(Admission) IIST - Thiruvananthapuram: Ph.D Programme Session Year Feb 2012


Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

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.

Ph.D. Programme

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Avionics, Chemistry
  • Earth and Space Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

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.

Research Fellowship:

  • The Scholars selected for IIST Ph.D. Programme will be given a fellowship of Rs.16,000 / 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 required.
  • The scholars will have to pay tuition / registration fee and fee for the boarding / lodging/medical facilities etc., as per IIST rules.

Application Fees:

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 www.iist.ac.in

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”.

Website: http://www.iist.ac.in

  • Last Date for Receipt of Applications : 20-Dec-2011

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