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Employment Prospects

The job placements in space related areas have the strong characteristic of diversity and multidisciplinary and contribute to all socioeconomic activities of the country. The employment prospects for graduates having BS in Space Science with major in any discipline are good. The graduates should be able to get jobs depending upon the specialization they done in the following organizations are shown in the table.

Area of Specialization Organizations/Fields
Geoinformatics Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority(PTA), Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), International Water logging and Salinity Research Institute (IWASRI), Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), Geological Survey of Pakistan, Agriculture/ Food Sector and other R&D Organizations, International organizations such as Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Food Program (WFP), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), UN Habitat, ICIMOD, etc.
Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences Ministry of Climate Change, Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), International Water logging and Salinity Research Institute (IWASRI), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Geological Survey of Pakistan, Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) , Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Agriculture/ Food Sector and other R&D Organizations
Space Physics Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM), Public and Private Sector Universities and other R&D Organizations.
Satellite and Space Communications Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority(PTA), Mobile Communication Companies, Broadcasting Centers, National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM), National and International Airline Companies, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), and other R&D Organizations
Astrodynamics/ Astronautics Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM), National and International Airline Companies, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), and other R&D Organizations

The background that students gain in analytical work and computing in all specializations of Space Science gives them desirable skills in many other scientific, computing, data processing and business areas.