Indian Institute of Astrophysics – IIA Bangalore Admission 2016

Indian Institute of Astrophysics,
II Block, Kormangala,
Bangalore – 560 034, India.
Telephone No : 91 (80) 2553 0672,
Fax No : 91 (80) 2553 4043,
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Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore invites application for admission to the following two graduate programs leading to PhD degrees :

  • PhD, jointly with Pondicherry Central University
  • Integrated MTech – PhD, jointly with University of Calcutta

IIA Bangalore Admission Eligibility 2016 :

  • students who expect to complete their M.Sc., Integrated M.Sc. or B.E./B.Tech./M.E./M.Tech. degrees by August 2016 with a consistently good academic record.

IIA Screening Test ( IIAST ) Selection Procedure :

  • IIAST will be held on Saturday, 12th December, 2015. Candidates short listed based on their performance in the IIAST will be called for personal interview in IIA, Bangalore.
  • Personal interviews for the Ph.D. programme will be held in the first week of January, 2016, and that for the M.Tech-Ph.D. programme (conducted jointly with University of Calcutta) will be held during end – May 2016. The final selection will be based on the interviews.

IIAP Bangalore Admission Application Form 2016 :

There are TWO steps in the IIA application procedure :

  1. registration
  2. login

First register by entering your name and valid e-mail address in the appropriate registration boxes from link. A welcome message with further instructions will be sent to e-mail address. You can then login and fill out the application form.

Note :

  • Before filling the form keep ready with the scanned copies of your Photo, Date of Birth Proof, X, XII, Degree, Master Degree(If Applicable).
  • All scanned copies of your documents must be in the size, less than 250 Kb.

Candidates will be asked to bring originals of the relevant documents for verification during the interview. Any false data provided on the form will automatically disqualify the candidate. The IIAST online application will open on 23rd October, 2015.

Important Dates for IIAP Bangalore Admission 2016 :

  • Last date to apply online : 20th November, 2015.
  • Date of IIA Examination : 12th December, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
  • Examination results will be posted around : 18th December, 2015.
  • The interview for PhD will be held on : January, 2016.
  • The interview for M.Tech PhD will be held on : May, 2016.
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed at : IIA Banglore.

47 thoughts on “Indian Institute of Astrophysics – IIA Bangalore Admission 2016

  1. sir i am a student of 12th class .i want to join your institute after 12th what way to join your institute.please sir give me some hints.

  2. I am pursuing my B.Tech Degree in Mechanical Engineering. So am I eligible for this exam.

  3. Sir, i have completed B.SC with PCM combination. plese guide me what should i do further? i am interested in astrophysics

  4. Iam NehalRishi pursing third-year in mechanical engineering,I wanted to do my M.Tech in astrophysics from IIAP is the gate only way to crack in or anything else.What are the criteria required to have me at interview selection

  5. Sir, My daughter is keen to pursue BSc in Astronomy/ Astrophysics from your institute. Where can we get the details of admission?

  6. Sir my daughter passed 12th (Science)2016 with 77%,she is interested to study astrophysics, so help me how to go ahead

  7. Sir, I passed JEST exam 2016 and my rank is 185. How can I apply for integrated PhD in IIA? Please tell me.

  8. This is ARSHITHA M
    I’ve completed my +1 and now I’m in +2. I would like to take up astrophysics after my +2. So i would request u to guide me about the exams i have to take to join IIA after +2. Please do reply

  9. IM ARSHITHA M studying in IIPUC.
    im intersted to study Astro Physics . Please let me know the procedure for joining Indian Institute of Astrophysics .

  10. Hello sir.Greeetings.I am doing my 12 th examination now.I didn’t know about the entrance examination on december 2015. I missed it. but I am willing to do my BSC courses in astrophysics. Can u say me a suggestion,please. when or how can i join my BSC astrophysics at IIA?

  11. HEY I am currently doing my BE mechanical engineering (3rd year) and I want to join IIA for Mtech. so could you help me by explaining the process of admission in IIA and other acquirements like eligibility and so…
    help me……

  12. Sir i am a final year B.Sc (Physics) student. i want to become a astronomer ,so sir please tell me the admission procedure in IIA. and sir please tell me about the fee detailed in iia Banglore.

  13. I am sreeraam,pursuing bsc.physics 1st year I like to join Msc. Astrophysics in IIA.When would I can write entrance? How much percentage is required in bsc?

  14. I have score 58% in XII, Now I am pursuing BSc. in Physics and Mathematics. Am I eligible to get admited in MSc. program?

  15. I am studying in class 12 and wanted to study astrophysics in bsc can i join you or not then pls give me list of colluges

  16. respected sir,
    i would be very grateful if u could guide me for my daughter.
    she is 10th class student ,and; ranging 95 to 85% till now.she want to be astrophysist.
    what should should she persue (after 10+2 a-group)??is there any direct gradution programme after 12th in stream ??where it is undertaken and what r reauirement ??

  17. Sir i have completed bs.c electronics, i’m intrested in astrophysics plz sir help me and plz give a contact in my no.& email

  18. Sir I want to take admission in iia for engineering so pls tell me iia provided this course or not I pass my class 12 and tell me the admission procedure in iia

  19. Respected sir, I’m second year student. I have lot of interest in astrophysics and I want to become an astronomer . After Bsc can I take admission in IIA, sir please guide me too !

  20. Sir I am a 11std student would like to pursue the admission procedure in astrophysics. Please give your valuable advise.

  21. Please send a message to the following phone number about the following question. Whether BSc Astrophysics is a course that requires entrance exam? If so how to apply?

  22. Can I take admission in Astrophysics after completing physics with 70% ? Please sir give me answer. I am waiting your good answer.

  23. Hello sir, I love astrophysics and want to join IIA. Now i am in third year of B.Sc (Phy). Please write me, “How can i get admission in IIA?”. please sir, i’ll wait for your reply.Thanks

  24. good institute for research in space science and i want to do research in space science please guide me how to enroll in msc spacescience

  25. Sir, presently iam studying in +2. After this i would like to go for astrophysics . So i want to the fees structure of this course and also year to complete this course.

  26. Dear Sir / Madam,

    Presently i am studying Tamilnadu state board 11th to 12th std, would like to study Astrophysics through B.E. in your institutions.
    Kindly suggest the cut off marks and other procedures pls.


  27. i am sateesha r,i want to know shall i apply for MSc-Phd integrated programme on BSc qualification please answer this.

  28. sir,i have completed my 12 this year with an aggregate of 95.4%,jee main score 168 and jee advance rank is 14372…sir i want to pursue my career in cosmology…what will i do..please guide me!!!!

  29. Dear sir,
    I am BE holder in mechanical section and planned to take M-TECH in astrophysics so kindly inform us admission procedures.

  30. actually I just finished my 12th std & I got retest in mathematics… So what should I do to get admission in your institute for bsc with physics.. After clearing my retest?

  31. I have appeared in 12th final 2015. Wants to get admission in the Indian Institute of Astrophysics- IIa Bangalore. Pl advice.

  32. sir, I’m in 12th right now..!!
    I would like to take admission in IIA..
    kindly say the required procedures.

  33. Respected Sir/Ma’am, I would like to know whether the marks awarded in Board Examination are taken into consideration for getting admitted later on in the IIA. Thank You.

  34. Sir/Madam,
    I want to pursue aerospace engg after my class 12 . I am appearing for my boards now. What courses are available for me in IIA? Please reply as soon as possible.
    Thank you

  35. sir, I am about to complete my 11th std, I would like to know how can
    I can join IIA. Please reply.

  36. sir ,i am studying 12th standard,i want to join i want join IIA. SO you give me other information.If there is any way for me to join please tell me about that.

  37. Sir I am sai from tenali Andhra Pradesh.I am studying 12thstandard.I want to join IIA.But I think its too late for me to join as it is end of January.If there is any way for me to join please tell me about that.

  38. Sir, My daughter R. Swetha, studying in 09th std is very much interested in pursuing studies on Astrophysics. Kindly advice as to how we proceed to it. Is there any bachelors course on astrophysics? When and where should we approach for further details. Please do advice us.

  39. gud afternoon sir,
    iam samivulla baig from vijayawada studying 12th standard.i want to do Ph.D in astrophysics in your university. so kindly please show me a way how to apply to your university after 12th.

  40. Is there any hope for civil engg students to get admission in integrated MTECH & PHD programme in IIA?

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