IIST Ph.D. Programme in Geology, English and Social Sciences – July 2011

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IIST Ph.D. Programme in Geology, English and Social Sciences – July 2011

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) envisions the integration of Space Technology and Space Science educational programs with basic and applied research for meeting the national R&D requirements of science and technology in general and of the Indian Space Programme in particular. The institute provides a vibrant research atmosphere and offers doctoral and postdoctoral programmes.

Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates for admission to the Ph.D. Programme starting in July 2011, under IIST Fellowship (Fellowship of Rs.16,000/- or Rs.18,000/- per month), in the areas of Geology (Petrology), English and Social Sciences.

Eligibility: Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in the relevant area with first class or equivalent. Candidates with Master’s Degree in basic science subjects and Humanities must be NET qualified (JRF) to be considered for the Ph.D. programme. • Age Limit as on 04.07.2011: 28 years. Age relaxation applicable as per Govt, of India Rules. • Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen. • Fellowship: The scholars selected for IIST Ph.D programme will be initially given a fellowship of Rs.16,000/- or Rs.18,000/- per month for the first two years based on the qualifications. The fellowship will be enhanced to Rs.18,000/- or Rs.20,000/- respectively after two years based on a progress review. The scholars will be required to assist the Departments in academic activities as and when required. The scholars will have to pay tuition/registration fee and fee for boarding/lodging/medical facilities as per IIST rules. • Selection procedure: Selection will be based on a written test followed by an interview to be conducted during the 3rd week of July 2011 in Thiruvananthapuram. Outstation candidates will be paid to and fro sleeper class train fare by shortest route or actual fare (whichever is lower) for attending the test/interview. (For details please visit IIST website: www.iist.ac.in). • For downloading application form and other details please refer to IIST website www.iist.ac.in .Duly filled up application form along with attested copies of documents mentioned in the application form should be sent to The Administrative Officer, IIST, Valiamala Post, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 547 with the superscription “Application for IIST Ph.D. Programme“. Application form should be accompanied byafee of Rs.250/-(Rs.125/- for ST/SC candidates) in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favourof The Registrar, IIST payable at Thiruvananthapuram

• Last date for receipt of application: 04th July 2011.

Advt. No.: IIST/27/11 dated 20.06.2011

Government of India, Department of Space
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
[A deemed to be University under Sec.3 of the UGC Act, 1956]
Valiamala, Thiruvananthapuram 695 547


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