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

Key Information

Conducted By Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA)
Eligibility Ph.D degree holders
Region India
Rewards INR up to 80,000 per month along with other allowances
Last Date of Application September 30, 2021

Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar post-doctoral fellowship is an opportunity provided by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA). A permanent resident holding a Ph.D degree can apply for this fellowship. This fellowship is for the extraordinary candidates with marvelous academic records in all the zones of astronomy and astrophysics. The selected fellows  will be rewarded INR 80,000 per month along with some other allowances. The applications will be accepted 3 times a year with different deadlines in consecutive months (i.e Jan 31st, May 31st, and Sept 30th, 2021). 

Note: The program is expected to re-launch in March 2022. Interested candidates can check this page for further updates.

Note: The last date to apply for the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships for 2022 remains unchanged concerning the official website. Meanwhile, the applicants can look through and get more insight into the given scholarship.

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Eligibility Criteria

The fellows should ensure that they are fulfilling all the requirements. The selected candidates of the particular degree can apply for the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar post-doctoral fellowship. Some of the necessary conditions are given below:

  • They must be below the age of 32 years.
  • They must hold a ph.D. degree in a particular field.
  • The fellow must be an extraordinary student with marvelous academic records.

Rewards

The selected fellows for the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar post-doctoral fellowship can avail themselves of the services provided by the institution. They will be rewarded with different allowances. The rewards are as follows:

  • INR 75,000 per month will be given to the candidates who are having experience of lesser than 2 years for the postdoctoral scheme. 
  • INR 80,000 per month will be given to the candidates who are having experience of more than 2 years.
  • INR 2,00,000 per annum will be given to the selected students as a contingency grant.
  • Rental, medical and other allowances will be given as per the rules of the institution.
  • Financial assistance of airfare purpose will be given to the selected fellows.

How to Apply?

The candidates can apply online for the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar post-doctoral fellowship. The candidates who are applying for the first time should register themselves into the fellowship portal. They can apply for the fellowship by using the steps given below:

Step 1: Go to the official webpage of the fellowship.

Step 2: The first time applicant should register themselves into the portal as fresh applicant.

Step 3: Then, log in with the registered ID and Password.

Step 4: Fill the online application with the necessary details

Step 5: Create a PDF of a duly filled application form along with the relevant documents.

Step 6: Send the PDF to [email protected] 

Essential Documents 

The candidates should upload all the relevant documents while applying for the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar post-doctoral fellowship. The supporting documents are as follows:

  • ID proof
  • Marksheets

Selection Criteria

The candidates should ensure that they are eligible, before the application process. The selection criteria of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar post-doctoral fellowship are as follows:

  • Applications will be checked quarterly (i.e in the first week of January, April, July, October of every year) based on which the final selection will be done.

Terms and Conditions

The candidates should agree with the terms and conditions given below:

  • All the candidates should intend to work upon the research program in the zones of astronomy and astrophysics.
  • The fellowship is for 2 years with the possibility of an extension of 1 more year
  • The selected candidates for the fellowship have to work closely with the members of the research groups.

Contact Details

If the student face any difficulty while the application process of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Chandrasekhar post-doctoral fellowship, they can feel free to reach out through the information shared below:

  • Address: Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Koramangala, Bangalore- 560034, India.
  • Email: [email protected]

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