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Trivandrum's Indian Institute of Space Science and Tech invites applications for PhD 2022

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Posted on 26 Nov 2021
15:29 PM
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Summary
To maintain COVID-19 safety protocols, IIST will conduct an online screening test
Scholars selected will receive a fellowship of Rs 31,000 per month

The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram, a Deemed-to-be-University, has invited applications for its January 2022-PhD programmes.

Keeping COVID-19 safety protocols in mind, the institute will conduct online screening tests, which will be held on December 22, 2021.

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Departments open for admission:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Avionics
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Space sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Scholars selected for the various specialisations will receive a fellowship of Rs 31,000 per month. Research scholars selected with UGC, CSIR, NET-JRF, NBHM and State Government Science and Technology Scheme, shall draw fellowship from the concerned organizations.

The fellowship will be enhanced to Rs 35,000 per month based on a performance review after two years.

The last date for submission of online applications for IIST Funded and IIT Palakkad IHub Foundation (IPTIF) Doctoral Fellowships is on December 13, 2021. The closing date for submission of online applications (External Fellowships) is December 20, 2021.

Eligibility :

  • Applicants with a Master’s Degree in Engineering, Technology, Humanities, Management or Social Sciences 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 and 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 a qualified GATE score.
  • 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 a GATE score.
  • Candidates must have cleared a national level eligibility test, such as a valid UGC-NET-JRF fellowship or State Government Science and Technology Scheme or similar fellowship schemes of Central or State Governments.

Selection process :

  • Candidates with ME or MTech as their highest qualifying degree, selection to the PhD programme will be based on an online screening test followed by an interview.
  • Interviews will be conducted via video conferences (Skype or Zoom).
  • Candidates with a valid CSIR or NET-JRF or Lectureship post their ME or M.Tech, will be directly called for the interview through Video Conference mode.
  • Candidates applying with a valid GATE score in a Science discipline, having a minimum score of 500 for General Category (450 for OBC or EWS and 350 for SC,ST, PD categories), are exempted from the Ph.D. online screening test conducted by IIST.
  • Applicants having a GATE score in Science disciplines less than indicated cut-off above will not be considered for Ph.D. Admission.
  • Candidates applying with a valid GATE score in a Science discipline, having a minimum score of 500 for General Category (450 for OBC or EWS and 350 for SC,ST, PD categories), are exempted from the Ph.D. online screening test conducted by IIST.

Candidates must have cleared a National level eligibility test, such as a valid UGC-CSIR-NET-JRF or Lectureship or fellowship or NBHM or JEST or GATE and State Government Science and Technology Scheme, in the relevant disciplines. Applications can be downloaded using this link: https://www.iist.ac.in/admissions/phd/regular

Last updated on 26 Nov 2021
15:29 PM
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