Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics – IUCAA Scholarship 2011

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IUCAA PhD Scholarship 2011 in Inter University Center Astronomy and Astrophysics

Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics Offered Scholarship for PhD Students in Physics or Astronomy and Astrophysics Pune, India ( 2011 ).

Study Subject ( s ) : Physics or Astronomy and Astrophysics.
Course Level : PhD.
Scholarship Provider : NCRA.
IUCAA Scholarship can be taken at : India.

Eligibility for IUCAA PhD Scholarship 2011 :

  • Students in any branch of the B.E., B.Tech., M.E. or M.Tech. degrees, or in the Physics, Electronics, Astronomy or Applied Mathematics branches of the B.Sc. or M.Sc. degrees, are eligible to apply for INAT ( 2011 ).
  • should have more than 55% marks.
  • Students may also apply to be Pre – Selected for a research scholarship towards a PhD at IUCAA for Physics or Astronomy and Astrophysics or at National Centre for Radio Astrophysics – Tata Institute of Fundamental Research for Astronomy and Astrophysics.
  • Students who have already completed any of the above degrees are also eligible.

IUCAA PhD Scholarship Open for International Students :

  • No, Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics PhD Scholarship is not available for International Students.

IUCAA PhD Scholarship Description :

  • We are looking for highly motivated students with a consistently good academic record.
  • While we strongly encourage students from engineering backgrounds to apply for INAT ( 2011 ), we emphasize that we are looking for students who are interested in carrying out doctoral research in Physics or Astronomy and Astrophysics.
  • We hence expect prospective candidates to have a good understanding of basic physics.
  • Based on IUCAA PhD Scholarship applications and referee assessments, a subset of the candidates will be short – listed and invited to take the written test, to be held in Pune on 5th January, 2012.
  • Candidates with more than 55% in the qualifying examination may walk – in for the IUCAA written test by producing a valid photo identification.
  • The final selection to the research scholarship will be based on the results of the followings both to be held in Pune :


    • Date of IUCAA written test : 5th January, 2012 ( Thursday ).
    • IUCAA Interviews Dates : 5th January, 2012 ( Thursday ) and 6th January, 2012 ( Friday ).
  • Note that, for both IUCAA and NCRA – TIFR, the selection through INAT is in addition to the selection through the Joint Entrance Screening Test ( JEST ).

IUCAA PhD Scholarship Application 2011 :

  • Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics India PhD Scholarship should be applied online.

IUCAA PhD Scholarship Application Deadline : 15th October 2011.