Program Overview

The MS in Meteorology is an advanced program aimed at providing comprehensive understanding of Earth's atmospheric phenomena. This includes atmospheric physics, climatology, and weather forecasting, utilizing modern meteorological tools, remote sensing technologies, and sophisticated computer models. The program fosters both theoretical comprehension and practical skills, leading to opportunities in meteorological consultancies, government departments, research institutions, and climate-related roles across industries. This degree is an ideal choice for those keen on addressing pressing issues related to climate change and environmental sustainability.

Program Objectives

  1. To produce highly skilled professionals who can meet the future challenges of weather forecasting, climate change, and atmospheric research.
  2. To develop a strong foundation in the fundamental principles of meteorology, including atmospheric dynamics, thermodynamics, and physics.
  3. To provide students with advanced knowledge and skills in weather forecasting, climate modeling, and atmospheric data analysis.
  4. To promote a deep understanding of the basic mechanisms that regulate the evolution of atmospheric sciences and climatology.
  5. To promote interdisciplinary research and collaboration in the field of meteorology, including the integration of atmospheric science with other disciplines such as oceanography, hydrology, and ecology.
  6. To prepare students for careers in academia, research institutions, government agencies, and the private sector, where they can contribute to the development of innovative solutions to weather and climate-related challenges.

Entry Requirements

50% Marks in GAT General. 16 years of education from an accredited institution without no 3rd division/grade D in academic career with at least 1st division/CGPA 2.5 out of 4 in the last degree.

Research Opportunities

Monsoon dynamics, large-scale atmospheric dynamics and associated climatic impacts, climate variability and change, climate modelling, rainfall characterization.

Scheme of Studies

Career Prospects

Graduates of the MS in Meteorology program have a wide range of career opportunities. They can find roles in government meteorological departments, environmental and meteorological consultancies, and research institutions. Additionally, they may work in various industries requiring weather forecasting and climate expertise, such as aviation, agriculture, and environmental management. Roles can include weather forecasters, climate scientists, environmental consultants, research scientists, and roles related to policy making in climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Scholarships Available

Departmental Merit Scholarships are available for students.