Choosing a subject to study
at the Bachelors level is one of the most important decisions you will take in your life.
It sets a foundation for the rest of you professional life and to quite an extent your
personal life too.
We all spend most of our time working and you should choose your area
of specialisation so that you enjoy your work and can be successful at it. It is important
to choose a course of study that suits your requirements and needs.
We tell you below about studying some of the common courses that are of interest to Indian
Computer Science is a very popular programme that requires you to project a very good
academic background, good SAT and TOEFL scores and very clear career plans which you need
to project through your Statement of Purpose.
Lots of colleges in the
world offer the
computer Science programme at the undergraduate level. You may also need to take the SAT
subject test to demonstrate your existing abilities in the subject.
The procedure for getting an admission into an engineering programme is very similar to
that of Computer Science. There are a large number of fields in which you can specialise
in. You have to explore the fields of your interest and choose a subject that you are sure
is right for you.
Its not considered very glamorous these days to specialise in Mechanical
Engineering or Civil Engineering. But if that is what you think you want a career in,
please go ahead and be the best Mechanical or Civil Engineer.
Fields like Robotics,
Aerospace engineering, Industrial Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation
Engineering, etc. are very popular at the Masters level. To get into these fields, be sure
to choose a Bachelors level courses that will allow you an admission into these
subjects at the Masters level. You have to choose the relevant field at the Bachelors
level after being sure of what you want to do after completing your course.
One needs to take up a pre-law course for four years before taking the LSAT and study
another two years to become a lawyer. But getting an admission into a law school is highly
competitive. If you have any queries, you can use the Infozee helpline to let a counsellor
clarify your doubt.
In the US, one needs to take up a pre-medicine course, admission into which is very
competitive and very rare for international students. Admission is based on .excellent
academic background and very good scores in TOEFL/ACT and MCAT.
After completion of the
pre-medical course you need to spend another 4 to 5 years to start practicing. It can be
very expensive to study to be a doctor in the US. If you have any queries, you can use the
Infozee helpline to let a counsellor clarify your doubt.