Will A Master's Degree Bring Real Career Boost?
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Will A Master's Degree Bring Real Career Boost?

The answer to this question can be either yes or no. The reason is that the answer varies according to the industry chosen by the candidate and his/her job experience, specialization skills and the nature of appropriate jobs available in the market these days. There are many job fields that do not require a master’s degree, but just previous experience of candidates can help them grow in the career to a great extent. On the other hand, there are some career options that need a PG qualification without any compromise. Even in the fields, where in such a qualification is not needed; having the qualification will not bring any harm. So, now, let us get into the details about the benefits such a qualification can bring upon candidates:

Market value:

With each year passing by, expectations among organizations looking for the right talents are scaling higher. When a pool of applicants apply for a job, wherein only a few have a PG qualification, those with higher qualification will surely be given preference as compared to those with just an UG qualification. Of course, if the UG holder has higher level of experience, he will be given more preference. However, when HR department of an organization gets confusion in this regard, they arrive at the decision after testing the technical knowledge of applicants. So, when it comes to applying for jobs for the first time, a PG qualification can without any doubt bring good market value to the candidates.

Call of opportunities:

Of course, the call of opportunities will be more when your CV has a PG qualification in place. The reason is that this qualification can enrich your worth on career graph. Better job opportunities with higher salary slab can surely come as an added advantage.


If you are interested in getting more knowledge in your particular field, taking up a PG course can be the ideal choice. A PG degree will surely provide you with better knowledge and deeper understanding into concepts as against an UG. Of course, when you have better knowledge in the particular subject matter, you can perform well in the job interview. It is important to keep your knowledge updated         with the standards of the job market, so you will be at better advantage.

Building corporate relationships:

The PG course will help you in building larger corporate network in the field of your choice. When you take up the PG course, there are better chances that you will get ample opportunities on your way to get to know individuals from different intellectual backgrounds, social and cultural backgrounds as well. You will get the chance to get surrounded by people with better knowledge base. This network opportunity will be of great help, when you face some difficulties in your career. You can get great help from the people in your network, who are well-aware of your knowledge and experience.

So, get a PG qualification will be beneficial in a number of ways, regardless of the field in which you study.

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# Himmat 2017-02-26
Hello, I am from Shimoga plz tell me admission to B. Ed to IGNOU is made through entrance test?
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# Pallavi 2017-02-27
hii, good to know that you are from Shimoga, Yes, Admission to B. Ed in IGNOU is made through B. Ed Entrance Test, which is generally conducted during the month of October/September each year.
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