1. Intellectual: Scientists, doctors, historians, mathematicians, judges, lawyers, astrologers, astronomers, philosopher are indicated by Jupiter and Mercury.
2. Economic ruling class: Politicians, industrialists, bankers, insurance workers are indicated by Sun, Moon, Mars.
3.  Aesthetic: Actors, dancers, dramatists, musicians, cinema-stars, people working on T.V., video and cinema, behind the screen are indicated by Venus.
4. Routine: Clerks, waiters, shop assistants general staff are indicated by Rahu Ketu.
5. Mechanical: Labourers, agriculturists, horticulturists, artisans,carpenters, compositors. mill-workers (serving class) are indicated by Saturn.
6. Trades/Mercantile Class: Traders, book-sellers, publishers, stationers, grocers, journalists, printers, manufacturer representatives are indicated by Mercury Mental, physical and intellectual ability is judged from the planetary strength of planet aspecting, occupying the 10th and the planet owning the 10th.


Find out the strongest planet out of :
1. Planet/planets posited in 10th.
2 10th lord.
3. Lord of navamsa occupied by 10th lord.
4. Lagna lord of dasamsa.
The strongest planet gives the final results. If there are more than one strong planets, then there would be a blending of influences of all such planets and even more than one profession may be adopted.

As per Jaimini Sutras, the planet posited in the navamsa sign of atmakaraka has been said to indicate the nature of the native's profession, as profession is attributed to atamakaraka. If the planet located in navamsa sign of atmakaraka is Sun-post in a govt. department or works of public utility. If it is Moon-
Teaching, Mars-army or electricity deptt., Mercury-businessman, political and social work, Jupiter-preceptor, Venus-politician or senator, Saturn-profession of fore fathers.


Important factors:

(1) Lord of 10th house
(2)Planet aspecting 10th house.
(3) Planets aspecting 10th lord.
(4) Planets in association of 10th house.
(5) 10th lord from Moon. These factors may influence the 10th house during the sub period or main period of planets aspecting the 10th house. In such a situation the results would be excellent. In case the sub period lords influencing the 10th house are there but the planet of the main period does not aspect 10th house, the result would be of less significant. Sub period and main period lords not influencing 10th house, would not be helpful in fructifying the results of the 10th house.
Fruitation when: Generally throughout the life but more so in the main period/sub period of the planets influencing the 10th as mentioned above. Star lord of yoga karaka in its dasha gives rise in career provided it is placed in a kendra/kona.
Sun controls medicine, Mars controls surgery. Ashwini, aslesha, moola control medicine. If the lord of 4th is in 10th it gives proficiency in medicines. Medical profession if Aries, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius occurs as the 10th of the lagna or Moon. 10th house governs profession (karma), 8th represents career. Both 10th and 8th complement each other.