Offbeat careers are gaining pace in West Bengal. These days even parents are encouraging their children to take up offbeat careers like photography, event management, wedding planning and so on. These careers offer immediate employment. One can even work as a freelancer and work as per their choice. These unconventional careers offer good scope of employment and god pay package as well. Youngsters today are more open to take up alternate careers or thrilling jobs.The reason could be that the traditional careers have become so expensive, and competitive as more and more people opt for them, and finding jobs is not as easy as before. Earlier though they may be interested in other fields, they are forced to take up traditional careers because of pressure from the family.