im 2 science(pcm), got 63%. pls tell me the course to become a research scientist.

i got IT(engg) in my counselling and hate IT. please tell me the course to become a research scientist or a scientist who works in antartica.

0 26 Views | Posted 2011-10-02 17:13:25

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    Priya Saxena | Guide-Level 11

    2011-10-05 10:30:17
    Hi Ayushi,
    Well as it has been clearly stated by @Nikhlesh Mathur , to become a research scientist there is a long way to go about and so to mention in short, you would require a Bachelor degree, then a Masters in a specific stream that you are keen to create as a niche in, and then opting for the PhD program, this will lead you to the world of research and attain your career goals.
    As of now you need to keep a focus on your Bachelors and attaining reasonably good score in the same, so that you can get good institutes to pursue your Masters degree in later.
    All the Best!
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    Nikhlesh Mathur | Guide-Level 14

    2011-10-02 17:18:44
    There is no sepearate course for becoming a Research scientist directly. It is a kind of work. So fFor becoming a Research scientist one of the methods is to do a post graduation in a science subject, say in Chemistry and then try to get a research oriented job in an industry. Research scientists one can become with any subject. Doing PhD would be helpful in getting the research oriented jobs.

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