Higher Studies options after B.Sc Physics


There are more than a few options for students who have completed their graduation in Physics. Most of the colleges also offer research as well as Master’s course in Physics. Apart from this, it is possible for them to go for teaching or work with pioneer firms. There are many specializations for the students to choose form. This article will explain on the higher studies option for graduates of physics.

Qualification Criteria for Higher Studies after B.Sc Physics

Candidates who desire to join the postgraduate course in physics must have a graduate degree. They must have secured above 55 percent marks in their final exams. A relaxation of 5 percent is available in the case of students of the reserved categories.

Higher study options after B.Sc Physics

Given below are some of the higher studies options that the students can choose from.

  • B.Ed
  • B.Tech Electronics
  • M. Sc Acoustics
  • M. Sc Applied Electronics
  • M. Sc Astronomy
  • M. Sc Astrophysics
  • M. Sc Electronics
  • M. Sc Geophysics
  • M. Sc Medical Physics
  • M. Sc Nuclear physics
  • M. Sc Physics
  • M. Sc Physics
  • M. Sc Vacuum Sciences
  • Master in Atomic and Molecular Physics
  • Masters Degree Physics
  • MBA
  • MCA
  • PG Diploma in Physics
  • Postgraduate Certificate and Diplomas Physics
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education Physics

Doctorate in Physics

  • Doctor of Phil Physics
  • MD Physics
  • M.Phil Physics
  • Master of Research in Physics
  • PhD Physics

Subjects covered under Higher Studies in Physics

The syllabus of the M.Sc course includes topics like Mathematical Methods for Physics, Classical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, Solid State Physics and Basic Physics Laboratory. M.Sc course in Physics will also cover topics such as Statistical Mechanics, Classical Electrodynamics and Material Science.

Apart from the main subject, the students can also select any one of the subsidiary topics from the 5 given sets. They are:

Set 1

Students can choose any ONE of the following

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics
  • Basic Physics Laboratory II
  • Biophysics
  • Electronics Instrumentation
  • Physics of Semiconductor devices

Set 2

Students can choose any ONE of the following

  • Communication Electronics
  • Materials Synthesis Methods
  • Microprocessor and its Applications

Set 3

Students can choose any ONE of the following

  • Acoustics and Entertainment Electronics
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Computational Methods and Programming Using ‘C’ Language
  • Physics of Nanomaterials
  • Renewable Energy Sources

Set 4

Students can choose any ONE of the following

  • LASER and it’s Applications
  • Systematic Materials Analysis

Set 5

Students can choose any ONE of the following

  • Astrophysics and Astronomy
  • Environmental Physics
  • Microwave Theory band Applications
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics

Career Opportunities after Higher studies in Physics

The career opportunities for students who have completed their post graduation in Physics are very high. As a matter of fact, it is possible for them to get jobs with the private and public sectors. With a Masters degree in Physics candidates can get jobs with research institutions as technicians or as instructors. It is also possible for them to get employed with the defense sector. Those who have a doctorate can get jobs with automobile and other related industries.

There are many industries that Design and enhance scientific instrumentation. They will require the efficient service of a qualified Physicist. Many other industries too take in students of physics. If the students do not wish to work with companies, they also have the option to start their own firm and work independently.



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24 Responses to “Higher Studies options after B.Sc Physics”

  1. 24

    After the bsc.physics If i take the civil engineering in deplom will i get any good job?

  2. 23

    Apart from PG course and Msc in physis do i have other opions such as job oriented course

  3. 22

    are u sure we get job in teaching profession related to this

  4. 21

    i am completing my bsc(pmcs).. next i want to go research field.. can you pls give me details in pg course… specially in astophysics, astronomy

  5. 20

    i am completing bsc physics.i am intrested in reasearch field.can you give me details of pg courses,specialy photonics?

  6. 19

    respected sir,
    i want to improve my knowledge in physics please how?

  7. 18

    Can you give me a list of post graduate courses offered in India after B.Sc. Physics (complementary subjects : Mathematics and Computer Applications)? Please give details of related colleges and institutions as well. I am not interested in doing reasearch.

  8. 17

    Dear Sir

    I am about to complete B.sc physics from new college, chennai I want to join higher studies.
    Which stream do I prefer and it is also easy going job for my career.

    Note. I have thought of Marine/Aeronautical engineering. Is it possible join these courses.

  9. 16

    Can I go for Mtech after Bsc Physics through the entrance examination,GATE?And what are the qualification for Mtech and GATE?

  10. 15

    i want to know about astrophysics.which is the best institution that offers best teaching.give me some tips for my higher studies after completing my B.sc.

  11. 14
    Abinash Sahoo:

    In which branch of physics in Msc. I have to choose that I can get a big salary in corresponding job? Sir please help me.

  12. 13

    I want to know about colleges offering msc physics in kerala

  13. 12
    raju mondal:

    after finishing B.Sc course in physics i want to be a marine engineer.i want to know can it is possible to me?i want a details about ????

  14. 11

    i want to know about the better institutions offering msc physics

  15. 10

    i want to know about vairous higher studies in physics after completing B.sc., physics and it’s scope and the college in tamilnadu

  16. 9

    i want to know more about entrance exam fro the admission of msc physics and the universities which offers this course with scholarship.

  17. 8
    Chetan chavhan:

    What is B.sc physics?what is eligibility of B.sc physics???

  18. 7

    i want a details about after B.Sc. physics and electronics

  19. 6

    i want to know about MSc.medicinal physics and its scope

  20. 5

    I want to know about good colleges in chennai for msc physics with specializations.

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  22. 3
    Dinesh Saini:

    I want to know about some good colleges in Gurgaon from where I can do BSc. in Physics.

  23. 2

    presently i m doing b.c.a from agra university. which field i can choose (software & networking).

  24. 1

    can anyone join the higher studies with physics (post graduaton) after completion the engineering (manufacturing science and engineering/production engineering) graduation?