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What After 10th Grade in Nepal? Overview on Ten Plus Two (+2) Courses!

Ten Plus Two Management course is designed for students who want to pursue a career in accounting, management and entrepreneurship



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What After 10th Grade in Nepal? Overview on Ten Plus Two (+2) Courses!

The Secondary Education Exam (SEE) results 2076 were announced just a few months ago and now most of the students who qualified the Grade 10 exams are wondering what next?

For those students having the dilemma, we will help you get an understanding of the various educational opportunities available in Nepal for Ten Plus Two (after Class X).

Firstly, the Ten Plus Two level consists of several courses under Science, Management, Humanities and Education categories.


Following are the courses:

  1. Ten Plus Two Education
  2. Ten Plus Two Humanities
  3. Ten Plus Two Management
  4. Ten Plus Two Science
  5. GCE A Level (Science and Non-Science)
  6. CTEVT (Diploma and Certificate Level Programs

1) Ten Plus Two Education

Ten Plus Two Education

This dedicated course covers a range of topics related to education policies to teaching methodologies, curriculum designing and much more. The students are given the opportunity to learn teaching methodologies and how this can be used to improve the quality of Education in Nepal.

Students are trained to become trainers and tutors for all levels of education. However, doing this course does not mean you will have to pursue teaching only, it equips students to explore other fields such as conducting research and creating case studies.

The goal is to improve the provision of education in a competent age.

2) Ten Plus Two Humanities

Ten Plus Two Humanities

Humanities take students back in time and give them a glimpse of ancient art, ancestry, culture, customs, lifestyle, language and much more. Besides, it covers themes on humanism, hospitality and co-existence in society. It spans subjects such as Literature, Mass Communication/Journalism, Rural Economics, Population Studies and Sociology among others.

However, not many pursue this stream in Nepal and some students take it for granted. The stream is ideal for those who wish to pursue a career in social work or any profession which serves society at large.

3) Ten Plus Two Management

Ten Plus Two Management

The course is designed for students who want to pursue a career in accounting, management and entrepreneurship. With training in this course, students have a strong base to branch out into professions under accounting, business, hotel management and marketing, etc.

Students can then enhance the knowledge gained from this course with management courses at the Bachelor’s level or Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Business Studies, Bachelor of Hotel Management and Bachelor in Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM) among others.

4) Ten Plus Two Science

Ten Plus Two Science

If a person is always eager to know how things work or why they work that way, then Ten Plus Two Science was created for them. This course provides an explanation of how human beings function and how the world around them operates, helping students in the particular field to use this knowledge to develop society and country.

The course includes subjects such as Biology, Chemistry, Computer, Mathematics and Physics.

Also, this course is for students who want to pursue higher education in areas such as agriculture, forestry, medicine and natural sciences among other related science professions.

5) General Certification of Education (GCE) A Level

GCE A Level (Science and Non-Science)

The GCE A or General Certificate of Education AS and A Levels of Cambridge University is one of the most recognized secondary level education qualifications across the globe including Nepal.

The course spans two years and can be done either on an Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Level or Advanced Level (A or A2). The GCE A Level is equal to two years of intermediate studies or PCL/Diploma Level in Nepal.

Students can then branch out to science or management, IT or Social Sciences courses for higher education after the GCE A Level, which is offered in two variations – GCE A Level-Science and GCE A Level Non-Science.

The Science stream includes the Physical Group including Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics and the Biological Group including Biology, Chemistry and Physics. On the other hand, the Non-Science stream consists of the Management Group comprising of Accounting, Business and Economics and the Humanities Group including Economics, Psychology and Sociology.

Besides these mandatory subjects, students will also have to write an exam for the English language and another subject of their choice.

6) CTEVT – Diploma/ Certificate Level Programs

CTEVT (Diploma and Certificate Level Programs

Students can also opt for technical/vocational training through the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT). The CTEVT covers more than 51 Diploma/TSLC courses in areas such as Agriculture, Engineering, Health, Hotel Management and Medicine among others.

These programs are designed to recognize and hone the skills of various students and fine-tune them according to the needs of the job market.

Students can enroll in various Bachelor Level programs after this course.

Following are the different courses offered under CTEVT:

  • Diploma in Agriculture (Plant Science)
  • Diploma in Agriculture (Veterinary Science)
  • Diploma in Architecture Engineering
  • Diploma in Automobile engineering
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Computer Engineering
  • Diploma in Computer Hardware/Network Engineering among others

Nepal is working towards building a wholesome education system and its courses are being continuously upgraded to meet the demands of competitive education and jobs markets. The above courses prepare students with the same approach at the foundation level.

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