ARIES Nainital PhD Admissions 2021: Dates, Results

ARIES Nainital PhD Admissions

ARIES Nainital PhD Admissions 2021 – Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital offers Junior Fellowship program leading to PhD.

Check more details on ARIES Nainital PhD Admissions 2021 below here.

Students having MSc Physics are invited to apply for Junior Fellowship programme of ARIES leading to PhD. Initially admitted students will be offered a Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).

Then JRF will joins the PhD programme after successful completion of the course work. After completion of two years as a JRF, a student is offered a SRF after an assessment.

Latest Update –

LIST of selected candidates is available now

Important Dates for ARIES PhD Admissions 2021

Online Application Opening Date11/06/2021
Online Application Closing Date30/06/2021
List of candidates called for Online interview06/07/2021
Last date to confirm Online interview09/07/2021
Online Interview DatesMid of July, 2021

Eligibility Criteria for ARIES PhD Admissions 2021

M. Sc. Physics with atleast 55% marks for General/OBC and 50% for SC/ST from an UGC recognized University/college.

The candidate should have passed M. Sc. on or after 2019. Students who are appearing in M. Sc. final year exam can appear before the interview, but, if selected have to furnish the proof of M. Sc. qualification at the time of joining.

Applicants should have CSIR/UGC-NET (JRF/LS) qualified in Physics/Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Science (2019/20) -OR- GATE – 2020/GATE -2021 qualified in Physics/Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences -OR- having INSPIRE fellowship.

All the applications will be screened by taking into account marks/ranks in GATE/CSIR/JEST, UGC-NET, and M.Sc. and other guidelines decided by ARIES.

Candidates with external fellowships (DST Inspire, CSIR-JRF) may be given preference.

Age limit

28 years as on July 1, 2021 (date of birth on or after July 1, 1993).

Upper age limit for reserved categories may be relaxed as per the UGC rules.


Rs 31000/- per month (JRF)

Rs 35000/- per month (SRF)

ARIES PhD Admissions 2021 Application Process

Interested candidates have to apply online on website of ARIES.

Before filling this application form read the instructions carefully.

Please note down Application ID carefully.

After submission take print of your application for your future reference.

List of Shortlisted candidates will be announced on ARIES website.

The first level interview will be conducted through online video conferencing.

The second and final level interview may take place at ARIES, Nainital depending on the conditions.

ARIES PhD Admissions 2021 Results

Selected Candidates

List of Selected Candidates

Shortlisted Candidates


  • You are requested to be present before the interview board through zoom at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled date and ime. Please make sure that you have proper internet connecivity, Pencil/Pen, Note book/Pad ready for your usages.
  • Please keep one valid photo Idenity card (University ID, Adharcard, passport etc) along with you, interview board will take your snapshot along with your photo ID card. If you have done any MSC project, please prepare 2 slide of PPT presentaion on it, interview board may ask about it during the interview.
  • Your Video on Zoom will be mandatory to ensure your Physical Presence. Zoom link will be provided on your e-mail.

LIST of candidates screened for the PhD 2021 interview at ARIES, Nainital

For more details and to apply online – visit

Previous Years Admissions

ARIES PhD Admissions 2020

Important Dates

Online Application Opening Date15 May 2020
Revised Deadline for Application19 June 2020
List of candidates called for Online interview09 July 2020
Last date to confirm Online interview24 July 2020
Online Interview Dates27-31 July 2020


Result of ARIES PhD Admissions 2020

List of the qualified candidates for the online interview of the PhD 2020 admissions at ARIES, Nainital (Dated: 09 July 2020).