6 Competitive Exams Students Can Prepare for After Class 10th
6 Competitive Exams Students Can Prepare for After Class 10th- Once the class 10th exams get completed or the result gets declared, students tend to look for various competitive exams that they can prepare for. By appearing for these competitive exams after class 12th students start working towards their career path. However, students are usually confused about the competitive exams they can prepare for after class 10th. They have multiple options in their mind but are unable to choose best for themselves. As class 10th is a gateway to a new journey for students as they pick fields that they are interested in. In India, students are usually aware about medical or engineering as the only option after class 10th. NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) and JEE Main (Joint Entrance Examination) are the topmost entrance exams for which millions of students appear every year. But these are not only competitive exams that candidates can prepare for after class 10th, there are others too. In this article, Team Careers360 has listed 6 competitive exams students can prepare for after class 10th. Read on to now the details:
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main
First in the list of competitive exams students can prepare for after class 10th comes JEE Main. The national level engineering entrance exam, JEE Main is conducted twice a year (January and April) by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The entrance exam is conducted in online mode for the candidates who are seeking admission in IIIT, NIT, and other premium institutes in the country. Candidates who qualify JEE Main can appear for JEE Advanced, the second phase of the JEE which is regarded internationally as one of the most challenging undergraduate admission tests. By qualifying JEE Advanced, students become eligible for admissions to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the 23 IITs of the country. Therefore, students who want to make their career in the field of engineering can start the preparation of JEE after class 10th.
NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test)
One of the best options for medical aspirants is to prepare for NEET after class 10th. NTA conducts NEET-UG in offline mode for admission to 82,926 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH and 525 BVSc & AH offered by colleges of India. According to the official figures, as many as 16.84 lakh candidates will be appearing for NEET this year. Shortlisted students can appear for counselling of NEET for All India Quota (AIQ), state quota, deemed/central/private universities admissions. The syllabus of NEET is prescribed by the Medical Council of India (MCI) every year that carry questions from Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology. So Medical aspirants can opt for online NEET coaching to start preparation of the exam along with their regular school classes.
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)
Apart from medical and engineering, candidates can also prepare for law competitive exams after class 10th. CLAT is an all India common entrance examination conducted for candidates who are interested to make their career in law field. CLAT is conducted on a rotational basis by 22 National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to their UG and PG degree programs. A total of 2538 undergraduate and 742 LLM seats offered by the NLUs which are filled on the bases of CLAT scores. So, candidates can pull up their socks and start preparing for CLAT once they complete their class 10th.
NSO is a (National Level Science Exam)
Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) conducts NSO to promote Science, Mathematics, Computer Education, English, General Knowledge and professional courses among the school students. Students from class I to XII can opt for this Olympiad. SOF sets different exam papers for each class where question papers have 35 multiple choice questions of 40 marks, for classes I to IV, and 50 multiple choice questions for classes V to XII of 60 marks. Students are given an hour to complete the exam. Students who have interest in Science and want financial aid to achieve their goals can prepare for this competitive exam.
National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)
NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) is a national level competitive examination conducted by NCERT (National Council of Education Research and Training) to provide the scholarship to the deserving candidates. This exam is conducted for secondary school level to identify and recognize students with high intellect and skills. To qualify this examination, students are required to go beyond books and explore different options to prepare thoroughly to score high in the exam. Official figures say that around 10 lakhs students of class 10th appear for this scholarship exam every year. However, only around 4500 candidates are selected in the 1st stage of the exam. This shows that students really need to strive hard to prepare for the exam.
Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO)
MO CELL (Mathematical Olympiad Cell) conducts INMO at 30 centers across the country. This competitive exam is held annually in India, since 1989. Olympiads involve a five-stage procedure. Students who don’t want to stick to just NEET or JEE after class 10th can prepare for INMO along with the regular classes.