation and creativity to aid business development. Thus, this particular domain creates one of the hottest career options for those who have just passed matriculation. It gives an opportunity to not only to expose themselves to latest technology, but also to build employability skills that is in huge demand.

More importantly, multimedia and animation do not demand a higher level of educational qualification. Thus, it makes a level playing field for such students. Projects like 2D/ED, gaming, animation, branding, and children’s cartoon shows, rich media ads, website animation & high end graphics in movies have ability to absorb all the eligible & pass out candidates. Some of the reputed institutes with recognized course offerings are:

  1. Arena Multimedia
  2. MAAC (Maya Academy of Animation & Cinematography)

Hot career opportunities as Beautician / Grooming Expert:

It is specifically a good career option for girls who want to start their own beauty parlor / salon or want to work in other beauty parlors in nearby area. Scope of work in the nearby locality as a beautician make it an attractive yet convenient career option. Later on, Beauticians can also start training session to others who want to be beautician after completing the necessary formalities.

Top training institutes who conduct related programs are as follows:

  1.  VLCC institute
  2. International women polytechnic, New Delhi
  3. VCare’s Global Institute of Health Sciences

Hot career opportunities as a Primary Teacher:

State government offers job opportunities to matric pass students to work as a primary teacher in government schools. Either merit list or qualifying examination is conducted to select the eligible candidates. Different levels of teacher training programs are also conducted to equip them will skills that is necessary for candidates as a primary teacher.

Hot career opportunities in Merchant Navy:

Today, Merchant Navy builds an attractive career option for everyone. It also has scope for those aspirants who have just passed matriculation. After going through the necessary training and certification, successful candidates are employed in  different lucrative career options. Many top institutes are offering courses in Merchant Navy that has started attracting superior talents.

Hot career opportunities in Indian Army:

Students who pass the matriculation exam can also realize their dream of joining Indian Army. There are different kinds of job profiles that are suitable for such candidates. For example, they can apply for “Soldier in Technical trade”. Candidates are recruited through written examinations. These exams are named as:

  1. Indian Soldier Clerks Examination
  2. Indian Army soldier General Duty Exam
  3. Indian Army Soldier Technical Exam

Matric passed students can also join the National Defense Academy (NDA) after successfully passing through the different types of selection criteria.

Hot career opportunities in State Police Force:

State police organizations make recruitment drive for candidates who have passed the matriculation (min. requirement) and conduct different types of physical / fitness as well as a written test. Successful candidates who pass through all these stringent measures are appointed in a suitable position in the state police force.

Hot career opportunities offered by Staff Selection Commission (SSC):

SSC in each state conducts clerk grade examination or examination for other suitable profiles who require minimum educational qualification of Matriculation. Successful candidates are deployed in respective profiles. It offers an excellent opportunity to get a government job through SSC route.

The best part of above mentioned career options is that most of the institutes and colleges have their branches / network in smaller cities also. Thus, there is no need for the students to leave their home for metros and other big cities barring some courses with advanced infrastructure requirements. Also, these institutions also offer placement assistance as well as financial assistance via education loan through tie ups with banks, scholarship schemes or a combination their off. But, the onus falls on the student and his / her parent or guardian for verification of credentials promoted and highlighted by these institutions before applying for admission.

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