India is growing economically, stock market is booming, variety of job opportunities are emerging, jobs have started chasing people. As far as youngsters are concerned the situation is both exciting and the same time confusing. Here we have selected twenty career areas for you. But we have avoided the poplar engineering- medical areas in order to give more exposure to the lesser known but emerging careers.

1. Retailing

Retail is the fastest growing sector in the Indian economy. Traditional Markets are making way for new format such as departmental stores, hypermarket, supermarket and speciality stores. Western style malls have begun appearing in metros and second- rung cities alike, introducing the Indian Consumer to an unparalleled shopping experience. Young smart graduates with excellent communication skills and pleasing personality can find jobs easily in this sector. Management Graduates, accountants, students from software, designing etc can find suitable positions in retailing.
Aviation Sector

2. Commercial Pilots

Pilots fly aircraft of all size, transporting passengers and cargo across the state and around the world. The basic qualification for pilot training is successful completion of matriculation, plus two/Equivalent with 50% marks in physics and maths. Two to three years training is required to get a commercial pilot license. As air traffic is growing, India is experiencing a sever shortage for trained pilots.

3. Air Hostess

Air hostess play hostess role in the air. Technically, air hostess is a flight steward or a cabin crew member who ensures passengers a comfortable flight. One should be a charming personality, have polished behavior, positive outlook, love travel and be willing to work at odd hours to be successful in this field. There are various Air hostess training courses available from three months to one year or even more, which train you in the technical aspects and also at the personality level. As the airline sector is booming world over, the future prospects are very bright.

4. Hotel/Hospitality Management

Hotel Management refers to professional management techniques used in hospitality sector. These can include hotel administration, accounts, marketing, house keeping, front office, food and beverage management, catering and maintenance. Hotel Mgt graduate can find placement in MNCís, Marketing, Airline, Railways, Ships, Retail, tourism sector etc.

5. Event Management

Event Management is a process of organizing professionally an event for a particular target group. It involves visualizing theme or concept, planning, budgeting, organizing and executing. Events such as sports, fashion shows, musical concerts, corporate seminars/conferences, exhibitions, wedding celebrations, festivals, parties, product launch, road shows etc now seek the help of professional event managers.

6. Fashion Designing

Fashion design refers to the design, manufacture and marketing of garments and textiles. Itís an ever changing industry; and there fore one needs to have an eye for details, flair for anticipating new trends and exceptional management and financial skills. Some popular institutions for training are National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Pearl Academy of fashion, National Institute of Design(NID).

7. Film Making

It is perhaps the most widely accepted medium of mass communication and therefore there is a sense of responsibility attached to a film maker. The person must be not only creative but also be equipped with technical know how of the entire production process. Film making include feature films, documentaries, newsletters, promotional films, TV commercials, music videos etc. Leading training centre in India are Film and Television Institute of India, Pune; Asian Academy of Film and Television, Noida, Satyagit Ray Film and TV Institute, Kolkota; Adayar Film Institute, Chennai etc.

8. Animation and Graphic Design

Animators conceptualize and produce series of drawings or design which create an illusion of movement when played back on film, video or through computer programme. Animators also work for publications, advertising, interactive media such as website and CD ROMs.

Graphic design is the process and art of combining text and graphics and communicating an effective message in the design of logos, graphics, brochures, news letters, signs or any other type of visual communication. Related fields are visual communication, desktop publishing etc.