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If I do post graduation (M.Sc./M.S.) in Physics, what kind of jobs can I get both in India and abroad?

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RE: If I do post graduation (M.Sc./M.S.) in Physics, what kind of jobs can I get both in India and abroad?

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  • Physics Graduates can find ample career openings both in public as well as private sector enterprises.
  • They can apply for all government jobs that insight graduation as thebasic Qualification.
  • One can find various opprotunities in governmental organisation like DRDO, VSSC, ISRO, SSPL etc
  • Can also recruited in space research centers and in research laboratories.

The Following list shows some of the common job types and Employment areas for Physics graduate:

Job Types:

  1. Lab Supervisor
  2. Researcher
  3. Technician
  4. Teacher
  5. Scientist
  6. Consulting Physicist
  7. Research Associate
  8. Senior Physicist
  9. Assistant Scientist
  10. Radiation Oncologist
  11. Radiolist
  12. Professor

Main Employment Areas:

  1. Research Insititutes
  2. Laboratories and Insititutes
  3. Educational Insititutes
  4. Agriculatural Research services
  5. Hospitals
  6. Power Generating Companies
  7. Aviation Industry
  8. Construction Firms
  9. Demolition Squads
  10. Protechnics Manufactures

Graduates in Msc Physics can Physics can find different jobs in public and private sector. There are many opportunities available for Msc physics in technical field. you can work as Observations scientist, Assitant Scientist, Quality control Manager, Laboratory technician, School Science Technician or Research Analyst in any government or private institutions.

Private Sector Jobs after Msc Physics:

There are many opportunities available in IT Field for Physics graduates. many IT companies such as Infosys, Wipro and CTS are recruiting Msc Physics graduates for software jobs. You can also get jobs in Energy Plants, Automobile Industry.

Government Jobs after Msc Physics:

There are vast opportunties available for msc Graduates in government sector. They can apply for jobs in scientific Research and Development organisations such as

The defence Research and Development Prganistaion (DRDO),

Physics Research Laboratory Ahmedabad,

shah Institute of Nuclear Physics Kolkota and Nuclear science centre New delhi.

You can also apply for various jobs as below:

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)

Oil and Natural Gas corporation (ONGC)

Bharat heavy Electricals limited (BHEL)

national Thermal Power corporation (NTPC)

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

You can also apply for the most competitive exams conducted by union Public service commision such as




Job Prospects abroad:

There are wide Opportunities available

  • You can work in several Health care
  • manufacturing and Electronics companies
  • Student with high percentage during post grduation, can apply for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Higher Education in Physics helps the candidate to get in to high Designated Jobs. They can also demand high salary packages as they gain expereince and Expertise:

If you would like to pursue higher education after Msc, I would also recommend the below suggestions for Phd courses in Physics:

  1. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Applied Physics
  2. Doctor of Philosophy (Phd) in Biophysics
  3. Phd in Chemical Thermodynamics
  4. Phd in Nuclear Physics
  5. Phd in Kinematics
  6. Phd in Physics
  7. Phd in Thin Films

Hope this helps. If you require furthermore infromation, You can reach

Good Luck!

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