PhD courses: IIST Thiruvananthapuram admissions 2017

Gayathri | Tuesday, November 29, 2016 12:55 PM IST

The IIST, Thiruvananthapuram has released an admission notification inviting applications from interested, eligible candidates to apply for its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme in the areas of Aerospace Engineering, Avionics, Earth and Space Sciences, chemistry, humanities, mathematics and Physics at Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram for the academic session 2017.

IIST offers research fellowship for GATE and UGC/CSIR NET-JRF/JEST qualified students which is valued at Rs 25, 000 per month.

Eligibility criteria

Educational qualification:

Candidates interested in applying for this programme must be holding a first class Master's degree in engineering/technology or science or humanities. They must also have qualified UGC/CSIR NET/JEST (or) GATE in the relevant disciplines.

Those with Bachelor's degree in engineering/technology with an excellent academic record and aptitude for research may be considered for direct admission to the PhD programme. Such candidates must have secured CGPA of 9.0/10 or better and a valid GATE score of 675 or better.

Selection procedure:

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their GATE/NET scores. They will then be called for a written test or interview, which will be conducted at IIST for the final selection.

How to apply:

Candidates are required to apply at the official website:  .

Important dates:

Last date for online submission of applications is December 8.

The last date for payment of application fee and uploading the challan is December 14.

Names of the shortlisted candidates will be displayed on December 21 (tentative).

Interview will be conducted from January 4 to 6, 2017.