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IIA Bangalore PhD and Integrated MTech-PhD Admission 2020

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Indian Institute of Astrophysics announces PhD and Integrated MTech PhD Program Admission 2020

IIA Bangalore PhD and Integrated MTech-PhD Admission 2020 - The Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Bangalore invites application from highly motivated student for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program offered jointly with Pondicherry Central University and Integrated M.Tech-PhD offered jointly with University of Calcutta for the academic session 2020.


IIA Bangalore

  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) is a premier National Research Institute with head office in Bangalore, Karnataka. IIA Bangalore is recognized as one of the top research institutes in India.
  • It is a DST-funded, research institute, devoted to research in astronomy, astrophysics and related areas of physics.
  • The Institute main campus is located in Koramangala, Bangalore. Additionally, the institute also has various field centres, including the Centre for Research & Education in Science & Technology (CREST) at Hoskote, Bangalore, and the observing facilities at Gauribidanur, Hanle, Kavalur and Kodaikanal


See: PhD Admissions


IIA PhD and Integrated MTech - PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

  • Last Date to Apply Online: 21st October 2019

  • Date of Examination: 14th December 2019

  • Examination results will be declared on our website: Around December 20, 2019

  • The interview for PhD will be held in - In the last week of December 2019

  • The interview for M.Tech PhD will be held in May 2020
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed at IIA Bengaluru


Courses Offered

IIA conducts the following graduate programs leading to PhD degrees:

  • PhD Program - Jointly with Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry
  • Integrated M.Tech. – PhD Program in collaboration with University of Calcutta, Kolkata


Eligibility Criteria for IIA PhD and Integrated MTech - PhD Admission 2020

  • Qualifying degree must be completed latest by June 2020. All applicants must fill the online application form. No hard copy applications will be entertained

  • Candidates must have:

  • Consistent academic record with 60% or more from Standard X onwards

  • UGC-CSIR-NET (JRF) qualified candidates satisfying criterion (a) may be directly called for interview


Age Limit

  • Maximum 25 years as on January 01, 2020

  • The candidate can apply to one programme only.

  • Applications will be screened and only the short-listed candidates will be eligible to write the IIA Screening Test (IIAST).

  • Incomplete applications (without scanned copy of stamp / passport size photograph of the student, X, XII, UG, PG mark sheets, GATE / UGC-CSIR-NET (JRF) / JEST ) will be rejected


See: MTech Entrance Exams


Selection Process

  • Selection of candidates will be based on the performance in their IIA Screening Test (IIAST/JEST/GATE/UGC-CSIR-NET) conducted by the institute
  • Candidates shortlisted based on their performance in the IIAST will be called for personal interview in IIA, Bangalore


IIA PhD and Integrated MTech - PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

  • All the candidates are requested to apply online at www.iiap.res.in
  • There are Two-Steps in the application procedure - registration and login. First, register by entering your name and valid e-mail address in the appropriate registration boxes from link. A welcome message with further instructions will be sent to e-mail address. You can then login and fill out the application form
  • Before filling the form, keep ready with the scanned copies of your Photo, Date of Birth Proof, X, XII, Degree, Master Degree (If Applicable)
  • Candidates will be asked to bring originals of the relevant documents for verification during the interview. Any false data provided on the form will automatically disqualify the candidate
  • The final selection will be based on the interviews
  • Please e-mail the administrator at webmaster@iiap.res.in in case of any problems with the online forms


See: Engineering Entrance Exams


For more details and information on application procedure, please visit their official website www.iiap.res.in


IIA Bangalore

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, IIA - II Block, Koramangala, Bangalore 560034, Email: webmaster@iiap.res.in, Website www.iiap.res.in


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