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You Must Know These Top 10 Unknown Job Industries in India

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Are you looking for a career that rewards you just right, and maybe even better ? Let’s dive into the article and understand the current market trend which can help you select the right career path.

  • Leather and Footwear

    India is the largest global producer of footwear, adding to 13 percent of the world’s footwear production after China. Interested candidates seeking for a perfect job will get the opportunity to work in the finished product, production, design, and marketing.

    Education: If you want to join this industry, then you can opt for an undergraduate course at Footwear Design and Developing Institute, Noida and Diploma at Central Footwear Training Institute, Uttar Pradesh.

    Beginners Salary: Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 30,000 per month.

  • Food Technology

    If you want to merge food and technology, then this is the right career path for you. It is the science of processing food items. This industry helps students understand and learn about the techniques to develop and preserve food.

    Education: If you want to join this industry, then you can opt for an undergraduate course at the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Sonipat; and Amity Institute of Food Technology, Noida.

    Beginners Salary: Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 40,000 per month.

  • Gems and Jewellery

    It’s the most flourishing industry today. A career option in gemstones and jewellery is highly export-oriented and labour intensive. From piercing, material behaviour, filing, soldering wax, modeling, casting, enameling, stone setting, polishing to finishing, students learn it all.

    Education: To take up this career as a profession, you can opt for an undergraduate degree course at NIFT, Delhi; and diploma at SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai.

    Beginners Salary: Rs. 15,000 to Rs 25,000 per month.

  • Handlooms and Handicraft

    When it comes to handicrafts, India ranks at the top. Those interested can do a 3 Year diploma in handloom and textile technology, a 1-year diploma in clothing and fashion technology, or a 1- year diploma in fabric firming technology.

    Education: You can opt for an undergraduate course at IICD, Jaipur, and diploma at the Institute of Handloom and Texture Technology, Kannur, Kerala.

    Beginners Salary: Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000 per month.

  • Textiles and Garments

    Candidates planning to join this course will study pattern making, garment construction, texture science, planning and control. Once pursued, students will then get the opportunity to work as production executives with design houses, merchandisers and as quality control executives.

    Education: You can opt for an undergraduate course at National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in Delhi and Kolkata.

    Beginners Salary: Rs 20,000 to Rs 40,000 per month.

  • Tourism and Hospitality

    This field plays a vital role in the growth in India and this industry will soon be generating 13.45 million jobs across sub-segments like hotels, travel agents, and restaurants. Candidates can also explore various opportunities in the field of the airlines, tourism department, hotels, and start-up companies.

    Education: To take up this career as a profession, you can opt for an undergraduate degree at Amity Institute of Travel and Tourism, Delhi, and then pursue a Master’s degree at the Welcomegroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal.

    Beginners Salary: Rs 20,000 to Rs 40,000 per month.

  • Pharmaceuticals

    Candidates who are willing to join this course will work in research, retail pharmacy, industrial pharmacy, and hospital pharmacists. The career opens up avenues in biotechnology, regulatory affairs, clinical research, and management positions.

    Education: You can opt for an undergraduate degree at the University Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Punjab University, and then go for a diploma at Devi Ahilya University, Indore.

    Beginners Salary: Rs 25,000 to Rs 40,000 per month.

  • Automobile Engineering

    Not only after graduation, but candidates after completing class 10 can also go for a diploma in automobile engineering. After that, they can even take up a postgraduate diploma or an engineering degree as few colleges give admission to diploma holders with 50 percent.

    Education: If you want to join this industry, then you can opt for an undergraduate degree at Anna University, Chennai and Delhi Technological University, Delhi.

    Beginners Salary: Rs 20, 000 to Rs 45, 000 per month.

  • IT hardware and networking

    IT pass outs have a higher demand abroad than India. Candidates are taught how to build computers, troubleshoot hardware and software problems.

    Education: You can opt for a diploma at Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, and diploma at Aptech, Noida.

    Beginners Salary: Rs 25,000 to Rs 35,000 per month.

  • Sales and marketing

    After completing a bachelor’s degree, one can start as a sales officer, and after a master’s degree, one can join as a management trainee leading to becoming an area manager. Candidates can work with companies like Wipro, ICICI, Unilever, Asian Paints, and ITC.

    Education: To take up this career as a profession, you can opt for a Master’s degree at New Delhi Institute of Management and Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad.

    Enginners Salary: Rs 25,000 to Rs 60,000 per month.

Now it’s time you brush up your skills and decide which industry suits you the best.

Disclaimer- On basis of different sources salary may vary according to experience in India.

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