Indian Institute of AstrophysicsBANGALORE - 560034, INDIA
ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES - 2012
1. Ph. D Programme in collaboration with Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry.
2. Integrated M.Sc - Ph. D Programme in Physics and Astrophysics in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.
3. Integrated M. Tech - Ph. D (Tech.) Programme in Astronomical Instrumentation in collaboration with University of Calcutta, Kolkata.
Selected candidates will be offered fellowship / stipend as per the norms of the Institute along with an annual book grant, accommodation and medical facilities.
Last date for receipt of online application : 30th April, 2012
Last date for receipt of reference letters : 30thApril, 2012
Integrated M.Tech-Ph.D programme : 28-29 May, 2012
Integrated M.Sc-Ph.D programme : 1-2 June, 2012
Ph.D programme : 4-7 June, 2012
Sun and the solar system: Solar activity, planets, comets, solar terrestrial physics
Stellar physics: Formation and evolution of stars, brown dwarfs, star clusters, planetary nebulae, stellar atmospheres, stellar variability,
Extragalactic astronomy: Star formation in galaxies, activity in galaxies, groups and clusters of galaxies, gamma-ray burst events
Theoretical astrophysics and related physics: Magneto-hydrodynamics and radiative processes in astrophysical objects, pulsars,
black hole physics, structure and dynamics of galaxies, relativity, cosmology, atomic and molecular physics
Instrumentation: Back-end instruments for the various observing facilities, space astronomy payloads
Kodaikanal Observatory, Kodaikanal
Vainu Bappu Observatory, Kavalur
Gauribidanur Radio Observatory, Gauribidanur
Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle
Center for Research and Education in Science & Technology, Hosakote
Library and computing facilities
The Institute plans to set up a 2 m class solar telescope at a high altitude site and develop a space coronagraph
For further details visit IIA Website http://www.iiap.res.in .