The registrations for Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IISAT), Bangalore will end on October 30. The exam will be conducted on December 13, 2014 while it is expected that the results 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

The exam is conducted for admissions to entry to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D). The candidates who wish to get admissions to Ph.D programme need to have completed their B.E/B. tech/M.E/ with 55 per cent marks in aggregate from a recognised institution. Also Read - Before Reporting For Duty, This Bengaluru Cop Teaches Children of Migrant Workers Everyday For An Hour

Aspiring candidates would be chosen on the basis of a interview by the selection committee. Also Read - Ready to Send Children Back to School? 78% Parents Say No, Willing to Let Kids Repeat An Academic Year

How to apply:

The application process will be conducted in two processes:

Eligible applicants will have to register themselves online on the institute’s website which will provide them with a login ID

By logging with the user ID, candidates can fill in applications. Candidates will be required to submit their Original documents/certificates.


The Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), with its headquarters in Bangalore (Karnataka state), India, is a premier national institute of India for the study of and research into topics pertaining to astronomy, astrophysics and related subjects.

The institute has a network of laboratories and observatories located in various places in India, including Kodaikanal (the Kodaikanal Solar Observatory), Kavalur (the Vainu Bappu Observatory), Gauribidanur, Hanle (the Indian Astronomical Observatory) and Hosakote.

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