Career Options for Girls

Career Options for Girls

Nowadays, women and men are working side by side in every field of life. The world of women is no longer limited to the wall of their home. With the advent of Modern Education, along with appropriate education and communication, every woman has got immense opportunities and substantial discounts to realize her dreams and ambitions and have their own career.

Therefore, if you have the intention of becoming the next corporate leader, then here are some opportunities for you to do this. We are presenting a comprehensive list of some career options for your convenience, which, according to your passion, talent, and skills, can help you in providing an opportunity to choose a career best for you.

1. A career as Air Hostess

Air Hostess career is becoming an attractive and promising career for women. If you like to talk with people and have got an attractive personality and good communication skills then the Air Hostess field is best for you.

As an Air hostess, you will get to travel and visit new countries and stay in a luxury hotel and live the life of your dream. You will meet new people every day and get new experiences in life, you just need 100% commitment, dedication, and courage.

There are plenty of jobs in this area, from Domestic to International and Private Airlines, many airlines including Air India, Sahara India, Indian Airlines, Indian Airliners, Tata, Jet Airways, Go Air, offer jobs to air hostesses on good salary packages.

Serving of domestic airlines salary starts from Rs 35,000 to Rs 50,000, while International Airlines’s air hostess salaries are generally higher than domestic air hostesses. At the same time, according to work experience, salaries are also increased.

Eligibility and Personality Traits

The minimum educational qualification to pursue the Air Hostess course is 10+2. However for PG Air Hostess courses then the minimum qualification would be graduation. You must know Hindi, English, and any other foreign language.

Many academies prefer a candidate from 17 years and 26 years, you can be married or unmarried that depends on the policy of the academy, however many prefer unmarried girls. The minimum Height required must be 5.2” or 157 cm and their weight must be in proportion to their height. They should have a clear complexion and attractive physique.

Educational Institute

In India, many educational institutes / Institutions are offering degree courses and training to students for the profession of Air Hostess. The names of some famous institutions are being given below.

YMCA, New Delhi

• Skyline Educational Institute, Hauz Khas, Delhi

Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training, New Delhi

Job Prospects

After successfully completing the training and course of air hostess, the candidates can get jobs in various public and private airlines such as Air India, Indigo, British Airways, etc.

2. Careers in Software Development

For women interested in computer and technology, there are many options for career development in the field of software development. In this field, women can do jobs in many large companies such as Google, Microsoft, and IBM.

The demand for software professionals in this field is increasing steadily due to the new experiment in the field of computer and technology, while at the same time, you can also become a web development engineer.

Eligibility and Personality Traits

It is necessary to pass the 12th exam from the Science stream. Engineering courses required are  BE, BTech, ME, MS or MTech degree, this software can make a career in programming or development. Companies usually look for degrees of computing, scientific or numeric nature.

Educational Institute

  • Indian Institute of Technology,  Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
  • RV College of Engineering, Bangalore
  • University of Chandigarh, Chandigarh

Job Prospects

A Software engineer job requires you to spend many hours at the keyboard and you need a high level of concentration. You will have to work individually or in teams. Software engineers are employed in various sectors like IT companies, Manufacturing industries, Financial Services, and Public Utilities.

Consultancy is another area where a software engineer can get a job with roles like analysis, implementation, and support. In this field, women can boost their careers by doing jobs in many large companies such as Google, Microsoft, and IBM.

3. A career in Fashion Designing

Nowadays, fashion designing is one of the most popular courses. The trend of people in the modern and glamorous world is growing even further if you are creative and you are interested in lifestyle and fashion and you wish to know about the latest trends and fashion styles than Fashion Designing can prove a good option for you.

Every second person wants to be stylish and look elegant, and demand for Fashion Designers have increased in recent years. You can take this profession and start your career and take it to new heights with your skill and talent with a job that you will love to do.

Eligibility and Personality Traits

For becoming a Fashion Designer you need to have a good eye for shape and color. You need skills in sewing and pattern-cutting and spotting new trends.

You need a relevant higher education qualification like a degree in some fashion designing course. The basic eligibility criteria are 12th class and after completing your 12th you can do either a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Technology or Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Designing. The duration of these two courses is 4 years.

Designers often work closely with garment technologists and sample machinists in order to sharpen the skills you need to practice outside your classroom. You can get hands-on learning by participating in various internship programs with any design firm, clothing manufacturer, or personal stylist. You have to create a portfolio demonstrating your skills and creative sensibilities. Portfolios allow people to show off a range of skills, including their sketching, sewing, and pattern-making abilities.

Educational Institute

The following is a list of top institutes to take courses in fashion designing:

• CEPZ Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai

• Jedi Institute of Fashion Technology (various cities)

• National Institute of Fashion Design, Calcutta

• National Institute of Fashion Technology (New Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Gandhinagar)

• Pearl Academy of Fashion, New Delhi

• Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai

Job Prospects

There are huge potential jobs in the field of fashion designing, you can work as a fashion designer in any fashion house, while there is a lot of demand for costume and fashion designers in the film and TV world.

After this course, you can earn up to 25 thousand rupees, then after the Experience, salaries increase, you can also open your business of fashion boutique after this course. Some of the options open for fashion designers are Visual Merchandising, Costume Designing, and Fashion Writing.

4. Careers in Journalism and Mass Communication

You must be familiar with the names of famous news journalists like Anjana Om Kashyap and Barkha Dutt. If you want to be like them, doing courses in journalism and mass communication will be very beneficial for you.

Journalism is a large area, with many career options available, this field not only gives people an opportunity to earn good money but also get a chance to meet big celebrities and to refine their talents.

Proficiency in Journalism and Mass Communication is a very challenging and risky job but nowadays many women are adopting this profession. You can do writing, editing, broadcast, online media, public relations, and more job in this field.

Eligibility and Personality Traits

A bachelor’s degree in mass communications or a master’s degree in a related field will serve as a strong foundation for individuals seeking any of these careers. Employers prefer graduates with industry experience, such as internships or writing for a school newspaper.

There are many courses offered for Mass Communication which are both Undergraduates and Post Graduates courses. Undergraduate courses require you to complete your 12th from any board. while Postgraduates courses require a candidate under 30 years of age and complete a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

To master this profession, you must have extraordinary writing and verbal communication skills. Along with this, you should have a lot of confidence and your personality should be attractive.

Come to the camera with full confidence and smartness. Your reporting should be neutral and not only political impact on your thoughts and opinions. Apart from this, the candidates of Mass Communication should have the ability to broadcast any story after performing very detailed research on their subjects.

Educational Institute

The top institutes to have mass communication courses in India are:

• Indian Institute of Mass Communication, IIMC, New Delhi

Asian College of Journalism, Chennai

• Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

• Department of Communication and Journalism, Pune University, Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication, Pune

• New Delhi YMCA, New Delhi

• Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, Delhi, and Mumbai

Job Prospects

The students of this field can work in public relations, television, films, publishing, journalism, editing, direction, etc. The basic thing you need to take care of is the company is looking for people with strong people skills and a head for communication will be preferred any given day over others. The job requires the aspirants to be skillful, energetic, and also creative.

It is an attractive and high-paying job with starting salary of Rs 12,000 and 25,000 depending on your people and communication skills. After 5 Years of work experience, a professional can expect a higher salary in the range of Rs 50,000 to Rs 1,00,000 per month.

Apart from this, women can build their own careers by working as a gynecologist and obstetricians, pediatricians, physicians, and pharmacists in the field of medicine, including teaching, banking, engineering, hotel management, event management, and interior designing.

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Simmi Kamboj is the Founder and Administrator of Ritiriwaz, your one-stop guide to Indian Culture and Tradition. She had a passion for writing about India's lifestyle, culture, tradition, travel, and is trying to cover all Indian Cultural aspects of Daily Life.