Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2020

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Last updated on: 26-May-2020
EligibilityPhD degree holders below 32 years of age
AwardFellowship up to INR 80,000 pm and contingency grant of INR 2,00,000 pa

About the Program

The Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) invites applications for IIA Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2020 from PhD degree holders. The fellowship is meant for exceptionally bright candidates with outstanding academic credentials in all areas of astronomy and astrophysics. The selected candidates will receive a fellowship up to INR 80,000 per month, an annual contingency grant of INR 2,00,000, and other benefits.

  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2020 Deadline30-Sep-2020

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be below the age of 32 years
    • Have obtained a PhD degree
    • Be an exceptionally bright candidate with outstanding academic credentials

    The selected fellows will receive:

    • A fellowship of INR 75,000 for candidates with up to 2 years of post-doctoral experience and INR 80,000 for those with more than 2 years of experience
    • An annual contingency grant of INR 200,000
    • Housing (subject to availability), medical and other benefits in accordance with the prevailing rules of the institute
    • Travel support by economy airfare will be available at the time of taking up the assignment
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:

    Step 1: Create an account here and log in to start a new application.
    Step 2: Complete the application form by providing personal, academic, work experience related details.
    Step 3: Submit the application form.

    Note: PDF committee will then process the application and update the applicants about it.

Important Dates

The applications will be accepted four times in a year, with deadlines for applications fixed at December 31, March 31, June 30, and September 30.

Selection Criteria

The applications will be reviewed every quarter, in the first week of January, April, July and October on the basis of which the final selection will be made.

Terms and Conditions
  • The fellowship is meant for research in all the areas of astronomy and astrophysics.
  • The fellowship is for a period of two years with the possibility of an extension for one more year. 

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