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Getting Past Low 10th or 12th Board Results


By Siddarth Bharwani, VP – Brand & Marketing, JETKING Infotrain Ltd




One of the hardest situations an Indian student can face during his formative years is low 10th or 12th board results. With important career decisions like field of study, future studies and college admissions hanging in the balance of the results of board exams, students can often have a difficult time to get over this hurdle. While most students believe that the situation is an impossible one to tackle, there are various career paths that one can take especially in the IT sector regardless of board exam results.


Career in graphic designing

Creatively inclined people can opt for a career in graphic designing which is quickly becoming a very popular career option. Every brand today has a notable presence online on social media and websites. Thus, able graphic designers are in great demand for the creation of social media posts, website designing as well as for designing marketing materials like brochures, banners, packaging, etc. With the popularity in the career path, many formal institutions now provide courses specialising in graphic designing through offline and online mediums.


App development

Another important part of an organisation’s online presence is through Mobile Apps. Mobile phones are a necessity in today’s world filled with apps for various utility purposes. While initially only select companies launched apps, now, there are specialised companies that focus solely on developing apps for the market. Such institutions are constantly on the lookout for new talent that can help them improve their existing apps as well as develop new ideas. Thus, mobile app development is another popular career option that has immense potential in the world today.


IT Security

With exposed online presence comes the risk of cyber-attack. With the plethora of data and sensitive information now stored in the cloud, cyber-security is a very important part of every organisation. IT Security is therefore, a very lucrative career option in the industry today. The remuneration packages for such positions are also extremely high which makes it a top consideration in the job market today. A more focused career option in the IT security field is that of ethical hacking. Most big organisations today utilise ethical hacking to identify vulnerabilities in their security systems. The apparent gap between the demand and supply of ethical hackers has made this career option extremely lucrative not only in India but also abroad. Not only are big organisation constantly hiring professionals in this field but many ethical hackers also act as freelancers or set up their own agencies to cater to the wide market.


Diverse IT skills

The massive potential in IT industry especially for those with low grades is apparent with the growing need for specialised personnel in different fields of the industry. Specialised training to enhance such IT skills is the key to unlocking a successful career regardless of grades in 10th or 12th. Many leading institutions today provide continuous skill upgrading opportunities in fields that are emerging. Other popular career paths include Robotics Engineering, Network Architecture, User Interface Developer, etc. which require advanced specialised training from such institutions.


Alexander Graham Bell once said, “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” This is perhaps the most important learning to keep in mind when facing challenges like low grades. While the society may see this as a closed door, finding an alternative route to success is always possible.

Author: Stoodnt Guest Author

Stoodnt Guest Author are experts, professors, teachers, tutors and professionals who want to share their advice, insights and guidance to students, young professionals and others.


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