Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram Ph.D. Admission Notification 2015

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Ph.D. Admission Notification 2015

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram, invites applications for admission into its PhD Programme in Humanities for the relevant areas of research for the academic year 2015-16.
AdminissionsResearch Areas:
  • Science, Technology and Society,
  • Marginalized Group

  • MA in Sociology, Social work.
  • Applicant should be below 28 years as on 30th November, 2015. Age relaxation applicable as per Government Rules.

How to Apply:
  • Candidates may apply online at
  • The applicants will not be allowed to make any changes in the profile registration once submitted. Hence, utmost care should be taken by the applicant while filling the profile.
  • Application fee is to the extent of Rs. 250/- per Department code (Rs.125/- for SC/ ST/ PWD/ Women applicants).
  • If the applicant is eligible and wishes to apply for more than one Department code, he/she has to submit the application and application fee for the respective Department codes separately. The application fee is nonrefundable.
  • All the applicants have to bring the bank challan copy of the respective department code at the time of the interview as proof.
  • SC/ ST/ OBC/ Persons with Disabilities (PWD) applicants shall upload in the website, the relevant certificate before the prescribed date.

Selection Process:
  • From the eligible applicants, a short-listing will be done, taking into account their applicable GATE/ NET scores. Therefore applicants are advised to enter:
    • GATE score through which Master’s Degree has been pursued.
    • Best GATE score if the applicant possesses more than one GATE score.
  • Depending on the number of applicants who have applied, the final selection is based on an interview, which will be conducted at IIST, Thiruvananthapuram during first week of January 2016.
  • In case of very large number of applicants being shortlisted for PhD admission, a written test will be conducted for shortlisting applicants for the interview.
  • Selected applicants will be intimated within a week after the final interview.
  • Outstation applicants will be reimbursed to and fro sleeper class train fare/ bus fare by shortest route from the place mentioned in the application to Thiruvananthapuram, or actual fare paid (whichever is less) for attending the interview.
  • The applicants are advised to make their own arrangements for their stay at Thiruvananthapuram, at their cost.

Important Dates: 
Closing date for online submission of applications: 4th December, 2015
Last Date for Payment of application fee and uploading the challan: 8th December, 2015
Display of shortlisted applicants for written test or interview in website: 15th December, 2015
Display of selected applicants: 11th January, 2016

For admission brochure:

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