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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.

A geologist is a person who who studies the earth's composition, different kinds of rock formation sect. They play a crucial role in exploring and discovering natural resources and minerals. Their job also involves observing natural calamities and their various effects on the environment and to explore mineral, oil and natural gas fields and underwater resources. Geologists are involved in exploring deep sea natural resources. They analyse the quality of soil by conducting Geo physical and chemical test. Based on their analysis and report submission , decisions related to construction of roads

1 answer Preeti Taneja 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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1 answer Prathamesh Kapote in Science & Research category

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

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

Dear Aspirant, If you are satisfied being an Engineer now, the first priority for you should be to hunt for a job. You can devote 3 months for the job search. Please upload your resume on job portals like Naukri.com, MonsterIndia.com, etc. Ensure that it is a very well prepared resume and highlighting your strong points. Also send your resume to private job consultants. You have not specified which Engineering have you done.  Other options after BTech definitely are: 1. MTech 2. Course in Project Management 3. You can choose MBA only if you do not wish to continue in Engineering fiel

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

Dear Aspirant, What kind of job are you looking in Pune? Pune is the hottest city for jobs and careers and therefore there are definitely bright chances for getting a job in this city. Also are you qualified or experienced to get a job in a particular sector? CareerGuide.com does not help in giving your jobs, but can help you in your career and education related concerns or problems.  For getting a job, you need to have the employability skills like domain knowledge, soft skills, right attitude, etc.  Best wishes

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

Dear Aspirant, Your interest and inclination to help orphan children and also have it as a career is commendable. Infact, helping and working for orphan children and helping them grow in their life, doe snot actually require a formal education degree since the main aspect required for doing this is not educational qualification but a soft corner and the mental ability to handle the children. As far as formal education is concerned, for this, you may pursue Masters in Social Work or MA Psychology or MA Sociology. Then or along side, you may get associated with an NGO or Orphanage as an employee

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

Dear Aspirant, Political Science honors is a good course for teaching and competitive exam candidates. Since you have done graduation in political science, it is only useful in teaching or you should aim to get into government administrative jobs. In corporate sector, jobs are not available for just political science qualification. For studying masters in abroad and if you are interested in political science only, then a Masters in Political Science is the option or Sociology or Human Development or Economics. I feel that you need to be more clear of what you are good and best at in terms of c

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

Dear Aspirant, Astronomists are definitely required in space research organisations. New inventions, satellites launches are an essential tasks being conducted by government backed research institutions like ISRO and NASA. Good salaries, challenging work, are a part of this career. Excellent command over Mathematics and Physics are a must. Best wishes  

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

Hello For most of the reputed Engineering institutes, it’s mandatory to pass twelfth standard with Physics, Chemistry and Maths group. Hence, you are now eligible for non maths streams like microbiology, physiotherapy, biotechnology, paramedical science, etc. The option that you can opt for joining engineering stream is to take admission for diploma course on the basis of tenth standard’s score and later join degree course. However, it is a time consuming choice. It is highly recommended to write a psychometric test as it will help you clear all the doubts and make a choice dependi

3 answers Deepti Khandekar in Science & Research category

Dear Aspirant, Very sad to hear that you have lost interest in Human Resource domain so early. Being an MBA HR with 2 years experience in related field, you wish to go to another field. At the first place, how did you choose MBA HR if you at that time too, you were not sure what career you want to be in? It is surprising. With your given situation, when you say that you wish to change to another career option, you previously earned experience will be of no use. Are you ready to sacrifice this? Are you sure? Your qualification and experience will be considered zero in the new field. Are you rea

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