M.A. in Astrology Colleges, Syllabus, Jobs and Salary

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Stream: Astrology Duration: 2 Years

Course: M.A.

Course Type: Post Graduation

Astrology is the investigation of the use of the stars in foretelling and understanding on a deeper level, the human culture, religion, science, and expressions of the human experience and writing. It incorporates the new discipline of archaeo-astronomy- the investigation of celestial arrangements, introduction and imagery in old and present- day engineering.

Astrology is the act of relating celestial bodies and their positions to lives and occurrences on earth. The discipline explores on an advanced level, the connection between mysterious, galactic and cosmological convictions and practices, and society, legislative issues, religion and human expressions, over a wide span of time.

Astrology has been characterized as a ‘foretelling introspective science' that investigates the impact that heavenly bodies hold over the lives of humanity. The investigations of Astrology hold noteworthy data for the improvement of humankind.

This is a 2- year long course, and the starting salary offered in India to successful postgraduates of the course lies between INR 25,000 and 75,000 monthly.

M.A. in Astrology: Course Highlights

Listed here are the major highlights of the course.

Name of the course M.A. In Astrology
Course Level Post Graduation
Duration 2 years, full- time/ Distance Learning
Stream Astrology
Examination Type Yearly
Eligibility Graduation or equivalent qualification in related subject
Admission Process On the basis of performance in entrance test. Some institutes conduct their own entrance tests for offering admission.
Average Course Fee INR 5K to 2 Lacs
Average Starting Salary INR 3 to 10 Lacs
Top Recruiting Companies Bikmann Group Pty Ltd, Chaturanga Astrology, Tanishq Teletech, Solution Planet Private Limited Virtual Astrologer, Automobilist Media, UrbanClap, Yourenigma, Pragyan Foundation, etc.

M.A. in Astrology: Course Objectives

Principally, the course aims to enable eligible candidates to predict:

  • the accurate date of marriage from a horoscope in 15 minutes, the nature of the marriage, and the features and profession of the partner
  • an impeccable occupation as indicated by the position of planets in a horoscope, to ensure abundance of money, fame and success.
  • the most suitable professional from the horoscope of a child, to ensure a better and financially secure future for the child.
  • the perfect gemstone to heal illness, foretell its nature and duration.
  • the right Mantra to awaken am individual’s latent potentials for achievement of great professional success in life.
  • the most auspicious color and gemstone to attract wealth and prosperity.
  • the good and low stages through one’s life through investigation of Mahadasha and Antardasha lords, for enabling one to deal with the significant events in one’s life.

Top Institutes Offering M.A. in Astrology  

The average tuition fee charged in India for M.A. in Astrology ranges between INR 5,000 (government institutes) to 5 lacs (private institutes).

Listed below are some of the best institutes in India that offer M.A. in Astrology.

 1 Indian Institute of Astrology Kolkata West Bengal 5,000 Candidate must have obtained a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 Based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance test.
Sri Ramanujar Astrology Training & Education centre Tamil Nadu, Chennai 10,000 Candidate must have obtained a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 Based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance test.
Sastra University Tamil Nadu, Chennai 1,17,000 Candidate must have obtained a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 Based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance test.
Madurai Kamaraj University Tamil Nadu, Chennai 4,500 Candidate must have obtained a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 Based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance test.

Eligibility for M.A. in Astrology  

As a minimum criterion of eligibility, for admission to the course, aspiring candidates need to have passed graduation in a related subject.

M.A. in Astrology: Admission Process

Admission to the course is done in 2 stages:

  1. Institutional Test.
  2. Personal Interview- involving assessment of fitness, work experience, publications and statement of purpose.

Most colleges admit students to the course based on their performance in a relevant institute- specific entrance test. Some institutes conduct their own entrance tests for admission to the course. The admission process may across colleges. Also, a few institutes provide admission based on the candidate’s score in the last qualifying examination.

M.A. in Astrology: Academic Options

Successful postgraduates of the course interested in further studies in the discipline may go for pursuing MPhil, PhD, etc. post-doctoral studies in the subject.

M.A. in Astrology: Career Prospects

Such postgraduates are hired in capacities such as Astrologist, Numerologist, Palmist, Tarot Card Reader, Fortune Teller, Mind Reader, Philosopher, Mathematician, Lecturer, Teacher, Assistant professor, Academic Research Editor etc.

They may even pursue private practice as Astrologers. Vedic Astrologers can find employment with temples both in India and abroad, or set up their own consultancy services or work as Columnists for leading newspapers and magazines

Some of the popular professional avenues open to such postgraduates are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.

Arts (M.A.) in Astrology
Job Title Job Description Average Annual Salary in INR
Astrologer The job of Astrologer is based on casting horoscopes of individuals at birth or later to recount past, and forecast future, events and conditions of their lives; determining auspicious times for various human activities such as inaugurations, marriages, journeys and religious and other ceremonies; studying the influence of the constellation of the stars and of other phenomena on a person’s life and situation. 2,50476 – 7,083,60
Mathematician Mathematicians regularly expand learning in numerical fields, for example, variable- based algebra or geometry, by growing new standards, speculations, and ideas. They apply numerical hypotheses and strategies to take care of handy issues in business, designing, the sciences, or different fields. 3,20,000 - 8,50,000
Palmist Palm Readers look at all sorts of things to analyze the lines on the palm. They look at relative sizes, qualities, and intersections of the lines. They read the 3 major lines and the 3 minor lines, hand shapes, and study the dominant hand and the non-dominant hand. They observe and compare mounts, lines, and shapes. They predict the individual’s temperament, emotional status, talents, motivations, life purpose, life events, character, and unique aspects such as speaking and writing skills for presentations and in-depth papers. 1,45,000 - 5,30,000

M.A. in Astrology: Syllabus and Course Structure

A year- wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is given here.

Year I

Fundamentals of Astrology
Predictions Based on Graha & Upagraha
Predictions based on Bhaava and Dasa
Marriage Muhurthas, Nakshatras & Other information
Yogas & Other Astrological Branches
Horoscope reading and Writing Methods, Communication and HR (Practical included), Ability in Ganitham,

Year II

Phaladeepika of Mantreswara
Prasna Astrology
Navagraha Worship in India.
Practice of Astrology -1
Practice of Astrology -2
Major Project work

Master of Arts [MA] (Astrology) Fee Structure in India

5.55 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES5.55 K  (Maximum Fee)
5.55 K (Average Fee)
10 K (Minimum Fee)Private COLLEGES1.48 L (Maximum Fee)
59.33 K (Average Fee)


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Master of Arts [MA] (Astrology) Colleges IN INDIA

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Mewar University - [MU]
Chittorgarh, Rajasthan
33 K first year fees
Ranchi University
Ranchi, Jharkhand
2.85 K first year fees
25.3 K first year fees
Himalayan University - [HU]
Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
Apex Professional University - [APU]
Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh
30 K first year fees
10 K Total fees
25 K first year fees