Thiruvananthapuram: Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), has released official website for PhD Admission January session- 2018.
Research Areas: Aerospace Engineering (PAE01), Avionics (PAV01), Mathematics (PMA01), Physics (PPH01), and External Fellowship Holders for the Departments in Aerospace Engineering, Avionics, Chemistry, Earth & Space Sciences, Humanities, Mathematics and Physics (only for candidates receiving PhD fellowship from agencies such as DST, CSIR, MeiTY,NBHM, UGC etc.).
Applicants with Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology
Applicants with Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology must have secured first class or equivalent in the Master’s degree. They must have pursued their Master’s degree on the basis of qualified GATE score. Applicants with Master of Science in Engineering or equivalent from leading foreign Universities with outstanding academic record or Master of Science (by Research) with outstanding academic record may be considered without GATE score. Applicants with Integrated Masters degree (or Dual Degree) in Engineering/Technology from IITs and IISc with minimum CGPA 9.0/10 may also be considered without GATE score. Applicants, who qualified UGC/CSIR/NET-JRF/other similar fellowships, with eligible degrees and meeting the above mentioned GATE score requirements, are particularly encouraged to apply.
GATE Score: Candidates should have secured minimum GATE score of 450 & above for General category, 405 & above for OBC and 225 & above for SC/ST/PD categories.
Applicants with Master’s Degree in Science/Humanities
Applicants must have Master’s Degree in the relevant area with first class or equivalent in their Master’s degree. They must have qualified UGC/CSIR NET-JRF/JEST or GATE in the relevant disciplines. Applicants applying with their JEST score should have secured a rank within the first 300.
Age Limit: Applicant should be below 35 years as on December 16, 2017. Age relaxation is applicable as per Government Rules.
Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.
Key Dates: The opening of IIST website for online submission of applications is 01 December 2017 1000 hrs (Friday). The closing of IIST website for online submission of applications is 16 December 2017 – 2300 hrs (Saturday).
For exact eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, interested students should visit the PhD Admission page uploaded on the official website of IIST.