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IIA PhD and Integrated MTech-PhD Admission 2019

Indian Institute of Astrophysics announces PhD and Integrated MTech PhD Program Admission 2019

IIA PhD and Integrated MTech - PhD Admission 2019 - 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 2019

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 Hosakote, Bangalore, and the observing facilities at Gauribidanur, Hanle, Kavalur and Kodaikanal


Also See : Admission Notifications 2018


Important Dates for IIA PhD and Integrated MTech-PhD Admission 2019

  • Online Application starts from: 18th September 2018
  • Last date to apply online: 22nd October 2018, 05:30 PM
  • Date of Examination: 08th December 2018
  • Examination Results will be posted around: 15th December 2018
  • The Interview for PhD will be held in: In the last week of December 2018
  • The interview for M.Tech PhD will be held in: May 2019
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed at: IIA Banglore


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

  • Students who expect to complete M.Sc. (Physics) / Integrated M.Sc. (Physics) / B.E. / B.Tech. / M.E. / M.Tech. Degree by June 2019 or already completed, with 60% marks from Standard X onwards.
  • In addition to the above, the other minimum eligibility criteria to apply are, All India rank in GATE (OR) JEST exam should be in the range 1 - 250 (OR) qualification in UGC-CSIR-NET (JRF) exam (OR) currently valid KVPY / INSPIRE fellowship.

Age Limit

  • Maximum 25 years as on 1st January 2019


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


Application Process for IIA PhD and Integrated MTech-PhD Admission 2019

  • 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

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