With just two weeks left for the declaration of CBSE results 2010, Indian students must be devising their plan of action. Out of the several options available, the most common are: admission in Delhi University for undergraduate courses, appear for other entrance exams, admission in renowned private colleges and register for SAT if interested in studying abroad.
1) Delhi University: Lakhs of students apply to the premier most university of India. But with so many colleges, courses, entrance exams, last date of submitting forms, important documents and cutoffs, admission process can be very cumbersome.At times the students miss out information on important dates, cutoff, eligibility criteria etc. Though every year Delhi University sets up a counselling cell in selected colleges, but it is not sufficient to bring a relief to the students. So one should plan in advance to avoid last minute hassles.
2) Engineering and Medical entrance exams: Majority of the students from science stream would have already taken IIT JEE, AIEEE and AIPMT. Some of you must be gearing for BITSAT. So the strategy for cracking bitsat should involve solving lot of bitsat online sample papers and especially focusing on bitsat English section.
3) Private universities: For those who could not secure a high percentage and make it to premier colleges like IITs, DU, NITS, there are plethora of private institutes offering engineering, medical, BBA, mass communication, science and commerce courses. One may get a feeling that private institutes charge high fees without quality education, but it is not true for all private colleges.
4) Studying abroad: Those who could not make to their dream college or course in India, can always go abroad. Be it USA or UK, overseas universities will add to your overall development and not just academic development. With most institutes offering excellent research facilities, renowned faculties and practical training, this education can give you an edge over others in your peer group.
6) Offbeat careers: Class 12th students should understand that there is life beyond engineering, medical or BBA. From hotel managementto shoe and game designing, from choreography to forest and wildlife conservation, from a writer to a career in animation, there are several options which can shape your future well.
Note: CBSE class 12th results are going to be declared around May 22.