Often at home and in schools, children are asked, what will they become when they grow up? Some say doctor, some say engineer, but have you ever heard from a child that he will become a meteorologist.
What are children, perhaps even adults do not know how to become a meteorologist, Where to work, how and what to study
Only 12th pass from science stream can become a meteorologist
Students who want to become meteorologists must have passed 12th class (science stream). There is a need to do. After this, they can pursue B.Tech in Atmospheric Science or B.Sc in Meteorology, offered by IITs in India, admission to which is based on JEE Main score. Apart from graduation, there are also diploma courses to become a Meteorologist.
Colleges and exams for Meteorology course
Meteorology is taught in many big universities of India. Which includes IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, BU Bhopal, SRM University, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. To take admission in these universities, candidates will have to pass examinations like Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET).
Where will you get a job, how much salary will you get?
After completing the course, candidates can work in research centers, agricultural planning departments, weather consulting organizations. Indian Meteorological Department, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) are the top recruiting agencies. Apart from this, candidates can work with weather analysis institutes abroad. Meteorologists initially get an annual salary of Rs 6 to 10 lakh, but the salary increases depending on experience and position.
What work do meteorologists do?
You might think that meteorologists only give weather information, but it is not so. Meteorologists study the Earth’s atmosphere and physical environment, their development, effects and consequences on the Earth.