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What should i do? lectureship or pursue Ph.D?

  1. Mar 29, 2015 #1
    Im doing M.Sc Physics just a month left for finals. Im planning to crack jrf for doing Ph.D. Im confused what shoud i do Ph.D or search job as professor. After Ph.D whare i can get jobs ?
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  3. Mar 29, 2015 #2
    Without a PhD a professorship is impossible I think even in the most humble college.
  4. Mar 29, 2015 #3
    But here in india one can only need NET(national eligibility test) qualified to do professorship.
  5. Mar 29, 2015 #4
    Sorry, i was only referring to the US. However I would still think you would be at a disadvantage for a professorship. What is confusing you? If you feel you can earn a Ph.D. I think you should try. Talk with your professors about different promising areas ( areas that have a lot of applications) but you will probably not be seeking job for 4 or 5 years from starting your doctorate and who knows for sure what will be a good opportunity. try to develop skills that have general applicability if possible skills that you can use both in teaching, and research in physics or engineering.
  6. Mar 29, 2015 #5

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    Being eligible does not mean you'll be selected when there is a search.
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