Meteorology is the study of atmosphere and the motions within the atmosphere that focuses on weather processes and forecasting. Commonly known as ‘weather,’ meteorology focuses on the atmospheric variables related to current or near-future conditions.
What can I do (Roles Available) ?
Meteorology Professor or Lecturer
Where can I work?
Indian Meteorological Department
National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting
Ministry of Earth Sciences
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO)
Space Applications Centre
Department of Agriculture (Central & State Govts)
Indian Air Force
National Remote Sensing Agency
Independent Weather Consultant for news channels
Stimulating work environment
Work provides a chance to travel
Limited Career opportunities
Strenuous Field work
Key Skills Required
Excellent research skills
Good observation skills
What Should I study ?
Class XII in Science Stream - B.Sc. Meteorology/ Physics/Mathematics/Computer Science - M.Sc. Meteorology/ Atmospheric Sciences/ Disaster Management - Ph. D for 2-3 years
Class XII in Science Stream - B.Tech in Atmospheric Sciences - M. Tech Atmospheric Sciences - Ph. D for 2-3 years