M.Sc Astrology - Course Overview

Duration: 2.0 yrs | Mode: Regular / Distance / Part-time| Avg. Fees: 20,000 / Year


About M.Sc Astrology

M.Sc in Astrology is a two-year postgraduate program divided into four equal semesters. The course is designed to impart knowledge about the influence of planets, stars and celestial bodies on the everyday human life.

Astrological practices have been in practice since ancient times and according to the history people still, have the same belief and faith. The main aim of the course is to provide students with the information about how celestial bodies, planets and stars influence human lives and how they have a strong hold on the lives of mankind.

M.Sc in Astrology aims at developing a comprehensive understanding of stars and therapeutic measures in various astrology scriptures to help people overcome hindrances and hurdles pertaining to their lives. At the end of each academic year, students have to appear in the annual examination to get promoted to the next academic year. The course can be pursued both full-time and part-time depending upon students availability and career interests.

M.Sc - Astrology Syllabus

First Year:



Astrological Fundamentals

Casting of Horoscope



Numerology  Vasthu Sastra  Astrological Yogas 


Second Year:

Systems of Indian Philosophy

Zodiac Signs & Neech Grihas

Tithi in Jyotish

Karan in Jyotish

Parasara Hora Sastra

Yog in Jyotish

Palmistry  Gemmology  Case Studies

Career Options and Job Prospects

There are various career opportunities available to students with a M.Sc degree in astrology.  After completing the course, one can start working with newspapers, publishing houses, magazines as a horoscope writer and fortune teller. Candidates can also find suitable employment opportunities in news channels, temples, as private practitioners, etc.

The salary of fresher lies between Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh. The figure depends upon various factors like professional experience, educational degree, and years of practice. Some of the astrologers end up making a huge amount of money because of the accuracy in their forecast and predictions and are responsible for determining auspicious times for various religious ceremonies, marriages, journeys, inaugurations and others.

Here’s a list of popular job profiles for candidates with a M.Sc in Astrology degree:

  • Astrologer
  • Numerologist
  • Palmist
  • Tarot Card Reader
  • Philosopher
  • Assistant Professor/Lecturer
  • Mind Reader
  • Fortune Teller
  • Private Practitioner
  • Horoscope Reader
  • Researcher

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