Career Options After Post-Graduation

Post Graduation courses are two years courses and it is also known as Master’s course or Master’s Degree. Post-graduation courses come in the category of higher education. To apply for a postgraduate course a student must possess a graduation degree or the student should be in the final years of his/her graduation course.

Post Graduation is usually done in a specialized area that is why it is also considered as a specialized course like MD, MBA, L.L.M, MCA, etc. The first letter ‘M’ clarifies in most of the courses that it’s a master degree course just like ‘B’ stands for Bachelor degree in BA, BSc, and B-Com courses.

When you do a postgraduate you have to select a specialized area like in Medicine a doctor can do MD in orthopaedics, Cardiology, Psychiatry, and Pathology etc. Similarly, a L.L.M student has to choose a specialized area like he/she can do L.L.M in constitutional law, family law, criminal law or IPR etc.

Post Graduation gives you an in -depth knowledge about your specialized subject and area that makes you the master of that particular area. That is why it is called the Master’s degree. To achieve excellence in that particular area and to acquire skilled knowledge many students go abroad and apply in foreign universities as well.

Post Graduation is an expensive affair and especially for those who are applying in foreign universities. So, to meet these challenges many universities, government and non-government organizations offer scholarships to meritorious students across the world.

Below is the list of most popular courses for post-graduation in India:

Popular CoursesEntrance exams
MDNEET PG, AIIMS PG
M-PharmaGPAT, OJEE, AP PGECET, TS PGECET
MDSNEET MDS
MCAAP ICET, TS ICET, OJEE, UPSEE
L.L.MPG-CLAT, DU L.L.M
MBACAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, SNAP
M-TECHGATE, OJEE, IPU CET, UPSEE

Note: There are many other entrance exams and post graduation courses are offered by an endless number or colleges, institutes and universities across the globe.