Mathematician - Career Queries

A Mathematician is someone who has good knowledge about mathematics. Mathematics is composed of numbers, data, quantity, models, areas and structure. The work of a mathematician is to solve the mathematical problems, to develop new rules or formulas, to prove the theories. A mathematician conducts many researches to come up with new principles or to understand the existing principles. Some mathematicians apply theoretical methods or techniques to solve the problems. They are known as applied mathematicians. Other mathematicians just study the theoretical concepts in mathematics. They are called as theoretical mathematicians. Find frequently asked questions on career related to Mathematician answered by renowned Career Counsellors of India, and to know more on what, why and how's of becoming Mathematician

Dear friend, an interesting question you have asked, a mathematician could be teacher, professor or scientist. The mathematician usually work in government organization, such as university, colleges and research institutes. The mathematician may be an academecian or a scintist busy in solving new equations. As an academecian the mathematician has to be in constant touch with students (graduate, post graduate, or doctoral) colleagues, seniors and clients also. He is supposed to take classes on regular basis. The day usually starts with reading class notes. He has to deliver the lecture, answer

This is the best time ( as far as job opportunities are concerned) for Masters and PhD degree holders in mathematics. There are various institutes offering math education and research of world repute in India. Typically the road to an education in math starts after passing class 12. After passing 12th , an aspirant has an opportunity to either go for a BSc degree or an integrated MSc degree or a BS degree or an integrated MS degree.    The two best places in India offering a Bachelor's degree in math are the Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore and the Chennai Mathe

The journey to an education inmaths starts ater padssing 12th class. After passing 12th , one has an opportunity to ither opt for a BSc degree or an integarted MSc degree or a BS degree or an integarted MS dehree. The two institutes in India offering a Bachelor degree in maths are Indian Statisticalk Institute, Bangalore and the Chennai Mathematical Institute , Chennai. One can also opt for aBS degree in math which is a4 years course. Presrntly, the two best places in India for a BS degrees are the IIT Kanpur and IISc Bangalore. If one is keen to opt for an integrated MS degree than a person c

Good question.But before answering your question, I would like to ask you a question, which field or work is not restrcvited to a confined space, or which can happen in an open space.Whether we talk of a doctor, or an engineer or a Financial person or banker, all of them are mostly in their cubicles.Yes, they do interact with their colleagues and have refreshing times too, but when working they are confined to their cubicles.So nothing is different for a mathematician. And since your job is purely a research job, basically analysis, profitability,permutation and combinations and data analyzing

The two best places in India offering a Bachelor’s degree in math are the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Bangalore and the Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI), Chennai. Indian Statistical Institute offers a Bachelor of Maths degree, and admissions are held after a tough screening test in various centers of India held in late May each year followed by a personal interview at Bangalore. CMI offers a BSc degree in Math and Computer Science, admissions to which is through a written test held in various centers of India in late May each year. Both ISI and CMI also admit students who hav

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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 Mathematician category

Dear Aspirant, There are many career options where graduation in Mathematics is done Some are below:  Computer Science   Mathematician   Statistician    Actuarial Science   Doing a Masters degree in Maths can also get jobs in Finance like Investment Banking, Data Analytics, Data Mining, Insurance, etc. As you can see the options are diverse. You should choose based purely on your interests and future goal. If required, take the Ideal Career Test - a psychometric test from CareerGuide to know exactly what suits you. Best wishes

2 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Mathematician category

Dear Aspirant, Nice to know that you have Mathematics and Economics in your graduation. Hope you would like to continue with these subjects and would like to progress in the field related to these subjects. I would suggest that you should go for MA Economics if you are interested in core economics and those kind of jobs. You may also think for MBA Finance which would be a good combination with Economics. Your maths competence will help you crack the MBA Entrance Tests. You will now have to decide which among two interests you. Both have good scope and future. Best wishes

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Mathematician category

Dear Aspirant, If your Mathematics degree is valid and from a general University, there is no question of whether you did it from a premier institute or no. Mathematics is a core technical area and your job prospects will entirely depend on whether you have really mastered the subject and can implement it on the job for giving the desired results. Mathematics can give you good jobs in IT, banking, insurance, mutual funds, business analytics, reconciliation, etc. Uploading your updated resume on job portals is best suggested to find jobs. Best wishes  

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Mathematician category

Dear Aspirant, Good that you know that you are not at all good in Maths. Choosing Economics Honours would involve Maths in the form of Econometrics and Statistics and other quantitative tools. I would suggest that you choose your career based on your strengths and not weaknesses. Without Maths as a dominant subject, there are good career options available. However it is important that you should be perfectly sure which course will be suitable to you. I would strongly suggest you to appear for the Ideal Career Test from careerguide which is a psychometric test. This test will help you know abou

2 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Mathematician category

Hi Atul, The answer to your question lies in the question itself. A game tester is a person who tests games of all sorts. They are the ones who checks the functioning of the games, or any kind of technical issue the customer may face, bugs one can face etc, while playing a game. Before the games reach the market and before it reaches the final stage, is where the game testers steps in. They are supposed to check the games thoroughly, through every possible permutation and combination, one can possibly use and help the game be a success to its user. Once done, they are supposed to give a full r

1 answer Meghna Mukherjee in Mathematician category

Hi Pratibha, If you have completed 12th standard with science department then you are eligible for B.Sc Mathematics.. List of the college in Kerala for B.Sc Mathematics: Little Flower College, Thrissur. Mar Dionysius College, Thrissur. Aloysius College, Thrissur. E.S. Asmabi College, Thrissur. Sree Vyasa N.S.S. College, Thrissur. Vimala College, Thrissur. K.T.M (Kodungallur Kunhikuttan Thampuran Memorial) Government College, Thrissur. Panampilly Memorial Goverment College, Thrissur. C. Achutha Menon Goverment College, Thrissur. N. College for Women, Kollam. Newman College, Thodupuzha. Joseph

1 answer Sai Bhupalam in Mathematician category

Dear Aspirant, Congratulations for completing Intermediate. I am also so happy to know that you like Maths as a subject and wish to continue with it for your further career. This is a rare liking these days. Based on Maths as a subject only, there are careers open to you as listed below: Any Engineering (preferably Mechanical, Instrumentation, Electrical, IT, Computers) Architecture Medicine (all specialisations) Computer Science Mathematician Statistician Astronomy AstroPhysics Actuarial Science (relating to Insurance and Risk, highly paid) Maths as a subject is a dynamic subject and based

2 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Mathematician category

Dear Aspirant, Maths and Science are two distinct independent fields. You can major one of them as per your aptitude and interest. With Maths there is great career scope in Medicine, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Astronomy, AstroPhysics, etc. With Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) there is great scope in Chemical engineering, MicroBiology, BioTechnology, Forensics, Engineering, Pharmacy, Nutrition, Dietician, Dentistry, etc. It is important to know which career option you are suitable for in terms of interests, aptitude, passion, etc. I would suggest that to be perfectly sure, yo

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Mathematician category

Dear Aspirant, Options suggested by Meghna are perfect. To add, you can also think for Psychology, BioTechnology, Chemical Research, Nutrition, etc. Best wishes

2 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Mathematician category

Hello Mohan, A warm welcome to CareerGuide.com Thanks for visiting us and writing us your career query.   Mathematics is a subject that is very much widely important and so from the school times parents and teachers keep on telling to be Good in Mathematics. Its one of the oldest subject that has been very widely learned and practised in the Human Civilization. There has been a lot of research and development in the field of Maths from time to time. A part of Maths like Simple Maths or Mental Maths has been very widely used in our day to day life. So definitely is also an important subjec

2 answers Prathamesh Kapote in Mathematician category
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Hello, engineering is the option which is usually given if you have maths in 12th. There are many fields like Bachelor's in mathematics,statistics,physics these are the fields where you can do your best. After that you cn go for competitive examination. All the best.

1 answer Sarika Gaikwad in Mathematician category
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