IIST Ph.D. Programme - interview through Video Conference mode.


Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India


Jun 8

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IIST Ph.D. Programme – July 2021 Admissions

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology envisions basic and applied research for meeting the national R&D requirements of Science and Technology in general and the Indian Space Programme in particular. The institute provides a vibrant research atmosphere and offers doctoral and post doctoral programmes. 

Applications are invited from highly motivated applicants for admission to the Ph.D. Programme starting in July 2021, in the departments given below:- 

(i) Aerospace Engineering (ii) Avionics (iii) Chemistry (iv) Earth and Space Sciences (v) Mathematics (vi) Physics


1. Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.

2. Age Limit: Applicant should be below 35 years as on 24.06.2021. Age relaxation is applicable as per Government Rules.  

Minimum Qualifications: 1. Applicants with Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology as their highest qualifying degree

Applicants with Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology must have secured 65% marks or 7.00 CGPA on a scale of 10 or equivalent in the Qualifying Master’s degree (60% marks or 6.50 CGPA on a scale of 10 for OBC / EWS, 55% marks or 6.00 CGPA on a scale of 10 for SC/ST/PD). They must have pursued their Master’s degree on the basis of qualified GATE score. However there is no GATE cut off score for applicants with M.Tech./M.E as the highest qualifying degree, who are applying for Ph.D. in Engineering Discipline. Applicants with Master of Science in Engineering or equivalent from leading foreign Universities with minimum CGPA 8/10 or 3.6 /4 or equivalent can be considered without GATE score. 

Selection Procedure: For candidates with M.E/M.Tech.as their highest qualifying degree, selection to the PhD programme will be based on online screening test followed by an interview. Interview will be conducted through Video Conference mode. However, candidates with a valid CSIR/NET-JRF or Lectureship post their ME/M.Tech, will be directly called for the interview through Video Conference mode.

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