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I plan to do an MBA (HR) after graduation

I study in Std XII (Commerce with Maths) and I wish to pursue B.A. in English Literature (Hons.). Is it a good choice? Is graduating with B.Com (Hons.) or B.A. in Economics (Hons.) a better choice? I plan to do an MBA (HR) after graduation.
Urvashi Rahatekar (17)

As a HR manager, you’ll need good interpersonal communication and interaction, and ability to get on with all types of people, for that a course in English may help. At the same time B.Com. or graduation in Economics can help with studies of MBA. But finally it is your preference of subject in graduation. Go for a subject you’re most comfortable with because all graduates are eligible for MBA (HR).

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Dr Vibha Gupta, a feature writer, is a Ph.D. in Mathematics from IIT Roorkee. Her book Careers: A Pathfinder and articles in various publications are an attempt to guide students in choosing a career according to their natural strengths, talents and skills.

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Dr Vibha Gupta, a feature writer, is a Ph.D. in Mathematics from IIT Roorkee. Her book Careers: A Pathfinder and articles in various publications are an attempt to guide students in choosing a career according to their natural strengths, talents and skills.