An anthropologist studies human beings-linking their past to the present, including philosophical, archaeological, socio-cultural, linguistic, literary, and biological aspects.
What do they do?
•Archaeological anthropologists monitor historic/prehistoric sites and work on reconstructing
• Biological anthropologists research the influence of biology and culture on each other.
• Linguistic anthropologists research on evolution of language and its influence on culture.
• Cultural anthropologists research the influence of cultural/politics/religion on different societies
• Acute observational and analytical skills to search for clues, identify and classify them.
• Strong curiosity in understanding the story of humans
• Adaptability skills to face minimum comforts during field study trips. Excellent listening skills to draw out information from people from different. Cultures/backgrounds Good communication skill to interact with people from differing backgrounds
Std XII PCMB
Graduate (B.Sc Anthropology )
Post-Graduate (MSc Anthropology)
Level I: Program Assistant
Level 2: Program Coordinator
Level 3: Program Evaluator
Level 4: Program Director
Companies that currently recruit
Government: Anthropological Survey of India, Archaeological Survey of India, The Panning Commission, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Police Department.
Non-profit: UN, Red Cross., WHO, UNESCO, Helpage India, Give India, Pratham
Museums: National and State museums
MNCs:Microsoft,Intel, IBM. General Motors, Hewett Packard and TATA