Indian Institute of Astrophysics - [IIA], Bangalore - Admission Details 2020

Indian Institute of Astrophysics - [IIA], Bangalore - Admission Details 2020

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Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Bangalore Admission 2020: M.Tech, Ph.D. Entrance Exam

Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) is an educational institution was established in the year of 1786. The institute is primarily located in Bangalore (Bengaluru) in the state of Karnataka, with other observatories in Kavalur, Kodaikanal and other locations.The primary focus of the institute is research and specialization in various forms of physics or astrophysics.

Indian Institute of Astrophysics offers integrated M.Tech, with the possibility of continuing on for a Ph.D., as well as research-oriented post-doctoral fellowships. For the M.Tech. + Ph.D. course offered by IIA jointly with Calcutta University and Ph.D program offered jointly with Pondicherry University, there is an entrance examination held in the month of December, followed by an interview in the month of January. In case of Post-doctoral candidates, there are four rounds of admission conducted every year, held every three months. The interview round for Post-doctoral fellowship 

  • Minimum required eligibility for Ph.D program is M.Sc. (Physics) / Integrated M.Sc. (Physics) / B.E. / B.Tech. / M.E. / M.Tech degree with minimum 60% marks from Class 10 onwards.
  • Candidate must also possess an All India rank in the range of 1-250 in GATE or JEST examination or qualification in UGC-CSIR-NET (JRF) exam or currently valid KVPY / INSPIRE fellowship.
  • Last date for submitting application forms online through the official institute portal is October 21, 2020
  • Admission to the programs is based on the IIA Screening Test (IIAST) which will be conducted  at multiple centres across the coutry.

Read More: IIA Bangalore Fee Structure

IIA Bangalore Integrated M.Tech - Ph.D Admission 2020

The Indian Institute of Astrophysics offers a number of postgraduate specializations, each with its own unique accolades involved. The M.Tech. + Ph.D. programme is generally a course of a 6-year duration, with 2 years set aside for the Masters’ degree (M.Tech.). The post-doctoral programme is for a period of two years, with the possibility of a one year extension. Applications are available online on the official university website. 

Candidates seeking admission to the integrated M.Tech.-Ph.D. course at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics must apply online well in advance to attend the entrance examination held in the month of December, and the interview held thereafter in January.

Eligibility: Candidates must have BE or B.Tech. Degree in Optics and Optoelectronics/ Radio Physics and Electronics/ Electrical/ Instrumentation/ Electronics and Communications/ Computer Science and Engineering OR M.Sc. degree in Physics/ Electronic Science/ Applied Mathematics/ Applied Physics from a UGC recognized university.

Selection Process:

The selection process to the integrated M.Tech.-Ph.D. course at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics includes the following:

  • Written test / entrance examination, held in the month of December every year.
  • Personal interview, held in the month of January every year. This may include subject matter such as past work and research experience, focus areas of interest, etc.
  • Analysis of past academic performance, at all completed or currently pursuing levels.
CourseEligibilitySelection Process
M.Tech + Ph.D. in Astronomical InstructionA three-year B.Tech. degree, post a B.Sc. Honours, in related field.
OR
A B. Tech or B.E. degree in a field deemed related to the given subject from a university recognized by AICTE.
OR
An M.Sc. degree from a UGC recognized University.
Written entrance examination and Personal Interview.
For Ph.D. after M.Tech., cut off will be stated as well.
M.Tech. + Ph.D. in Physics
M.Tech. + Ph.D. in Astrophysics

IIA Bangalore Post-Doctoral Fellowship Admission 2020

IIA Bangalore offers Post Doctoral Fellowship program. The minimum eligibility for Research Ph.D. is a candidate must have valid degree of M.Sc/Integrated M.Sc (Physics, Applied Physics, Engineering Physics, Applied Mathematics, Astronomy, Electronics, Photonics, Optics), M.E./M.Tech and Integrated M.E/M.Tech (Applied Physics, Engineering Physics, Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation, Photonics, Optics, Opto-Electronics, Radio Physics & Electronics), M.Phil (Applied Physics, Instrumentation, Photonics, Optics, Physics).

Selection Procedure:

  • Candidates must be under 36 years of age for the regular post-doctoral fellowship, and under the age of 32 years for the Chandrasekhar post-doctoral fellowship.
  • If the applicant is an existing student of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, it is mandatory that the viva-voce must be completed at the time of review.
  • The selection process for this fellowship involves in-depth analysis of the comprehensive application form that is required to be sent in, completed, at least three weeks before the start of the review process.
CourseEligibilitySelection Process
Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Research Ph.D.)Candidates must have completed M.Sc./Integrated M.Sc/ ME or M.Tech. in the relevant stream.Analysis of application and past performances.

IIA Bangalore Application Process 2020

Candidates can apply online through the official website.

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on “How to apply”
  • Read all the details and click on “apply online”
  • Verify your phone number and address.
  • Then fill the all personal and academic details.
  • Attach all the required documnets and Upload the recent photograph

Note: Selected candidates are intimated by the university after the culmination of the review process. They will receive a fixed fellowship, with standard increment, during the course of their post-doctorate, usually a period of two years. Accommodation and other facilities are subject to availability in the Indian Institute of Astrophysics at the time of admission. Admission is confirmed by the candidate agreeing to the terms and conditions of the university, through the form of undertakings, and the settling of other formalities, depending on the course in question.

CourseAdmission Link
Ph.D. Admission Link

Important Dates

EVENTDATE
Last date for submitting application forms 16 Apr, 2020
Personal Interview Round for Ph.D. 20 May - 24 May, 2020
Personal Interview Round for M.Tech.+ Ph.D. 13 May - 17 May, 2020

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

Comments

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7 Comments
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Arputhasundarapandian

After 12th we can join here

20 Jan, 2020 15:57
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Arputhasundarapandian, as the institute offers PG and Doctoral courses only for which, graduation is minimum eligibility. Thus, you are not eligible right now to take admission in institute.

20 Jan, 2020 17:59
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Kartick Mahata

I completed masters in applied mathematics. Can i apply m-tech phd programm for astrophysics

17 Oct, 2019 09:23
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Kartick, yes, you are eligible to apply for this course provided you have scored at least 50% in your post graduation degree.

17 Oct, 2019 11:19
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SIDDHARTH KALLAPPA GHADI

Is B.Sc in astronomy available in IIA.?? N How should I get into it after my 10 2

07 Oct, 2019 22:01
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Siddharth, this course is not available in the institute.

09 Oct, 2019 17:05
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rohith pintu

i am in final year bsc electronics....am i eligible to apply msc astrophysics??if yes where should i apply??

03 Sep, 2019 15:41
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pintu, this course is not available in the institute. However, you may check other M.Sc Astrophysics Colleges across the country from here.

03 Sep, 2019 16:34
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Tanveer Ahmed Khan

What are the B.E. degree in a field deemed related to the given subject from a university recognized by AICTE?

21 Aug, 2019 18:55
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Poojitha

I am in final year of BSC physics.Am I eligible to apply for integrated msc course and if yes how can I apply I applied for IIT jam but can't find a website to apply for IIAST

08 Oct, 2018 21:56
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Akansha Expert

Hi Poojitha, You may please visit to the college for getting the information about the exam.

09 Oct, 2018 13:02
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Tiffany Fernando

I HAVE FINISHED BY BTECH DEGREE , AM I ELIGIBLE IN JOINING IN MSC ASTROPHYSICS

12 Apr, 2018 19:42
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Priya Sharma

Hi Tiffany, This college does not provide M.Sc. program.

07 May, 2018 11:41

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