Indian Institute of Astrophysics

Indian Institute of Astrophysics offers admission to the Ph.D programme based on IIAST Result 2018 followed by interviews. Final Result of IIA Screening Test (IIAST) will be declared on the basis of Interview round which will be held in the month of May/June 2018 and the final result can be checked here from the link which will be provided below on this page.

Latest: IIAST Result 2018 has published. The selected candidate will go for the interview process. Check the result through the link given below.

IIAST 2018 Result

Candidates who have appeared in the examination is now able to check their result on the official website or on this page. Qualified candidates of IIAST are called for interview which will be held in the month of May/June 2018. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed at IIA Banglore. Direct link to check the IIAST Result 2018 will also be posted on this page.

Event Dates
Date of examination 09 Dec 2017
Examination Result declared on 18 Dec 2017 22 Dec 2017
The interview for M.Tech PhD will be held in May/June 2018
Short-listed candidates will be interviewed at IIA Bangalore

Shortlisted Candidate for Interview: Click Here to check the list of selected candidates for the interview of M.Tech. – PhD programme.

Note- The interview for the Integrated M.Tech. – PhD programme shall be held in May/June, 2018. (The interview letters will be sent through email during April/May, 2018).

Selection procedure consists of the screening test (IIAST / JEST / GATE / UGC-CSIR-NET) followed by an interview for the short-listed candidates.

Indian Institute of Astrophysics is a reputed institute that offers two graduate programs leading to PhD – (i) Ph.D., jointly with Pondicherry Central University, (M.Sc., Integrated M.Sc./M.E./M.Tech.) and (ii) Integrated M.Tech. – Ph.D., jointly with University of Calcutta (B.E./B.Tech).

If your scores in IIAST / JEST / GATE / CSIR-UGC meet or exceed IIA PhD Admission cut-off marks, you will be required to attend an interview at IIA (Bangalore). Shortlisted candidates may be provided second class train fare / bus fare by the shortest route for this trip.

Ph.D. Programme

This is a full-time research programme where in the students work towards their Ph.D. degree under the supervision of an IIA faculty. Students may join the programme in either the first semester beginning in August or the second semester beginning in January.

Entrance examination will be held in the month of December followed by interview in January. Students passing the JEST exam are usually interviewed later in May.

Students admitted to the Ph.D. programme are initially offered a Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). On completion of two years as a Junior Research Fellow, a student is offered a Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) after an assessment.

IIAST – IIA Screening Test

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