There are many research assistant jobs as almost every industry performs research at various levels right from an educational institute to a private company. Typically research assistants analyze collected data, maintain records, work in laboratories and prepare reports. There are various employment opportunities for research assistants in economic, educational, scientific, social, legal and medical fields. Apart from these they also work in manufacturing industries or chemical industries where they track and study statistics.
Minimum educational qualification for a research assistant is graduation in a specific field of study. For better career prospects, a prospective candidate should have strong technical writing skills. Keynoteresearch, RNB Research, Asplor Research Private Limited, Asia Research Partners LLP, Quantum market research Pvt. Ltd, Hansa Research and Market resonance are some of the leading research organizations in the country which hire research assistants.