IIST Trivandrum PhD in Aerospace Engineering/ Avionics Engineering/ Chemistry/ Earth and Space Sciences/ Mathematics/ Physics admissions July 2013
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram, invites applications for admission to the Ph.D. Programme starting in July 2013, in the areas of Aerospace Engineering, Avionics Engineering, Chemistry, Earth .ind Space Sciences, Mathematics and Physics.
1. 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 and Bachelor’s degrees. They must have pursued their Master’s degree on the basis of qualified GATE score. Candidates with MS in Engineering or equivalent from leading foreign Universities with outstanding academic record (or) MS by Research with outstanding academic record can be considered without GATE. Candidates with Integrated Masters degree (or Dual Degree) in Engg/Tech from IITs and IISc with minimum CGPA 9.0/10 can be considered without GATE.
2. Applicants with Master’s Degree in Science
Applicants must have Master’s Degree in the relevant area with first class or equivalent in their Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees. They must have qualified UGC/CSIR NET -JRF (or) NET-Lectureship (or) GATE qualified in the relevant disciplines.
3. Applicants with Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology
Outstanding candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with an excellent academic record and aptitude for research may be considered for direct admission to the Ph.D. Programme. Such candidates must have secured CGPA of 9.0/10 or better and a valid GATE score of 675 or better. B. Tech students from IITs with CGPA better than 9.0/10 do not require GATE.
Age Limit: Applicant should be below 28 years as on 10th May 2013. Age relaxation applicable as per Government Rules.
Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen
Duly filled application forms along with attested copies of required documents should be sent to The Administrative Officer, IIST, Valiamala Post, Thiruvananthapuram- 695 547 with the superscription “Application for IIST Ph.D. Programme – July 2013″. Application form should be accompanied by a fee of Rs.250/ (Rs.125/- for SC/ST candidates) in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of The Registrar, IIST payable at Thiruvananthapuram.
Last date for receipt of applications: 10th May, 2013.