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Indian Institute of Astrophysics MTech PhD Admission 2017

Indian Institute of Astrophysics Admission to PhD and Integrated M.Tech PhD 2017

The Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Bangalore invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme offered jointly with Pondicherry Central University and Integrated M Tech-PhD offered jointly with University of Calcutta for the academic session 2017

IIA Bangalore

The Indian Institute of Astrophysics is a DST-funded, research institute, devoted to research in astronomy, astrophysics and related areas of physics

The main campus is located in Koramangala, Bangalore. Additionally, the institute also has various field centres, including the Centre for Research and Education in Science and Technology (CREST) at Hosakote, Bangalore, and the observing facilities at Gauribidanur, Hanle, Kavalur and Kodaikanal

Invite applications to our PhD and the Integrated M. Tech-PhD (Tech.) Programmes, from interested students, who expect to complete their M.Sc., Integrated M.Sc. or B.E. /B. Tech. /M.E./M. Tech Degrees by August 2017

Indian Institute of Astrophysics Courses offered

IIA conducts the following two graduate programmes leading to PhD degrees:

i) PhD Programme - Jointly with Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry

ii) Integrated M.Tech - PhD (Tech) Programme in collaboration with University of Calcutta, Kolkata

Indian Institute of Astrophysics Admission 2017 Eligibility

Students who expect to complete their M.Sc., Integrated M.Sc. or B.E./B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech degrees with a consistently good academic record

Unless you have already scored > 96 percentile in JEST (Physics)/ GATE (Physics), or have a UGC-CSIR-NET Junior Research Fellowship, you are required to appear for the IIA screening test (IIAST), at an exam center of your choice

Candidates who obtained their last degree (qualifying degree) before 2013 are not eligible to apply

[Please see the guidelines page for more information on the eligibility criteria]

Indian Institute of Astrophysics Ph.D. 2017 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 short listed based on their performance in the IIAST will be called for personal interview in IIA, Bangalore


Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Cochin, Guwahati , Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi

Indian Institute of Astrophysics Ph.D. Admission 2017

All the candidates are requested to apply online at

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 [email protected] in case of any problems with the online forms

For more details and information on application procedure, please visit their official website

Indian Institute of Astrophysics PhD 2017 Important Dates

Last Date to Apply Online: 24th April 2017

The Interview for M.Tech PhD Programme shall be held during 28th May - 31st May 2017

The Interview for PhD Programme shall be held during 05th - 09th June 2017

The Interviews will be held at:     IIA, Koramangala Block II, Bangalore

Indian Institute of Astrophysics

Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), is a premier National Research Institute with head office in Bangalore, Karnataka. IIA Bangalore is recognised as one of the top research institutes in India. It conducts research primarily in the areas of astronomy, astrophysics and related subjects.

IIA Bangalore

IIA - II Block, Koramangala, Bangalore 560034, Email: [email protected], Website

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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