How to Become a Meteorologist in India?

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar2022-08-26,11:16:16 news

Who is a Meteorologist?

The person responsible for monitoring and studying the atmosphere to make predictions for the benefit of humans. It is a sub-discipline of earth science.

World Meteorologocal Organisation

Where is the Need of Meteorologists?

Meteorologists are in high demand in a variety of government industries including Space research and development agencies, defense research, weather forecasting divisions and more.

Bureau of Meteorology

How to become Meteorologist?

Students interested in becoming a meteorologist should take science in class 12.

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Students can do BTech in Atmospheric Sciences or BSc in Meteorology. They can also pursue a diploma in meteorology course after class 12th & take admission in 2nd year of Btech Meteorology.

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Higher Studies

MTech or MSc in Meteorology can also be taken up after BTech or BSc, to find better job opportunities and research based positions.

Analytics India Magazine

Salary of Meteorologists in India

A meteorologist can earn around INR 3,60,000 in the start by joining Meteorological Research Centre, Agricultural Planning Divisions, Weather Consulting Organisations etc.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Entrance Exams for Meteorology in India

Entrance Exams for Meteorology Candidates must pass national-level entrance exams such as JEE Main / JEE Advanced or state-level engineering entrance exams for admission to BTech in meteorology.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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