What is M.Sc. (Master of Science)?
Full form of M.Sc is Master of Science (MSC). MSC is a two-year duration postgraduate degree course offered by universities and colleges in various specialised Science fields such as Chemistry and Zoology so on. A Master of Science degree provides scientific as well as professional entry-level competency to students
The course offers advanced theoretical as well as practical knowledge to students in their chosen specialisation.
The MSC specialisation opted by students is usually the one studied by them during graduation.
Why study Master of Science (MSc)?
In terms of career options, there is no lack of relevant opportunities since the government is sponsoring a number of research projects with respect to the environment, technology, management, biotechnology and much more. with the increasing demand of people in the RGD industry, skilled professionals are needed to sustain and carry on with the projects and research, therefore the chances of unemployment or recession is very likely.
The average salary that you can expect after completing your M.Sc degree depends upon the type of organization.in which vob seek employment. In govt. sector, you will be paid as per the standards which are already set. In private industries, the chances of getting a higher paying job at mid level are more frequent than in govt. The salary
package and remuneration can be as high as INR 10 LPA after 2-5 years of relevant experience.
After the course completion, students prefer to go for doctoral studies and pursue PhD mostly from top colleges in India
or from abroad in countries like USA, Canada, Australia. There are many national and international scholarship opportunities
that an aspirant can apply for. Many colleges provide financial assistance in terms of stipend of around 18,000-20,000 USD
so that they can support themselves while concentrating on their PhD work
Have a look at some of the popular job profiles of MSc degree holders below:
Research Scientist: A Research Scientist has the role of designing undertaking and analysing information obtained from controlled lab-based experiments and investigations. As a Research Scientist a student can choose to work in a government lab, environmental organisation, etc.
Junior Research Fellow: The job role of a Junior Research Fellow includes doing research, conducting research-related development activities, publishing scientific work and its results and so on. Along with JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) candidates are also usually involved pursuing a PhD programme.