SRM now offers MSc Atmospheric Science for students


SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST) is offering M.Sc in Atmospheric Science from the academic year 2021. This program is offered by the Department of Physics, School of Applied Sciences, SRMIST. Masters in Atmospheric Science is an emerging programme attracting many students to pursue their careers in global warming, climate change and weather forecasting.

This program offers the Learning Outcomes based Curriculum Framework (LOCF) as recommended by University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt of India. Skill based courses such as Atmospheric observations, weather modeling lab etc., are included in the program.

A dedicated semester is allotted for carrying out the project in the national scientific laboratories and institutions. The training and knowledge gained by the students of M.Sc Atmospheric Science will help them to grab the scientific positions offered by India Meteorological Department (IMD), National Institutions, private weather forecasting, air quality agencies, and in NGOs working in the areas of climate change, environmental modeling etc. It is also helpful in clearing the screening processes for several atmospheric positions offered by the international agencies such as NASA, NCEP NCAR etc.

At SRMIST, we provide special coaching for students appearing in competitive exams such CSIR NET, JEST etc. which will benefit students wishing to pursue their Ph.Ds in prestigious national institutions such as Physical Research Laboratories, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) etc.

SRMIST is equipped with several state-of-the-art instruments to do research in atmospheric science and this will help the master students in carrying out the frontline experiments of their course. Artificial intelligence, project internships, training on weather monitoring with satellite, radar images etc of the programme are special attractions and highly useful to the students for their employment. Faculty collaborations with reputed national and international scientists help the masters’ students to get the international/national exposure. For more details visit SRM Admissions office in Kattankulathur or visit