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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

PhD Fellowship at Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST)

Overview

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

Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates for admission to the Ph.D. Programme starting in July 2011, under IIST Fellowship [Fellowship of Rs. 16,000 or Rs. 18,000 per month], in the areas of Geology (Petrology), English and Social Sciences.

IIST Ph.D. Programme in Geology, English and Social Sciences

Eligibility:-

Minimum Qualifications:- Masters degree in the relevant area with first class or equivalent. Candidates with Master’s degree in basic science subjects and Humanities must be NET qualified (JRF) to be considered for the Ph.D. Programme.

Age Limit: Applicant should be below 28 years as on 4th July 2011. Age relaxation applicable as per Govt. Rules.

Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.



  1. IIST Fellowship

1.1 Areas of current research:

Department Code

Research Area

Eligibility*

ES /IIST

  1. Geology [Petrology]

  1. M.Sc / M.Tech in Geology

HS/IIST

  1. Gender studies in Science and Technology

  2. The Impact of IT on work and Society

2. M.A / M.Phil in English Literature

3. M.A / M.Phil in Sociology

*Outstanding candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with an excellent academic record and aptitude for research can also apply.

1.2 Research Fellowship:

  1. The Scholars selected for IIST Ph.D. programme will be given a fellowship of Rs. 16000 / Rs. 18000 for the first two years based on the qualifications.
  2. After two years of research experience, their performance will be evaluated by a review committee constituted by Director IIST. Based on the review, the fellowship amount may be enhanced to Rs. 18000/ Rs. 20000 respectively.
  3. The scholars will be required to assist the Departments in academic activities as and when required.
  4. The scholars will have to pay tuition / registration fee and fee for the boarding / lodging/medical facilities etc., as per IIST rules.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

  1. Applications in the prescribed format will be received until 4th July 2011.
  2. Candidates will be short-listed based on Academic records and other relevant criteria like research experience, National Eligibility Tests, etc.
  3. Selection will be based on a written test followed by an interview .
  4. List of shortlisted candidates for written test and the dates of written test / interview will be displayed in IIST website by 2nd week of July 2011.
  5. All short-listed candidates will be required to appear for a written test in their relevant areas.
  6. Written test of two hours duration will be conducted at IIST, Trivandrum during 3rd week of July 2011.
  7. The written test will aim to evaluate the basic understanding of the relevant subject area. The test may contain both descriptive and objective questions..
  8. Candidates qualified in the written test will be required to appear for an interview the following day.
  9. Selected candidates will be intimated within a week of the final interview. Results will also be displayed in our website.
  10. Outstation candidates will be paid to and fro sleeper class train fare by shortest route, or actual fare (whichever is lower) for attending the test / interview.

HOW TO APPLY:

  1. Download PhD application form from above.
  2. Duly filled application form along with attested copies of documents mentioned in the application form should be sent to The Administrative Officer, IIST, Valiamala Post, Thiruvananthapuram – 695547 with the superscription “Application for IIST Ph.D. Programme”.
  3. Application form should be accompanied by a fee of Rs. 250/- (Rs. 125/- for ST / SC candidates) in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of The Registrar, IIST payable at Thiruvananthapuram.
  4. Last date for receipt of application form: 4th July 2011.

  • Click here to download Application Form (.pdf)
  • Click here to download Application Form (.doc)
  • Click here to download Programme Details and Area of Research (.pdf)
  • Last Date for Receipt of Applications : 4th July 2011


http://www.iist.ac.in/admission/ph-d


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