IIST PDF 2015 notification

IIST Tvm Post Doctoral Fellowship 2015

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Trivandrum, invites applications for admission to the Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) Programme starting in January 2015 in the areas of Aerospace Engineering, Avionics, Chemistry and Physics.


Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D in the relevant area and first class or equivalent at the Masters level.

Age Limit: Applicant should be below 32 years as on 31st January 2015. Age relaxation applicable as per Govt. Rules.

Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.

Research Fellowship:

1.IIST-PDF Fellowship will be Rs. 40,000/- pm (all inclusive).

2.PDF Scholars will be required to assist the department in research and laboratory related activity.

3.The Fellows are encouraged to publish their research findings in reputed journals jointly with collaborating faculty, following established practices of paper authorship and publications. At the end of the tenure the fellow will make a comprehensive monograph of the total research activity undertaken under the PDF programme.

4.During the tenure at IIST, the Post Doctoral Fellow will be governed by the leave and other administrative norms applicable to full time research scholars of IIST.

Application Form

Applicants are required to submit a research proposal within the frame work of the area advertised for the PDF. The research proposal should be of 3 to 5 pages and should contain the following information.

a) brief statement of the problem

b) aim of the research project

c) review of relevant literature

d) preparatory work of the candidate

e) brief outline of the methodology and steps in the execution of the project

f) relevant bibliography

While preparing the research proposal the prospective candidates are advised to go through the specified area of PDRO placed at IIST website

Application form can be downloaded from IIST website

Duly filled-in application form along with attested copies of documents mentioned in the application form should be sent to The Senior Administrative Officer, Recruitment and Review Section, IIST, Valiamala Post, Thiruvananthapuram 695547 with the superscription Application for IIST PDF Programme- January 2015.

Last date for receipt of application form: 31st January, 2015.

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