Today, you will be informed about some of the excellent professional courses that you can pursue after passing your 12th Board examination. Here you will find the full details of those courses along with the duration of the course. Also at the end, a short description has been about the opportunities in career after passing 12th with Arts stream. This article is mainly targeted at the students of Humanities. You need to read the full article that will help you to decide the best-suited course for you.  So here it goes!

  1. B.A.

Bachelor of Arts is known ads B.A. in short. It is still the highest choice for all the students from Humanities Stream. The duration of B.A is three years. The syllabus is of moderate form. The decisive point about this course is that you can complete your after Undergraduate after passing the course. Even the Government jobs require candidates with Graduations. So for all the applicants for the Government job, it is advisable to complete their Bachelor of Arts. The moderateness of the course will also help you to concentrate your efforts towards the preparation of Government jobs.

Another excellent point is that there is the availability of a considerable number of seats for this course in various colleges and universities. Both private and government colleges throughout India offers B.A. So if you do not want to leave your own place, you can get admission right at your locality itself.

The eligibility for the Bachelor of Arts is any students who have passed the 12 the Board Examination successfully. The school from where the students pass should be recognized.

After B.A. you can go for M.A. course. It will increase your chance to land a high paying successful career. Graduates in B.A. can also opt for a job in sectors like banking, armed force, administrative departments, police force, school teachers and many more. You can even get a private job like Managers, Accountants, Administrators, etc.

Subjects in B.A.

  • Language. (English and Vernaculars)
  • Cultures and History.
  • Mechanics.
  • Graphics.
  • Study of Visual Arts.
  • Material Study.
  • Study of Visual Perception.
  • Workshop.
  • Designing.

Apart from opting for the specialization mentioned above, students can also choose from the combination of subjects like Archeology, Mathematics, Sociology, Psychology, Culture, Geography, Political Science and many more.

2. B.F.A.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts or B.F.A has course duration of three years like B.A.

The visual form of the study of arts is the core syllabus of the B.F.A. There are numerous specializations in this course. They are Sculpting, Painting, Photography, Dance, and Music. The course will; help the students to pursue the creativity side of the students.

Someone who does not want to pursue their career in the creative field, it is advisable for them not to continue the course. For success in these particular fields, you must possess creativity and the beauty of things.

Any students who have successfully passed the 12th Boards examination can apply for the course. Numerous private and government colleges have the faculty for            B.F.A.

3. Journalism and Mass Communication:

This course is right now in one of the most in demand for its high scope in job placement. Media Sector is one of the booming industries which are garnering immense popularity all around India. Apart from the regular television and print media, the online media is also emerging as the big game changer.

For such reasons, there is an increase in the vacancy of job in the Media sector. Professionals with Mass Communication degree are in huge demand nowadays.

Various types of courses are available in the sector of Mass Communication. You will get Degree, Diploma and Certification course too. The duration of Degree Course is of three years. The length of both Diploma and Certification course may vary from one to two years.

Candidates who have nag towards social activism, journalism and communication can be successful in this field.

All the students who have cleared 12th Board Humanities Examination with good score can apply for the course. Many well known Government and Private Institutions offer the course. Many institutions provide the Certificate and Degree courses too. But make sure that the Educational government bodies like UGC recognize those private institutions.

Media houses will recruit you after you complete the course. With the arrival of the unique and new age online media, the demand of the graduates with Journalism and Mass Communication have increased.

Noteworthy streams in Journalism and Mass Communication:

  • Mass Communication.
  • Media Ethics.
  • Language and Translation.
  • Electronic Media.
  • Communication Skills.
  • Print Media.
  • Electronic Media.
  • Reporting.
  • Editing.

4. Hotel Management:

Like the previous, this one is also in high demand for its job oriented facility. The course is really specialized and robust one. It prepares the students to take up the responsibility of the management in Hospitality and Hotel industry.

The duration of the course is three years. For this stream too, Diploma course is available that is from one year to maximum two years.

With the rise in the industry of travel and tourism, the hotel industry is also experiencing generous growth. Thanks to the support of the Government in the tourism, hotel industry will never suffer a downfall.

Professionals with skill in Hotel Management are in high demand in large and medium sized hotel. The main recruiters are five-star hotels and three-star hotels.

After passing out 12th Board examination in Arts stream, the student can pursue this course.

Subjects in Hotel Management:

  • Skills in Communication.
  • Travel Management.
  • Food Production.
  • Foreign Language.
  • Management.
  • Housekeeping.
  • Accounting.
  • Marketing.
  • Food and Nutrition.
  • Public Relations.


Some of the subjects that are mentioned above are repeated in the subsequent semesters. Some of them are optional.

5. B.B.A.

The Bachelor of Business Administration or B.B.A is a three-year duration degree course. For all the students who want to make it big in the world of management, this course is the great one to kick start.

After pursuing BBA, you can go for the MBA or Masters in Business Administration. The graduates in BBA are hired by the Business firms and Corporate Houses to take up the position of the manager, finance and many more.

It is a common misconception that BBA is only for the commerce pass outs. That is entirely a rumor, for there are a large number of BBA professionals that have taken admission to the course after completing the 12th in the Arts department.

Subjects in BBA:

  • Marketing.
  • Financial Management.
  • Statistics.
  • Accounting.
  • Human Resource Management.
  • Economics.
  • Business Communication.
  • Entrepreneurship skills.

6. Event Management:

If you are in possession of magnetic personality and can make a good connection, then Event Management is the one for you. The Degree course duration of Event Management is of three years.

The eligibility of the course is the passing of the 12th Board Examination with good score.

The subjects in Event Management:

  • Planning of Events.
  • Public Relations.
  • Business Laws.
  • Accounting.
  • Human Resource Management.
  • Study of Main Events.
  • Marketing and Advertising.


7. Fashion Designing:

The Fashion Designing is in look for the individuals who have the unique taste of creativity and aesthetics. If you are an individual with ample taste of fashion and creativity, then this course is for you. The duration of the Bachelor Degree in the Fashion Designing is of four years. The course focuses on imparting students on theoretical knowledge and practical knowledge. After the successful clearance of the 12th Board Examination with Arts Stream, you can pursue this course.

8. Retail and Fashion Management:

The course is somewhat similar to the fashion designing course in any respect. However, the main difference between the classes is that you will be given knowledge about the techniques of the marketing, selling and merchandising of the product s related to the fashion industry. Like Fashion Designing Course, the duration of this course is for four years. You can definitely apply for this course after you have passed your Board Examination of 12th.

9. Integrated Law Course:

If you are looking for a career that will provide you variety as well as influence in the society, then you can opt for the Integrated Law Course. It is still regarded as one of the most coveted courses by the 12th pass out of Arts students. By this course, you will be awarded the degree of B.A. L.L.B. The duration of the course is of five years.

Subjects focused on Law Course:

  • Constitutional Laws.
  • Banking Laws.
  • Consumer Protection Laws.
  • Property Laws.
  • Environment Laws.
  • Family Laws.
  • Administrative Laws.
  • Public International Laws.
  • Human Rights Laws.
  • Company Laws.

From the subjects mentioned above, you can be assured that some of them are compulsory while others are optional in nature.

10. Graphic Designing:

The vast field of Graphic Designing is rising in highest demand due to the rise in the innovation in the animation and visual sector. There are a large number of professional courses available in the arena of the Graphics Designing. You can also opt for animation. While the Degree courses range from 3 to 4 years, the Diploma Courses are for 1 to 2 years.

For the creative minds who love to imagine and sketch, you can go for it.