Government Jobs in the field of Astrophysics


Astrophysics is actually sub field in the main field of astronomy and this field deals with the physics of the universe, which is inclusive of physical properties of celestial objects and their behavior and interactions. This field studies different objects like cosmic microwave background, the interstellar, exoplanets, planets, stars and galaxies. The emissions of these products are examined and the examined parts are chemical composition, temperature, density and luminosity.

The field of astrophysics also offers employment opportunities to appropriate talents.

Recent job notifications:

The following job notifications were recently issued with respect to government jobs in the field of astrophysics:

Engineer – B (Optical) – Indian Institute of Astrophysics

Engineer – B (Mechanical) -  Indian Institute of Astrophysics

Administrative Officer – National Centre for Radio Astrophysics

Educational qualification:

Candidates, who are interested in finding job in the astrophysics sector, can go for Bachelor of Science course in Astrophysics.

Top college offering B. Sc Astrophysics course in India:

Some of the popular institutes that offer B. Sc Astrophysics course for aspiring candidates are as follows:

Punjab University

BITS, Pilani

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Pune

Osmania University, Hyderabad

Raman Research Institute, Bangalore

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

National Centre for Radio Astronomy

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics

Eligibility requirement for astrophysics courses:

Astrophysics is a field where aptitude is highly essential and the basic requirement is to have a scientific bent of mind and the desire to explore. Curiosity and interest are highly essential for taking up astrophysics course and the technical requirement is that candidates must have taken mathematics and physics subjects at the plus-two level and during graduation as well for getting admission to the PG courses in astrophysics.

Job prospects:

After completion of a course in astrophysics, candidates can find job opportunities as research scientist in different government-run research institutions and organizations engaged in research activities in the field of Astrophysics. During the initial stages of employment candidates can expect a pay scale of around Rs.5000-7500 in government organizations, after which they can get better pay scale and better positions as they gain experience in the field of astrophysics. Experienced research fellows are appointed by government organizations, they are paid a very good pay scale, and therefore, astrophysics is a field that can offer a lucrative career with higher pay scales to the deserving candidates.



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4 Responses to “Government Jobs in the field of Astrophysics”

  1. 4

    if i complete ph.d in physis,can i have a scintist in ISRO

  2. 3
    shreya Bhagat:

    if i do BSC and MSC in astrophysics what are the jobs offered? what is salary?

  3. 2
    Nibuna Siranjeevi:

    After completion of M.Sc Astro Physics,what are the job opportunities outside India?

  4. 1

    after doing, and Ph.D in astrophysics in america how can i apply for jobs in ISRO?