Astronomer - Career Queries

An Astronomer is a scientist who is involved in the study of science of space, stars, moon, solar system, galaxy and comets. The astronomy is the study of universe and other celestial objects. An astronomer can also be called as a physicist who is engaged in the study of astronomy. An astronomer is basically a Physicist who is interested in researching the world beyond the plane t Earth. The number of astronomers by profession are comparatively low when seen with other professions Find frequently asked questions on career related to Astronomer answered by renowned Career Counsellors of India, and to know more on what, why and how's of becoming Astronomer

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

Dear FriendAstronomy is the applied phycis and mathematics which require core physics at fundamental level. Aiming such brillient profession is always charm oneself, family and friends so must discuss the requirement at academic level. Just see the curricular structure and find the modules and analyse them whether they look interesting in genuine ground or not. After doing so things will be clear at your fundamental level, and also will reveal the superficial interest due to the social references which seems to be redundant at juvenile stage and consequently students commit mistake, this is al

Dear Aspirant, You are too much out of the world. I am sad to know that you do not have the basic information about the courses and their eligibility. BA in Maths is not sufficient to get into Astronomy which is a very high end career where you need to have extra ordinary command over Maths and Physics. With BA in Maths (actually you should have done BSc Maths) you can career opportunities in Business Analysis, Actuarial Science, etc.  I suggest you to look for career based on maths in finance, banking, insurance, teaching, etc. Best wishes

If you wish to do a PG in Astronomy, then I am sure you are either a Graduate in Physics or metaphysics or [Astronomy engineering][1] or geophysics.[As an Agronomists][2], you mainly would be involved in Research of the solar system,planetary movements,movements of meteors and a research of life on other planets etc. As such it is a complete research work, not just gazing at stars and the galaxy. Certain amount of permutations and computations needs to be done. So an interests in Math is a must. Also as such knowledge related to computers is also a necessity.Apart from this please note that i

Hello Good to hear on your interest in studying about space. Studying about space involves two different sections. One is about the space and its particles and the other is related to technology and vehicles to revolve around space. If you are interested in studying about space itself, then you should choose Physics after school, and if you want to study on the technology part to travel to space, then you should study Aerospace engineering. I shall explain on these two degree subjects further here. BSc Physics: If you have studied Science and maths until 10th level plus have studied

Hello friend, Astrophysicist are scientists that study the physical components of celestial objects. They study the physics of the universe as well as the interaction between the various objects which occupy it. Astrophysicist can either study the theoretical aspects of space or apply their fundamental knowledge of physics to explore various occurrences in space such as dark matter, black holes, stellar evolution, super clusters and neutron stars. If you want to become an astrophysicist you need to determine if this career path is a good fit for you. If the following description sounds l

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  

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Dear Aspirant, What you have heard should be immediately removed and thrown permanently from your mind. Astronomy is a high end science field which requires outstanding expertise in physics and mathematics. Remember that every career is good but it is more important to know whether you are suitable for that particular career or no. Good career is an ambition of every person, however you should ensure that you have the right educational qualifications, employability skills and positive attitude.  Also, I would recommend you to appear for the Ideal Ca

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Dear Aspirant, Arts / Humanities provides excellent opportunities for jobs, and salary. Below are some of the career options through which you can make a good career in Arts / Humanities field: Law   Business Management (HR / Marketing, International Business)   Marketing   Media   Mass Communication   Journalism   Economics   Languages (Indian / Foreign)   Literature Psychology   Travel & Tourism   Hotel & Hospitality Management   Advertising   Animation / Web Designing / Graphic Designing / Programm

Hello, after your 12th you should get bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in engineering, biological science, physical science or mathematics. Quality of academic preparation is important. Besides your degree u should me physically fit like distant visual acuity, blood pressure,height should be between 62-75 inches. Good luck

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