Though this stream is generally not a very sought after one, but it is gradually gaining popularity among students in West Bengal. Many colleges in West Bengal offer a variety of options to those who want purse their career in humanities. Children who have a creative bent of mind and analytical powers should opt for humanities. Humanities offer a variety of career choices from journalism, mass media, to teaching, hospitality management, psychologist, civil services and so on. Admission to the top colleges is based on admission test or marks in Class 12 boards. People who have a flair for writing are ideal for this stream. Humanities is gaining importance among students in West Bengal for the number of career options is gives to the students right from the start. People also interested in dramatics, music and dance opt for humanities. Chances of going abroad for higher studies also increases if one pursues humanities. Some of the top colleges offering humanities are Loreto College, Serampore College, Lady Brabourne College, Ashutosh College and so on.