The University of Delhi is conducting UG admissions with a lot of vigour and enthusiasm. The process, obviously, includes the top colleges releasing extremely high cutoffs and the students struggling to get in, and further managing to stand out in the long application pool.
However, one might wonder if the regular courses provided by the university are all that an aspirant has. For all we know, you can (and will) make an immensely satisfying career if you decide to go for some other courses. For all the confused souls, we bring six unnoticed and equally important courses (out of DU) that come with outstanding and successful career options.
Read these through and find the perfect one for yourself:
Where to apply – Amity University, Pearl Academy
A course in animation can help you have a successful career in the gaming and entertainment industry. These courses help in building confidence to work in animation studios, television channels, gaming companies, film production companies and advertising agencies. Further specializations in 3D animation and VFX can help make a successful step towards your dream career.
2. THEATRE ACTING
Where to apply – FTII Pune, Barry John Acting Studio, National School of Drama
A career in the glamour industry is something each one of us has dreamt of pursuing (at least once in life). To make a mark in the industry one must begin by joining a good acting school. Earning a B.A in Theatre provides the opportunity for aspiring actors to learn acting skills in a structured environment.
A four-year bachelor’s degree in theatre besides providing acting classes also includes all major aspects of performance and production, such as directing, theatre history, playwriting, production design, costume design, theatre technology etc.
3. INTERIOR DESIGN
Where to apply – Pearl Academy, Academy of Applied Arts, JD Institute of Fashion Technology
Opting for a course in Interior Designing will help you in learning the fundamentals of interior decoration with an emphasis on the more decorative and styling aspects of the discipline. It further helps in learning to interpret a client’s idea, to further develop a concept and acquire the ability to communicate and present your creative ideas visually.
It comes with good career paths such as Stylist in home furnishings retail sector, Residential design projects, Visual Merchandising, Entrepreneur/Freelance.
4. ACTUARIAL SCIENCE
Where to apply – Amity University, NMIMS University, Aligarh Muslim University and Institute of Actuaries of India.
If you are extremely analytical and skilful in mathematics/statistics then Actuarial Science is the best career opportunity for you. It is one of the most demanding fields with abundant and diverse career prospects.
Actuaries can work in government and private companies. Many of the largest insurance firms employ actuaries as CEOs. A person who studies the course can also be a part of the banking, BPO’s, risk management, academics, pension funds and management consultancy firms.
5. GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Where to apply – Pearl Academy, NIFT Delhi
If you find yourself attracted to designing or creating designs in your spare time, then a career in graphic design may be for you. The biggest benefit of being a graphic designer is that you have the liberty to express your imagination and creativity to the fullest. Being in the designing industry, there are plenty of skills and technique that you can learn and this further gives an opportunity to explore new methods and learn something new every day.
This course also provides a stable income, even if the project is simple and easy you will still get paid as long as you are working. It offers various job profiles such as Picture Editor, Design Manager, Brand Identity Designer, Flash Designer, Art Direction etc.
6. RADIO JOCKEY
Where to apply – Amity University, National Institute of Mass Communication
There are various radio channels we tune into to listen to our favourite programs where various RJs welcome us every day and entertain us. If you have what it takes to be a good RJ then the world can be your stage. The job of an RJ includes music programming, scripting, presenting radio shows, lending voice to audio magazines etc.
If you have that right voice and wittiness to engage the listeners then you can also become one of the popular RJ’s. For starters, an applicant requires to be a graduate but diploma or a post-graduation degree in mass communication can give you an extra edge.
So, all of these courses can be the best for you if the regular courses of Delhi University are not your cup of tea. Your career does not depend on a single university and all these options listed above are just a reminder of that fact.
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