India, March 16 -- Over 22% students who have appeared for their SSC exams from Mumbai this year have shown interest in fine arts as a possible career option, figures from the aptitude and interest tests conducted by the education department have revealed.

This year, over 16 lakh students from the state including 3.51 lakh from the Mumbai division had appeared for the test. Students can check their test results starting today on the government's official website http://www.mahacareermitra.in and the mobile app 'Maha Career Mitra'.

Fine arts and uniform services emerged as two of the top preferred choices for students in the state with 18.17% and 17.83 % students showing their interest in these areas. In the Mumbai division, Commerce eme...