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

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EligibilityPh.D. degree holders
AwardUp to INR 54,000 per month and other benefits

About the Program


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

Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2022 is an opportunity offered by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) to Ph.D. degree holders. The selected candidate will receive a fellowship of up to INR 54,000 per month and several other benefits.

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

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • Be below 36 years of age 
    • Hold a Ph.D. degree in Physical/Mathematical Sciences from a recognized University/Institute
    • Have submitted the thesis 

    The selected fellows will receive the fellowship in the following way - 

    • A fixed fellowship of INR 47,000 per month for fresh Ph.D. holders
    • A fellowship of INR 49,000 per month to Ph.D. holders with a minimum of 1 to 2 years of post-doctoral experience
    • A fellowship of INR 54,000 per month to those with more experience 


    Other benefits - 

    Other allowances such as house rent, book grants (INR 10,000 per year), and medical facilities are offered in accordance with the prevailing rules of the institute.

    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
  • Selected candidates, as post-doctoral fellows, are expected to work in close collaboration with members of the research groups at the institute and are also encouraged to carry out independent research.
  • The duration of the fellowship is normally two years with a possible extension of one year.
  • The research experience of the candidate should have a significant overlap with the current research activities at IIA.
  • IIA has limited accommodation for PDFs which will be provided subject to availability.
  • The PDF committee will process the application and update the applicants about it.

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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