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Given below are the definitions of some important professions for easy reference to help you decide your career. But naturally, the list is not comprehensive. If you wish to know more about a particular profession or one that is not listed here. speak to a career counsellor, a senior or your teacher for guidance.

  1. Accountancy: Profession to keep or inspect financial accounts.
  2. Acting: Art or occupation of performing in plays, films and TV.
  3. Agriculture: Science or practice of cultivating the land and growing crops.
  4. Agronomy: Science of controlling the soil to produce crops.
  5. Advertising: Business that deals with the publicising of goods/services to encourage people to buy or use it, increasing sales/volumes.
  6. Airhostess: Stewardess in a passenger aircraft who serves food/beverages to passengers and helps       them with a smiling face.
  7. Architecture : The art and science of designing and constructing buildings.
  8. Anthropology : Study of mankind, especially of its origin, development, customs and beliefs.
  9. Aquaculture : Cultivation and propagation of the natural living produce of water for commercial and industrial use.
  10. Archaeology : Study of ancient civilizations by scientific analysis of physical remains found in the ground.
  11. Announcer : A person who announces about speakers, singers, programmes and the like, especially on radio. TV or at public functions.
  12. Author : Writer of books, plays and stories.
  13. Auctioneer : Person who conducts auctions and sells goods at the auction.
  14. Art Instructor/Art Director : The former is a person with the skill/ability to guide people in the visual form of creation such as painting, drawing or sculpture. The latter is an individual employed in the print media or advertising who handles the designing of all printed matter.
  15. Army Officer : Officer of country's land army.
  16. Athlete : A person who participates in physical sports.
  17. Athletic Coach : A person who trains athletes.
  18. Administrator : A person who manages the day-to-day affairs of an organization or government.
  19. Admiral : The chief commander in the navy.
  20. Advocate : A lawyer who presents a client's case in a law court.
  21. Air Traffic Controller : A person at an airport who gives radio instructions to pilots wishing to takeoff or land.
  22. Anaesthetist : Person/doctor trained to administer anaesthesia for medical purpose.
  23. Analyst : Person skilled in making (especially chemical) analysis for industrial or commercial purpose.
  24. Anatomist : Anatomy is the scientific study of the structure of animal and human bodies.

        A person who studies anatomy is termed an anatomist.

  1. Anchorperson : Person who co-ordinates the discussion of a group, especially that of   participants, in a radio or TV broadcast or a stage show.
  2. Artist : Person who practices any of the fine arts, especially painting, acting etc.
  3. Astrology : Study of the position of the stars and movements of the planets in the belief that they influence human affairs.
  4. Astronomy : Scientific study of the sun, moon, stars, planets etc.
  5. Astrophysics : Science of the chemical and physical condition of heavenly bodies.
  6. Aviation : Science or practice of flying aircraft.
  7. Avionics : Science of electronics applied to aviation.
  8. Aerobics Instructor : Person who trains people in energetic and rhythmic physical exercise  that promotes physical fitness by increasing the body's oxygen intake.
  9. Actuarial Science : Study of calculations of insurance risk and premiums by studying rates of mortality and frequency of accidents, fires, theft etc.
  10. Bookkeeper : Person who records business transactions and accounts.
  11. Bookbinder : Person specialising in putting covers on books for commercial purposes.
  12. Book Critic : Person who evaluates and describes the quality of book or literature.
  13. Blacksmith : Person specialising in the making and repair of iron products.
  14. Bodyguard : Person who physically protects another person.
  15. Book Dealer : Person dealing in the distribution and selling of books in bulk on commission basis.
  16. Bacteriologist : Specialist in the scientific study of bacteria for medical and other purposes.
  17. Baker : One who bakes and sells bread, biscuit, cakes and other bakery items.
  18. Banker : Owner, director or manager of a bank.
  19. Biochemist : Specialist in the chemistry of living organism.
  20. Biologist : Expert in the scientific study of the life and structure of plants and animals.
  21. Biotechnology : Branch of technology dealing with forms of industrial production that use micro- organisms and their biological process.
  22. Cameraman : A professional who operates the camera for filmmaking, television production or other commercial purposes.
  23. Cartographer : Person who draws maps and charts.
  24. Cartoonist : Artist who draws cartoons for newspapers or other visual mediums.
  25. Chauffeur : Person employed to drive a car.
  26. Cashier : Person who receives and pays money in banks, shops, hotels or offices.
  27. Censor : Person authorised to examine books, films, plays, letters and other such material and remove

parts considered indecent, offensive, politically unacceptable or a threat to the security of the country or people.

  • Costume Designer : One who makes, deals in or hires out costumes for theatrical performance, cinema or TV.
  • Copywriter : Person who writes advertising or publicity copy.
  • Correspondent : One who contributes news or reports regularly to a newspaper, radio station or TV channel.
  • Court Reporter : Person who reports proceeding of the court or on court cases.
  • Caterer : One who provides food for large social gatherings; the owner or manager of a hotel or restaurant.
  • Chemist : Person who sells medicines; an expert in chemical analysis.
  • Cosmologist : Person specialising in the scientific study of the universe, its origin and development.
  • Crew : People working on a ship, aircraft, oilrigs. film unit etc.
  • Contractor : Person who does jobs under contract for a specified amount.
  • Cosmetician/Cosmetologist : An expert in cosmetics; one who sells cosmetics and advises on their use.
  • Carpenter : Person skilled in making wooden objects and furniture.
  • Consultant : Person who gives expert advice.
  • Conductor : Person who directs the performance of an orchestra; one who collects fares on a bus.
  • Caretaker : Person employed to look after a house, building or farmhouse.
  • Choreographer : An expert in the art of arranging steps for a dance.
  • Cryptographer : An expert who uses a secret or code language to protect confidential information, documents and computer software from hackers, copycats and pirates.
  • Computer Programmer : A person who feeds detailed instructions to the computer to solve any given problem.
  • Driver : Person who drives a vehicle.
  • Director : Person who manages a company or institution, especially as a member of the board; one who directs a film.
  • Dentist : One qualified to treat diseases, malformations of, and injuries to teeth.
  • Dental Hygienist : One who specialises in cleaning and polishing people's teeth.
  • Dietician : An expert in food, diet and nutrition.
  • Deep-sea Diver : One who specialises in diving into deeper parts of the sea or ocean for search operations or any other purpose.
  • Detective : A person, especially a police officer, whose job is to investigate and solve crimes.
  • Draftsman : Person responsible for the exact wording of legal document or drawing of parliamentary bill and the like.
  • Designer : A person specialising in designing (machinery, homes, furniture, fashionable clothes, jewellery).
  • DJ : Disc Jockey - A person who handles the announcements for radio, TV, stage shows etc.
  • Doctor : A practitioner trained in medical science and qualified to treat patients.
  • Dramatics : Study or practice of acting or producing plays.
  • Environmental Scientist : Person who is concerned about and wants to improve or protect the environment through scientific means.
  • Editor : Person who handles the editing of a book or periodical - newspaper or magazine.
  • Editorial Assistant : Person who performs day-to-day editorial tasks.
  • Electrician : Person trained to install, operate or repair electrical equipment.
  • Executive Secretary : Person in a business organisation having managerial and administrative power and reporting to the Director or Chief Executive.
  • Earth Science : Any of the sciences such as geology or geography dealing with the earth.
  • Ecologist : Expert in scientific study of the relation of plants and living creatures to each other andtheir surroundings.
  • Economist : Expert in science or principles of the production, distribution and consumption of goods, especially with reference to cost.
  • Engineer : Person who designs, builds or maintains engines, machines, bridges, railways, mines etc.
  • Entrepreneur : Person who starts or organises a commercial enterprise, especially one involving financial risks,
  • Farmer : Person who owns/manages a farm and produces food grains, vegetables, fruits or poultry.
  • Forest Ranger : Person who looks after a forest, protecting animals, birds and trees.
  • Foreign Exchange Dealer : Person who deals with buying and selling of foreign money.
  • Fashion Designer : Person who designs fashionable garments.
  • Fireman : Member of an organised team of people trained to extinguish fires.
  • Food Analyst : Scientific examination of food for its nutritional value, contamination or presence of bacteria.
  • Finger Print Expert : Person trained to analyse the pattern made by individual fingers and palms on a surface and used for identifying people, especially criminals.
  • Fisherman : One who specialises in catching fish, especially as a means of livelihood.
  • Gardener : One who works in a garden, either for remuneration or as a hobby.
  • Gastronomist : A person specialised in the art of sampling and cooking good food.
  • Genealogist : A person specialising in the study of family history.
  • Geographist : An expert in the scientific study of the earth's surface, divisions, climate and other physical features.
  • Geologist : An expert in the scientific study of the earth's crust, rocks, strata etc and the history of its development.
  • Geophysicist : An expert in the scientific study of the physics of the earth - its magnetism, meteorology etc.
  • Gerontologist : An expert in the scientific study of old age and ageing.
  • Guide : A person who shows another the way, used especially for a person employed to show tourists interesting sights.
  • Gynaecologist : An expert in the scientific study and treatment of diseases and disorders of the female reproductive system.
  • Hairdresser : A person specialising in cutting and styling hair.
  • Horticulturist : Person expert in the art of growing flowers, fruits and vegetables; skilled gardener.
  • Hostess : Woman who receives and entertains people as guests.
  • Immunologist : Person/doctor qualified in the scientific study of protection against and resistance to infection.
  • Insurance Agent : Person specialising in providing or selling insurance policies.
  • Interior Decorator : Person specialising in decorating the inside of a house, office or building with paint, wallpaper, furniture and other decorative pieces.
  • Interior Designer : An expert in the planned choice of style, colour, furnishing etc for the inside of a house, office or flat.
  •  Interpreter : Person who gives a simultaneous translation of words spoken in another language.
  • Journalist : Person involved in collecting, writing, editing and publishing material in periodicals, usually newspapers and magazines.
  • Judge : Public official with authority to decide cases in a court of law.
  • Jeweller : Person who sells, makes or repairs jewellery or ornaments.
  • Keeper : Person who looks after animals in a zoo or a collection of items in a museum.
  • Knowledge Engineer : Person who looks into the technology aspect of knowledge management.
  • Knowledge Editor : Person handling the content and composition of knowledge for books, newspapers  or web sites.
  • Lecturer : Person who gives lecturers, especially at a college T university.
  • Lexicographer : One who write or compiles dictionaries.
  • Librarian : Person in charge of or assisting in a library.
  • Lineman : Person whose job is to repair and maintain electrical or telephone lines.
  • Linguistics : Scientific study of language or of particular languages.
  • Lyricist : Person who writes the words of songs (especially popular songs).
  • Machinist : One who makes, repairs or operates machine or machine tools.
  • Macrobiotics : Science of diets that consists of whole grains and vegetables grown without chemical treatment.
  • Marriage Counsellor : Expert specialising in helping couples with marital problems.
  • Marine Biologist : A scientist who studies life in the sea for scientific and commercial purposes.
  • Mathematician : An expert in mathematics.
  • Matron : Woman in charge of the nurses in a hospital.
  • Metallurgist : Expert in the science of the properties of metals, their uses, methods of obtaining them from their ores etc.
  • Meteorologist : An expert in the scientific study of the earth's atmosphere and its changes, used especially for forecasting weather.
  • Minerologist : Expert in the scientific study of minerals and their various uses.
  • Model : Person employed to pose for an artist, photographer or sculptor; one employed to display clothes or fashion accessories to prospective buyers by wearing them.
  • Musician : Person who performs or composes music.
  • Naturalist : One who studies animals, plants, birds and other living creatures.
  • Naturopath : Person who treats illness through changes in diet, exercise, manipulation and other natural means.
  • Neurologist : An expert in the scientific study of nerves and their diseases.
  • News Reader : Person who announces the news over radio and TV.
  • Nurse : Person (usually female) trained to help doctors look after the sick and injured.
  • Occupational Therapist : One who treats a physical or mental disease through a regulated course of       creative or productive work.
  • Oceanographer : Specialist in the scientific study of the oceans.
  • Operator : One who operates equipment, machines, a telephone switchboard etc.
  • Ophthalmologist : A person or doctor specialising in the scientific study of the eye and its diseases.
  • Optician : Person who makes and sells optical instruments, especially contact lenses and glasses.
  • Orthodontist : One who specialises in preventing and correcting irregularities in the teeth and jaw.
  • Orthopaedics : Branch of surgery that deals with the correction of bone deformities and diseases.
  • Paediatrics : Branch of medicine concerned with children and their illnesses.
  • Pageant Director : An expert in public entertainment consisting of a procession of people in costumes or fashionable dress.
  • Painter : Person specialising in painting walls, buildings and signboards; an artist who paints pictures.
  • Paleontologist : An expert in the study of fossils as a guide to the history of life on earth.
  • Penology : Study of crime and its punishment, and the management of prisons.
  • Petrology : Scientific study of rocks.
  • Pharmacist : One trained in the preparation of medicines; one who sell medicines.
  • Pharmacologist : Person who specialises in the scientific study of drugs and their use in medicine.
  • Physiologist : An expert in the scientific study of the normal functions of living things and the way in which the body of a particular living being functions.
  • Physiotherapist : Person trained in the treatment of disease, injury or weakness in the joints or muscles through exercises, massage and the use of light, heat etc.
  • Pilot : One who operates the controls of an aircraft.
  • Plumber : One who specialises in the fitting and repair of waterpipes, water tanks, cisterns etc in a building.
  • Politician : One who is well versed in the science of governance, actively or professionally.
  • Psephologist : Expert in the study of the way in which people vote in elections, especially by means of opinion polls.
  • Psychiatrist : Specialist in the study and treatment of mental illness.
  • Psychologist : An expert in the science or study of the mind and how it functions.
  • Producer : Person who produces a film, TV, radio, video or stage programme.
  • PRO : A Public Relations Officer specialises in presenting a good image of an organisation, firm,  government or person to the public, especially through the selective dissemination of information.
  • Qua Master: A person who conducts a quiz or competition, especially on TV, radio or stage in which people answer questions to test their knowledge.
  • Radiologist: A doctor specialising in the diagnostic use of X-rays and in other methods of imaging the internal structure of the body.
  • Radio Therapist: Expert in the treatment of diseases, especially cancer, by radiation, such as X-rays.
  • Receptionist: Person employed to make appointments for or receive callers at a hotel, office, clinic or other establishment.
  • Radio Astronomy: Astronomical study by means of radar; study of radio waves generated in space.
  • Sailor: Member of ship's crew, especially one below the rank of officer.
  • Salesperson: One whose job is to sell goods in shops or door to door.
  • Sanitary Inspector: An official who checks hygienic conditions in shops, restaurants and other establishments.
  • Sociologist: An expert m the scientific study of the nature and development of society and social behaviour.
  • Speech Therapist: Person trained to help people with speech problems.
  • Speleologist: A scientist who studies and explores caves.
  • Sports Editor: An editor in a newspaper or magazine who specialises in sports.
  • Seismologist: Scientist who studies earthquakes.
  • Surveyor: Person who surveys and values vehicles, buildings or other property; one who surveys land.
  • Stock Broker: Person who buys and sells stocks and shares for clients on a commission basis.
  • System Analyst: A computer professional who develops a programme, analyses the system and supervises how a company's computer software runs.
  • Software Engineer: An engineer who develops software that involves the systematic application of computer tools and techniques to develop high quality, reliable and user-friendly    applications as well as system software.
  • Script Writer: One who writes scripts for TV serials, cinema and documentaries or adapts a novel or       story for television, radio or cinema.
  • Tailor: One who specialises in cutting and stitching outer garments, especially for men.
  • Travel Agent: Person who makes arrangements for people wishing to travel, e.g. buying tickets, making hotel and airline reservations.
  • Umpire: Person appointed to see that the rules are observed and to settle disputes; a person chosen to act as a judge between two parties who disagree.
  • Underwriter: Person or organisation that underwrites (accept liability) insurance policies, especially  for ships, aircraft etc.
  • VJ: Video Jockey - A person who acts as an anchor in television/video shows.
  • Value: A professional specialising in estimating the monetary value of a company, property, land, jewellery, goods or other items.
  • Veterinary Surgeon: A person skilled in the treatment of animal diseases and injuries.
  • Virologist: An expert in the scientific study of virus and viral disease.
  • Wildlife Specialist: An expert in wildlife who helps implement measures for the conservation of  wildlife.
  • Writer: Person whose job is to write books, stories, articles and the like.
  • Welder: One who specialises in joining two metals by raising the temperature at the joints by means of external heat.
  • Warehouse Man: Person who stores goods before they are sent to shops.
  • Warrant Officer: Non-commissioned officer of the highest grade in the army, air force or navy.
  • Zoologist: An expert in the scientific study of the structure, form and distribution of animals.

 

Course Available for Arts Students After 10 + 2

Sl. No. Abbreviation Full form of the Diploma
1   BA   : Bachelor of Arts (pass/major/honours0)  
2   BHA   : Bachelor of Financial & Investment Analysis  
3   BT&TM   : Bachelor of Tourism & Travel Management  
4   BABEd   : Bachelor of Arts & Education (integrated)  
5   BSSc   : Bachelor of Sports Science  
6   BBA   : Bachelor of Business Administration  
7   HEM   : Bachelor of Business Management  
8   BBS   : Bachelor of Business Studies  
9   BBM   : Bachelor of Bank Management  
10   BCA   : Bachelor of Computer Application  
11   BRI   : Bachelor of Religions of India  
12   BA   : Bachelor of Arts (General and Corporate Secretaryship)  
13   BL/LLB   : Bachelor of Law (5 years-integrated course)  
14   BHM   : Bachelor of Hotel Management  
15   BHRD   : Bachelor of Human Resource Development  
16   BHRM   : Bachelor of Human Resource Management  
17   BIBF   : Bachelor of International Business and Finance  
18   BPP   : Bachelor of Physical Planning  
19   BJ   : Bachelor of Journalism  
20   BMS   : Bachelor of Management Science  
21   BPR   : Bachelor of Public Relation  
22   BRS   : Bachelor of Rural Studies  
23   BSW   : Bachelor of Social Works  
24   BHS   : Bachelor of Hospitality Science  
25   BTA/S   : Bachelor of Tourism Administration/Studies  
26   BEM   : Bachelor of Environmental Management  
27   BHM/A   : Bachelor of Hospital Management/Administration  
28   BMTT   : Bachelor of Management and Information Technology  
29   BD   : Bachelor of Dramatics  
30   BPed   : Bachelor of Physical Education (Health Education and Sports)  
31   CA             : Chartered Accountancy (Foundation)  
32   CS              : Company Secretaryship (Foundation)  
33   BAEd          : Bachelor of Adult Education  
34   BA (EdDeaf)   : Bachelor of Arts (Education of Deaf)  
35   BA (Mus)       : Bachelor of Arts (Music)  
36   BEEd            : Bachelor of Elementary Education  
37   BFA            : Bachelor of Fine Arts  
38   BJ & MC       : Bachelor of journalism & Mass Communication   
39   BLM            : Bachelor of Labour Management  
40   BVA             : Bachelor of Visual Arts  
41   BYS             : Bachelor of Yogic Science  
42   BMR            : Bachelor of Mental Retardation  

This list is only an indicative list and not a complete list. There are many other courses which an arts student can opt after 10+2 in arts.

Competitive Examination for 10+2 Arts Student

  1. Defence Services (various wings)
  2. Banking/LlC/GIC etc (Clerical cadre)
  3. SSB/Air Force
  4. Indian Railways
  5. Inter disciplinary services in central and state government (clerical grades)
  6. Clerk's Grade Examination
  7. NDA (Army wing)

Competitive Examination for Arts Graduates

  1. Civil Services (UPSC)
  2. (a) IAS
    (b) IPS
    (c) IFS
    (d) Central Excise & Income Tax
    (e) Indian Audit and Accounts service
    (f) Indian Revenue Services
    (g) Indian Economic Service
    (h) Indian Statistical Service

  3. Jobs in Banks/LIC/GIC/UTI/Financial Institutions (Probationary officer/Administrative officer etc)
  4. Combined Defence Services (CDS)
  5. SSB/Airforce Accounts/Assistant Commandant (General Duty) in Coast Guard
  6. Assistants' Grade Examination by Staff Selection Commission
  7. Inspectors of Central Excise, Income Tax etc through Staff Selection Commission
  8. Indian Railway Services
  9. Misc. services of accountant/cashier/book keeper in public sector/private sector/govt. sector
  10. State Civil Services (PSC)
  11. Reserve Bank Of India Services Board Exams

N.B.   The above list is only an indicative list and not an exhaustive list.


Subject Available for Study In BA Course After 10 + 2

Sl. No. Course
1   Accounting   
2   Accountancy   
3   Actuarial Science   
4   Administrative Law   
5   Adult Education   
6   Advertising & Sales Mgt.   
7   Aesthetics   
8   Agriculture& Animal Husb.   
9   Agricultural Marketing   
10   Analytical Tools   
11   Ancient History   
12   Archaeology & Culture   
13   Ancient Indian Culture   
14   Ancient Indian History   
15   Ancient World History   
16   Anthropology   
17   Applied Art   
18   Applied Nutrition   
19   Arabic   
20   Arab Culture   
21   Archaeology   
22   Ardhmagadhi   
23   Area Studies   
24   Arya Sidhanta   
25   Arts   
26   Art (History of Art)   
27   Asian Culture   
28   Asian Language & Literature   
29   Assamese   
30   Astronomy  
31   Avesta Pahlavi   
32   Bakery   
33   Bank Management   
34   Banking   
35   Bengali   
36   Bhajana   
37   Bharatha Natyam   
38   Bhasa Lekhan   
39   Bhojpuri   
40   Biochemistry   
41   Biology   
42   Bodo   
43   Book Keeping & Accountancy   
44   Book Publishing   
45   Botany   
46   Burmese   
47   Business   
48   Business Administration   
49   Business Management   
50   Business Communication   
51   Business Organization   
52   Business Correspondence   
53   Business Data & Processing   
54   Business & Office Practice   
55   Business Statistics   
56   Catering   
57   Cartography   
58   Chemistry   
59   Child Care & Training   
60   Child Development  
61   Child Psychology & Guidance  
62   Child Welfare  
63   Chinese  
64   Christian Rites  
65   Cinema Appreciation  
66   Classical Language  
67   Clay Modeling  
68   Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics  
69   Clothing & Textiles  
70   Commerce  
71   Commercial Art  
72   Commercial Geography  
73   Communication & Journalism  
74   Community Development  
75   Community & Rural Devpmt.  
76   Community Dev. & Extension  
77   Comparative Literature  
78   Comp. Study in Buddhism  
79   Comparative Religion  
80   Computer Application  
81   Computer Programming  
82   Computerised Data Collection  
83   Computer Secretaryship  
84   Counselling & Guidance  
85   Criminology  
86   Cultural Anthropology  
87   Cultural Dynamics  
88   Cultural Psychology  
89   Civilization  
90   Culture & Religion  
91   Dance  
92   Data processing  
93   Defence Management  
94   Defence Studies  
95   Demography  
96   Designing & Painting  
97   Development Administration  
98   Diet Therapy  
99   Dogri  
100   Domestic Science  
101   Dialectology  
102   Drama  
103   Dramatics  
104   Drawing & Painting  
105   Dress Making & Fashion Cord  
106   Ecology  
107   Econometrics  
108   Economics  
109   Economics & Rural Dev.  
110   Education  
111   Elements of Maths & Stat  
112   Elements of Eco & Stat  
113   Elements of Law  
114   English  
115   English (Comm. Skills)  
116   Enterpreneurial Dev.  
117   Enterpren. & Small Business  
118   Environmental Economics  
119   Environmental Studies  
120   European Language  
121   Experimental Psychology  
122   Export Procedure & Documtn  
123   Family Relations  
124   Family Resources Mgt.  
125   Fashion Des & Merchadsn  
126   Feature Writing  
127   Film Studies  
128   Finance  
129   First aid  
130   Food & Nutrition  
131   Foreign Trade Practice  
132   Freedom Movement & NI  
133   Foundation Course  
134   Fine Arts  
135   Folklore  
136   Folk Music  
137   French  
138   Fruit Preservation  
139   Functional English  
140   Functional Hindi  
141   Functional Sanskrit  
142   Garo  
143   Gandhiji's Life  
144   Gandhian Thought  
145   General Awareness  
146   General Foundation  
147   General Science  
148   General Psychology  
149   Geography  
150   Geology  
151   Geography of Maharashtra  
152   German  
153   Greek  
154   Gujarati  
155   Handlooms & Handicrafts  
156   Health and Physical Education  
157   Hebrew  
158   Hindi  
159   Himachal Pradesh History  
160   Hindu Religious Studies  
161   History  
162   History (Modem & Medieval)  
163   History of Architecture  
164   History of An & Culture  
165   History & Culture of Adivasis  
166   History and Culture of Punjab  
167   History of Civilization  
168   History of Kerala  
169   History of Freedom Movement of India  
170   History of Gujarat  
171   History of Literature  
172   History of Science  
173   History of Social Reforms in   
174   History of Vedic & Classical Sanskrit   
175   History of World  
176   Home Economics  
177   Home Management  
178   Home Nursing  
179   Home Science  
180   Horticultute & Landscaping  
181   Hotel Management  
182   Household Art  
183   Human Anatomy  
184   Humanities  
185   Human Ecology  
186   Human Environments  
187   Human Resource Management  
188   Human Rights  
189   Indian Classical dance  
190   Indian Culture  
191   Indian Cultural Philosophy  
192   Indian Heritage & Civilization  
193   Indian History and Indian Art  
194   Indian Music  
195   Indian & Oriental Culture  
196   Indian Philosophy & Religion  
197   Indian Philosophy  
198   hidology  
199   Indian Society & Culture  
200   Industrial Organisation  
201   Industrial Relations  
202   Industrial Relation & Personnel Management  
203   Instrumental Music  
204   Insurance  
205   Industrial Relations Including Trade Unionism  
206   Information Technology  
207   Interior Decoration  
208   International Economics  
209   Instrumental Music  
210   Islamic Culture  
211   Islamic History  
212   Islamic History & Culture  
213   Islamic Studies  
214   Italian  
215   Investment Analysis  
216   Japanese  
217   Jainology  
218   Jainism  
219   Journalism  
220   Jyotisha  
221   Kanarese  
222   Kannada  
223   Karnatak Music  
224   Kathakali  
225   Kashmiri  
226   Khasi  
227   Konkani  
228   Korean  
229   Kuchipudi Dance  
230   Labour And Social Welfare  
231   Labour Welfare  
232   Land & People of Rajasthan  
233   Language Skills  
234   Language Teaching  
235   Latin  
236   Law  
237   Lexicography  
238   Library Science  
239   Life Science  
240   Linguistics  
241   Live Stock & Dairy  
242   Live Stock & Leather  
243   Local Self Government  
244   Logic  
245   Logic & Methodology of Science  
246   Maithili   
247   Malayalam  
248   Management  
249   Manipuri  
250   Marathi  
251   Marketing  
252   Marketing Management  
253   Managerial Economics  
254   Market Research Techniques  
255   Mass Communication  
256   Mass Communication & Journalism  
257   Mathematical Modeling in Economics  
258   Mathematical Statistics  
259   Mathematics  
260   Mathematics (Applied)  
261   Mathematics (Industrial)  
262   Mathematics (Pure)  
263   Medieval & Modem History  
264   Mental & Moral Philosophy  
265   Microbiology  
266   Mizo  
267   Military Science/Studies  
268   Modem Armenian  
269   Modem Arabic  
270   Modem European Language  
271   Modem Government  
272   Modem Indian Language  
273   Modem Tibetan  
274   Music  
275   Money & Banking  
276   Musiology  
277   Music Appreciation  
278   Music & Fine Arts  
279   Museum & Tourism  
280   Nepali  
281   Nutrition & Dietetics  
282   Nutrition & Health Education  
283   Office Correspondence  
284   Office Management  
285   Office Management & Secretarial Practice  
286   Oriental Culture  
287   Oriental Learning/Title  
288   Oriya  
289   Painting  
290   Painting & Sculpture  
291   Pali  
292   Panchayati Raj  
293   Persian  
294   Persian  
295   Philosophy  
296   Physical Education  
297   Physics  
298   Physiology  
299   Political Science  
300   Population Education/Studies  
301   Principles & Practice of Insurance  
302   Portuguese  
303   Prakrit  
304   Psychology  
305   Psychology (Experimental)  
306   Public Health & Sanitation  
307   Punjabi  
308   Punjabi History & Culture  
309   Punjabi Literature  
310   Public Administration  
311   Public Relations  
312   Quantitative Methods/Techniques  
313   Rabindra Sangeet  
314   Rajasthani  
315   Religion  
316   Religious Studies  
317   Regional Planning  
318   Regional Studies of North East India  
319   Rural Development  
320   Rural Development & Cooperation  
321   Rural Development & Extension  
322   Rural Banking  
323   Rural Economics  
324   Rural Industrialization  
325   Rural Fine Arts  
326   Rural Reconstruction & Village Development  
327   Rural Marketing  
328   Rural Service  
329   Rural Society  
330   Rural Studies  
331   Russian  
332   Sales Promotion  
333   Sanskrit  
334   Sangitha Bhushana  
335   Santhali  
336   Science & Civilization  
337   Science Technology & Development  
338   Script Writing  
339   Sculpture  
340   Secretarial Practice  
341   Sindhi  
342   Sinhalese  
343   Social Awareness & Personality Development  
344   Social & Cultural History of India  
345   Social & Political Philosophy  
346   Social Journalism  
347   Social Psychology  
348   Social Work  
349   Social Science  
350   Sociology  
351   Social Study  
352   Social Welfare Administration  
353   Social Work & Social Welfare  
354   South East Asian Studies  
355   Spanish  
356   Statistical Methods  
357   Statistics  
358   Statistics (Applied)  
359   Swine Production  
360   Syriac  
361   System Analysis  
362   Tabia  
363   Tailoring & Hosiery  
364   Tamil  
365   Telugu  
366   Temple Worship & Management  
367   Tenyidie  
368   Translation  
369   Theatre  
370   Tibetan  
371   Trade Unionism & Labour Welfare  
372   Textile Designing  
373   Textile Dyeing & Printing  
374   Tourism & Hotel Management  
375   Transactional Analysis  
376   Travel & Tourism  
377   Tribal & Harijan Welfare  
378   Tribal Welfare  
379   Turkish  
380   Urdu  
381   Urban Studies  
382   Vedic literature  
383   Village Industries  
384   Visual Arts  
385   Vocal Music  
386   Vocational Studies  
387   West Asian Studies  
388   Western Music  
389   Women's Studies  
390   Work & Thought  
391   World History  
392   Writing for Radio  
393   Yoga  
394   Yogic Science  
395   Zoology  

Courses available in BA (Fine Art)/BFA

Specialized BA courses

  1. Applied Arts
  2. Art Design
  3. Applied Design
  4. Applied Painting
  5. Arts History
  6. Arts Education
  7. Bamboo & Cane Work
  8. Commercial Art
  9. Clay Modeling
  10. Ceramics Design
  11. Dance
  12. Design
  13. Drama
  14. Drawing & Painting
  15. Dress Making & Fashion Co-ordination
  16. Fine Arts
  17. Fine Arts & Crafts
  18. Graphic Arts
  19. Music
  20. Painting
  21. Photography
  22. Plastic Arts
  23. Pottery/Pottery Design
  24. Print Making
  25. Sculpture
  26. Sitar
  27. Tabla
  28. Tortile Design
  29. Textile Design
  30. Visual Arts
  31. Visual Communication
  32. Wood Craft
  1. BA (Applied)
  2. BA (Languages)
  3. BA (Rural Services)
  4. BA (Special)
  5. BA (Vocational)
  6. BA (Cooperation)
  7. BD (Bachelor of Dramatics)
  8. BDA (Bachelor of Development Administration)
  9. BCS (Bachelor of Computer Secretaryship)
  10. BDS (Bachelor in Development Studies)
  11. BDes (Bachelor of Design)
  12. BA (Journalism)
  13. BCJ (Bachelor of Communication & Journalism)
  14. BMus (Bachelor of Music)
  15. BLitt/BOL (Bachelor of Literature)
  16. BMC (Bachelor of Mass Communication)
  17. BUT (Bachelor of Lib & Info Technology)
  18. BVA (Bachelor of Visual Arts)

N.B.    The list of subjects is an indicative one and exhaustive one. The combination of subjects offered for study varies from university/institution to university/institution.

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Career Counselling>>Course Available for Arts Students After 10 + 2

Sl. No. Abbreviation Full form of the Diploma
1 BA : Bachelor of Arts (pass/major/honours0)
2 BHA : Bachelor of Financial & Investment Analysis
3 BT&TM : Bachelor of Tourism & Travel Management
4 BABEd : Bachelor of Arts & Education (integrated)
5 BSSc : Bachelor of Sports Science
6 BBA : Bachelor of Business Administration
7 HEM : Bachelor of Business Management
8 BBS : Bachelor of Business Studies
9 BBM : Bachelor of Bank Management
10 BCA : Bachelor of Computer Application
11 BRI : Bachelor of Religions of India
12 BA : Bachelor of Arts (General and Corporate Secretaryship)
13 BL/LLB : Bachelor of Law (5 years-integrated course)
14 BHM : Bachelor of Hotel Management
15 BHRD : Bachelor of Human Resource Development
16 BHRM : Bachelor of Human Resource Management
17 BIBF : Bachelor of International Business and Finance
18 BPP : Bachelor of Physical Planning
19 BJ : Bachelor of Journalism
20 BMS : Bachelor of Management Science
21 BPR : Bachelor of Public Relation
22 BRS : Bachelor of Rural Studies
23 BSW : Bachelor of Social Works
24 BHS : Bachelor of Hospitality Science
25 BTA/S : Bachelor of Tourism Administration/Studies
26 BEM : Bachelor of Environmental Management
27 BHM/A : Bachelor of Hospital Management/Administration
28 BMTT : Bachelor of Management and Information Technology
29 BD : Bachelor of Dramatics
30 BPed : Bachelor of Physical Education (Health Education and Sports)
31 CA           : Chartered Accountancy (Foundation)
32 CS            : Company Secretaryship (Foundation)
33 BAEd        : Bachelor of Adult Education
34 BA (EdDeaf) : Bachelor of Arts (Education of Deaf)
35 BA (Mus)     : Bachelor of Arts (Music)
36 BEEd          : Bachelor of Elementary Education
37 BFA          : Bachelor of Fine Arts
38 BJ & MC     : Bachelor of journalism & Mass Communication 
39 BLM          : Bachelor of Labour Management
40 BVA           : Bachelor of Visual Arts
41 BYS           : Bachelor of Yogic Science
42 BMR          : Bachelor of Mental Retardation

This list is only an indicative list and not a complete list. There are many other courses which an arts student can opt after 10+2 in arts.

Competitive Examination for 10+2 Arts Student

  1. Defence Services (various wings)
  2. Banking/LlC/GIC etc (Clerical cadre)
  3. SSB/Air Force
  4. Indian Railways
  5. Inter disciplinary services in central and state government (clerical grades)
  6. Clerk's Grade Examination
  7. NDA (Army wing)

Competitive Examination for Arts Graduates

  1. Civil Services (UPSC)
  2. (a) IAS
    (b) IPS
    (c) IFS
    (d) Central Excise & Income Tax
    (e) Indian Audit and Accounts service
    (f) Indian Revenue Services
    (g) Indian Economic Service
    (h) Indian Statistical Service

  3. Jobs in Banks/LIC/GIC/UTI/Financial Institutions (Probationary officer/Administrative officer etc)
  4. Combined Defence Services (CDS)
  5. SSB/Airforce Accounts/Assistant Commandant (General Duty) in Coast Guard
  6. Assistants' Grade Examination by Staff Selection Commission
  7. Inspectors of Central Excise, Income Tax etc through Staff Selection Commission
  8. Indian Railway Services
  9. Misc. services of accountant/cashier/book keeper in public sector/private sector/govt. sector
  10. State Civil Services (PSC)
  11. Reserve Bank Of India Services Board Exams

N.B.   The above list is only an indicative list and not an exhaustive list.


Subject Available for Study In BA Course After 10 + 2

Sl. No. Course
1 Accounting 
2 Accountancy 
3 Actuarial Science 
4 Administrative Law 
5 Adult Education 
6 Advertising & Sales Mgt. 
7 Aesthetics 
8 Agriculture& Animal Husb. 
9 Agricultural Marketing 
10 Analytical Tools 
11 Ancient History 
12 Archaeology & Culture 
13 Ancient Indian Culture 
14 Ancient Indian History 
15 Ancient World History 
16 Anthropology 
17 Applied Art 
18 Applied Nutrition 
19 Arabic 
20 Arab Culture 
21 Archaeology 
22 Ardhmagadhi 
23 Area Studies 
24 Arya Sidhanta 
25 Arts 
26 Art (History of Art) 
27 Asian Culture 
28 Asian Language & Literature 
29 Assamese 
30 Astronomy
31 Avesta Pahlavi 
32 Bakery 
33 Bank Management 
34 Banking 
35 Bengali 
36 Bhajana 
37 Bharatha Natyam 
38 Bhasa Lekhan 
39 Bhojpuri 
40 Biochemistry 
41 Biology 
42 Bodo 
43 Book Keeping & Accountancy 
44 Book Publishing 
45 Botany 
46 Burmese 
47 Business 
48 Business Administration 
49 Business Management 
50 Business Communication 
51 Business Organization 
52 Business Correspondence 
53 Business Data & Processing 
54 Business & Office Practice 
55 Business Statistics 
56 Catering 
57 Cartography 
58 Chemistry 
59 Child Care & Training 
60 Child Development
61 Child Psychology & Guidance
62 Child Welfare
63 Chinese
64 Christian Rites
65 Cinema Appreciation
66 Classical Language
67 Clay Modeling
68 Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
69 Clothing & Textiles
70 Commerce
71 Commercial Art
72 Commercial Geography
73 Communication & Journalism
74 Community Development
75 Community & Rural Devpmt.
76 Community Dev. & Extension
77 Comparative Literature
78 Comp. Study in Buddhism
79 Comparative Religion
80 Computer Application
81 Computer Programming
82 Computerised Data Collection
83 Computer Secretaryship
84 Counselling & Guidance
85 Criminology
86 Cultural Anthropology
87 Cultural Dynamics
88 Cultural Psychology
89 Civilization
90 Culture & Religion
91 Dance
92 Data processing
93 Defence Management
94 Defence Studies
95 Demography
96 Designing & Painting
97 Development Administration
98 Diet Therapy
99 Dogri
100 Domestic Science
101 Dialectology
102 Drama
103 Dramatics
104 Drawing & Painting
105 Dress Making & Fashion Cord
106 Ecology
107 Econometrics
108 Economics
109 Economics & Rural Dev.
110 Education
111 Elements of Maths & Stat
112 Elements of Eco & Stat
113 Elements of Law
114 English
115 English (Comm. Skills)
116 Enterpreneurial Dev.
117 Enterpren. & Small Business
118 Environmental Economics
119 Environmental Studies
120 European Language
121 Experimental Psychology
122 Export Procedure & Documtn
123 Family Relations
124 Family Resources Mgt.
125 Fashion Des & Merchadsn
126 Feature Writing
127 Film Studies
128 Finance
129 First aid
130 Food & Nutrition
131 Foreign Trade Practice
132 Freedom Movement & NI
133 Foundation Course
134 Fine Arts
135 Folklore
136 Folk Music
137 French
138 Fruit Preservation
139 Functional English
140 Functional Hindi
141 Functional Sanskrit
142 Garo
143 Gandhiji's Life
144 Gandhian Thought
145 General Awareness
146 General Foundation
147 General Science
148 General Psychology
149 Geography
150 Geology
151 Geography of Maharashtra
152 German
153 Greek
154 Gujarati
155 Handlooms & Handicrafts
156 Health and Physical Education
157 Hebrew
158 Hindi
159 Himachal Pradesh History
160 Hindu Religious Studies
161 History
162 History (Modem & Medieval)
163 History of Architecture
164 History of An & Culture
165 History & Culture of Adivasis
166 History and Culture of Punjab
167 History of Civilization
168 History of Kerala
169 History of Freedom Movement of India
170 History of Gujarat
171 History of Literature
172 History of Science
173 History of Social Reforms in 
174 History of Vedic & Classical Sanskrit 
175 History of World
176 Home Economics
177 Home Management
178 Home Nursing
179 Home Science
180 Horticultute & Landscaping
181 Hotel Management
182 Household Art
183 Human Anatomy
184 Humanities
185 Human Ecology
186 Human Environments
187 Human Resource Management
188 Human Rights
189 Indian Classical dance
190 Indian Culture
191 Indian Cultural Philosophy
192 Indian Heritage & Civilization
193 Indian History and Indian Art
194 Indian Music
195 Indian & Oriental Culture
196 Indian Philosophy & Religion
197 Indian Philosophy
198 hidology
199 Indian Society & Culture
200 Industrial Organisation
201 Industrial Relations
202 Industrial Relation & Personnel Management
203 Instrumental Music
204 Insurance
205 Industrial Relations Including Trade Unionism
206 Information Technology
207 Interior Decoration
208 International Economics
209 Instrumental Music
210 Islamic Culture
211 Islamic History
212 Islamic History & Culture
213 Islamic Studies
214 Italian
215 Investment Analysis
216 Japanese
217 Jainology
218 Jainism
219 Journalism
220 Jyotisha
221 Kanarese
222 Kannada
223 Karnatak Music
224 Kathakali
225 Kashmiri
226 Khasi
227 Konkani
228 Korean
229 Kuchipudi Dance
230 Labour And Social Welfare
231 Labour Welfare
232 Land & People of Rajasthan
233 Language Skills
234 Language Teaching
235 Latin
236 Law
237 Lexicography
238 Library Science
239 Life Science
240 Linguistics
241 Live Stock & Dairy
242 Live Stock & Leather
243 Local Self Government
244 Logic
245 Logic & Methodology of Science
246 Maithili 
247 Malayalam
248 Management
249 Manipuri
250 Marathi
251 Marketing
252 Marketing Management
253 Managerial Economics
254 Market Research Techniques
255 Mass Communication
256 Mass Communication & Journalism
257 Mathematical Modeling in Economics
258 Mathematical Statistics
259 Mathematics
260 Mathematics (Applied)
261 Mathematics (Industrial)
262 Mathematics (Pure)
263 Medieval & Modem History
264 Mental & Moral Philosophy
265 Microbiology
266 Mizo
267 Military Science/Studies
268 Modem Armenian
269 Modem Arabic
270 Modem European Language
271 Modem Government
272 Modem Indian Language
273 Modem Tibetan
274 Music
275 Money & Banking
276 Musiology
277 Music Appreciation
278 Music & Fine Arts
279 Museum & Tourism
280 Nepali
281 Nutrition & Dietetics
282 Nutrition & Health Education
283 Office Correspondence
284 Office Management
285 Office Management & Secretarial Practice
286 Oriental Culture
287 Oriental Learning/Title
288 Oriya
289 Painting
290 Painting & Sculpture
291 Pali
292 Panchayati Raj
293 Persian
294 Persian
295 Philosophy
296 Physical Education
297 Physics
298 Physiology
299 Political Science
300 Population Education/Studies
301 Principles & Practice of Insurance
302 Portuguese
303 Prakrit
304 Psychology
305 Psychology (Experimental)
306 Public Health & Sanitation
307 Punjabi
308 Punjabi History & Culture
309 Punjabi Literature
310 Public Administration
311 Public Relations
312 Quantitative Methods/Techniques
313 Rabindra Sangeet
314 Rajasthani
315 Religion
316 Religious Studies
317 Regional Planning
318 Regional Studies of North East India
319 Rural Development
320 Rural Development & Cooperation
321 Rural Development & Extension
322 Rural Banking
323 Rural Economics
324 Rural Industrialization
325 Rural Fine Arts
326 Rural Reconstruction & Village Development
327 Rural Marketing
328 Rural Service
329 Rural Society
330 Rural Studies
331 Russian
332 Sales Promotion
333 Sanskrit
334 Sangitha Bhushana
335 Santhali
336 Science & Civilization
337 Science Technology & Development
338 Script Writing
339 Sculpture
340 Secretarial Practice
341 Sindhi
342 Sinhalese
343 Social Awareness & Personality Development
344 Social & Cultural History of India
345 Social & Political Philosophy
346 Social Journalism
347 Social Psychology
348 Social Work
349 Social Science
350 Sociology
351 Social Study
352 Social Welfare Administration
353 Social Work & Social Welfare
354 South East Asian Studies
355 Spanish
356 Statistical Methods
357 Statistics
358 Statistics (Applied)
359 Swine Production
360 Syriac
361 System Analysis
362 Tabia
363 Tailoring & Hosiery
364 Tamil
365 Telugu
366 Temple Worship & Management
367 Tenyidie
368 Translation
369 Theatre
370 Tibetan
371 Trade Unionism & Labour Welfare
372 Textile Designing
373 Textile Dyeing & Printing
374 Tourism & Hotel Management
375 Transactional Analysis
376 Travel & Tourism
377 Tribal & Harijan Welfare
378 Tribal Welfare
379 Turkish
380 Urdu
381 Urban Studies
382 Vedic literature
383 Village Industries
384 Visual Arts
385 Vocal Music
386 Vocational Studies
387 West Asian Studies
388 Western Music
389 Women's Studies
390 Work & Thought
391 World History
392 Writing for Radio
393 Yoga
394 Yogic Science
395 Zoology

Courses available in BA (Fine Art)/BFA

Specialized BA courses

  1. Applied Arts
  2. Art Design
  3. Applied Design
  4. Applied Painting
  5. Arts History
  6. Arts Education
  7. Bamboo & Cane Work
  8. Commercial Art
  9. Clay Modeling
  10. Ceramics Design
  11. Dance
  12. Design
  13. Drama
  14. Drawing & Painting
  15. Dress Making & Fashion Co-ordination
  16. Fine Arts
  17. Fine Arts & Crafts
  18. Graphic Arts
  19. Music
  20. Painting
  21. Photography
  22. Plastic Arts
  23. Pottery/Pottery Design
  24. Print Making
  25. Sculpture
  26. Sitar
  27. Tabla
  28. Tortile Design
  29. Textile Design
  30. Visual Arts
  31. Visual Communication
  32. Wood Craft
  1. BA (Applied)
  2. BA (Languages)
  3. BA (Rural Services)
  4. BA (Special)
  5. BA (Vocational)
  6. BA (Cooperation)
  7. BD (Bachelor of Dramatics)
  8. BDA (Bachelor of Development Administration)
  9. BCS (Bachelor of Computer Secretaryship)
  10. BDS (Bachelor in Development Studies)
  11. BDes (Bachelor of Design)
  12. BA (Journalism)
  13. BCJ (Bachelor of Communication & Journalism)
  14. BMus (Bachelor of Music)
  15. BLitt/BOL (Bachelor of Literature)
  16. BMC (Bachelor of Mass Communication)
  17. BUT (Bachelor of Lib & Info Technology)
  18. BVA (Bachelor of Visual Arts)

N.B.    The list of subjects is an indicative one and exhaustive one. The combination of subjects offered for study varies from university/institution to university/institution.

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