The world is filled with various career choices ranging from medicine to mass communication, engineering to event management, marine biology to information technology. Selecting the right career is very important as career spans one's adult life and defines an individual, the kind of lifestyle one has, the people one interacts with. In short one's career has an impact on the quality of one's life. Applying for higher education is a critical decision, both financially and emotionally. Therefore, it is mandatory to invest adequate time and effort in order to make the right career decision.
A large number of students continue to choose a career based merely on the fact that their friends are doing the same thing or because their parents told them to do so. This, however, may not be the best way to go about it.
The answer to all the above questions is to understand one's Aptitude, Interests and Personality.
Two major questions are always asked with respect to Aptitude testing and academic pathway planning.
Well the response to both these questions is very straightforward.An aptitude test is required for the following:
When choosing a career it is extremely important that the aptitude, interest and personality are all in sync. Understanding one's strengths and weaknesses allows the individual to work on them and to build up on their weaknesses while it helps to maintain and to fully utilize their strengths. It helps one to discover their inner talents. Based on interest and a wide range of choices, one can identify the right field and career. Personality helps you to succeed in work. As the individual identifies the personality traits that are required for the task and their ranking on the same, they can work on them which in turn allow them increase their chances at success.
Frequently asked question:Q. What is Scheme 1 and Scheme 2 to appear in CBSE class X?
The IB program is practical and application-based. It has a broader spectrum of subjects that lead to all-round development. There are no externally evaluated examinations till the Middle Years Program (Class 10). The focus of the IB is on 'how to learn' and how to use that knowledge. The purpose of IB is to produce global citizens but it can be well-integrated with the local curriculum. Hindi can be offered as a second language in the IB Diploma Program.
It is offered to students aged 16 to 19. It is equivalent to the Indian Class XII. Here students study 3 subjects at the higher level and 3 at the standard level.
The IGCSE has been developed by University of Cambridge International Examinations for school students, in the 14-16 age group. Many students finishing the IGCSE move on to post-16 study to A-Levels.
It is equivalent to Indian Class XI and XII. In A levels students study English plus other 3 or 4 subjects.
Look out for the next article for more questions and to understand the system better
Find your future, make a choice and succeed Success is determined by attitude along with aptitude