List of universities offering courses in Astronomy. Earning potential of astronomy professionals.
Which are the universities offering courses in Astronomy?
Some of the leading and established universities and colleges in India that offer courses in Astronomy are:
- Osmania University, Hyderabad
- The Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), Banglore
- The Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Banglore
- Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad
- Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Pune
- Raman Research Institute, Banglore
What remuneration does a professional of astronomy receives in the job?
As astronomy is a specialized field of science that required higher degree of academic qualification and expert practical knowledge, the pay offered is also high in this field. The remuneration that an astronomy professional receives at entry level is usually in the range of Rs. 10000/- to Rs.15000/- per month.
Expert and potential astronomy professionals especially who are working with government bodies and research institutes are paid handsome amount including perks and allowances. Remuneration depends on the establishment for which the professional is working, nature of job, position in the organization and the experience gained.