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Top paying career options in India
by Manisha Verma
The Indian job industry is booming and making its mark. With the new age where students get
pre-placement offers setting in, now the time has come whey you get a high salary job even
before you move out of your college. A lucrative offer always make you thing twice for a job
offer. Money factor is really important while choosing a career. If you are getting high paying
jobs then you surely want to pursue that career.
Master in Business Administration: The most sought after course Master in Business
Administration is one of the highest paying career options in present situation. And if you are
pursuing your degree from an 'A' grade institution such as the Indian Institute of Management, or
IBS you can easily get an offer of Rs 750,000 to Rs. 800,000 per annum as a fresher.
Varde Pandse, Director Cerebrus Consultants says that the entry-level salary is expected to go up
even more. The salaries also differ according to the industry. "Today, the finance sector offers
huge sums and has crossed the earlier darling of MBAs - the FMCG sector."
Career in Airlines Industry: Indian airline industry is going through a sea change. Earlier it
was just government airlines which were leading this industry, but now the situation is quite
different. Lots of new airlines have come into the market. Due to this change, this industry is
experiencing noticeable growth. The new airlines are hiring more and more new pilots and
support personnel to deal the increasing demand. Salaries for experience pilots and jumbo pilots
-both passenger and cargo-range from Rs. 7,000,000 to Rs. 9,500,000 with international certified
captains at the top scale. Entry level pilots and flight engineers typically earn Rs. 4,000,000 to
Rs. 5,000,000. Stewardesses and stewards can also earn good pay packages between Rs 400,000
to Rs. 600,000. Experienced air traffic controller can get a salary of Rs. 500,000 to Rs. 600,000.
Software Engineer: India's information technology field has seen big growth over the last
decade. This is one of the most promising and rewarding career options. In this career
professionals can earn a lot in this industry. Experienced top tier software development
managers, essentially the CEO or high end positions of a software project, and can earn salaries
of Rs. 1,200,000 to 2,000,000 per year. Salaries for project managers and leaders, responsible for
hands-on work and supervision in software production, are between Rs. 900,000 to Rs. 1,30,000
range. Software engineers and programmers can earn well which can range between Rs. 800,000
to Rs. 850,000.
Mechanical, Electronics, Chemical Engineer: Engineering is a vast field and one can create
his/her career in this sector. This sector requires lots of hard work and innovation. To excel in
this field one thing is most important and that is dedication towards work and abilities to create
something new. This is really a good career option for those who want to try their hands in
creating something new for the industry. In this field a person can earn good amount of money.
In this sector salary depends upon your experience and hands-on experience of the field or
knowledge of the field. Being a fresher you can earn between Rs. 400,000 to Rs. 500,000. If you
have completed your graduation from one of the top IITs then there are fair chances of that you
may get picked by industry before completion of your program. Varde Pandse, Director Cerebrus
Consultants said, "Talking about the salary for mechanical, chemical or electronic engineers,
generally its the information technology sector that commands the most and in case of others it is
generally 20 per cent lower than the salaries offered by IT sector."
Chartered Accountant: If a career in management does not attracts you much then you can
look forward to a career in Chartered accountant or the CFA. Every company big or small needs
their account to be maintained and that is the place where you can fit in. If you love to play with
numbers and you are number crunching wizard then this is certainly your cup of tea. This is not
new career option but still many students are not much aware about the prospects and potentials
of this field. You can find a job in private sector but government sector is the one who has
monopoly this field and anyone who wants to make a career in this field will definitely get a
good salary package and bucket full of perks. If you have good knowledge of your field you can
earn a handsome salary as a fresher between Rs. 350,000 to Rs. 450,000 per annum.
Medical Career: A career in medical field is considered as one of the most respectable career.
Students choose this option after their 10+2 itself. There are various specializations in this field.
Students can choose to specialize in any of the streams which interest them most. Aspirants of
this field can earn well in this field. The salary in general practice begins at about Rs. 300,000
during internships. After having some years of experience, a general practitioner can expect
wages of Rs. 400,000 to Rs. 500,000. General surgeons can earn between Rs. 450,000 to Rs.
600,000 and a cardiac surgeon almost double of it.
Offshore Drilling: India's public sector Oil and Natural Gas Corporation is the country's highest
profit churner. Pay scale in this industry is very good, with offshore oil drilling career being the
highest earner. Entry-level worker can expect salaries in the Rs. 350,000 to Rs. 400,000 with
additional perks and packages of Rs. 12,000 to those numbers. This sector provides you all kind
of perks such as car purchase advance, home furnishing, lifetime health care and retirement
Top 10 Highest paying jobs in India
Bringing to you the top 10 highest paying jobs in Indian job market, although what
you get entirely depends on your experience and talent:
Management Professionals: If you are a management graduate such as MBA or
PGDM then even fresher salary should be around 7 to 15 Lakhs per year or more
depending upon the college from which you are passing out. You need a degree
from ‘A’ rated institute, better the institute higher is the package. The most
preferred for these posts are Indian Institute of Management (IIM) graduates.
CAT (Common Admission Test) is the gateway to these premium institutes. Here is
the detail about Management professional careers.
IT & Software Professionals: IT sector is basically groomed to do outsourcing jobs
and its demand all over the world is continuous. Some of most paid profession in
IT are software developer, software engineer, Quality Assurance (QA) engineer
etc. IT industry has grown in leaps and bounds since the last decade. The starting
salary of IT fresher ranges within 3.5 Lakhs-4 Lakhs per annum; however the
salary increases significantly as the professionals gain more hands on industry
experience. The minimum salary which a software programmer can expect,
annually, is around 7 to 8 Lakhs per year. Employees working in high positions in
IT companies can get 12 Lakhs to 20 Lakhs INR per year. Also this industry offers
additional perks and opportunity to travel abroad to its employees. Here are the
highest paid IT jobs in India
Chartered Accountant: A company or any business house irrespective of their size
depends on a chartered accountant to maintain their book of accounts and
annual financial report. There is no dearth of high paying jobs for CAs in India. All
businesses and companies, irrespective if size need qualified professionals to
maintain their account and financial account. CAS are employed for such positions
and freshers in this field can draw something between 3.5 Lakhs to Rs. 4.5Lakhs
per annum from a private sector job. However there are ample scopes for private
consultation and government jobs. Since their demand is high their pay packets
also at par with other professional jobs in the country. Here are complete details
about Chartered Accountant profession.
SAP Consultant: SAP profession also provides highest salary jobs. SAP (Systems
applications and Products in Data Processing) is ERP (Enterprise Resource
Planning) software developed by German company SAP, used by all Big MNCs for
managing different function’s data and information. They provide certifications in
different areas like Finance and accounting, Sales and CRM (customer relationship
mgmt), Logistics and Supply Chain, HR and Technical modules. After doing
certification one can be employed in big MNC as SAP consultant. Choosing a
career in SAP can help you in getting salary in the range of 6 Lakhs per year to 12
Lakhs per year depending upon your experience and knowledge.
Aviation Professionals: The commercial airline sector has seen a boost in the
recent past. There is a constant demand for qualified pilots, ground staff,
stewards, air hostesses, etc. Average salaries for both jumbo pilots and regular
pilots (in cargo or passenger airlines) range between 7 Lakhs to 9.5Lakhs INR.
Airline stewards and airhostesses draw somewhere between 4 Lakhs to 6Lakhs
INR. Air traffic controllers get 5Lakhs to 6Lakhs INR.
Modelling: If you choose your career in the film and modelling can prove yourself
there is no dearth of money. There is no fixed salary in this line but what you get
in getting one successful ad contract will comfortably see you through for a
couple of years. In certain instances you can bargain for crores of rupees.
Medical Professionals: These professionals like doctors have perennial demand.
Moreover, specialization in specific fields can give them unexpected return. .
Doctors can earn from private practice, standalone surgeries and more. It is
known to all that an able surgeon is in constant demand and he gets his fees
irrespective of his employment with other agencies. Even dentists get money
which was not available to them three decades back. The minimum salary, if
employed can be estimated to be around Rs.4.5Lakh to 6Lakh per year and for a
specialized surgeon it could be double. However among Medical professionals,
general and thoracic surgeons, psychiatrists and gynaecologists earn highest.
Law professionals: Legal profession needs hard work, understanding the basics
of law and presenting them to the court of law. Once they are recognized there is
no dearth of money. In one case they can have lakhs or even crores. To achieve
this status the legal personnel has to have adequate knowledge and understand
the intricacies of the legal bout, especially corporate lawyers earn huge payments
only for consultations.
Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Oil and Natural Gas is another sector that makes huge
profits and thus provides highest paying jobs. Some of the best known professions
in this sector are geologists, marine engineers etc. A person with the entry level
can expect a salary of Rs. 3.5 to 4.00 lakhs per year, apart from the perks which is
around 1.2 lakhs. The perks have various outlets for the employee.
Investment Bankers: Investment bankers help private companies, government
institutions and even wealthy individual investors to manage their finances by
investing in profitable securities. They are generally employed with investment
banks like Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and similar other prestigious organizations.
Experienced investment bankers can earn up to 10-12 lakh per annum apart from
perks and bonuses.
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5 Highest Paying Jobs in India for the Year 2013
ndia is one of the superior developing nations that has maintained its dignity by way of providing
its citizens with the liberty to indulge themselves in any field. The top 5 paying jobs in India for
the year 2013 are as follows:
IT professionals: India has been recognized as the IT hub for the whole world as most of the IT
experts belong to India. Additionally, Pune and Bengaluru has contributed greatly to
development of It industries in India. Engineering serves as the base for an entrance in the IT
field, additionally, strong computer based knowledge is very useful candidates to develop a
demand for themselves in the IT market. A four year expertise in the field of IT can make you
land up with a annual stipend of about Rs. 8 to Rs. 15 lakh.
Management: Management of business affairs is purely regarded as a skill which involves high
corporate exposure and understandings. The area of management has no limitations and
boundaries as people who have a master degree in management such as MBA, know no limits
for their income. Getting a MBA degree from the IIMs can surely provide people with a stipend
of Rs. 12 lakh+. Introduction of more and more companies are likely to increase the demand for
trained MBAs and a boom can be expected in a short period of time.
Chartered Accountants: With Income the people of India are also accounted for their sources
of income which shall be provided to the Government in a prescribed manner by way of annual
return. The computation of income is mostly done by professionals by the name of Chartered
Accountants. Chartered Accountancy is a very opportunistic area where a person can easily make
a fortune by filing the annual accounts of the residents. Though, the course is very demanding in
terms of hard work and understanding, one can get a stipend of almost Rs. 8 to Rs. 12 lakh per
annum in the initial stages.
Airline Industry: With development of India, the realm of Airline Industry also appears to be on
growth. People who follow the airline industry are likely to make a huge fortune due to constant
increase in the number of daily passenger travelling through it. In the airline industry, no doubt,
the job of a pilot is the best from the earnings perspective as one can easily make it upto Rs. 12
lakh per month. However, a strong commitment at the aviation centre is an implied condition for
Medical Professionals: Last, but not the least, the medical professionals have always made a
good fortune for themselves. Though their primary intent is to save someone’s life but in due
course they easily end up making about a lakh per month. With growing level of diseases and
infections, the medical professionals are also likely to be in a better position to earn good money
constantly. Posts such as surgeons, heart specialists, etc., can be really demanding but highly
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Best Jobs in India (TOP 10)
In the past few years India's service sector as well as job industry in growing exponentially.
However in the past few years recessions and political corruption became a obstacle in the
growth, but the growth rate is still significant. India is full of talented professional, young
intelligent mind. There are number of Indians working in top management
of every big company with in the globe. Professional have a big scope in the country like India,
here they can learn, grow and eastablised.
Here we are providing you top 10 best jobs in India, which are highly paid in the country.
Here comes the List -
1) Management - Freshers Management salary starts from 6-10 lakhs, Having a degree of MBA
(Masters in Business administration) or PGDM (Post graduate Diploma in management)
is certainly equal to having a Job in hand. The package which an average management
professional as a fresher achieve is generally depends on his/her personal skills, academic skills
and his college. Almost 90% of Management professional got campus placement from
their respective colleges.
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Jobs for MBA
2) IT - Software Industry - IT sector is also booming in India. numbers of technical colleges
opens every year. Indian IT and Software professional are demanded all over the globe.
Outsourcing Jobs gives lots of opportunities for getting more and more work and jobs from
outside the country. A professional having IT background can easily earn up to 6 lac per annum.
(for freshers), 7-10 lac (2-3 year of experienced professional).
Latest IT Jobs
3) CA - CA are charted accountants who looks after any
organisation financial transaction database and maintaining their Book of accounts. Irrespective
of the size of the organisation every organisation have to employee at least one CA
to look after their finance department and transactions. There are lots of jobs for CA even as a
freshers, on an average a CA can up to 5 lac as a fresher.
4) Consultancy Firms - Consultants are also working and earning well in India. Its all depends
upon the number of clients, which is proportionately related to the earning of a consultants.
The more the number of clients, more is the scope of their earning. Consultants are demanding
in many field, as in getting new job/employment opportunities, admission to various colleges
and so on. Consultants are also professional and are divided into many different sectors like HR,
supply chain, marketing, education etc.
5) Doctors - Medical professional are also earning good in India.India is second largest
populated country of the world after china.Therefore the country needs medical professional in
large number to take care the health of the citizens of the country. Doctors are also specialized
in different department.
Latest Medical Jobs
6) Banking- Jobs in banking sectors is increasing exponential and lots of foreign banks are
also entering into Indian financial market. lacks of Indian are getting jobs in various
banks every years.
Latest Bank Jobs
7) Lawyers - Choosing LAW as a profession is also a good option to earn and an
average lawyers as a fresher can earn up to 4 lac.
Latest LAW Jobs
8) Aviation industry - On the 8th spot we should like to place aviation industry. The industry is
booming in the past years and provide ample of job opportunities for the young talented mind
of the country.
9) Marketing/Advertising - Every organisation wants to sell its products more and more and
wants to attracts more and more customer base. Working in Marketing/ advertising
department of any good organisation also gives you ample opportunities to earn.
Smart marketing professionals always earns good incentives
10) Real Estate - Working in Real estate also gives lots of opportunities to earn and making a
What are highest paid jobs in India?
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For those of you who are aspiring for a lucrative career in India, we have compiled a list top 10
highest paying jobs in India. Effort has been taken to bring to you comprehensive information
about each job in terms the job description, education & qualification, salaries and top
SOFTWARE ENGINEERS are in high demands with IT as the buzz in all the industry sectors
to enhance business performance. The job profile typically involves researching, designing and
writing new software programs, testing the software programs, modifying the existing software
program to suit user requirements, maintenance of the performance of the client’s software
systems and writing technical/operational documentation.
• Education & Qualification
o B.E/B.Tech in computers and related field
o Software Engineer starting salary is INR 2.0-3.5 LPA
o Senior Software Engineer INR 4.0-7.5 LPA
o Those who develop their credentials in an organization are given good
international project assignments.
• Top Employers – TCS, Wipro, Accenture, IBM and Cognizant Technologies.
• Also read Top paying IT companies
INVESTMENT BANKING is a highly sought-after profession. The growing buyout market is
putting the investment bankers in hot spot. It
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is a highly competitive and demanding profile with long work hours. But the high income
enjoyed by the investment bankers makes the hard work worthwhile.
• Job Description – An investment banker acts as an intermediary between businesses and
investors. They help businesses raise capital through either private investors or public
markets. They structure the initial public offerings (IPOs) in compliance with the
stringent financial rules and regulations. Another area is facilitating mergers and
acquisitions (M&A). They can provide their M&A expertise from both buyer and seller
side, this involves structuring the deal, analyzing the profit-loss and help prepare details
of the agreement. Other daily tasks include – consulting with clients, studying the
industry/business scenario, analyzing the competition, generating reports and making
recommendations to the client w.r.t their organization structure, business risk, business
models etc. The general hierarchy is Analyst, Associate, Vice President, Senior Vice
President/Director & Managing Director.
• Education & Qualification
o MBA – Finance graduates from premier b-schools such as IIMs, XLRI etc
o Chartered Accountant or Cost Accountant
o PhD in Economics with postgraduate qualification in capital markets or
finance/financial planning and relevant industry experience
For Freshers from premier b-schools: INR 9-12 LPA
For professionals with 5-6 years of experience: INR 20 Lac to 1 crore per
annum depending on the company and region.
Top Employers – JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Citibank,
Deutsche Bank and HSBC
MANAGEMENT Professionals: are well in demand since a long time. With globalization and
increasing competition in the market, organizations are seeking knowledge and expertise of
management professionals to make their business profitable and lead the competition.
• Job Description – Management professionals’ advice top management of the
organizations in devising strategies to enhance productivity and overall performance.
They work in different functional areas as per their expertise such as finance, human
resource, sales & marketing, business development and corporate strategy. A project
team is assigned to a particular client for a specific duration. Though it varies but the
general job hierarchy in management consulting is – analyst, consultant senior consultant,
manager/project lead, partner and vice president/director.
• Education & Qualification
o MBA graduate in the related functional field
o Master’s Degree with experience in the related functional field
o Certificate Management Consultant qualification
For fresher with MBA: INR 7-9 LPA & for a fresher with Bachelor degree
For a professional with 5-6 years experience: INR 15-20 LPA
Top Employers – Accenture, McKinsey & Co., Boston Consulting Group
(BCG), Deloitte and Capgemini
Here are the details about Career in Management – MBA
AVIATION PROFESSIONALS – Aviation is emerging as a fast growing sector. Though there
are a lot of career options available in aviation industry but the most lucrative ones are
commercial pilot and air hostess/flight steward.
• Job Description
o Commercial Pilots have to conduct and navigate the aircraft for the transport of
either cargo or passenger. Apart from this there are sea of other duties and tasks
they have to perform such as checking the proper functioning of flight systems
before takeoff, choosing routes/altitudes/speed, coordinating with ground crew
and control towers for flight activities etc.
o Air Hostesses/Flight Attendants are responsible for taking care of the passengers
in the flight. Before passengers board the flight, they have to confirm the
emergency equipment as well as appropriate supply of beverages, snacks,
blankets and pillows. When the passengers board the flight, they check the tickets
and assist them with seating. They inform the passengers about the in-flight safety
rules and regulations.
• Education & Qualification
o Commercial Pilots – Those with 10+2 in maths and science background are
eligible. There are 3 stages to become a commercial pilot. First, obtain a Student
Pilot License (SPL) by registering at a flying club recognized by DGCA. There is
an oral examination in various subjects like air regulation, air navigation etc to
qualify a person for the SPL. The next step is to register for the Private Pilot
License (PPL) training and then qualify the exam to obtain PPL. Third and final
step is to obtain a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) which requires 250 hours of
flying, passing a medical fitness test and an examination based on aviation
o Air Hostesses/Flight Attendants – 10+2 students with a diploma in hotel
management or tourism management are eligible to undergo the airhostess
training program. Maximum age limit is 25 years for females and 26 years for
males. Minimum Height is 157.5 cm for females and 163cm for males.
For commercial pilot in domestic airlines the starting salary is close to
INR 1.0 to 3.0 lacs per month. Experienced pilots on international routes
get around INR 5-7 lacs per month.
For air hostess/flight stewards in India airlines, the starting salary is
around INR 18,000 to 30,000. It goes up to INR 70,000-80,000 with the
increase in experience. In International airlines, the salaries are as high as
INR 3-5 LPA.
Domestic Airlines; Jet Airways, Spice Jet and Indigo
International Airlines – American airlines, Delta Airlines,
Emirates, United Airlines and Continental Airlines
CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS (CA) form part of all businesses irrespective of industry,
size and revenue. It is a challenging and rewarding career option.
• Job Description – A CA work involves managing the financial documentation of an
organization as well as accounting, taxation, financial planning and auditing. A high-end
job that has to ensure compliance with the country’s law and regulations.
• Education & Qualification – To become a CA one has to qualify three level of
examination by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) – Common
Proficiency Test (CPT), Integrated Professional Competence Course (IPCC) and CA
Final. After clearing IPCC the candidate has to register for Articleship for a period of 3
years with an experienced CA as per the specifications. In order to practice as a CA, one
has to obtain a Certificate of Practice from the ICAI.
o For CA Inter: Between INR 8,000 to INR 15,000 per month
o For CA Final: starting salaries between INR 20,000 to 35,000 per month
o CA with an experience of 5 years can expect between INR 75,000 to 1 lac
• Top Employers – Ciena Pvt Ltd, Orient Craft Ltd, Bharti AXA GI Ltd and Motilal Oswal
Pvt Equity Advisors Pvt Ltd.
MERCHANT NAVY is an attractive career option for those who want to seek adventure,
explore the world and at the same time gets paid handsomely.
• Job Description– The person works with shipping companies on contractual basis for a
period of 6-9 months. The candidates are employed in three departments in the ship –
o Deck officers which include the captain, chief officer, second officer, third officer
and other junior officers;
o Engine department which includes chief engineer, second engineer, third
engineer, fourth engineer, electrical officer and junior engineers
o Service Department which manages kitchen, laundry and other services.
• Education & Qualification
o 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
o 3-year Degree in Nautical Science, 4-year Degree in Marine Engineering, 2-year
course for Diploma Holders and 1-year course for Graduate Mechanical
o Ship training course are available in institutes like T.S. Chanakya Institute
(Mumbai), Academy of Maritime Training (Chennai) etc
o The starting salary for an officer is between INR 35,000 to 50,000 per month
o As the experience increase or with promotion it goes up to INR 4-5 lacs per
month for domestic shipping companies and INR 8-10 lacs per month for
international shipping companies
o Another important thing here is that there are lot of benefits and perks on ship
plus the salary is totally tax-free and can be saved fully.
• Top Employers – UPS, Chevron, FedEx and Denholm of UK
LAW PROFESSIONALS are held in high esteem and respect in Indian society even in
historic times. Do you know most of our freedom fighters, even Mahatma Gandhi was a lawyer?
• Job Description – A lawyer provides counseling services to his clients on legal matters.
There are different areas of specialization such as civil law, criminal law, corporate law,
international law, labor law, taxation law etc. The client of a lawyer could be an
individual or a company. They prepare the legal documents for the client, advise on any
conflict or issue, suggest the legal course of action and represent the client in court and
tribunal proceedings. One can work in government services through Indian Legal
Services or State Legal Service as a magistrate or sub-magistrate, public defenders/public
prosecutors, legal advisors, defense services, advocate, solicitor, teacher, writer or
• Education & Qualification
o 2-year post-graduation course in law or 5-year course after Class XII leading to
o Enrolled with respective State Bar Council.
o Those working in private companies or law firms are paid high fresher’s salaries,
anything between INR 6-10 lac per annum.
• Top Employers – AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co, Amarchand Mangaldas, Luthra &
Luthra, Wadia Ghandy Co, Bharucha & Partners, among many others.
SAP CONSULTANT have bright job prospects with many organizations using SAP platform
for their business management.
• Job Description – An SAP functional consultant is responsible for facilitating selection,
implementation and support of specific SAP module to ensure a smooth integration of
SAP technology into client’s business function. An SAP technical consultant is an expert
in IT and is responsible for assisting in configuration of the SAP installation by design of
the interfaces, customizations and data migration.
• Education & Qualification
o Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field
o SAP certification
o Domain knowledge and expertise
o For freshers, the starting salary is INR 2.5-3.5 LPA
o For more experienced professionals salaries goes as high as INR 12-15 LPA with
good international onsite opportunities
• Top Employers – IBM, Capgemini, Infosys, Accenture and HCL Technologies
PETROLEUM ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS – Just like there is a growing demand
for petroleum, the professionals in this field are also much sought-after in India and abroad.
• Job Description – A petroleum engineer works in the upstream sector of petroleum
industry. This work role is associated with the exploration, production and exploitation of
oil and natural gas. There are three types of petroleum engineers based on their job roles:
o Reservoir engineers who monitor the geological formation for the best strategic
method of extraction
o Drilling engineers who generate computer simulated models of the drilling
formation and equipment to ensure the use of the best tools for the most effective
method of extraction
o Production engineers who manage the interface between drilling and extraction by
managing machinery and production costs
• Education & Qualification
o B.E/B.Tech in Chemical or Petroleum Engineering
o M.Tech in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in geology of petroleum,
exploration & development of oil & gas field, reservoir engineering, drilling
technology or production engineering etc
o High emphasis is placed on academic excellence
o For freshers from good institutes the starting salary is between INR 30,000 to
40,000 per month
o For more experienced professionals the median salaries range from INR 7-9 LPA
for Indian companies and INR 20-30 LPA for foreign MNCs
• Top Employers – ONGC, Reliance Industries, British Gas, Shell, Halliburton,
Schlumberger, Bharat Petroleum and Essar Oil
MEDICINE – In our society, medical professionals have always been looked with great respect
and admiration. Now with the increasing lifestyle-related ailments, there has been a tremendous
demand for the doctors and allied professionals. With lot of private players entering the
healthcare market, the medical professionals are earning handsome pay packages
• Job Description – Doctors are responsible for diagnosing patients using examinations and
test. Prescribe medicines and treatments to cure the ailment or illness. They work as
General Physician or General Surgeon or Specialist as Anaesthetist, neurologist,
pediatrician, pathologist, cardiologist etc. They can find employment in government or
private hospitals, defense services, medical colleges as teachers and research institutes as
• Education & Qualification
o MBBS degree
o 3-year Postgraduate degree in MD or MS with specialization in medicine or
o MBA in Health and Hospital Administration
o The starting salaries are INR 15,000-20,000 for those with MBBS degree
o Surgeons and specialist earn higher salaries somewhere between INR 60,000 –
70,000 per month
o Those involved in hospital administration draw still higher packages to the tune of
INR 12-14 LPA
• Top Employers – Apollo, Fortis, Memorial Hospitals, AIIMS (New Delhi) and Lilavati
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