Astrologer also known as Astrologist is someone who is apt to interpret the positions of the planets, sun and moon to predict the future. One time acquired knowledge used for social service by a particular clan of society has slowly but surely acquired the shape of a full fledged profession in the recent time that too, not only in Indian subcontinent but also in the other part of the world too.
So if you are fascinated with the stars, constellations, moons and other celestial bodies in the sky and able to foresee their relationship with the event occurring on the planet earth then this is the profession for you. An Astrologist is the professional who studies the relationships of various celestial bodies with the human being on the earth and forecast their future course of life. If one is really interested to be an astrologer then he requires study in many subjects including History, Philosophy and Science.
To perform his duties with perfection, one should be hard working and dedicated. Astrologer Career demands intensive foresight and inside depth of the field, one is working in, as this involve the sentiments of the humans. For this one should have the capacity to work hard with commitment, open mind and clarity of thought. Thus to do his/her work most effectively one requires special knowledge and training which can be acquired by going through a particular kind of studies and required training.
Eligibility to become an Astrologer
1. Educational Qualification
Basic qualification to get admission in courses that leads a person to the path of an astrologer is 10+2 in any stream.
How to become an Astrologer/Astrologist?
To become an Astrologer one has to follow the below given steps:-
After acquiring one’s basic qualification one can go for bachelor’s degree in relative subjects like Philosophy etc. or can join The Institute of Professional Astrology offering a one year training course in astrology that does not include the humanities courses. If one is already having a college degree, this is a better option for him.
After acquiring formal qualification, one can start practicing with some senior astrologers to know the practical insight of the field he is planning to make his full fledged career. By doing this the prospective astrologer can have useful on-job-experience that can prove quite productive to enrich ones thoughts and predictions.
Astrologer Career Prospects
Although an unorganized sector yet there is a great scope as a career for the budding astrologers. With the increase in restlessness in the hectic life of human being and no other alternative mode, human beings have become more prone to shortcuts or celestial interventions to improve or solve their problems thereby keeping the demand of these professionals, intact.
Because of the global demand of the Astrologers and supply being far less than the demand, Astrologers can bargain for hefty fee per question to be asked to them. It all depends upon the reputation of the astrologer and the success rate of their prediction To start with nothing on an average, Astrologer Salary can start from Rs.5,000 per question or prediction. Whereas experienced and qualified professionals can demand anything that they wish for their forecasting services.