Career Avenues after M.Sc Physics


Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Indian Space Research Organization are some of the major recruiters of M.Sc Physics graduates in the public sector. Private industrial firms also provide ample career opportunities for post graduates in Physics. Reputed firms like Larsen and Tubro, Reliance Industries, Tata steel are the major recruiters of these graduates. M.Sc Physics Graduates can look for jobs as research analysts, scientific officer, research fellow in various organizations and as academicians. Job opportunities for M.Sc Physics graduates are not limited to the country alone. International firms like Rolls Royce, Knight Optical Ltd; etc also recruits candidates as project engineers.

Public Sector jobs after M.Sc Physics

Department of atomic energy, Defence Research and Development Organization and Indian Space Research Organization’s Research and Development laboratories offer attractive job profiles for M.Sc Physics graduates. ISRO recruits M.Sc Physics graduates as Scientific Officer with a pay scale of Rs. 28,500/- per month. Candidates with two years industry experience can apply for the post of Project Assistant in DRDO. University of Delhi recruits M.Sc Physics graduates in the post of Junior Research Fellow /Project Assistant at a consolidated pay of Rs. 12000/- per month.

Candidates with NET qualification can seek employment as Assistant Professors in government colleges with UGC pay scale. Central Electrochemical Research Institute recruits M.Sc Physics graduates as project assistants with remuneration of Rs 14,000/- per month. Interested candidates can join as Junior Research Fellow in the Council of Industrial and Scientific Research with a monthly stipend of Rs.16, 000/- to Rs.18,000/- + HRA.

Private Sector jobs after M.Sc Physics

Reputed organizations like Tata Institute of Fundamental Research recruits M.Sc Physics graduates as Junior Research Fellow with a pay scale of Rs 16,000/- and 30% HRA per month. L&T Infotech recruits M.Sc Physics degree holders as post graduate trainee with remuneration of Rs. 2.25 Lacs per annum. Bhartimaiya Memorial Foundation, a subsidiary of L&T group provides career opportunity for M.Sc Physics graduates having three years experience as Medical Physicist. Candidates can work in various job profiles such as Trainee, research scientists, project analyst etc. Those who are interested in the teaching profession can join as higher secondary school teachers after B.Ed.   They can also work in private self financing colleges.

Post graduation in Physics provides ample job opportunities in international firms with attractive packages. Global firms such as Lockheed Martin recruit M.Sc Physics graduates having industrial experience.



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3 Responses to “Career Avenues after M.Sc Physics”

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    What project experiments in theoretical physics of duration upto 12 months or less are available for me after I complete my masters degree this april 2014 ?

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    what to do after physics?

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    How to get job in USA, for Msc physics student