IIST Trivandrum PhD Admission 2022 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility

 

IIST Trivandrum PhD Admission

 

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology announces PhD Admission 2022 January Session, Apply now

IIST Trivandrum PhD Admission – Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram invites applications from highly motivated applicants for admission to the PhD Program (Sponsored/Regular) for the academic session starting in January 2022.

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PhD Program Offered

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Avionics
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Space sciences
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

 

IIST Trivandrum PhD Admission Dates 2022

Sponsored

  • Opening of IIST website for online submission of applications : November 24, 2021 – 1600 hrs (Wednesday)
  • Closing of IIST website for online submission of applications: December 10, 2021 – 2359 hrs (Friday)
  • Last Date of Receipt of approved hard copy of application: December 15, 2021(Wednesday)
  • Display of shortlisted candidates for Test/Interview: December 20, 2021 – 1700hrs (Monday) (Tentative)*
  • Date of online screening test: December 22, 2021 (Wednesday) (Tentative)*
  • Publishing of screening test results: December 29, 2021-1700hrs (Wednesday) (Tentative)*
  • Interview: January 04 – 05, 2022 (Tentative)*
  • Classes begin for Ph.D Programme: January 17, 2022 (Monday) (Tentative)*

Regular

  • Opening of IIST website for online submission of applications : November 24, 2021 – 1600 hrs (Wednesday)
  • Closing of IIST website for online submission of applications ( for IIST Funded and IIT Palakkad IHub Foundation (IPTIF) Doctoral Fellowship Scheme): December 13, 2021 – 2359 hrs (Monday)
  • Closing of IIST website for online submission of applications ( for External fellowship): December 20, 2021 – 2359 hrs (Monday)
  • Display of shortlisted candidates for Test: December 17, 2021 – 1700hrs (Friday) (Tentative)*
  • Date of online screening test: December 22, 2021 (Wednesday) (Tentative)*
  • Display of shortlisted candidates for Interview: December 29, 2021-1700hrs (Wednesday) (Tentative)*
  • Interview Dates: January 04 – 05, 2022 (Tentative)*
  • Display of Provisionally selected candidates : January 12, 2022-1700hrs (Tentative)*(Wednesday)
  • Last Date of remittance of semester fee: January 14, 2022 (Friday) (Tentative)*
  • Reporting date at the Institution: January 14, 2022 (Friday) (Tentative)*
  • Classes begin for Ph.D Programme: January 17, 2022 (Monday) (Tentative)*

 

IIST Trivandrum PhD Admission Eligibility Criteria 2022

For Regular

  • Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.
  • Age Limit: Applicant should be below 35 years as on 13.12.2021. Age relaxation is applicable as per Government Rules. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants with Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology as their highest qualifying degree
    • Applicants with Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology must have secured 65% marks or 7.00CGPA on a scale of 10 or equivalent in the Qualifying Master’s degree (60%marks or6.50CGPA on a scale of 10 for OBC / EWS, 55%marks or6.00CGPA on a scale of 10 for SC/ST/PD). They must have pursued their Master’s degree on the basis of a qualified GATE score. However, there is no GATE cut off score for applicants with M.Tech./M.E as the highest qualifying degree, who are applying for Ph.D. in Engineering Discipline. Applicants with Master of Science in Engineering or equivalent from leading foreign Universities with minimum CGPA 8/10 or 3.6 /4 or equivalent can be considered without a GATE score. 
  • Applicants with Master’s Degree in Science as their highest qualifying degree
    • Applicants must have Master’s Degree in the relevant area with a minimum of 65% marks or 7.00CGPA on a scale of 10 or equivalent in the Qualifying Master’s degree (60%marks or 6.50CGPA on a scale of 10 for OBC / EWS, 55%marks or 6.00 CGPA on a scale of 10 for SC/ST/PD). They must have cleared a National level eligibility test, such as a valid UGC-CSIR-NET-JRF/Lectureship/fellowship or NBHM/JEST/GATE and State Government Science and Technology Scheme, in the relevant disciplines.
  • Applicants with Master’s Degree in Humanities/Management/Social Sciences as their highest qualifying degree
  • Applicants must have Master’s Degree in the relevant area of Humanities/Management / Social Sciences with a minimum of 65% marks or 7.00CGPA on a scale of 10 or equivalent in the Qualifying Master’s degree (60%marks or 6.50CGPA on a scale of 10 for OBC / EWS, 55%marks or 6.00 CGPA on a scale of 10 for SC/ST/PD). They must have cleared a national level eligibility test, such as a valid UGC-NET-JRF fellowship/State Government Science and Technology Schemeor similar fellowship schemes of Central/State Governments.
  • Candidates, who have been provided research fellowships by State Government Science and Technology Scheme/DST-INSPIRE etc, are eligible to apply If they have already cleared a National level eligibility test, such as a valid UGC-CSIR-NET Lectureship or JEST/GATE. A valid GATE score of minimum 500 for General Category (450 for OBC / EWS and 350 for SC/ST/PD categories) in a Science discipline or valid JEST rank within the first 300 is required.

For Sponsored

  • Masters Degree holders (Only for DOS/ISRO employees)
  • Age Limit: Applicant should be below 48 years as on December 10, 2021.
  • Educational Qualification & Eligibility: M.Tech/M.Sc/Master of Science/Master of Humanities or equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.50 out of 10.
  • Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.
  • Fellowship: Part-time Ph.D. Scholars are not eligible for any Research Fellowship in addition to their applicable emoluments as ISRO/DoS employees.

 

IIST Trivandrum PhD Admission Application Process 2022

  • Applications shall be submitted online at the IIST website: admission.iist.ac.in. and duly forwarded to IIST by their respective Unit/Centres.
  • The applicants will not be allowed to make any changes in the profile registration once submitted. Hence utmost care should be taken by the applicant while filling the profile.

 

Application Fee

  • For General/EWS/OBC candidates: Rs. 700/- per Department
  • For SC/ST/PD and Women applicants: Rs.350/- per Department
  • Mode of Payment: Through online mode

 

Selection Process

Regular

  • Selection to the PhD program will be based on an online screening test followed by an interview. Interview will be conducted through Video Conference mode (Skype / Zoom)

Sponsored

  • The IIST Part-time Ph.D. Program is open to Scientists/Engineers, Faculty Members working in any of the Centres/Units of ISRO/DoS including employees of IIST.
  • Prospective candidates will fill an online application, duly forwarded to IIST by their respective Unit/Centres, giving details of their previous academic record, research experience, and publications, if any, along with a brief summary of the proposed research work.

 

Research Fellowship (Regular)

  • All scholars selected to the program specializations listed a fellowship of Rs.31000/- per month. (Research Scholars selected with UGC/CSIR/NET-JRF/NBHM and State Government Science and Technology Scheme etc., shall draw fellowship from the concerned organizations). For all research scholars with external fellowship, the concerned rules and regulations apply.
  • The fellowship will be enhanced to Rs.35,000/- per month based on a performance review after two years of Research.
  • The scholars will be required to assist the Departments in tutorials, practical training in labs or similar academic activities normally limited to 6 hours per week.

 

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website