IIST Trivandrum PhD Admissions 2021 – Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram invites applications for PhD admission (Regular) for the academic session starting in July 2021.
Check more details on IIST Trivandrum PhD Admission 2021 here.
Latest – Application Form is available now
PhD Program is offered in the following Departments
- Aerospace Engineering
- Earth and Space sciences
Important Dates for IIST Trivandrum PhD Admissions 2021
|Opening of online submission of applications||May 27, 2021|
|Closing of online submission of applications||June 24, 2021|
|Display of shortlisted candidates for Test (Tentative)||July 2, 2021|
|Online screening test (Tentative)||July 11, 2021|
|Publishing of screening test results (Tentative)||July 19, 2021|
|Interview Dates (Tentative)||July 22 & 23, 2021|
|Display of Provisionally selected|
|July 28, 2021|
|Last Date of remittance of semester fee (Tentative)||July 30, 2021|
|Classes begin for Ph.D Programme (Tentative)||August 2, 2021|
Eligibility Criteria for IIST Trivandrum PhD Admissions 2021
Candidate should be an Indian citizen
Below 35 years as on 24.06.2021. Age relaxation as per Govt Rules.
For candidates with Master’s Degree in Technology/Engineering as their highest qualifying degree
Minimum 65% marks or 7.00 CGPA on a scale of 10 or equivalent (60% marks or 6.50 CGPA for OBC / EWS, 55% marks or 6 CGPA for SC/ST/PD).
They must have taken admission in their Master’s degree on the basis of qualified GATE score.
There is no GATE cut off score for applicants with M.E /M.Tech. as the highest qualifying degree and applying for Ph.D. in Engineering Discipline.
Selection to the PhD programme will be based on online screening test followed by an interview.
Interview will be conducted through Video Conference mode.
However, candidates with a valid CSIR / NET-JRF or Lectureship post their ME/M.Tech, will be directly called for the interview through Video Conference mode.
For candidates with Master’s Degree in Science as their highest qualifying degree
Minimum 65% marks or 7.00 CGPA on a scale of 10 or equivalent in the Qualifying Master’s degree in relevant area (60% marks or 6.50 CGPA on a scale of 10 for OBC / EWS, 55% marks or 6.00 CGPA on a scale of 10 for SC/ST/PD).
They must have qualified a National level eligibility test such as CSIR-UGC-NET-JRF / fellowship/ Lectureship or GATE/ JEST / NBHM and State Government Science and Technology Scheme, in the relevant disciplines.
Selection to the programme will be based on an interview through Video Conference mode.
JEST Cut-off score – 300.
GATE Cut-off score – 500 for General Category (450 for OBC / EWS and 350 for SC/ST/PD categories)
IIST Trivandrum PhD Admissions 2021 Application Process
- Applications shall be submitted online at the IIST website http://admission.iist.ac.in. Applications received online only will be considered.
- Fill application carefully.
|For General/EWS/OBC candidates||Rs. 700/- per Department|
|For SC/ST/PD and Women applicants||Rs.350/- per Department|
|Mode of Payment||Through online mode|
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Previous Years Admissions
IIST Trivandrum PhD Admissions 2021
|Opening of online submission of applications||December 09, 2020|
|Closing of online submission of applications (for IIST Funded)||December 29, 2020|
|Closing of online submission of applications (for Externally Funded)||January 6, 2021|
|List of shortlisted candidates for Test||January 06, 2021|
|Online screening test||January 10, 2021 (Sunday)|
|Publishing of screening test results||January 13, 2020|
|Interview Dates||January 18 – 19, 2021|
|Classes begin for Ph.D Programme||January 25, 2021|