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An archaeologist excavates, preserves, and studies artefacts of recent and age-old, and to understand the civilization they belong to. Understanding the civilization means knowing as much as possible about their lifestyles, the religion they follow, method of trading, agriculture, cultural influences, architecture, art etc. One major aspect of an archaeologist is the epigraph this involves taking ink impressions of ancient inscriptions on copper plates, rocks, monuments etc. An archaeologist finds the artefacts and a curator interprets the excavation. Another area of work consists of numismatics, which is the study of old coins, paper coins, medals and knowing their purpose.
Eligibility: 10+2 with Arts/Humanities subjects -> B.A. in History/Archaeology M.A. in Archaeology. Job Opportunity: The Archaeological Survey of India hires many archaeologists, curators etc. You can find work with museums, art restoration, fine arts, etc. Teach at schools & colleges and even write a book.
Anthropologists study about the origins of human beings--- their physical personalities, evolutionary history, racial categorizations, historical and present day geographic distribution, group relationships and sociocultural history. They want to know the origin of the concept of society - how thoughts originated, how they lived in earlier times and how one can use those living skills in the societies we live in. Anthropology thus is a study and interpretation of people belonging to diverse cultures and geographical locations all around the world
Eligibility: 10+2 in Biological Sciences -> B.Sc. in Anthropology -> M.Sc. in Anthropology OR 10+2 in any stream -> BA in Anthropology > MA in Anthropology.
Job opportunity: You can find work with museums, art restoration, fine arts, etc. If you specialise in Forensic anthropology you’ll find yourself in police departments in their forensic laboratory both in State and Central police forces. Teach at schools & colleges and even write a book.
Maps that are used for geographical illustrations, as road guides, for weather forecast etc. have been drawn accurately by cartographers. This is the art and science of making maps. Today, at the advent of technology, maps are made through computerized cartography.
Eligibility: 10+2 -> BA/B.Sc with geography related subjects and Diploma in Cartography. Job opportunities: Work in the Ministry of urban & rural development, Geographical Survey etc. Government Ministries and departments like Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Urban development and autonomous organizations under them.
An Economist studies the economic conditions of a country in comparison to the world. They also analyse and understand the changes in the buying patterns of the consumers, along with making future projections and advising on corrective actions in the financial, monetary and economic policies
Eligibility: 10+2 in any stream ->BA/B.Sc. in Economics -> M.A/M.Sc. in Economics OR 10+2 in any stream -> Graduation in any subject -> Master of Business Economics OR 10+2 Physics, Chemistry, Biology -> B.Sc. in Agricultural Science, M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics OR 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Maths -> B.Sc. in Maths/Statistics, M.Sc. in Maths/Statistics > M.Tech in Quantitative Economics.
Research institutions and University Departments: Organisation like CMIE (Center for Monitoring Indian Economy), NCAER (National Council for Applied Economic Research), etc. in both the government and private sector utilize the Services of an Economist for research. Also job in RBI and private/public sector banks, Financial Institutions etc.
Geographers study the constituents of earth, nature of landmass, its atmosphere and inhabitants. They are involved in the study of various regions of earth and the difference in climate across the earth. They also study the earth's resources like minerals and water, distribution of resources over region and its utilization, human and animal population across the earth includes local weather conditions and the seasonal progression, global monitoring of environment and weather forecasting. A geographer is also involved in land surveying and drawing of maps.
Eligiblity: 10+2 in any stream -> BA/B.Sc. in Geography -> MA/M.Sc. in Geography Job opportunity: Government Ministries and departments like Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Urban development and autonomous organizations under them. University departments and colleges, Research organizations like National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad and National Institute of Oceanography, Goa.
The study of conserving, managing, preserving monuments and archaeological sites, would be a part of heritage and conserving monuments. One could join as an assistant archaeologist in any state government conservation agency or work as a curator in a museum.
Eligibility: 10+2 in any stream, Bachelor's in Humanities/Sciences -> Master's or PG in Heritage Management. Job opportunity: You can find work with museums, art restoration, fine arts, etc. The Archaeological Survey of India or NGO many also employ you.
A Historian is involved in collecting evidence from the past, studying and describing past civilizations, societies, culture, lifestyle, customs, values, warfare technology and economy. They research on how human beings lived through the ages since the beginning of its origin.
Eligibility: 10+2 in any stream -> BA / MA in History Job opportunity: Teach at schools & colleges and even write a book. Appear in competitive examinations.
Political science is the study of origin, development and operation of political systems and public policy. Eligibility: 10+2 in any stream -> BA in Political Science Job opportunity: Public affairs organisations, research organisations, courting firms employ students with a background in political science.
A Population Scientist researches on subjects such as demographic factors affecting child feeding and its impact on fertility, reproductive behavior of teenagers, factors affecting decline in sex ratio, population dynamics and development, community influence on individual level of fertility and morality, demographic transition and so on.
Eligiblity: 10+2 in any stream -> Graduation in Social science (Economics, Sociology, Social Work, Geography, etc.) -> Postgraduation in Population Studies OR 10+2 in any stream -> Graduation in Social Science (Economics, Sociology, Social Work, Geography, etc.) -> MA in Social Science (Economics, Sociology, Geography, etc.) Postgraduation in Population Studies.
Job opportunity: Work with NGO’s to improve the socio economic situation in India Population Studies offers opportunities to work with international aid agencies like USAID, population Council, Ford Foundation UNFPA,Care etc. Central Government offices like the Census Office, Registrar General and Census Commission and Ministry of Family Welfare also employ students specialising in Population Studies.
A Psychologist aims to understand what constitutes normal brain function and behaviour. They traditionally study both normal and abnormal functioning and also treat patients with mental and emotional problems. Psychologists are also beginning to understand and share opinions about artistic products and experiences.
Eligiblity: 10+2 in any stream BA/B.Sc. in Psychology > MA/M.Sc. in Psychology.
Clinical Psychologists Counsellors School Psychologists Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Developmental Psychologists Social Psychologists Research/Experimental Psychologists
Activity director, addictions counselor, administrative program assistant, admissions counselor, admissions recruiter, adolescent care worker, therapy aid, group home residential counselor, supportive counselor, adolescent chemical dependency counselor, probation officer, foster care worker, service coordinator, behavior analyst, camp staff director, recreational center group worker, child care counselor, case manager, chemical dependency advocate, child care worker,
community outreach coordinator, community service coordinator, crime prevention coordinator, daily living aid, applied behavior analysis specialist, director of a day care center, foster home parent, early childhood specialist, group leader, psychiatric center case manager, educational coordinator, youth worker, drug counselor, volunteer coordinator, women and children outreach worker, child abuse prevention Instructor,
residential service coordinator, therapy aid, independent living specialist, director of human services, group home parent, developmental reading instructor, group home coordinator, house parent, neighbourhood outreach worker, group home manager,
community support counselor, psychology teacher, half-way house worker, adolescent crisis services residential counselor, hot line support counselor, hospital admissions counselor, summer program for youth director, park and recreational director, social services worker, geriatric specialist, child care worker, assistant youth coordinator, individual aid, work program supervisor and trainer.
Public Administration deals with studying and analysing the factors contributing to the administration in various societies: ancient and modern, developing and developed, etc. As a Public Administrator, your responsibility includes not only public concerns but also developing public policies.
Eligibility: 10+2 in any stream B.A. in Public Administration -> Masters/ PG/Certificate Course in Public Administration 10+2 in any stream -> Graduation in any stream preferably Social Sciences > Masters/PG/Certificate course in Public Administration.
Job opportunity: Public affairs organisations, research organisations, courting firms employ students with a background in public administration. Work with NGO’s to improve the socio economic situation in India
A Social Worker is trained professionally to take a holistic view of social problems before tackling them. They serve in variety of settings from rural interior parts of the country to urban settings. They are even found working with prison inmates , juvenile delinquents, and mentally disturbed people.
Eligiblity: 10+2 in any stream -> Bachelor of Social Work OR 10+2 in any stream -> Graduation in any subject -> Master of Social Work.
Job opportunity: Work with NGO’s to improve the socio economic situation in India
Sociologists can specialize in families, adolescence, children, urban community, education, health and medicine, ageing and life course, work and occupations. They can also specialize in science and technology, economics, social inequality social class, race relations, sports, culture, politics, military, peace, and war, crime social movements and any other area of human organization.
Eligiblity: 10+2 in any stream -> BA/B.Sc. in Sociology -> MA in Sociology OR 10+2 in any stream -> BA/B.Sc. Ph.D in Sociology OR 10+2 in any stream -> BA/B.Sc. in Economics -> MA/M.Sc. in Economics ->Ph.D. in Sociology.
Job opportunity: In some sectors, sociologists work closely with economists, political scientists, anthropologists, psychologists, social workers, and others, reflecting a growing appreciation of sociology’s contributions to interdisciplinary analysis and action. Since its subject matter is intrinsically fascinating, sociology offers valuable preparation for careers in journalism, politics, public relations, business, or public administration – fields that involve investigative skills and working with diverse groups.
The teacher's job includes planning, designing, implementing lessons and maintaining classroom discipline. They work as school teachers, a special education teacher, adult vocational education trainer or a college professor.
Eligiblity: Class 10 -> Diploma in Education/Primary Teacher Training Course OR Graduation in any subject -> Bachelor of Education OR Graduation in any subject -> Postgraduation -> NET/SET examination.
A Linguist is an expert in origin, evolution, development, and contemporary forms of various languages. They research to find out the latest developments in different languages and provide vital inputs for further development. Eligiblity: 10+2 in any stream -> BA in Literature -> MA in Literature -> Ph.D in Linguistics (optional)
Job opportunities: With Language, you could work as a translator either in newspapers, publication houses, multi national companies, Beauty pageants, discussion forums, group summits, etc. Bilingual secretaries are in demand with more and more firms.