Major institutes for astronomy professionals to work.

Which are the major institutes where one can find a job as an astronomy professional?

Professionals in this field generally work for government, defence and space research organizations. There are many commercial / non commercial research laboratories, observatories; planetarium and science parks where one can apply. Some of the leading establishments where regular openings for astronomy professionals are available are Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), The Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC), Space Physics Laboratories etc. Some other institutes where research can be done by the post graduate candidates in astronomy are:

- Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
- Aryabhata Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIOS), Nainital
- Physical Research Laboratory, Ahemedabad
- Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Banglore
- Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune
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