Future Prospects of M.Sc (Physics)

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M.Sc holders in Physics have adequate options for higher studies as well as career. Higher education courses like Master of Philosophy in Applied Physics, Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Thermodynamics, and Doctor of Philosophy in Atomic Physics can be selected for studies. Otherwise they can try for jobs in firms like Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Oil India Limited, and Solar Energy Corporation of India. Research Fellow/Scientist/Assistant Professor is some other jobs suitable for M.Sc graduates in Physics.

Higher Study Options after M.Sc (Physics)

  • Master of Philosophy in Applied Physics
  • Master of Philosophy in Physics
  • Master of Philosophy + Doctor of Philosophy (Physics)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Physics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Physics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Kinematics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Physics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Engineering and Medical Physics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Atomic Physics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Physics and Astronomy

Career Avenues after M.Sc (Physics)

M.Sc holders in Physics are greatly recruited to ‘Research Fellow’ positions. Those with a minimum of 60% marks and at least 2 years work experience can join as ‘Junior Research Fellow’ in MP Council of Science and Technology. Universities like Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU), Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, and Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) often recruits candidates to the position of Project Fellow/Research Assistant. Selected candidates are given with stipend around Rs. 16,000/- per month. Those having qualified entrance test like GATE, SET, and NET will be given preference during selection process.

M.Sc holders with at least 60% marks can join as Scientist in reputed firms. Institute for Plasma Research, National Remote Sensing Centre, etc are some of the firms offering such jobs. Pay scale specified for the job profile is Rs.15600-39100/- per month. Upper age limit of the applicant is 30 years.

In government colleges, M.Sc (Physics) graduates can join as ‘Assistant Professor’. Applicant must have qualified national level entrance test like National Eligibility Test (NET). In order to attend NET, aspirant must have completed M.Sc with a minimum of 55% marks.  They are given with basic salary around Rs. 40,000/- per month. Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Oil India Limited, Solar Energy Corporation of India, etc are some other where M.Sc holders in Physics can try for job opportunities. Percentage of marks as well as years of work experience required varies with job profile.

 
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    padma:

    eligibilty for M.Sc physics