Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2022

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EligibilityPh.D. degree holders below 32 years of age
AwardUp to INR 80,000 p.m. and contingency grant of INR 2 lakh per annum

About the Program


Last Updated On : 27-05-2022   Posted By : Salma

Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2022 is an opportunity offered by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) for Ph.D. 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 of up to INR 80,000 per month, an annual contingency grant of INR 2 lakh and other benefits.

  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2022

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • Be below the age of 32 years
    • Have obtained a Ph.D. degree
    • Have outstanding academic credentials

    The selected candidates will receive the following benefits -

    • A fellowship of INR 75,000 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 2 lakh
    • 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?

    The eligible candidates can apply for the fellowship through the below-mentioned steps - 

    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button and read the details carefully.
    Step 2: Navigate to 'How to Apply' and click on the given link.
    Step 3: Create an account to 'Pre-register'.
    Step 4: After successful pre-registration, fill in the required details and submit the online application form.

Important Dates

The applications will be accepted four times a year, with deadlines for applications fixed on January 31, May 31, and September 30.

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected based on their performance in the interview and fulfilment of the eligibility criteria.

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. 

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by May, 2023. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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