Since the time in school, children often dream of a specific occupation without having any knowledge about it. In college, they become a bit serious about their studies. Then they generally appear for entrance exams like JEE, CAT, and NEET Exam etc. to get into any college for under graduation and graduation. After completing graduation, every individual is worried about getting a job which should have a good pay and an interesting work. But almost everyone ends up getting into the jobs which they actually didn’t want to join and spend working in the cubicle for nine to five for five days a week.
Yes, it becomes boring in the long run but the truth is that there are a lot of jobs out there, and not all of them are that boring. In fact, there are some jobs which are pretty fascinating and don’t tend to fit the mould of the typical nine to five. These jobs are potentially fun, interesting and unique, outside of their potential salary.
Here are some lesser known yet unique career options that you must check out:
Carpet Technology: If you are a person who loves designing, art and craft, then this art of designing may be for you. This deals with the study of the art of carpet programs that go into carpet and other programs that go into the technology of carpet making.
Prominent Institutes which Offer Carpet Technology:
- Department of Textile Technology, New Delhi
- Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh
- Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Srinagar
Courses Available: In textile technology, the courses offered are one undergraduate and two postgraduate and doctoral program. Also, B.Tech course in carpet technology is available.
Gerontology: If you are interested to know more and more about the science of ageing then this is a go for career option for you. Gerontology is the study of ageing across the life course. It includes the psychological, social, and biological aspects of the ageing process. Gerontology is a multidisciplinary field and can be applied to a variety of careers and professions.
Prominent Institutes which Offer gerontology courses:
- Institute of Home Economics, New Delhi
- National Institute of Social Defence, New Delhi
- Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
- National Institute of Counselling
Courses Available: Certifications, Diploma courses, post graduate, graduate
Puppetry: If you are the kind of person who wants to entertain people, then you should definitely give this career option a try. Puppetry is the making and manipulation of puppets for use in some kind of theatrical show. Puppets are objects used in theatrical performances and they are similar to dolls. They usually use strings or other things to make the puppet move and to look alive. Nowadays puppetry is also used for teaching students at schools for their better understanding.
Prominent Institutes which Offer puppetry courses: University of Mumbai
Courses Available: Certification
Food Stylist: This career is for those who love food as well as have a strong sense of decorating them. Food styling is the art of arranging food so that it looks tasty and fresh. This is important in a number of situations, particularly when the food is being photographed. For instance, the pictures of food that you see in cookbooks, magazines, advertisements, and menus have been styled.
Prominent Institutes which Offer Food Styling courses:
- Food Craft Institute, Pune
- Educational Institute of American Hotel and Motel Association
- Mumbai Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition or Catering College
- Culinary Academy, Cidade de Goa
- LBIIHM, Delhi
- APG Shimla University, Shimla
- DPMI, New Delhi
Courses Available: Certifications, Diploma
Hence, we can conclude that there are several different interesting career options one can opt rather than getting into the usual ones like Engineering, Medical, MBA by appearing the competitive exams like JEE, NEET, CAT respectively.
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