Indian Institute of Astrophysics Admissions 2017

Gayathri | Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:09 PM IST

The Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA)-Bangalore has released an official notification inviting all the interested, eligible  for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme offered jointly with Pondicherry Central University and Integrated MTech- PhD offered jointly with University of Calcutta for the academic session 2017.

All the eligible candidates are requested to apply through prescribed format latest by October 28.

Eligibility criteria: 

Educational qualification:

All the candidates interested in taking admission need to possess a degree in Master of Science (MSc) (Physics) / Integrated MSc (Physics) / Bachelor of Engineering (BE)/ BTech/ ME/ MTech with 55 per cent in aggregate from a recognised university/institute.

For more details, all the candidates can check the official notification available on the website,

Selection procedure:

Selection of candidates will be based on the performance in their IIA Screening Test (IIAST)conducted by the institute.

Candidates short listed based on their performance in the IIAST will be called for personal interview round.

How to apply:

All the candidates are requested to apply online at

Important dates:

Last date to apply online: October 28, 2016

Date of IIAST: Saturday, December 10

Declaration of result: Tuesday, December 20

The interview for PhD will be held in: 1st week of January 2017

For more information,  all the candidates are requested to check the official notification.