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A meteorologist is a scientist who studies the atmosphere, weather patterns and climate. They use a combination of observational as well as analytical techniques to forecast weather patterns and interpret data related to the Earth's atmosphere.

Meteorologists are responsible for analyzing weather patterns, creating forecasts, issuing weather warnings and alerts to the public. They use a range of tools and instruments such as radar and satellite data, to monitor weather patterns as well as make predictions about future weather events. Meteorologists also use computer models and simulations to predict weather patterns and understand climate change.


For Bachelor’s

  • To get admission in top-ranked colleges/universities, a national level entrance exam is conducted like JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, NEET or any other required exam. 
  • Aspirants need to have a bachelor’s degree in science with at least 60% marks from any recognised institute. 

For Master’s

  • A master’s degree in science is a well-suited option for undergraduates. 
  • Students need to obtain at least 65% marks in their PG Program. 
  • Seekers can further opt for Phd Program.

Job Roles

The field of meteorology aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, meteorology presents innumerable job roles. Below mentioned are some job roles:

  • Physical Meteorologist
  • Research Meteorologist
  • Professor/Lecturer
  • Industrial Meteorologist

Employment Sector

  • Meteorology Research Centre
  • Weather Consulting Organisations
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Air Crafts & Missile Manufacturers
  • Agricultural Planning Decisions

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the meteorology field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • Indian Meteorology Department
  • National Remote Sensing Agency
  • Indian Space Research Organisation
  • Defense Research and Development Organisation
  • Department of Agriculture Organisation
  • Indian Air Force
  • Agricultural Universities
  • Space Application Centre


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a meteorologist is impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Annual Level Salary 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹2,00,000 

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹3,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹5,00,000


  • Science Knowledge
  • Adaptability
  • Creativity
  • Research skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Problem-solving & Decision making skills


The career scope of a meteorologist is vast and varied with opportunities available in a range of fields including academia, research and development, government and industry. Scientists are responsible for investigating, understanding and applying knowledge to solve complex problems in their respective fields.

In academia, scientists can pursue a career as a professor or a researcher, conducting cutting-edge research and teaching the next generation of scientists. In industry, scientists can work in research and development departments, using their expertise to develop new products and technologies. Scientists can also work for government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health or the Environmental Protection Agency conducting research and developing policies to protect public health and the environment.


  • Job Security
  • Handsome Salary Package


  • Challenging Career
  • Work Pressure
  • Sometimes it becomes difficult to forecast weather