Studying Science (PCM/PCB) After SSLC
Opting for the Science stream with either PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) or PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) after the 10th class opens up several career paths in India. Here are some popular options within each stream:
1. PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics):
Pursue a Bachelor’s degree in engineering disciplines such as Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Computer Science, Aerospace, Chemical, etc. This can lead to careers in various industries, including technology, manufacturing, construction, and research.
Study architecture and become an architect involved in designing and constructing buildings and structures.
Focus on computer science and programming to pursue careers in software development, data analysis, and IT-related fields.
Prepare for entrance exams and join the Indian Army, Navy, or Air Force in technical or engineering roles.
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Engage in scientific research and development in fields like physics, chemistry, mathematics, or interdisciplinary areas.
2. PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology):
MEDICINE & HEALTHCARE:
Pursue a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree to become a doctor. Alternatively, you can explore other healthcare careers such as nursing, pharmacy, physiotherapy, dentistry, and biotechnology.
BIOTECHNOLOGY & LIFE SCIENCES:
Study biology and biotechnology to work in fields related to genetics, molecular biology, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, and environmental sciences.
Pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science to become a veterinarian and work with animals in areas such as clinical practice, research, or public health.
Consider diploma or bachelor’s courses in paramedical fields such as medical lab technology, radiography, optometry, occupational therapy, or speech therapy.
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT:
Engage in scientific research in biology, biotechnology, or related fields.