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Now, that you are done with your HSC studies, you must be planning for further education. There must be an outpouring of career after HSC, advice from every nook and corner. And heaven forbids if you haven’t scored “good marks” in HSC then your future suddenly must have become quite bleak. But don’t lose heart.
Career after HSC
Here we are with some more “career advice” which we sincerely hope will put some smile back on your face and thus give you some hope.

Following are the list of some careers that we have put together that you can pursue on your HSC marks:

1. ACCA:

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants a.k.a. ACCA is a global body which trains people to become highly qualified in the field of accountancy, banking, management and consulting. The ACCA certification has a powerful presence across the globe within the profession.

ACCA body has more than 200,000 fully qualified members and more than 486,000 students across the world. Moreover, you can benefit from qualifications that are endorsed by employers and institutions around the world.

Eligibility Criteria:

For Indian students, it is mandatory to have cleared 12th (10+2) with 65% in English and Mathematics/Accounts and at least 50% in remaining subjects. Hence, such students can apply for the Applied Knowledge Level Exam.


The certifications available with ACCA are as follows:

  • Diploma in Accounting and Business (on completion of F1 to F3 and Professional Ethics Module)
  • Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business (on completion of F1to F9, Professional Ethics Module)
  • B.Sc. in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University
  • ACCA professional membership (on completion of all 14 exams, 3 yrs work experience and Professional Ethics Module)

2. Business Accounting & Taxation:

If you have done your HSC in Commerce and are looking for a career in the same field, then this is a good certification for you despite its obscure name. It will give you the requisite hands-on experience and exposure to the accounting concepts which will prove invaluable in your job.

This certification prepares you for various jobs in your career profile like;

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accountant
  • Accounts Manager
  • Manager/Sr. Manager
  • DGM/GM

However, you can visit our  Business Accounting & Taxation course page for further details.

3. Financial Modeling:

Financial Modeling course is a skill based course offered by various institutes EduPristine being one of the best.

The minimum requirement of this course is that the participant should have some working knowledge about cash flow models, balance sheets and finance. The topics covered are valuation case study, mergers & acquisitions, macros, project finance, etc.

Once you have completed the course, you can become eligible for jobs like Investment banking, Project management, Equity research, Business planning & strategy, Private equity funds or commercial banking. To know more about the course, please visit our Financial Modeling page.

4. Big Data/Hadoop:

Of course, Hadoop is one of the Big Data courses that we offer to students with some knowledge and experience in Java/Unix programming. Also, the prerequisites for learning Hadoop include hands-on experience in Core Java and good analytical skills to grasp and apply the concepts in Hadoop.

The topics included are HDFS, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Sqoop, Hue, Spark, MongoDB, etc. This course is designed for professionals aspiring to make a career in Big Data Analytics using Hadoop Framework. Software Professionals, Analytics Professionals, ETL developers, Project Managers, Testing Professionals and IT freshers are the key beneficiaries of this course. For more information, please visit our Hadoop page.

5. Business Analytics:

Business Analytics is a skill-based certification for the students who have passed HSC in the Science stream as Math’s is a core requirement for this particular course. However, this program focuses on not only Forecasting, Econometrics but also time Series Analysis based on historical patterns.

It makes extensive use of data, statistical and quantitative analysis, predictive modeling and fact-based management to drive decision making. The jobs available after the successful completion of this course are data analyst, business analyst, finance analyst, pricing analyst, marketing analytics manager, etc. You can visit our Business Analytics page for further information.

6. Digital Marketing:

Digital Marketing is one of the other skills based certifications for students who have done their HSC in any stream (Arts, Commerce or Science).

The topics included in this course are Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing, Web analytics, Lead Management, etc. Accordingly, the jobs available after the completion of this course are Search engine marketer, search engine optimizer, social media specialist, digital media marketer, content writer, copywriter, etc.

The digital marketing field is very vast and requires varied skills like analytics, data crunching, excellent language/communication skills, storytelling skills, etc. In Fact, it does not require a graduate degree to get a job in this field.

However, you can join an institute like EduPristine to learn digital marketing and gain some hands-on experience before taking up a job somewhere or learn on-the-job. Therefore, you can visit our Digital Marketing page for more information.