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India companies occupied the topmost position globally in terms of growth in R&D investments. In terms of their absolute annual R&D investments, 14 Indian companies made it to the list of top 1,500 entities worldwide, as per a study by the European Commission.

Someone who's interested and concerned with Earth's natural resources may want to look into a career as a geologist. Geologists study the Earth to gain an understanding of how it was formed and the structural changes currently happening. Bachelor degrees in the discipline are common, but master's and doctorate degrees are also available. Though some private companies only require a bachelor's degree, more specialized positions usually require a master's or doctorate degree.  Bachelor's Degree Program in Geology Students preparing for a career as a geologist may enroll in a bachelor's degr

2 answers HS Sandesh in Science & Research category

Dear friend, many thanks for your question. A physicist is a scientist who deals and study physics. The job opportunities for physicist and earning, it all depends upon the nature of job, academic qualifications, place of work and specialization in physics subject. In fact the physics is a diverse area of study and scientist have been forced to focus on smaller areas of this discipline. This is known as specialization. The main sub subjects are;Acoustics; study of sound and sound wavesAstronomy; study of spaceAstrophysics; study of physical properties of objects in spaceAtomic physics; the stu

1 answer Vivek Kumar in Science & Research category

Hello Thank you for choosing Career guide and writing to us. A post graduate degree qualification always offers a better standing for graduates in search of a job. And moreover with a degree in science subject like the Biology, you are definitely standing up with great job scope. [A masters degree in Biology can give you career both in India and abroad][1]. If you are a fresher with no work experience, then you have less job scope for finding jobs abroad. Jobs for MSc Biology in India: 1. [Research labs][2]:As a Biologist you can work at research labs either government approved or even pri

6 answers Renu in Science & Research category

HiTo show the interest in a certain subject or stream reflects the basic knowledge about that and having inherent potential based on the suitability. This is the framework of any path-maker who knows the destination and eventually strike the goal with the systematic and continuous preparation. Based on your stated interest in biology I must give you the benefit of the doubt and explain you the realistic approach to achieve the success as a biologist and researcher which can pay you more than your expectation. You try to figure out your interest (whether it is fundamental or superfici

3 answers Vivek Kumar in Science & Research category

Below is the summary of an Astronomer's typical workday:Working in offices: A large part of their day is spent in the offices. While in office, they take care of the administrative activities, do tehir research, gather and analyse the data, and do the testing of the theories. They get a chance to work on various scientific instruments in order to study and examine the theories. Travelling: An astronomer will get a chance to travel a lot from  seminars to the conferences.  Often times Astronomers are invited to give individual talks at other institutions. The scientists meeti

1 answer Deepak Rana in Science & Research category

Hello Thank you for choosing Mera career guide and writing to us. I appreciate your take to PhD level abroad. You are already qualified to the initial stages of doing a PhD abroad, as you hold a Bachelors and Masters degree as the minimum requirement. In principle, if you are considering for a PhD admission at the USA Universities you are required to follow up these steps:Get your scanned copies of certificates and transcripts right from 10th, 12th, Bachelors and MSc level preferably in a PDF format. If you could also get the copies attested by the respective institutions, it will be

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The 4 step process to career planning Career planning has always been a crucial stage in any individual’s life. It must be done with much precision and planning. Career planning totally depends on kind of interest, skill, values and preference an individual has. This becomes the basis of their career choice. External factors apart from individual skills and preferences affecting ones career planning are exploring life, working and learning options accessible to them. Outlined below is the simple 4 step process to career planning: The very first, deals with knowing one’s own self.

1 answer Meenakshi Singh in Science & Research category

It depends upon your need, your interest and in your capabilities. You can go for M.sc, Phd if you are interested in research like you can give IIT JAM, CSIR NET Exam etc or  you can also go for the  Banking, SSC and Insurance field if you have interest in it or if you need to secure your future. or you can also opt MBA as your career option because after this one can virtually move into anything like  BFSI,IT and Tourism, etc. Now its completely depend upon you. There are many career option. I have mentioned couple of them. All the best..!      

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ICAR Career Options are available for these posts: Agriculture field officer, JRF, Agriculture scientist. Other Councils that provide research Jobs are : Research councils in India Jobs Banking Agriculture Officer NABARD Insurance SectorState Agricultural DepartmentICRISATAgriculture Universities    

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1 answer Prathamesh Kapote in Science & Research category

Hi Mona, No matter whatever we choose there are always career opportunities available its just that we have to find the right opportunity at the right time. Opting for PhD is not a bad option at all but it would open opportunities for you especially in the filed of research or T&D. But if in case you opt not to go for PhD it would still give you wide range of opportunities especially being an engineering graduate the sense of analytics comes naturally to you. Would suggest you to explore the filed of Business Analytics which has got a huge opportunity quotient and the demand for the busine

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Hello Spriha, It’s good you approached the CareerGuide for guidance in your education field. The CareerGuide is really one of the able and largest career guiding platforms in India which has been assisting and guiding the career aspirants and students for many years successfully and has the largest state of the art network of highly qualified Professional Career Experts.     Spriha, you seem to have completed your 10th level of education and now about to step up for your 10+ levels. Here, you out rightly have asked if you should opt for Biology as one of the major subjects in

1 answer Avadhut Desai in Science & Research category

Hello,Thanks for Asking..!!Don't worry, there are hundreds of options available in biology field.Yes, when we think about biology, the first thing comes in our mind is "Medical". but its okie if you don't want to career in medical.Agriculture - You have agriculture field option also available. in which you should have knowledge of Indian economy Agriculture includes Dairying, Poultry Farming and Horticulture apart from production of Fruits, Vegetables and food grains.Research -Research is really good option for Biology students. Biological researchers include scientists and technicians.To purs

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Hello, Dear Aspirant, I welcome you to the India’s largest career guiding platform, CareerGuide. The education in Microbiology, you are pursuing in your bachelor has great employability and will provide you with more interesting and dynamic job opportunities in your field. The Bio-technological development world over has been at its peak and day by day the new innovations are being made which help the field become more popular and attractive for talented minds.   Take Here - Psychometric Career Tests including Ideal Career Test Being a dynamic discipline with great potential, Micro

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1 answer Prathamesh Kapote in Science & Research category

Dear Aspirant, There are really good options in Biology as a career ahead. With 12th Biology (PCB) group, below are some of the options of careers where Biology is a dominant factor: Dentist Dermatologist Dietician Nutritionist ENT Specialist Food Technologist Pharmacy Medicine – Allopathy, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Veterinary Radiology Technician Pathology Botany Biologist BioTechnology BioMedical Engineering Microbiology / Horticulture Forestry Para-Medical – Nursing, Physiotherapy, Lab Technician Agriculture / Fishery Life Sciences (Genetics) However, you will have to be sure abou

2 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Science & Research category

Dear Aspirant, Nice to see your inclination to do a PhD and be in the teaching/research field. The rules for PhD are governed by UGC directly and all the Universities have to follow the same. Here is a step by step procedure for PhD course:   Steps to PhD ? Apply for Entrance to PhD conducted by University ? Clear and face the Personal Interview ? Complete the 6 months course work ? Clear the Course Work Test ? Find a Guide ? Prepare the research topic and synopsis ? Give presentation of the research proposal to the Panel ? Start working on research with help of Guide ? Submit Progress Re

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Science & Research category

Hi, There are a number of scholarships available for IIM students. After getting the admission in IIM, the student will be awarded Scholarships/Prizes/Awards, etc. Generally, scholarships depend on some criteria like, your rank in according to the CAT score, family income per year, your social category for reservation, etc. Every IIM has its own sets of Scholarships and they differ, IIM to IIM. The IIMs have their own scholarships along with other which are sponsored by Governments/Alumni/Individual/Corporate houses, etc. Below are some of the Scholarships available at IIM Ahmedabad: Ind

1 answer Divya Dutta in Science & Research category

Dear Aspirant, This is a clear indication that you are not made for Science stream. It appears that you chose Science stream just based on the 10th percentage thinking that you can be a science student and do engineering, medicine, etc. You did not at all think once more whether you really liked science subjects. Now that your board exams are near, there is no other option but to appear for the exams with maximum possible studying. It may happen that you may score less in Science stream. That will call for change of stream, either to Commerce or Arts. Now I feel, you will have to change y

2 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Science & Research category

Dear Aspirant, BTech is a good qualification to make a career and actually in your case return to the industry after having a baby. Your case is a common case and you need not be worried. Your age is also not over aged. Based on your BTech qualification, you can get freshers jobs. For this, you will have to brush up again your BTech knowledge and also be aware of the current industry working, conditions, economy, business, etc. You may also think of doing a short term course related to your field which will help you become relevant to the current times and which will help you get a job. The co

3 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Science & Research category

Dear Aspirant, Firstly after 2012 to 2016 what have you done? Since you have completed in December, it indicates that you have reappeared due to a back log in your regular attempt. What do you wish to do with your MSc Microbiology? You can go for Teaching by appearing for NET/SET exam or going for a B.Ed course if you are interested in teaching. MSc Microbiology candidates are definitely required in companies like pharma, biological research, wineries, etc. Therefore you can apply for jobs. But when you apply for jobs, you will have to explain what did you do between 2012 and 2016 and that sho

2 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Science & Research category

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