Career Options in Arts

Why should you choose Arts?

Arts/Humanities stream has subjects like Languages, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Economics, Sociology, Mathematics and IT too.

If you are interested in enhancing your critical thinking, improve communication skills and social and political understanding, and want to make a career in fields of communication, law, education and performing arts, then choosing arts will be best for you.

Career Options in Arts

The chart below shows you the various career options available in arts stream after passing 12 exams.

Career Options in Arts

The chart below shows you the various career options available in arts stream after passing 12 exams.

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Detailed Overview of Arts Branches

After 12th

Diploma Programs

Interior Designing Diploma focuses on the fundamentals of designing, space planning, and materials. For more detailed information Click here.

Fashion Designing Diploma covers design principles, garment construction, and fashion trends.

Languages Diploma offers proficiency in foreign or regional languages, enhancing communication skills.

VFX / Graphic Designing / Visual Arts Diploma teaches visual effects, graphic design software, and creative techniques.

Fine Arts Diploma provides training in various art forms such as painting, sculpture, and drawing.

Digital Marketing Diploma Covers online marketing strategies, SEO, content creation, and social media marketing.

Psychology Diploma introduces the basics of psychology, mental health, and human behavior.

Travel & Tourism Diploma focuses on tourism management, travel operations, and customer service in the industry.

Hotel Management Diploma teaches hospitality management, food and beverage service, and hotel operations.

Yoga Diploma / Certificate offers knowledge in yoga practices, philosophy, and teaching methodologies.

Entrance Exams

The Manav Rachna National Aptitude Test (MRNAT) is an entrance exam conducted for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programs at Manav Rachna University and Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies.

The National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination (NCHMCT JEE) is conducted for admission to undergraduate courses in hospitality and hotel administration across various institutes in India.

The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) entrance exam is held for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses in fashion design, management, and technology at NIFT campuses across India.

The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States, assessing a student’s readiness for college through sections on mathematics and evidence-based reading and writing.

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an entrance exam for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate law programs at various National Law Universities (NLUs) in India.

Graduation Courses

Explores subjects like history, sociology, and political science.

Focuses on disciplines like painting, music, and theater.

Provides in-depth training in various visual art forms and techniques.

Teaches animation techniques, character design, and storytelling.

An integrated course combining arts and law education.

Covers design principles, product design, and user experience.

Focuses on hospitality management, tourism, and travel industry practices.

Offers a scientific approach to design, including technology and material studies.

Covers media studies, journalism, and mass communication.

Focuses on hotel management, travel services, and hospitality industry practices.

Concentrates on journalism techniques, reporting, and media ethics.

Offers studies in media production, communication, and media management.

Covers aspects of hospitality management and travel industry operations.

Teaches animation production, visual storytelling, and digital art.

Prepares students for teaching careers in primary education.

Focuses on accounting, finance, and business studies.

An integrated program combining business administration and law.

Teaches computer applications, programming, and software development.

After Graduation

Post Graduation Courses

A postgraduate program offering advanced knowledge in humanities and social sciences, allowing specialization in various subjects such as literature, history, or sociology.

A highly sought-after program focusing on developing managerial and leadership skills, often leading to careers in business management and administration.

A course designed to enhance skills in journalism, media, and communication, preparing students for careers in media houses, PR, and advertising.

A graduate degree focused on visual and performing arts, providing professional training and fostering creativity in fields like painting, sculpture, or theater.

Specialized programs aimed at equipping students with the latest digital marketing strategies and tools, crucial for careers in online marketing and social media management.

A course aimed at training students to become proficient educators, focusing on teaching methodologies, pedagogy, and educational psychology.

A course aimed at training students to become proficient educators, focusing on teaching methodologies, pedagogy, and educational psychology.

Programs designed to enhance writing skills and foster creativity, often covering various genres like fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and scriptwriting.

Courses that teach the principles of design and the use of design software, preparing students for careers in graphic design, advertising, and digital media.

Programs focusing on the creative and technical aspects of fashion design, including garment construction, textile science, and fashion marketing.

Courses that cover a broad range of artistic disciplines, including drawing, painting, sculpture, and multimedia art, aimed at developing artistic skills and creativity.

Programs that provide proficiency in a foreign language, enhancing communication skills and cultural understanding, beneficial for careers in international business and relations.

Courses that teach technical skills and artistic aspects of photography, preparing students for careers in commercial, fashion, or fine art photography.

Programs that cover the planning, coordination, and management of events, equipping students with skills for careers in event planning, hospitality, and corporate events.

Postgraduate diploma programs offering specialized knowledge and skills in various fields, providing a practical and career-oriented education.

Government Exams

Conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), it recruits candidates for various positions in the Indian Railways, offering a wide range of job opportunities across different departments.

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts multiple exams like Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL), Combined Graduate Level (CGL), Junior Hindi Translator (JHT), Stenographer, Junior Engineer, GD Constable, and Multitasking Staff, facilitating recruitment for various government departments and ministries.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts prestigious civil services exams like the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), and Indian Foreign Service (IFS), among others, for recruitment to top administrative positions in the government.

Public Service Commission: State Public Service Commissions (PSCs) conduct exams for recruitment to various administrative and civil services positions at the state level, offering career opportunities in state government departments.

Insurance regulatory bodies like the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) conduct exams for recruitment to various positions in the insurance sector, including administrative and managerial roles.

Various banking institutions like the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) and State Bank of India (SBI) conduct exams like Probationary Officer (PO), Clerk, and Specialist Officer (SO) exams for recruitment to banking positions, offering opportunities for a career in the banking sector.

Entrance Exams

The CAT is a highly competitive entrance exam for admission to postgraduate management programs, including MBA, at Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other top business schools in India.

The MAT is a national-level entrance exam conducted for admission to various MBA and allied programs at numerous business schools across India.

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

The GRE is a standardized test required for admission to many graduate programs (including arts, sciences, and business) at universities primarily in the United States and Canada.

The CPT, now known as the CA Foundation, is an entry-level exam for students aspiring to pursue a career in Chartered Accountancy in India, covering accounting, mercantile law, general economics, and quantitative aptitude.

The CLAT is a national-level entrance exam for admission to postgraduate law programs (LLM) at various National Law Universities (NLUs) in India.

The LSAT is a standardized test designed for admission to law schools in the United States, Canada, and a growing number of other countries, focusing on reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning.

CEED is an entrance exam for admission to postgraduate design programs at premier institutes such as IITs and IISc, assessing visual perception, design aptitude, and drawing skills.

The XAT is a national-level entrance exam conducted by Xavier School of Management (XLRI) for admission to its management programs and those of other associated institutes across India.