Attempt 1

This round of application is only for those candidates who have qualified for JRF in NET-CSIR-UGC exam or scored 96% percentile or above in either JEST or GATE. In addition students should have consistently good academic record and expected to complete their M.Sc., Integrated M.Sc. or B.E./B.Tech./M.E./M.Tech. degrees by August 2013 with 55% marks or more. The Indian Institute of Astrophysics is a premier institute devoted to research in astronomy, astrophysics and related physics.The main campus of the Institute is in Koramangala, Bangalore, whereas the Hosakote campus, near Bangalore houses the Centre for Research and Education in Science and Technology (CREST). The main observing facilities of the Institute are located at Gauribidanur, Hanle, Kavalur and Kodaikanal.