Physicist, Light

Experimental Physicist, Sound

Minimum M.Sc. (Physics)

Not required

The tasks a Physicist, Sound is expected to perform include:

Conducting theoretical and experimental studies and research in field of acoustics

Formulating theories and solving various industrial and technical problems connected with generation, propagation, dispersion and reception of sound waves

Performing basic tasks similar to Physicist General

Conducting studies and experiments for recording frequency, amplitude and compression of sound waves, using amplitude detector, frequency modulation detector, amplifiers, automatic recorders, etc.

Analysing data and evolving scientific theories for designing delicate sound recording and propagating instruments, vibration recorders, musical instruments, etc.

Specialising in any particular branch of sound such as broadcasting, transmitting, reception, musical instruments, etc.

In-depth knowledge of properties of sound

Knowledge of industrial problems related with sound

Knowledge of frequency, amplitude, pitch and loudness of sound

Skilled in maintaining the quality of sound according to company standards

Knowledge of different research methods

Ability to write detail reports on the research conducted

Ability to use all the equipment and machinery needed to record, detect, amplify or modify sound

Ability to troubleshoot the equipment

Skilled in designing musical instruments

Not applicable








It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), Both Legs Handicapped (BL) and One Arm and One Leg Handicapped (OAL)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stiff back, joint pain and irritation in the eyes, if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 30,000 to INR 80,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Education, Training & Research Sector in India

According to IBEF, India is an important educational centre in the global education industry. India has more than 1.4 million schools and more than 35,000 higher education institutes. India has one of the largest higher education systems in the world and there is still a lot of potential for further development in the education system. India's online education market size is expected to touch US$ 40 billion by 2017. The RNCOS report titled, Booming Distance Education Market Outlook 2018 expects the distance education market in India to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of around 34 per cent during 2013-14 to 2017-18.

The government of India is a big employer for qualified Physicists and other scientific researchers. ISRO conducts various tests for the post graduates for different vacancies occurring in different projects there. The candidates interested in pursuing a job in various governmental organizations should update themselves with various exam notifications conducted by UPSC, SSC etc. which provides the pathway to various governmental firms. Also, many private firms are now hiring Experimental Physicists in their companies and the future for Physicist, Sound seems very bright and prosperous according to these facts. The growth of R&D sector in India is surely going to help these professionals flourish in future.

Government physics department

R&D laboratories

Musical instrument manufacturers



Electronics and communication manufacturers

Cities and towns across India