Indian Institute of Astrophysics – IIA Bangalore Entrance Exam

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Indian Institute of Astrophysics IIA Bangalore Entrance Exam 2019

Indian Institute of Astrophysics invites admission application for Entrance Examination leading to admission in integrated M.Tech. – Ph.D. course and Post – Doctoral Fellowship course for the academic year 2019 – 2020.

IIA Bangalore Entrance Exam Courses Offered 2019

  • M.Tech + Ph.D. in Astronomical Instruction
  • M.Tech. + Ph.D. in Physics
  • M.Tech. + Ph.D. in Astrophysics
  • Post – Doctoral Fellowship ( Research Ph.D. )

IIA Bangalore Entrance Exam Eligibility 2019

M.Tech + Ph.D. Courses :

  • A three – year B.Tech. degree, post a B.Sc. Honours, in related field. OR
  • A B. Tech or B.E. degree in a field deemed related to the given subject from a university recognized by AICTE. OR
  • An M.Sc. degree from a UGC recognized University.

Post – Doctoral Fellowship ( Research Ph.D. ) :

  • Candidates are required to have completed their viva – voce at the time of enrolment, and under the age of 36.

IIA Bangalore Entrance Exam Application Form 2019

IIA Bangalore Entrance Exam application form is available in the official website

IIA Bangalore Entrance Exam Selection Procedure 2019

The selection process to the integrated M.Tech. – Ph.D. course at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics includes the following :

  • Written test / entrance examination, held in the month of December every year.
  • Personal interview, held in the month of January every year. This may include subject matter such as past work and research experience, focus areas of interest, etc.
  • Analysis of past academic performance, at all completed or currently pursuing levels.

For Post – doctoral research fellowship :

  • The selection process for this fellowship involves in – depth analysis of the comprehensive application form that is required to be sent in, completed, at least three weeks before the start of the review process.
    Review is held every three months, the week after the closure of applications for that session. This is namely in the first week of the months of January, April, July and October.
  • Selected candidates are intimated by the university after the culmination of the review process. They will receive a fixed fellowship, with standard increment, during the course of their post – doctorate, usually a period of two years. Accommodation and other facilities are subject to availability in the Indian Institute of Astrophysics at the time of admission. Admission is confirmed by the candidate agreeing to the terms and conditions of the university, through the form of undertakings, and the settling of other formalities, depending on the course in question.

IIA Bangalore Entrance Exam Important Dates 2019

S.No EventsDate
1Last date for submitting application forms21st October, 2019
2IIAST Entrance Examination Date8th December, 2019
3IIAST Result Date15th December, 2019
4Personal Interview Round for Ph.D.December 4th Week, 2019
5Personal Interview Round for M.Tech.+ Ph.D.May, 2019

Contact Details

Indian Institute of Astrophysics,
II Block, Koramangala,
Bengaluru 560 034, Karnataka, India.,
Telephone No. : 080 2254 1324,
Email :,
Website :

JEE Main

Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.