Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Admission to Ph.D. Programme – Feb 2012

Name of Institute / University

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Courses Offered

Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates for admission to the Ph.D. Programme starting in February 2012, in the areas of Aerospace Engineering, Avionics, Chemistry, Earth and Space Sciences, Humanities, Mathematics and Physics.


Minimum Qualifications:

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: Applicant should be below 28 years as on 20th Dec 2011. Age relaxation is applicable as per Govt. of India Rules.

Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.

How To Apply

Application form can be downloaded from IIST website

NOTE: Separate Application-Forms shall be used to apply for each Research-Area under different Department-Codes. However, a single Application-Form may be used to apply for more than one Research-Area listed under the same Department-Code.

Duly filled application form along with attested copies of documents mentioned in the application form should be sent to Administrative Officer, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram – 695547, Kerala, in a sealed envelope, with the superscription “Application for IIST Ph.D. Programme – Feb 2012”.

Application form should be accompanied by a fee of Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only) (Rs. 125/- for SC/ST candidates) in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of “The Registrar, IIST” payable at Thiruvananthapuram.

Contact Details

Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram – 695 547
Tel: 0471-256-8462
Fax: 0471-256-8406

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