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Shifting from Electronics and Communication Engineering to Theoretical Physics

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Hi i'm doing my pre-final year Electronics and communication engineering in India. But i want my career to be in theoretical physics. My ultimate aim is to find the secret behind the birth and working of our universe. Previously due to my family's compulsion i took engineering. Now i want to go along the rest of my life with my school days' dream. Please help me , what to do next?
 

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My ultimate aim is to find the secret behind the birth and working of our universe.
Do you think this is a realistic aim...?

Have you spoken with your university careers service about changing to physics? I'm sure you know that one possible route is to complete another degree.
 
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Paul Dirac started with an Engineering degree before moving to Maths and Physics.
 
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Paul Dirac started with an Engineering degree before...
...completing a second degree in mathematics. In either case, whilst anecdotally interesting, I'm not sure how this could be helpful to the OP.

To the OP: I guess you could also look for post-graduate positions in physics departments that are seeking engineering graduates. These positions do exist, but it will be difficult to convince anyone to take you on without a serious background in physics.
 
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well after you 'disrespected' the Original Poster - I thought I would offer some inspiration.
 

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