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Physicist Career Information

What a Physicist does

Abilities & Traits Required


To become a Physicist, you should have at least a MSc in Physics/Applied Physics/Astrophysics & Astronomy/ Biophysics/ Materials Science/ Medical

Physics/Geophysics/ Atmospheric Science/Oceanography/Geophysics/other related subject. You can also have an Engineering degree in Engineering Physics or Materials Science. You will do well if you have a doctorate degree.


After your MSc, if you join teaching, you will be paid about Rs 25000 - 35000 a month to begin with. If you join a university department as a research fellow, then you will get about Rs 20000-30000 a month.

In other jobs, you are paid in the range of Rs 15000 - 25000 per month in the beginning.

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