IIAST 2022 – Indian Institute of Astrophysics has declared the Interview result on November 26, 2021 for Admission in January 2022 session. Earlier, IIA has released the shortlisted candidates list for Ph.D interview, which is going to be held from November 22 to 24, 2021. Candidates can check the shortlisted candidates list for interview at iiap.res.in or through below direct link. Whereas, IIAST 2022 application process is over.
The Indian Institute of Astrophysics, also called IIAST, is a leading institution for research in astronomy, astrophysics and other related physics. The Department of Science and Technology assists this institute as it is considered the world’s most renowned institution for the research and teaching of astronomy and physics in the country. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed at IIA Bangalore. Candidates can check all the information related to IIAST 2022 on this page.
Latest – IIAST Ph.D 2022 interview result has been declared. Scroll down to check it.
IIA conducts the following two graduate programs including Ph.D, jointly with Pondicherry Central University and integrated M.Tech. – Ph.D, jointly with the University of Calcutta leading to Ph.D. degrees.
Schedule for the IIAST for Indian Institute of Astrophysics Ph.D. 2022 is given below.
|IIAST 2022||Important Dates|
|Online Application Form will be available from||11 Oct 2021|
|Last date to apply online||12 Nov 2021|
|Release of shortlisted candidates list for Ph.D interview||17 Nov 2021|
|The interview for PhD will be held on||22 – 24 Nov 2021|
|The interview for M.Tech will be held on||22 – 24 Nov|
|Interview result||26 Nov 2021|
IIAST Ph.D 2022 Shortlisted Interview Result
Indian Institute of Astrophysics has declared the Interview result on November 26, 2021 for Admission in January 2022 session. Candidates can check from the image below or direct link. An offer letter will be sent by email in due course and Classes tentatively will start on January 03, 2022.
Click here to download the Interview result IIAST Ph.D 2022.
IIAST Ph.D 2022 Shortlisted Candidates List for Interview
Indian Institute of Astrophysics has released the shortlisted candidates list for Ph.D interview. It has released in PDF format at iiap.res.in. Candidates must note that interview is going to be held in online mode. Candidates can check the shortlisted candidates list for Ph.D interview from below direct link.
Shortlisted Candidates List: Click here to check the IIAST Ph.D 2022 Shortlisted Candidates List for Interview.
IIAST 2022 Application Form Deadline Extended
IIAST 2022 Application Form
Candidates can fill their Application form online through the official website. All the candidates who are eligible can fill the application form. Applications are invited from students who expect to complete M.Sc. (Physics) / Integrated M.Sc. (Physics) / B.E. / B.Tech. / M.E. / M.Tech. degree by June 2022 or already completed, with 60% marks from Standard X onwards. All applicants must fill the online application form. No hard copy applications will be entertained.
Apply Online: Click here to apply for the IIAST 2022
In addition to the above, the other minimum eligibility criteria to apply are, All India rank in GATE (OR) JEST exam should be in the range 1 – 250 (OR) qualification in UGC-CSIR-NET (JRF) exam (OR) currently valid KVPY / INSPIRE fellowship.
Incomplete applications (without the scanned copy of stamp/passport size photograph of the student, X, XII, UG, PG mark sheets, GATE / UGC-CSIR-NET (JRF) / JEST / KVPY / INSPIRE result) will be rejected.
When filling out the application form, please:
- Please provide all details of the marks/GPA for all examinations taken so far. Please normalize the GPA to 100%, i.e., if the GPA is out of 10, multiply by 10 etc.
- f you are currently studying in a degree programme, please mention the expected date of its completion and enter the marks up to the last examination for which the marks are available .
- If you have studied in a college, please mention both the name of the college and the name of the university to which it is affiliated.
- Please verify that you have filled in your postal and e-mail addresses and phone numbers correctly. If you are called for an interview, the call letter will be sent to your postal address.
- Please keep scanned copies of your recent photograph (jpg/png/ jpeg formats only; sizes preferably less than 250 kb ), mark sheets, and certificates (pdfs only; sizes preferably less than 250 kb ) ready. You will be prompted to upload them on the final preview page. If called for the interview you will be asked to bring originals of the relevant documents for verification.
IIAST 2022 Eligibility Criteria
Following is the Eligibility Criteria to be followed for IIAST 2022 :
A. You may apply if :
(a) you have qualified for JRF in the NET/CSIR/UGC exam, or
(b) scored 97 percentile or above in the JEST, or
(c) scored 98 percentile or above in GATE(Physics)
Note: Scores must be valid at the time of admission.
Candidates applying for the IIA-Ph.D program based on their GATE / JEST score must have qualified in the PHYSICS paper of GATE / JEST.
NOTE: Percentile = [(T-R)/T]*100, where T = Total number of candidates, and R = All India Rank.
Please refer to the GATE / JEST score card for T & R.
B. IMPORTANT: Our admission criteria also requires the candidate to have scored aggregate of 60% marks or above throughout his/her academic career.
C. Candidates who have obtained their last degree (qualifying degree) before 2016 are not eligible to apply.
D. Age Limit: Maximum 25 years as on January 01, 2022.
- Initial screening will be conducted based on overall academic performance. Shortlisted candidates may be called for an interview. The interview will be held online [by audio-visual /audio means]. Original documents of all academic records (mark sheets, certificates, etc.) must be produced upon demand. If any information is found to have been falsified in the online application, it will lead to automatic and immediate disqualification of the candidate.
- The interview will be held online (by audio-visual /audio means)
- In case of difficulty in holding the interview, candidates will be selected based on their academic record
- In the worst case, the admission process is likely to be suspended
Steps to apply
Steps to be followed to fill are included below. Candidates are able to apply online through the official website of IIAST 2022.
- First, open the official website.
- Then complete all personal and academic details.
- Upload to a recent photograph
- The candidate should not be allowed to impersonate any other person in order to submit a successful application.
- Applying pressure on any member of the exam authority with respect to the application process is strictly forbidden.
- Candidates must not enter the incorrect or false details while filling the form in their application.
- Submitting multiple applications is to be avoided.
Here students must see the amount that is required to fill the form in an effective way-
- A fee of INR 200 is required for IIAST Registration.
- For online payment, candidates may use credit card/debit card/Rupay card or Internet Banking Services.
IIAST 2022 Admission Process
Entry to the above programmes is through either of the following national level tests: IIA screening test (IIAST), Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) exam, UGC-CSIR / NET exam for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), and Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST), followed by personal interview. Students selected under Joint Astronomy Programme (JAP) organized by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore are also eligible to join IIA for the Ph.D progamme. Selection procedure consists of a screening test followed by an interview for the short-listed candidates. Selected students are provided hostel accommodation, medical facilities and annual book grant.
IIAST 2022 Result
Indian Institute of Astrophysics is going to offer admission to the Ph.D programme based on interview. List of shortlisted candidates is declared on the basis of Interview round and the final result can be checked on the official website under Result section. After Result declaration, Initial screening is conducted based on the overall academic performance. Shortlisted candidates shall be called for a personal interview. Final selection is based on the interview at the IIA, Bangalore campus.
IIAST 2022 Scholarship & Other Allowances
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. The stipend of a JRF is Rs. 25,000/- pm, and of a SRF is Rs. 28,000/- pm in addition to an annual book grant and medical facilities. Upon submission of the Ph.D. thesis the fellowship may be further increased. Hostel accomodation is normally provided to all students. If a student opts to stay in a private accomodation, a house rent allowance is paid as per the institute rules
The Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) traces its origin to a small private observatory during 1786 at Madras (Chennai), which led to the establishment of the Solar Observatory in 1899 at Kodaikanal. In 1971, the Kodaikanal Observatory was made into an autonomous institution under the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. With a rich history of over 200 years, IIA is a premier institute in the country devoted to basic research, instrumentation and training in astronomy, astrophysics and related physical sciences. 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).
Official Website: iiap.res.in
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