Applications are invited from motivated candidates with consistently good academic credentials for the following Academic programmes commencing in July/ Auguest 2012:
Online Application for Academic Programmes - 2012
ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES - 2012
1. Ph. D Programme in collaboration with Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry.
2. Integrated M.Sc - Ph. D Programme in Physics and Astrophysics in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.
3. Integrated M. Tech - Ph. D (Tech.) Programme in Astronomical Instrumentation in collaboration with University of Calcutta, Kolkata.
Selected candidates will be offered fellowship / stipend as per the norms of the Institute along with an annual book grant, accommodation and medical facilities.
Last date for receipt of online application : 30th April, 2012
Last date for receipt of reference letters : 30thApril, 2012
Integrated M.Tech-Ph.D programme : 28-29 May, 2012
Integrated M.Sc-Ph.D programme : 1-2 June, 2012
Ph.D programme : 4-7 June, 2012
The qualifying degree requirements of the various programmes are listed Here. If the degree
requirements are met the candidate may apply to one programme only (choose only one from the drop down menu).
Application Form for personal interview
(for those who have qualified through JEST/GATE/JRF in NET-CSIR-UGC exam)
CLICK HERE: http://www.iiap.res.in/phds2012/selection.php
Research fields:Sun and the solar system: Solar activity, planets, comets, solar terrestrial physics
Stellar physics: Formation and evolution of stars, brown dwarfs, star clusters, planetary nebulae, stellar atmospheres, stellar variability,
Extragalactic astronomy: Star formation in galaxies, activity in galaxies, groups and clusters of galaxies, gamma-ray burst events
Theoretical astrophysics and related physics: Magneto-hydrodynamics and radiative processes in astrophysical objects, pulsars,
black hole physics, structure and dynamics of galaxies, relativity, cosmology, atomic and molecular physics
Instrumentation: Back-end instruments for the various observing facilities, space astronomy payloads
FacilitiesKodaikanal Observatory, Kodaikanal
Vainu Bappu Observatory, Kavalur
Gauribidanur Radio Observatory, Gauribidanur
Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle
Center for Research and Education in Science & Technology, Hosakote
Library and computing facilities
The Institute plans to set up a 2 m class solar telescope at a high altitude site and develop a space coronagraph