Indian Institute of Astrophysics – Trainee


Company profile: It came into existence in 1971. It is a premier institute dealing with the research work in the field of astronomy (space also), astrophysics (solar eclipse, lunar eclipse study etc.) and related physics. It has set up many telescopes in the country and still planning to set up a large telescope. 

Job profile:
The candidates will be given a chance to move towards a research oriented career. The candidates will be required to work at different sites and carry out research operations related to astrophysics etc.

Eligibility: A candidate must be an Indian citizen. The age of a candidate must not exceed 25 years. Relaxation can be claimed as per the rules.

Qualification required: A candidate must have a first class degree in M.Sc or M.Phil (Physics /Astronomy / Astrophysics / Optical Sciences) OR a B.E/B.Tech degree in CSE, IT, ECE, Electrical, Mechanical or Instrumentation. The candidates with their results awaited can also apply.

Pay Scale: Only a stipend of Rs. 10000 will be given along with the HRA during training period.

Training period: One year training period is there which can be extended up to 2 years.

Selection Procedure: The candidates will be selected on the basis of their fulfillment of the eligibility criteria and their resumes. The selected candidates will be sent to the field stations of IIA.

How to apply
: The interested and the eligible candidates must send their curriculum vitas/resumes along with a recent passport size colored photograph and the photocopies of the documents at the below mentioned address:
The Administrative Officer, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, 2nd Block, Koramangala, Bangalore – 560034.
The envelope must have “Application for Research Trainee” written on top of it.

Last Date to apply is 24.07.2009.

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22 Responses to “Indian Institute of Astrophysics – Trainee”

  1. 22

    i’m persuing final year ece. I lik to do my project on this feild? i ‘ve no idea how to do.. so ‘ll u give some better ideas please?

  2. 21

    my daughter is appearing for her final year B.Sc. (Physics) examination in 2011. She is interested in doing M.Sc. with specialisation in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Kindly provide me details of the universities offering post graduate courses in Astronomy and AStrophysics.

  3. 20

    i am in 12 std i want to know the admission procedure and exam date of IIA

  4. 19
    shri dhar pandey:

    sir,how to apply for addmission in indian institute for astrophysics. my %is 48.15 with physics and math in sir i belongs to very poor family.sir i am requesting to you please admitt in the institute of astrophysics. my address is 9l/12 dabouli-1st,ratan lal nagar ,kanpur,u.p. (208022) thank you sir. your obediently
    shri dhar pandey

  5. 18

    i am in 12th standard and i want to know how can i become an artraunaught.

  6. 17

    I completed my MCA at 2006.Now I am 29 years old. Can I go for this offer?

  7. 16

    dear sir,
    Iam studing in 12th std.please give me information about
    the syllabus of entrance exam

  8. 15

    Dear sir,

    please give the following information

    1) syllabus for entrance
    2)date of entrance exam
    3)colleges in karnataka

  9. 14
    Soumya Shree:

    Can you give me some information about syllabus ?
    Its urgent for me.

  10. 13

    can we apply for IIA after 12 class

  11. 12

    sir,…………………..whether any courses available for ECE students,if any,please tell me, what is the use in that to study in my future ……

  12. 11

    I had received the call letter for the interview for trainee program-2010 in IIAP. I want to know the areas from which the questions may be asked. Is it will be a HR interview or Technical?

  13. 10

    sir,am in my 2nd year btech ece. can i do my PG in aerospace if so where can I?

  14. 9
    aashish singhal:

    sir,i want to do aerospace engineering.please send me list of best Institutes for it.

  15. 8
    shruthi d:

    i am in 3rd year of my Information science and engineering.As i had flunked in the exam,i have lost 1 year and discontinued my i am in 3rd year of my engineering.Am i eligible to do my master degree in astrophysics.please send me the details of eligiblity,percentage of marks required..?

  16. 7

    sir, when will u publish the results of graduate engineering traniee?

  17. 6

    when will the results of research trainee be announced?

  18. 5


    I ‘he applied for the post of research trinee in IIAP..

    So any one pls tell the exam dates and syllabus…

    [email protected]’ itz my id…


  19. 4

    syllabus for this exam..?

  20. 3

    syllabus for this exam..?

  21. 2

    sir………..I missed to write an application for trainee on the top of envelope cover
    so Plz forgive and accept my application

  22. 1

    when will you announce the names of shorlisted candidates for research trainee?