Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIAST), Bangalore has announced the exam dates for IIAST 2014. The exam will be conducted on, December 13, 2014. Candidates are required to apply online before October 30, 2014. It is expected that the candidates will be declared by December 18, 2014. Also Read - Inspiring! Meerut Woman Who Left Home To Avoid Forced Marriage Returns As PCS Officer 7 Years Later

IIAST 2014 is conducted for taking admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D). The Ph.D course is offered jointly with Pondicherry Central University and integrated Master of Technology (M.Tech)-Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programs. Also Read - Before Reporting For Duty, This Bengaluru Cop Teaches Children of Migrant Workers Everyday For An Hour

The course is offered jointly with University of Calcutta for the academic session 2015. Also Read - Ready to Send Children Back to School? 78% Parents Say No, Willing to Let Kids Repeat An Academic Year

Eligibility criteria for IIAST 2014:

Candidates should have completed their M.Sc Sc (Physics) / integrated M.Sc (Physics)/ B.E/ B.Tech/ M.E/ M.Tech degrees by August 2015.

Candidates should have got 55% marks or more

About Indian Institute of Astrophysics

The Indian Institute of Astrophysics is a premier institute devoted to research in astronomy, astrophysics and related physics.

The main campus of the Institute is in Koramangala, Bangalore, whereas the Hosakote campus, near Bangalore houses the Centre for Research and Education in Science and Technology (CREST). The main observing facilities of the Institute are located at Gauribidanur, Hanle, Kavalur and Kodaikanal.