Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) – NCRA Admission Test (INAT-2006)

For Ph.D. Programmes in Astronomy and Astrophysics, and Physics

Applications are invited from students who expect to complete their M.Sc. (in Physics / Electronics / Astronomy / Applied Mathematics) or B.E./B.Tech. degree, by August 2007, for research scholarship (to do Ph.D.). at Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, or National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Pune. We are looking for highly motivated students with consistently good academic record. Students who have already completed the above degrees can also apply. Selection to research scholarship is through a written test interviews. This selection is in addition to the selection through JEST-2007, for IUCAA and NCRA.

Candidates can download the complete set of applications [consisting of application form (two pages) two assessment forms (each of two pages), and admission letter (one page), all in A4 size paper] by visiting the web site

http://www.iucaa.ernet.in/~inat
or

http://www.ncra.tifr.res.in/~inat
. Application set can also be obtained by writing to: INAT-2006, The Coordinator, Core Programmes, IUCAA, Post Bag 4, Ganeshkhind, Pune 411 007, Maharashtra, along with a self-addressed sheet of paper (approximate size 15 cm ? 10 cm) with postage stamp of Rs.15/- affixed on it. For detailed information, please visit the above web sites. All out station candidates who are invited to take the admission test will be provided travel support.

Request for hard copy application forms to reach IUCAA by October 20, 2006

Last date to receive the filled in applications is October 27, 2006.

The admission (written) test will be held on December 15, 2006.

Short listed candidates will be interviewed on December 15 and/or 16, 2006.

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