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Best Career Options after Polytechnic - Check Scope, Job Profiles, Courses after Polytechnic

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: June 02, 2022 03:09 pm IST

Polytechnic courses offer decent career prospects to students in different sectors. Most companies in the field of Electronics, Automobile, Civil Engineering etc prefer Diploma holders in respective specializations. Check the list of best career options after Polytechnic. 

Career Options after Polytechnic

Polytechnic, also known as a Diploma in Engineering, is a professional course which provides practical knowledge in the field of Technical Education rather than theoretical. Several students pursue Polytechnic after completing 10th or 12th to pursue their career in the field of Engineering.

While many say that a Polytechnic or Diploma in Engineering provides only basic knowledge of a specific field which is why it is required to go for higher education, some say it is a wise choice to go for a job after completing Polytechnic. So what is the best career option to go for after Polytechnic? In this article, we will talk about the best career options after Polytechnic including the scope, job options, higher degree options, best colleges, etc.

Career Options after Polytechnic

Basically, there are two major options which the students can choose after completing their Polytechnic including:

  1. Going for Higher Studies: The first option is to go for higher studies after completing Polytechnic. This will help the students gain more advanced knowledge in the field which, further, will open more career opportunities for the students.

  2. Going for a Job: If the student does not want to go for higher studies, he/she can also go directly for job recruitment in either private or government sectors. This will help the students to gain experience in the field and get promoted later on the basis of their expertise.

Also read: TS Polytechnic Admission 2022

Which Option to Choose?

The choice among the two options depends completely on the preferences of the individual. Both of the options serve as the right choice after Polytechnic. While going for higher studies will help the students gain advanced knowledge in the field, going for a job will help the students gain experience and a hands-on approach.

List of Courses after Polytechnic

Some of the higher education courses which the candidates can pursue after completing Polytechnic are mentioned in the table given below:

Course Name

About

Duration

Eligibility

Salary Package (INR)

B.Tech (Bachelors of Technology)

After Polytechnic, the students can go for lateral entry to the second year of B.Tech in the stream which they prefer.

3 years (with lateral entry)

The candidate should have pursued 12th or Diploma from a recognised institute.

2.5 to 4 LPA

B.E. (Bachelors of Engineering)

The candidates can also go for a lateral entry admission to B.E. in the preferred stream of Engineering.

3 years (with lateral entry)

The candidate should have pursued 12th or Diploma from a recognised institute.

2.5 to 4 LPA

AIME Certification

The candidates can go for A.M.I.E (Associate Member of the Institutions of Engineers) certification which is a certification level course having value similar to B.E.

3 years

The candidate should have pursued a Diploma in Engineering or an equivalent course from a recognised institute.

2 LPA to 4 LPA

Graduation is Specific Stream

After Polytechnic, the candidates can also go for graduation in the specific stream in which they have pursued Polytechnic.

Depends on the Course

The candidate should have passed Diploma or an equivalent degree from a recognised institute.

2 to 4 LPA

List of Job Options after Polytechnic

Some of the job options which the candidates can pursue after completing Polytechnic are mentioned in the table given below:

Job Sector

Description

Average Salary

Top Recruiters

Private Sectors Jobs

The candidates can go for a private job after Polytechnic in the Construction, Manufacturing, Electrical or Communication Sectors. The candidates from Polytechnic will be hired at the Junior level initially. The job options in the Private sector include Junior Mechanical Engineer, Junior Construction Engineer, IT assistant, Electrical Assistant, etc.

INR 2 to 3 LPA

Unitech, TCS, Wipro, Bajaj Auto, TATA Power, L&T, etc.

Government Jobs

The candidates can also go for government jobs after Polytechnic. The candidates will be hired for the Junior positions and technician level jobs. The government job options after Polytechnic includes Junior Engineer, IT Assistant, PSU jobs, Clerk, Technician, etc.

INR 2 to 3 LPA

BSNL, BHEL, GAIL, Railways, ONGC, DRDO, IPCL, PSU, etc.

Self Employment

The last job option for the students after Polytechnic is to start their own company and become self-employed. The candidates after Polytechnic can start their own technology repair centre, garage, automobile repair centre, etc.

INR 1 to 2 LPA

NA

Top Colleges in India for Polytechnic

Some of the top colleges in India for Polytechnic are listed in the table below:

Name of the College

Course Fee (INR)

RK University ( RKU), Rajkot

1,50,000

Government Polytechnic (GP), Mumbai

77,500

Vivekanand Education Society's Polytechnic (VES Polytechnic), Mumbai

29,400

S. H. Jondhale Polytechnic (SHJP), Thane

74,100

V.P.M.'s Polytechnic, Thane

58,168

Kalinga Polytechnic Bhubaneswar (KIITP), Bhubaneswar

90,700

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