There are many more courses in India that not just help you gain innovative skills but also offer a decent income. Although India has been an academics-oriented country, a large number of students are now starting to look at offbeat careers. Although a vast number of students still opt for engineering and medical courses which are considered to be “safe”, there are some options that help you gain innovative opportunities. These degree or diploma courses are career-oriented also aid in job-specific skills that lead to better employment opportunities.
Here are some interesting courses are worth looking into:
- Certificate course/degree in sound engineering: Sound and Music Technology are central to the making of an artistic masterpiece., and sound engineering enthusiasts can go for a degree in Sound and Music Technology that is offered by Seamedu, Pune. IIFA Multimedia, Bangalore and Government Polytechnic, Mumbai, also offer Diploma and Certificate in Sound Engineering respectively. Upon completion of these courses, one can find employment in the music industry.
- Certificate in Archives Keeping: Tamil Nadu’s Annamalai University offers a certificate course in Archives Keeping. The principles and methods of description of archival materials. are taught in this course This one year course is offered to candidates who have a degree in History or Archaeology. This certificate course can help one find employment as Lecturers, Archivists, Information Managers, Librarians, Public Relations officers and Records Managers in conservation, reprography and other related fields of Archival Science.
- Diploma and Certificate Courses in Tea-tasting: Tea tasters have become an essential part of not just tea plantation-companies but also multi-brand retail chains. Keeping this in mind, you can opt for a course in tea tasting offered by the Indian Institute of Plantation Management (Bangalore), Darjeeling Tea Research and Management Association, and Birla Institute of Management and Futuristic Studies (Kolkata). This could be an option for you if you love tea.
- Degree in Environmental Science: A degree course in Environmental Science integrates physical and biological sciences with the study of the environment, and aims to find solutions to environmental problems. If you complete this course, you can find employment with the Forest and Environment Department, Pollution Control Board, waste treatment industries, agriculture industry, refineries, mines, fertiliser plants, urban planning commission, distilleries, and food processing industries. The Sikkim Manipal University and The National Law School of Indian University, Bangalore, are offering this course, which is career-oriented.
- Diploma in Paithani Handicraft & Modern Garments: Paithani weaving, a tradition in Maharashtra, is an underrated traditional technique. You can learn how to systematically preserve and develop this art by pursuing a Diploma course in Paithani Handicraft and Modern Garments. This one year course covers Silk work and Paithani Weaving assistance, Paithani Handicraft Theory and Modern Garment Design. This course is offered by the Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University. It is taught in two languages.
- Add-on course in Actuarial Sciences: This course offered by Delhi University and MetLife India Insurance targets students who want to pursue a career in Actuarial Sciences. The program is held over nine weeks of classes followed by one month of on-job training. Acharya Narendra Dev College is the only college in the Delhi University is offering this module. Students who pursue this course are likely to be hired by MetLife.
- PG Diploma in Automative Clay Modelling: The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) and MAEER’s MIT Institute of Design offers a two-year-long postgraduate diploma course in Automotive Clay and Digital Sculpting in their Pune campus. This is an interesting option as clay models help in the decision-making process.For more updates visit www.mahaedunews.com