PhD admissions with a scholarship of Rs. 35000/ per month at IIST

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Asia’s first Space University was established under the Department of Space, Govt. of India in September 2007. Research forms a significant part of the goals envisaged for this premier institute. The institute provides a vibrant research environment supported by highly qualified faculty members, excellent infrastructure and facilities and also shares the state-of-art facilities of ISRO. Through this Doctoral Programme, IIST aims to develop a pool of innovators and leaders for Space Science and Technology. Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates for admission to the Ph.D. Programme starting in February 2010. ELIGIBILITY: Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in the relevant area with first class or equivalent. However, outstanding candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with an excellent academic record and aptitude for research may be considered for direct admission to the Ph.D. Programme. Age Limit: Applicant should be below 28 yrs as on 1-1-2010 Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.
Areas of Research:
Aerospace Engineering
Earth and space Sciences

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AND PLACEMENT: 1. IIST-Ph.D. Research Fellowship will be Rs. 35,000/- pm (all inclusive). 2. Ph.D. Scholars will be required to assist the Department in tutorials and related academic activity normally limited to 8 hours per week. 3. No tuition / registration fee will be payable by the Ph.D. candidates. However, the candidates will have to pay for the boarding / lodging, etc., wherever applicable. 4. The candidates will be required to execute a bond to serve ISRO / IIST for a minimum period of three years on successful completion of Ph.D. in a position appropriate for doctoral Degree holders.

Last date of application: 31st Dec. 2009

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Born in Bilaspur, Dr. Vatsayayan is at present working as a Assistant Professor at Aerospace Engineering Department of IIT, Mumbai, India.

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  1. says: velraj

    i would like join ph.d programme in IIST and i need more deails regarding the programme.kindly furnish more details regarding te programme

  2. says: priyanka

    i want to know if IIST provides PhD in customer service or personality development. i would like to join as soon as possible , please let me know the details

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