CBSE declared the results for its 2018-19 Class-12 Board Examinations on 2 May.
Class-12 board exams are crucial as they play an important role in shaping the student's career and future.
While every student aims to score above 90%, many fall short of their goal despite proper preparation.
If your Class-12 score is below 80%, here are some options you can go for.
Pick a course and college based on Class 12 score
Every student wants to pick a course and college of their choice after Class-12.
However, some top colleges demand higher Class-12 scores and set high cut-offs for admission to popular courses.
Those who have scored below 80% have more options than they think. They should take admission in the best course available and opt for colleges that offer the course in their cut-off bracket.
Science students can go for engineering or medical entrances
Science stream passionate about engineering or medicine can go for national-level entrances. They can appear for JEE (required minimum aggregate for PCM is 75%), NEET (minimum aggregate for PCB is 60%), or AIIMS-MBBS Entrance (minimum 60% score required in PCB subjects and English), etc. or state-level entrance tests.
If they aren't interested in engineering they can opt for undergraduate courses in science or math.
Opt for private institutes conduct their own entrance exams
Those who have not been able to score more than 80% in Class 12 examinations can also opt for graduation courses at private colleges/universities that conduct their own entrance or admission exams.
These entrance tests are also generally not as difficult as national-level exams. Some colleges admit candidates through management quota or direct admission based on merit. However, choosing a good college is essential.
Explore other interesting options and opt for exciting programs
Students can also explore interesting options as there are a number of exciting opportunities and other avenues after Class-12.
Those who have scored less than 80% can also go for undergraduate degree courses, diplomas, or certificate courses in Journalism and Mass Communication, Business and Management, Commerce, Accounts and Banking, Law, Humanities, Fashion Designing, Hospitality, Travel and Tourism, Arts and Languages, etc.