Introduction

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  

Key Skills 

• 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 

 Education Pathway 

Std XII  PCMB

Entrance Exams

Graduate (B.Sc Anthropology )

Post-Graduate (MSc Anthropology)

Career Growth 

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