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Physics Career Change - Engg to Physics in India

  1. Jun 15, 2008 #1
    Hi everyone,

    I'm a strange case...I've done my graduation in B.E. (Comp Sc) with 59.9% aggregate marks and then an MBA from a good institute in India. I've been working for the past year but I've realised that I want to do a Ph.D. in Physics and ultimately do research in Physics in an American university. I've done a bit of searching and found that the MSc course in IIT requires 2 years of Physics which I didn't do in my Engg... So, are there any other good universities in India where I can get admission based on an entrance exam and where my B.E. degree will qualify me for the course? OR, is there an American university where I can do an MS in Physics with admission based on the GRE general and Physics subject test?
     
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  3. Jun 16, 2008 #2
    Have you looked at IISc or BARC? But let me say well done man, go for it. Seek the happiness.
     
  4. Jun 19, 2008 #3
    If you have done BE, you are eligible for the entrance for M.Sc from IIT.
     
  5. Jun 20, 2008 #4
    Can you tell me how you can be sure? Because I checked the JAM website and it says for an MSc in Physics I need to have 4 semesters of Physics - and I only had 2 in Engg. Do you know anyone who's been accepted in the MSc Physics program with a BE degree?
     
  6. Jun 21, 2008 #5
    Best way to confirm is by calling the IIT office itself.
     
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