Guidance on Education & Career

This website provides guidance to the school students and college students on what they can plan after their studies of 10th, 12th and colleges.

  • This will give an overview of the education and career pipeline that is currently existing in Tamil Nadu. This will help students and parents to have better idea on Tamil Nadu educational systems and career opportunities.
  • You can inquire further and shall decide your best education and career path based on your interest. Students, teachers, professors, professionals and everyone are welcome to share your suggestions and ideas to improve this database further.

Guidance on education and career for students:

Let’s assume that a student have completed his/her 10th standard (SSLC) in Tamil Nadu. After completion of 10th standard, below are the possible streams and courses a student can choose for his/her Higher Studies.

  1. Higher Secondary (11th and 12th)
    State board
    Central board
  2. Diploma (1st year)
  3. ITI

1. Higher Secondary (11th and 12th):

A student can choose any one of the below courses for his/her higher secondary education after his/her 10th standard education.

List of Groups available in HSC (11th and 12th)
1101 – physics, chemistry, statistics, mathematics;
2102 – physics, chemistry, computer science, mathematics;
3103 – physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics;
4104 – physics, chemistry, biochemistry, mathematics;
5105 – physics, chemistry, english for communication, mathematics;
6106 – physics, chemistry, mathematics, home science;
7201 – physics, chemistry, biology, computer science;
8202 – physics, chemistry, biology, microbiology;
9203 – physics, chemistry, biology, biochemistry;
10204 – physics, chemistry, biology, nursing;
11205 – physics, chemistry, biology, nutrition and dietetics;
12206 – physics, chemistry, biology, english for communication;
13207 – physics, chemistry, biology, home science;
14208 – physics, chemistry, botany, zoology.
15301 – statistics, economics, commerce, accountancy;
16302 – computer science, economics, commerce, accountancy;
17303 – english for communication, economics, commerce, accountancy;
18304 – history, economics, commerce, accountancy;
19305 – economics, political science, commerce, accountancy;
20306 – economics, commerce, accountancy, ethics and Indian culture;
21307 – economics, commerce, accountancy, advanced language;
22308 – economics, commerce, accountancy, business mathematics;
23401 – statistics, geography, history, economics;
24402 – computer science, geography, history, economics;
25403 – geography, english for communication, history, economics;
26404 – geography, history, economics, political science;
27405 – geography, history, economics, ethics and Indian culture;
28406 – geography, history, economics, advanced language;

After Higher Secondary (11th and 12th)?

Below are the available degree courses that a student can choose after completion of his/her 12th standard.

Bachelor Degrees:

Below are the bachelor degrees that a student can choose after his/her higher secondary (11th and 12th).

  1. Bachelor of Engineering, Technology (B.E, B.TECH):

    B.E. CSE, B.Tech IT, B.E. ECE, B.E. Mechanical, B.E. Civil etc.
    Note: If you want to choose any of these degree course, you should had selected respective subject in 11th, 12th standard.
    Click here to know more details about B.E & B.TECH

  2. Medical:

    MBBS, BDS, B.Pharm, B.Sc(Nursing), B.P.T etc…
    Click here to know more details about Medical

  3. Arts & Science:

    BBA, BCA, BA, B.Sc, B.Com etc…
    Click here to know more details about Arts & Science

  4. Teacher Training:

    D.TEd, B.Ed (Having any one of above Arts & Science degree is Eligible for B.Ed)
    Click here to know more details about Teacher Training

  5. Charted Accountant
  6. Agriculture
  7. Law: B.L
  8. Animation, VFX, Media & Entertainment


2. Diploma (1st year)

Below are the list of Diploma courses, a student can choose after his/her 10th standard education.

List of Groups available in HSC (11th and 12th)
1Computer Science & Engineering
2Electrical & Electronics Engineering
3Electronics and Communication
4Mechanical Engineering
5Civil Engineering
6Information Technology
7Textile Technology
8Electrical Engineering
9Fine Arts
10Aeronautical Engineering
11Chemical Engineering
12Software Engineering
13Mining Engineering
14Petroleum Engineering
16Automobile Engineering
17Bio-Medical Engineering
18Environmental Engineering
19Fashion Technology
20Fire Engineering
21Architecture Engineering
22Ceramic Technology
23Rubber Technology
24Plastic Technology
253D Animation
26Beaty culture
29Hotel management and Catering technology
30Business Administration

After completing diploma, a student can join direct 2nd year in B.E, B.TECH or in respective course and department.

3. ITI

Below are the list of ITI courses, a student can choose after his/her 10th standard education.

List of Groups available in HSC (11th and 12th)
1Refrigeration and AC mechanic
2Attendant Operator Chemical Plant
4Computer Operator and Programming Assistant
5Craftsman Food Production Vegetarian
6Cutting and Sewing
7Data Entry Operator
8Data Preparation and Computer Software
9Desk Top Publishing Operator
10Digital Photographer
11Draughtsman Civil
12Draughtsman Mechanical
13Driver Cum Mechanic Light Motor Vehicle
15Electronic Mechanic
17Embroidery and Needle Work
19Hospital House Keeping
20Information Technology and Electronics System Maintenance
21Instrument Mechanic
22Instrument Mechanic Chemical Plant
23Leather Goods Maker
24Litho Offset Machine Minder
26Manufacture of Footwear
27Mechanic Diesel
28Mechanic Maintenance Chemical Plant
29Mechanic Motor Vehicle
30Mechanic Radio and Television
31Mechanic Refrigeration and Air Conditioner
33Old Age Care
34Pattern Maker
35Plastic Processing Operator
37Pre Preparatory School Management Assistant
38Stenography English
39Tool and Die Maker Dies and Moulds
41Welder Gas and Electric

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