ISRO/ASI Sponsors Students to participate in 61st IAC

ISRO/ASI Sponsors Students to participate in 61st IAC
Prague, Czech Republic

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space (DOS), Govt. of India jointly with Astronautical Society of India (ASI), intends to sponsor a few students to participate in 61st International Astronautical Congress (61st IAC) to be held in Prague, Czech Republic during September 27 to October 1, 2010. This annual global space event is organized by International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and Czech Space Office with a theme “Space for Human benefits and exploration”.

Students meeting the following two major criteria (both) are eligible for consideration of this sponsorship:
(i) Whose paper (as first author) is accepted for presentation in the 61st IAC.
(ii) Who has not been sponsored by ISRO/ASI for this purpose on earlier occasion.

Research Program, IISc Bangalore

Research Program at IISc, Bangalore

Ph D

Astronomy & Astrophysics
(A collaborative program jointly run with IIA, ISRO, RRI, PRL and TIFR) (AP)

Master’s degree in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or BE /  B Tech or equivalent degree
in Electrical, Electronics,
Electrical Communication
Engineering or  B Sc or equivalent degree followed by AMIE, Grad. IETE, AMIIChE, AMIIM, AMAeSI

Physical Research Laboratory, Ahamedabad

Physical Research Laboratory

PRL is an autonomous institution under the Department of Space and was established in 1947. The current areas of research at PRL are Astronomy and Astrophysics, Earth Sciences, Planetary Sciences & Exploration, Space and Atmospheric Sciences, Theoretical Physics, and Experimental Laser and Atomic Physics. We have two campuses at Ahmedabad and astronomical and solar observatories at Mt. Abu and Udaipur respectively.

Admission is through a written test and / or interview, which will be conducted at PRL.

Research scholars are awarded a Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for the first two years, and subsequently a Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) for the remaining years. A JRF receives a stipend of Rs. 12,000 per month and an SRF receives a stipend of Rs. 14,000 per month. A book grant of Rs. 7500 per year is given to all research scholars.

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