IIST Astronomy & Astrophysics School Winter Internship Program 2014



The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) is a deemed to be university offering programs at the undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral levels in the areas of space sciences and space technology. IIST functions as an autonomous body under Department of Space, Government of India. The institute’s campus is located at located at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

The Department of Earth & Space Sciences of IIST is organizing its annual Astronomy & Astrophysics School from December 10 – 19, 2014. The school is meant to acquaint students with the basics of astrophysics. The lectures will be at a fundamental level with introductions to more advanced topics. There will be also hands-on astronomical data analysis sessions.

Students belonging to any of the following categories are eligible to apply for the school

  •     M Sc Physics – First or Second Year
  •     Integrated MS (Physics) – Fourth Year
  •     B.Tech (Engineering Physics) – Fourth year

As the number of seats are limited, we are not in a position to consider applications from students who do not belong to any one of the above category. Please resist writing to us for exemptions. www.apuzz.com

Interested candidates should download the application from the above registration link and email us a scanned copy of the completed form on or before September 25, 2014

The selected participants for the school will be intimated through email by October 15, 2014. The list of selected participants will also be published on this webpage.

All selected participants will be provided round trip train fare (sleeper class) for the shortest route. Local hospitality including food and accommodation will be taken care of by IIST. The selected participants will have to pay a registration fee of Rs. 500 when reporting for the school.

Important Dates:

All applications recieved on or before September 25, 2014 will be given due consideration.

The list of selected candidates will be published on this webpage on or before October 15, 2014.

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