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Career options for Physics graduates

by NCU Northcap University NCU - Northcap University
The rapid development of technology has enabled command of a wide variety of products and services. Homo sapiens, particularly its younger members, are so consumed by attention-seeking gadgets and ever broadening tastes that it is difficult for young people to engage with natural sciences. To put it differently natural sciences is as hot as career option relative to others like entertainment, media, IT, fashion, engineering, medicine, tourism, care industry, creative writing etc. Natural sciences seem to have taken back seat due to current technological advancement. However, as a matter of fact, natural sciences never take back seat. The very basis of technology is natural or fundamental science, without fundamental science technology nowhere exist. They are always relevant, always in demand.

Let us take a moment to reflect upon it. Do you enjoy gazing at cacophony of stars in the night? There strange-seeming pattern. Do you feel tantalized by the sight of corals amidst presence of colourful faunas? Do you feel that you could do something to better our understanding of more than 1.7 miilion SARS-CoV-2 type viruses which can enable humanity to live longer and better? Do you know that without some ground-breaking work in semiconductors the page you are reading now would have never been possible?  Is not this wonderful? And who would not want to be part of it? One can do all of these things, at fundamental level, through natural sciences.
Natural sciences have infinite possibilities, ever expanding, always at the frontier of humanity’s interface with nature. They are mother of all technological innovations. Natural sciences determine the limit within which engineering and medical sciences operate. Natural sciences broaden our imagination and enable us to work, thereafter, in any field we choose. 

The NorthCap University Gurugram, rank band of 151-200 in all India NIRF ranking 2019, provides opportunity for young minds to engage with natural sciences both at theoretical as well as experimental level thorough creatively designed B.Sc. programme. We provide world-class infrastructure and facilities to our students such as library, hostel, sports complex, fully a/c classrooms, Wi-Fi campus and well equipped advanced labs. In this course, we are more focused on practical knowledge and real-life industrial projects for our students. We are always following the student-centric education system. All our faculty members of the Applied Science Department have worked before in reputed Indian laboratories and institutes for their PhD and, therefore, well experienced in their related fields. 

We have designed our course curriculum in such a manner that we provide student friendly atmosphere so that our students can become entrepreneurs, scientist, academician in their fields. We facilitate ideas of students and support them to think more in line with cutting edge research. We always believe that students are the source of Innovation that is why we keep them in touch with our research lab. Importance of natural sciences can never be neglected as it is required for technological advancement.

After completion of the BSC degree there are various options available for the science students, they can opt for master degree in Science i.e. MSc, or in a research field and can even look for professional courses.


Our course structure is designed at par with most competition exam. Most of our final year students get admission in IITs, IISERs, IISC etc. and premier Universities outside India.
Apart from the research jobs, students can also work or get jobs in Marketing, Business & other technical fields. At The NorthCap University students are recruited directly by big companies at good salary package. The job opportunities available for the students are not only great in terms of salary package, but also a satisfying job experience.
So, choosing this field is like choosing the best career option for you because it will give you all that you want to achieve. And believe me money is not everything. Curiosity, following one’s intuition and interest carries much higher premium.

About the author

Dr Anubhav Raghav is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Sciences at The NorthCap University. He is a PhD degree holder from IIT Roorkee. Dr Raghav has published Seven research papers in peer-reviewed international journals.

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