Meteorologist and Atmospheric Scientist
A fresher can begin with Rs. 2.5-3 lakhs a year and pay increases with experience.
With increase and travel and transport from water and air ways, employment opportunities will also increase. Professionals in meteorology, in the field of pollution control and climate changes would get ample employment options with state run and private organizations. Career prospects are bright in government agencies, aviation and shipping industry and in private agencies that use this data. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) recruits these students at Grade II level through Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Selected students undergo one - year advance course in Meteorology at IMD campuses in Pune and New Delhi.