Career In Master of Science (M.Sc)

After graduating in the science field…. Looking for master courses in the same field?

“Master of Science (M.Sc) is one of the best courses opted by students in the science field.”

Master of Science is a master’s degree awarded by universities or colleges for studies in a specific branch of science, technology, mathematics, etc.

Usually, it is an academic degree which is higher than a bachelor’s degree and lower than a doctoral (P.hD) degree.

In India, M.Sc degrees are generally related to science field while in UK & USA, M.Sc degrees are for all science, engineering and technology programmes.

“Master of Science degree is based on scientific learning.”

In history, Bologna Accord was a major step taken by European Countries to unite the different types of education across Europe’s many universities.

M.Sc is the postgraduate degree programme in Science which enables the students to use their knowledge in different areas.

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Scope of Master of Science (M.Sc)

After completing bachelor degree, you can pursue a master degree in science. It is the best choice for science graduate students. The scope of M.Sc is very much demanding & you can gain a respectable job in this area after completing the programme with good grades. There are various specializations that one can pursue in M.Sc programme.  In each and every specialization, opportunities are available in Medicine, chemical, petrochemical & Polymer industries. After passing master degree in science, you can go for a research study in top organizations such as BAARC, ISRO, etc. You can also work in a government & private sectors in various technical & non-technical posts.

Courses & Eligibility

Students will get admission into the Master of Science (M.Sc) programme after completing their bachelor degree. You can opt the courses as per your interest. There are various specializations in M.Sc programme.

Eligibility for M.Sc:

M.Sc is a two years duration course with four semesters. Students can pursue this course after completing their graduation. Students have to secure minimum 55% marks in the qualifying examination.

Age limit criteria are not applicable to this course, anyone can study this course after they finish their graduation or even at a later stage.

How to get admission?

For admission in M.Sc students are required to clear the entrance test. Some universities provide admission without any entrance exams i.e. on the basis of academic performance and Personal Interview.

Entrance Exams for M.Sc are:

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS PG 2021) exam
  • Indian Institute of Technology – Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM 2021)
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University Entrance Exam (IGNOU 2021)
  • University of Pune Entrance Exam
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Entrance Exam (IPU CET 2021)
  • Indian School of Mines Entrance Exam
  • Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET 2021)
  • Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST 2021)
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Specializations in this field:

M.Sc is a perfect option for those students looking to specialize in a science or engineering discipline at the advanced level. Through M.Sc degree you can specialize in various fields some of them are listed here:

  • M.Sc. in Physics
  • M.Sc. in Economics
  • M.Sc. in Biological Sciences
  • M.Sc. in Chemistry
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics
  • M.Sc. in Information Technology
  • M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology
  • M.Sc. in Organisational Leadership
  • M.Sc. in Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. in Atmospheric Science
  • M.Sc. in Electronics
  • M.Sc. in Environmental Science
  • M.Sc. in Meteorology
  • M.Sc. in Geology
  • M.Sc in Zoology
  • M.Sc in Botany

In India, the top colleges to pursue M.Sc degree are:

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
  • National Institute of Technology, Karnataka
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Career Scope & Jobs

“M.Sc degree covers a large area in career prospects.”

Generally, M.Sc degree holders specialize in a particular field. They can move into various jobs according to their studied field.

This course has a great scope & there are various opportunities available for the M.Sc graduates.

At present, M.Sc degree holders in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Information Technology are high in demand. While other fields are also in demand in private sectors. An M.Sc degree holder can work in both government & private sectors.

An M.Sc degree holder can work in various fields like education, defense, public sector, automotive and aerospace industries, healthcare, materials, technology, computing, energy and information technology.

Some colleges and universities appoint M.Sc. degree holders as a professor or lecturer. They can also perform research work in various industries.

After completion of your degree in M.Sc, you can also go for the further higher studies such as research programmes or Ph.D. courses.

Job Areas

After completing your degree, you can work in various organizations and companies. A list of the job area where you can work after post graduation in science are:

  • Banks
  • Government Sector
  • Private Sector
  • Railways
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • NTPC
  • ONGC
  • HPCL
  • ISRO
  • BHEL

Job Profile

  • Research Assistant
  • Lab Technician
  • Scientist
  • Field Officer
  • Manager
  • Professor
  • Researcher and accountant
  • Statistician
  • Quantitative Developer
  • Assistant Professor
  • Junior Software Engineer


  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Cipla
  • Ranbaxy
  • GAIL
  • ONGC
  • HDFC
  • Oracle
  • Wipro
  • Infosys
  • HCL

Students who complete M.Sc in Physics with high percentage can apply for jobs at NASA. M.Sc in Mathematics graduates can work in different government organizations such as DRDO (Defense Research and Development Organization) & ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization). There are lots of opportunities not only in India but also in foreign nations for M.Sc graduates.

Salary & PayScale

An M.Sc degree holder can earn an average salary of Rs.25k to Rs.35k per month. There are many companies in both sectors which offer a higher salary package to M.Sc degree holders.

Salaries will also depend upon the working field, size of company, sector, location, qualification and many others. Good experience in this field can help you to get a handsome salary package.

“More experience = Bigger Salary”

Books & Study Materials

Best books for M.Sc students are listed here:

  • Classical Mechanics by H.Goldstein, Narosa
  • Inorganic Chemistry by Shriver and Atkins
  • Principle of Mathematical Analysis by Walter Rudin
  • IT Business Partnerships: A Field Guide: Paving the Way for Business and Technology Convergence by Joseph Topinka
  • Zoology – A Complete Guide by Dr. Anita Sehgal
  • A Manual of Botany by Bahadur, R Acharik

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Displaying 74 Comments
  1. Tina says:

    I have studied Bsc.Biology in West Africa and I want to continue my studies in Nashik, India..which field is preferable to study in terms of career.


    Dear Sir/Ma’am,

    I had completed my bachelor degree ( in 2017 and now i am working as service engineer tech – support but i have more interest in Physics and i want to do M.Sc in physics kindly guide me how and where I can complete my study and would it will be good for research field ?

  3. M.Drakshayini says:

    Hi Sir, I am studying bsc (mpcs)3rd year iam interested to do msc on physics for this how i can prepare for the entrance exam to do msc and suggest what are the opertunities to do after msc physics,someone says that msc physics is only restricted for teacher Job ,is this correct or not

  4. Neha says:

    Sir I completed my msc physics and I’m searching for a job other than teaching

  5. Mayur Kulkarni says:

    Where I’ll get stipend for MSc Chemistry? I’m from Pune(MH) currently SYBSc

  6. Rajput Sana says:

    Sir, I completed my bsc in environmental science subject. What should I do after this, or in which sector I can get a job.

  7. Vijay says:

    Hello sir I’m vijay am finished my ug degree in B.SC (Computer Science), I’m willing to do M.SC but I confused , what course can I select which have scope in future suggest me a best one sir.

    Thank you

  8. priyanka says:

    hi sir
    I completed my M.Sc. in physical chemistry. I wanted to b.ed but unfortunately I dint filled d form. So can u guide me what to do beside industry Jobs and teaching (PhD or lecturer).

  9. Jyotiranjan parida says:

    Sir I am in bsc final yr chemistry nd I want to do msc but sir I am confused to select a best course for my msc stdy ..plzzz guide me sir

  10. Ganavi says:

    Hello, im doing my bsc food nutrition and dietetics. I would like to complete my msc in the same course .i would like to know the best college to complete and the entrence exam for that.

  11. Vaidant says:

    महोदय मेरी एमएससी माइक्रोबायोलॉजी से कंप्लीट हो गई है अब मैं क्या करूं

  12. Navreet says:

    Respected sir/mam,
    I am doing bsc microbiology which covers zoology, botany and chemistry subjects.
    Can i do msc in chemistry and which specialized field should i pursue in future for higher paying jobs abroad.

  13. Thara says:

    I’m doing bachleor of cardio vascular technology…what are my best master’s option

  14. Rajesh says:

    Sir….. I am clear my 12th exam in biology.. and i am not intrested in any medical courses becoz my dream an asp officer in police so which subject in bsc is good for me please sir tell me answer…

  15. Anshul sharma says:

    I have completed my bsc with pcm in 2011 and I have physics & Math in last year. Now I want to complete MSC in chemistry. Is it possible or not? What should I do for it.please answer.

  16. Naresh Pal says:

    Maine ki mai kon job kar Santa hau.
    Aur kha

  17. Nirosha says:

    Sir/mam iam completed my after i want do chemistry how to aplly for that field plz help me

    Thanking you sir/mam

  18. Keerthi reddy says:

    Sir i am studying bsc agriculture 3rd year 2nd semesterin UP J.S university under UGC recognisation I want to study Msc zoology is it possible sir

  19. Deepika says:

    Sir I am studying bsc community science which course can I selected for MSc for specialization

  20. Abhishek Tanwar says:

    Any of you suggest me please , I have done my BSC . What should I do either B.ed or MSc(physics).

  21. Ritu says:

    I have completed my masters in physics. Now i want a non teaching job. So what kind of job i can do. Please suggest

  22. Manasi says:

    I’ve done my BSc. Zoology & Base SAS certification. Now I am working as a Clinical SAS program. Which Masters degree should I pursue to enhance my career?

  23. Karanjeet singh says:

    Hey, sir/ma’am i am completed MSC in Botany with 70% and i want to work in private field so plz suggested me related such field about private sector

  24. Deeksha says:

    Sir i am in bsc final year nd I am confused what to do if I do msg then which stream is best please tell me sir

  25. Divya says:

    I am completed my P.G in chemistry which field is best for me and how can I apply?

  26. Ram says:

    Sir , i completed My Degree Bsc MECs and which one is best to do in MSc PG, ,i didn’t Understood , ,

  27. kalakonda shirisha says:

    Sir,i am completed my graduation B.Sc(BZC)i want to do M.SC Science and Criminology.
    regarding this any suggetions or exams are there plz inform me

    thanking you

  28. Reena malviya says:

    sir mera mac horticulture (vegetable science ) se compleat hai me senior research fellow post k liye apply kr skti hu ya nhi qualification me ppv and fr me msc horti manga hai but wo speciality horti plant breeding or genetics mang rhe hai

  29. Bijuli devi says:

    Sir..I am doing graduation in zoology,5th semester. And I want to be a forensic expert. How can I go for..?Please show me the road which through I can fulfill my dream.

  30. Arsha Arun says:

    sir,I am doing M.Sc in Microbiology,final sem.please guide me a few companies and which field can I go for work.Please give me a reply .

  31. Prachi tyagi says:

    Actually I want to know that which one stream has more scope in physics in upcoming years they are like solid state or nuclear physics or spectroscopy physics…plzzztell fast coz I have to choose one of them in specialisation of physics. Thnkss

  32. Sneha says:

    After doing bsc computerscience then can I go for msc computerscience and apply for GATE exam

  33. Mohammad javed says:

    Jobs after msc chemistry and msc maths

  34. Archana vinod says:

    Sir ,now I’m doing my graduation course in chemistry…
    Is it feasible if i choose msc in space science rathr than msc.chemistry for post graduation?

  35. Subhash chand tyagi says:

    I m b.ed n want going into teaching line so plz suggest about me

  36. Your Name... says:

    What is the scope for Msc.Zoology/Msc.Chemistry. And what are the job opportunities and its pay scale.

  37. Ruchi advani says:

    sir I have completed my this year. I want guidance about job in this field.I love this field zoology.I need the job only in this field but im not an experience holder.can u suggest me plz

  38. Sugunashree says:

    Sir, I am doing Msc physics in bangalore university… Please guide me a few companies and which field can I go for work…..please give me a reply

  39. Deepika says:

    Hello I completed bsc in chemistry then did dmlt n worked in reputed hospital.. Naw since last 5 yrs I Am working as science n maths tutor… Is it necessary to complete msc if I want to make carrier in teaching

  40. Pravas Banerjee says:

    Sir I am a student of bsc program in botany.can I take admission in Msc

  41. Sandeep Kumar says:

    Sir ,can I make a teacher after complete with p.c.m
    At this time I studies in Allahabad University
    At this year my 1st year. With p.c.m

  42. abishek says:

    Sir ,i need a list of exams for m sc i have taken biochemistry in b sc so please send some details about the exam related to it

  43. Urja says:

    I am study in T.Y. with botany. Can i do in forestry?

  44. anchary says:

    Sir,I completed my (BZC) but the percentage is intrested to do msc zoology can you please tell me that am I eligible to do masters in any university

  45. Shraddha desai says:

    Hello sr,I completed my M.Sc. in physical chemistry. I wanted to b.ed but unfortunately I dint filled d form. So can u guide me what to do beside industry Jobs and teaching (PhD or lecturer).
    Moreover can I get job in forensic dept.?
    Or what other studies I can do except PhD or clearing ol GATE , NET exams.

  46. Forensic says:

    I am in bsc final… Can I taKe forensic in msc

  47. Bugatti says:

    I can’t choose one…..which one is better for job M.Sc. in physics or M.Sc. in maths?

  48. Sachin says:

    I complete my this year but i am confused in taking maths and physics as my main subject in . How can i take out this problem .
    And please tell the best study material for entrance exams of msc such as BOOKS,OR any COACHING CENTRE IN GURGAON AND REWARI

  49. Reena says:

    Hello,I m in med. Final year which course in better to do in which has more scope…..

  50. Aashish sinha says:

    Hlo sir,I want to join MSc in forensic science,and now I am persuing BSC in biotechnology…then MSc is possible from forensic science or no???

  51. Karthik says:

    Which books I refer for crack msc statistics entrance exam

  52. Geetika says:

    Hlo,I am in n.m final year…I don’t know which course is best for me….Can u plzzzz tell me which course is better in,which has more scope….BTW I am thinking to do mathematics …Is it beneficial to do???

  53. Geetika says:

    Hlo, I am in n.m final year which course is better to do in which has more scope….I am thinking to do mathematics…Is it good option for me????

  54. Govind says:

    A B.Sc Student can do but i have done B.E and want to get forward career in M.Sc kindly how can i proceed for the same.

  55. jitendra kumar says:


  56. kedar khed says:

    I am appeared for chemistry can I apply for forensic plz tell me i m in last semester of

  57. Ekta yadav says:

    Sir I am a student of bsc non medical final year which course is better in msc and also tell me in which course is the more scope

  58. Varsha says:

    Sir I m student of bsc medical final year which course is better in MSc .tell me which course have more scope.

  59. Namrata Mitra says:

    Presently I am pursuing “Bachelors of Vocation in Food Processing and Management”. Can you please suggest me the list of colleges or universities where I can pursue “Masters of Vocation in Food Processing and Management” and further look forward to a good job.
    Thank You.

  60. Aashi says:

    Want the list of msc courses from which subjects we can do after bsc chemistry .??…& which one is more beneficial to do

  61. Amen Ali baig says:

    Sir I’m sdyting in Bsc final year which Crouse is better in msc sir and I’m interested in genatics so that crss is good are Nat sir

  62. Rahul says:

    Can I apply in evs after my in physics honours degree

  63. bvv says:

    Sir,I am studying bsc.BZC first year.I am very interested in ecology.If I do my MSc in ecology can I have good job opportunities in govt or private sector?

  64. suraj singh jadaun says:

    I want to join amu for m. Sc


    Want the list of msc courses after bsc physics.??…& which one is more beneficial to do

    • Mohit Negi says:

      We have listed some of the M.Sc courses over their. You can share your field of interest with us and then we will guide you accordingly.

      • Vandana says:

        Sir, i am doing in zoology. 2nd sem is running, And my job interest in science technology nd other science related fields.Can u guide me,In which field, i should make my future bright after complete…?

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