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A scientist is a person who conducts scientific research for advance knowledge and solve problems in a particular field. Scientists may work in a variety of disciplines including biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, computer science, social science and many more. They use the scientific method, a systematic approach to research that involves formulating hypotheses, designing experiments, collecting data as well as analyzing results in order to investigate the natural world and test their ideas.

Scientists may work in a variety of settings including academic institutions, government agencies, non-profit organizations and private companies. Some scientists work primarily in the laboratory, conducting experiments and analyzing data, while others conduct fieldwork or participate in clinical trials. Scientists play a critical role in advancing knowledge and driving innovation in their respective fields. Scientists also contribute to public policy debates and decision-making using their expertise to inform and shape policy on a range of issues from environmental protection to public health.


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 go further for Ph.D Program.

Job Roles

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

  • Agronomist
  • Astronomer
  • Botanist
  • Cytologist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Ethologist
  • Geologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Marine Biologist
  • Meteorologist
  • Paleontologist
  • Seismologist

Employment Sector

  • Research Centres or Institutions
  • Medical Institutions or Centres
  • Food and Beverage Industry
  • Mining Industry
  • Aeronautical Associations
  • Mining Industry
  • Animal Care Centres
  • Wildlife Sanctuaries
  • Manufacturing and Warehouse Units
  • Healthcare Centres

Top Recruiters

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

  • National Centre for Cell Science
  • Indian Institute of Science Education and Research 
  • Indian Space Research Organisations
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Ministry of Mines
  • Indian Airforce
  • Aero Control
  • ASRC Aerospace Corporation
  • Council of Scientific & Indian Research
  • Defence Research & Development Organisation
  • TATA Institute of Fundamental Research
  • Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences 
  • Archeological Survey of India
  • Aeronautical Development Agency
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research


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


Level of Salary

Annual Level Salary 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹2,50,000 

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹5,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹10,00,000


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


The career scope of a scientist is vast and varied with opportunities available in a range of fields including academia, research and development, government as well as 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 as well as developing policies to protect public health and the environment.


  • Can research dynamic things
  • Opportunity to work on exciting experiments
  • Good salary package
  • Prestigious job
  • Constant learning
  • Plays a vital role in Technology & Innovation


  • A small mistake can cost you
  • Need a lot of attention
  • Long working hours on experiments & research