Diploma Courses After Class 10

By Divya

With rapid changes in science and technology, things have radically changed. There is cut-throat competition and the struggle in the world of professions has increased and so has the array of career options available.

Choosing a career/course after class 10 is a daunting task. The right choice of career is important as this choice may lead to a happy and satisfying career in life. On the other hand, a wrong selection, of course, may end up in disappointment.


Therefore, it is better one decides during their schooling itself the career they are going to adopt in the future. Proper guidance, advice, and orientation are needed at this phase of life. Taking up diploma courses is one of the many paths one can tread on after class 10. So, Here are a few courses you can take up after class 10.

A Career As A Photographer

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This is a hot career for young individuals across the country. Photography often starts as a hobby and eventually turns into a profession. Why pursue a career in photography? There are various types of photography like photojournalism, wildlife photography, commercial photography, portrait photography, advertising photography, fashion photography, food display photography, travel photography, aerial photography and scientific photography, etc.

Nowadays, this stream is gaining popularity in India, especially since it has proved to be rewarding and fulfilling in the long run. The fields involved cover a wide set of skills and requirements, so most of the aspirants find a place for themselves here. However, a course in this field can give students an edge, which will help them secure higher positions.




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Cosmetology is a career which never fades away. It is one of the demanding careers in today's modern world. A number of institutes offer various beauty courses, certificates & diploma courses which can be opted by the students as per their desires.

To excel in one particular field in cosmetology, additional add-on courses are also available. So a plethora of career options is available, from hair styling to skin care, etc., in the field of cosmetology. It is always an interesting and unique career for those who are passionate about beauty and its treatment. Cosmetology is one of the highest paid professions.



Cake Decorating Course

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Are you interested in baking? Here you can learn how to make and decorate cupcakes, macaroons, cookies and cakes at your own pace. This field has seen a tremendous growth in the recent years. It is a competitive industry that requires creative and artistic skills and people skills to adapt, constantly, to the customer's changing needs and desires.

One who looks to be a part of the baking industry must have the hunger to learn new things every day, along with the savvy to stay updated with the latest trends in the world of cake decorating. Although it would seem all glamorous it requires a lot of hard work.

Those interested in cake decoration can enroll in a workshop, diploma or online certificate programmes. Salary can be very lucrative for those wanting to work in the industry.


Fine Arts

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Unlike another degrees, which are mostly based on theory, fine arts is all about creativity as it deals with paintings, literature, music, sculptures, theatre, etc. This programme helps students obtain a job in the respective artistic field by teaching them creative and technical skills.

This profile comes with a creative portfolio with knowledge about creative writing, sculptures, paintings, television production, stage management, etc. Several certificates and diploma programs are offered by various institutions.

A career in fine arts enables one to move out of the stereotypical jobs opportunities and think creatively. With some good experience in this field, you can earn attractive salary packages.


Also Read: What Are The Career Options After 10th Standard?

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