testlelo

If I do post graduation in Astronomy, what kind of jobs can I get both in India and abroad?

I am little confused, plz provide me an answer

by testlelo
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: If I do post graduation in Astronomy, what kind of jobs can I get both in India and abroad?

Meghna Mukherjee
Meghna Mukherjee
Verified Career Expert
Counselor at Adaptive Minds
  • Mumbai

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 or geophysics.

As an Agronomists, 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 it is not a 9 to 5 job. You may also need a lot to travel and meet new people and brain storm on the Research project.
A knowledge on Space craft is another necessity.
As such this all would be covered in your course, so not to worry.

As such in India, astronomy has no such scope except few research that is carried on at DRDO.
Apart from this you can continue research at non profit organizations like:
Association of Bangalore Amateur Astronomers, which is mainly into making of telescopes, arranging observation sessions and so on.

Mainly in India, astronomers are partly into their Research and get into teaching in colleges or join a planetarium or the MET department.

As such USA,or the ISRO, or NASA is the actual place where your scope lies.
As such for NASA, you would have to be a USA citizen. But do not worry. Since they are always in search of Researchers, you could be a part of their team, by submitting your Research papers and be a part of their Research meeting.

All the very best.....

Is Astronomer your Ideal Career? Take Ideal Career Test to know -->Click Here

In order to post replies to the question: "If I do post graduation in Astronomy, what kind of jobs can I get both in India and abroad?"

Post Reply

Latest ANSWERS

How to become a Dermatologist? What are the career prospects of a Dermatologist?

Feeling healthy in your skin plays a vital role in building a confident personality. Factors such as unhealthy lifestyle, too much exposure to sun, st .. read more

Same ques** . But now i want to change my stream because eye pressure even increases when there is much work load.So, the 2 things striking my mind is a stream which has less stress,and 2nd is a job stability sooner, which is not possible in architecture

Hello Dallia,  Point taken. Then I would suggest completing your graduation with a simple B.Com or BA. As such BMS or BBA, would involve a lot of .. read more

career option for a student who has keen interset in computers and just passed 12 th from maths and want good colledge?

Hi, For Computer Science best destination in India is Bangalore. Very good placement option for students. Good College options are.. MS Ramaiah Instit .. read more

Can I be eligible for ETO course in merchant navy

I HAVE DONE BE IN ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATION, I WANT TO KNOW EVERYTHING ABOUT ETO COURSE OR ANY OTHER COURSE RELATED TO MY DEGREE WITH MARINE E .. read more
Most Popular

I have passed 12th with 74% mark. I have choice to join BTech or BSc physics. kindly suggest me what should I choose out of the 2. i am flexible with my career profile as an engineer or as a lecturer.

Hi Rashmi, First of congratulations on your percentage, you have done well. And thank you for sharing your concern with other community members, who w .. read more

What is the procedure to join Merchant Navy

just go to vchelps.tk now. it will definitely help u. be happy .. read more

What is the procedure to join Indian Navy after class 12th

just go to vchelps.tk now. it will definitely help u bro. be happy .. read more

I am a commerce graduate and confused between various options like cfa, mba, and job. What should I choose?

Hi Kirti  As I understood.. You have already secured a job and if thats with EY then thats great.You should consider a few things before taking a .. read more
Caching Date: 4/27/2017 4:36:42 PM