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CBSE releases list of courses for students to pursue after passing Class 12

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 March 2019, 11:57 PM
Central Board of Secondary Education
Central Board of Secondary Education

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released a list of all possible courses that students can pursue after class 12 under a student-friendly initiative. The CBSE has mentioned the names of colleges, their eligibility criteria and other details related to that course.

"As a sequel to the ongoing initiatives, CBSE has prepared a compendium of suggestive courses for students which will help them get information about various course choices, institutes and combinations available in higher education beforehand after class 10 itself, " said CBSE chairperson, Anita Karwal in an official statement.

There are over 900 universities and over 41,000 colleges in India which are providing higher education at present and the list, according to CBSE, tries to cover most of the traditional, new age and popular courses provided by them.

“The purpose of this compendium is to generate enough curiosity in the students to explore further on the scope, possibilities, avenues, for each of these courses and to look for other options beyond these courses as well,” said Karwal.

Course included in the CBSE list

The list consists of 113 career options including:

Art restoration

Actuarial sciences

Public relations

Corporate intelligence


Liberal studies

Languages and related colleges and courses.

The list expands up to 122 pages and students can check the list at the official website--

Meanwhile, class 12 exams are still going on. The result for the same is expected to be released by May 10, 2019. In an official statement, CBSE had mentioned about releasing the result early this year.

First Published: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:56 PM
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