Indian Institute of Astrophysics-Admission Notification 2013-2014

Important Dates

Last date to apply online: 11th November, 2013

Date of Screening Test: 14th  December, 2013

Interview Date for Ph.D Programme: January 2014

Interview Date for M. Tech. – Ph.D Programme: June 2014


Please carry your photo-ID  card at the time of admission test

Candidates without a  suitable photo-id may be disqualified and barred from giving the test  Reach the examination hall before 9.00 AM

If your scores in IIAST/JEST/GATE/CSIR-UGC meet or exceed  our cut-off marks, you will be required to attend an interview at IIA Bangalore

You will be provided the second class train fare/bus fare by  the shortest route for this tripFor more Detail visit website:

How to Apply:

Applications should be  submitted online

Upload your recent Photograph

Mention the names of the educations institutions (colleges,  universities etc.) where you are studying, and their affiliations (university,  deemed university etc.) if necessary

Give details of your marks/GPA in all the examinations taken  so far

In case of grade point average, normalize to 100%; i.e if  your GPA is out of 10, multiply by 10, etc.

If you are currently working toward a degree, mention the  expected date of its completion, and, enter the marks received up to the last  examination with declared results.

Attach the scanned copies of your mark sheets and  certificates along with the application form In case of extreme difficulty please send the scanned copies  of certificates by email to

If called for the  interview, you will be asked to bring the originals of the relevant documents  for verification

Upon the successful receipt of your application form etc.,  we will cross-check the information provided in it against your scanned mark  sheets etc., and, if required send you an admit card to your chosen examination  center

Ph.D Programme

Jointly with Pondichery Central University, Puducherry

Integrated M. Tech. –  Ph.D (Tech.) Programme

In collaboration with University of Calcutta, Kolkata


Students who expects to complete any of M.Sc (Physics),  Integrated M.Sc Physics, B.E., B. Tech., M.E.,    M. Tech. degrees with minimum 55% marks by August 2014 are eligible

Unless you have already scored > 96 percentile in JEST  (Physics)/ GATE (Physics), or have a UGC-CSIR-NET Junior Research Fellowship, you are required to appear for the IIA  screening test (IIAST), at an exam center of your choice

All applicants are required  to fill out the application form

Selection Procedure: Selection  will be based on the screening test followed by an interview for the  short-listed candidates

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