5 fascinating courses by Indian Universities | Interesting Courses you might now know


Let’s go back to the time where we were confused while deciding the streams: science, commerce and humanities. People choose one amongst these streams because they were either confident enough about what to take up as the future course or some were confused about what to do in the future.

This article is for the confused souls who don’t want to end up doing the monotonous degree courses like engineering, MBBS, law, MBA and so on. The article talks about some out of the box course offered by Indian University.

Fascinating courses by Indian Universities – Interesting courses to consider

1. Ethical Hacking

In our school days, we always had a group in our class who always did the work of hacking others facebook account and they enjoyed doing that.

But their notorious minds could earn them a profession that could pay them 2-5 lacks as fresher. And once you have the experience with good skills regarding coding and language which can raise your financial bar to at least 10 lacks.

Career in Ethical Hacking

Here are the names of the institutes:

  • Indian School of Ethical Hacking 
  • Institute of Information Security 
  • Arizona Infotech, Pune (provides a 15 days course)

2. Public Health Entomology

Flies, ants and mosquitoes they are not so important to think. And who cares about them?

But with coming up of the profession even they have gained a special status in the eyes of the professional doing the course. In this course you have to study about the insects and arthropods that have an impact on human life’s, you have to study about the insects’ behaviour towards the ecology where they live.

Let’s have a look on the college’s that offer this unique course:

  • Guru Gobind Singh, IP university 
  • Vector Control Research Centre, Pondicherry 

3. Gerontology

We have heard the prom “Seven Ages of Man” it talks about the 7 stages a person grow through and the course teaches about the seventh stage of human life.

Yes, you read it right, the old stage where people start behaving like a kid. This course studies in detail about the psychological, social and physical changes they face as they grow old.

There are many private firms, old age homes, NGOs and nursing homes that look for professionals who have done this course.

Here are some colleges that offer this noble course:

  • Ramnarain Ria College, Mumbai
  • Calcutta Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology 
  • Institute of Home Economics, Delhi

4. Museology

This course offers you to study about various museums and the role they play in our society. You are taught about the corners of the museums and each and every collection present.

This course is a perfect shot for all those who have a strong interest in history.

Career in Museology

Let’s have a look at the college’s that offer this awesome course:

  • National Museum Institute of History of art, conservation and Museology, New Delhi
  • MA in Museology by BHU, Varanasi
  • M.SC by Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • Post Graduate Diploma  by Jiwaji University, Gwalior 

5. Pet Grooming

There might be 10%-20% of people who don’t like to have a pet or maybe they fall for the cuteness of furry beauties but the possible reason for them to not have a pet might be, either the fear of cat scratch their face or a dog might give them a remarkable love bite.

When we have a dog or cat or even a rat at home we play with them, bathe them and at times talk to them. They’re less like a pet and more like a friend to us.

So, we can change our lovely hobby into an interesting profession. In this course, you are expected to groom the pets in which you have: dogs, cats and horses. You have to take care of their health, appearance and their personal hygiene.

Let’s look for the places where this pet-friendly course is been offered:

  • Fuzzy Dizzy Pet Grooming School, Bangalore ( training purpose only)
  • Whiskers and Tail Franchise and Pet Grooming Academy, Mumbai

Although the courses are new in the country. The courses will gradually pick up the pace. The courses are offered with low investment and high future returns.

Top offbeat career options for a College Student