Indian Institute of Space Science
IIST Ph.D. Programme – February 2012
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology envisions the integration of
Space Technology and Space Science educational programs with basic and applied
research for meeting the national R&D requirements of science and technology in
general and of the Indian Space Programme in particular. The institute provides
a vibrant research atmosphere and offers doctoral and postdoctoral programmes.
Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates for admission to
the Ph.D. Programme starting in February 2012.
- Aerospace Engineering
- Avionics, Chemistry
- Earth and Space Sciences
Qualification: Masters degree in the relevant area with first
class or equivalent. However, outstanding candidates with Bachelor’s degree in
Engineering with an excellent academic record and aptitude for research may be
considered for direct admission to the Ph.D. Programme. Candidates with Master’s
degree in basic science subjects and Humanities must be NET qualified (JRF) to
be considered for the Ph.D. programme.
Age Limit: 28 years as on 20.12.2011. Age relaxation is applicable as
per Govt. of India rules.
Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.
- The Scholars selected for IIST Ph.D. Programme will be given a fellowship of
Rs.18,000 for the first two years based on the qualifications.
- After two years of research experience, their performance will be evaluated
by a review
committee constituted by Director IIST. Based on the review, the fellowship
amount may be
enhanced to Rs.18,000/ Rs.20,000 respectively.
- The scholars will be required to assist the Departments in academic
activities as and when
- The scholars will have to pay tuition / registration fee and fee for the
lodging/medical facilities etc., as per IIST rules.
Application Form should be accompanied by a fee of
Rs.250/- (Rs.125/- for ST / SC candidates) in the form of
Demand Draft drawn in favour of The Registrar, IIST
payable at Thiruvananthapuram.
How To Apply:
Application form can be downloaded from IIST website
Duly filled application form along with attested copies of documents
mentioned in the application form should be sent to The
Administrative Officer , IIST, Valiamala Post, Thiruvananthapuram - 695547
with the superscription “Application for IIST Ph.D. Programme”.
- Last Date for Receipt of Applications :