INAT 2016 Application for Research Scholarship

Aditi Gupta updated on : 16 Aug 2016

Exam date of INAT 2016 has been notified. Candidates interested in the Research Scholarship towards a Ph.D in Astrophysics, Physics and Astronomy can apply now!

IUACC (The Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics) Pune and NCRA TIFR (The Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics) Pune have invited applications from aspiring candidates for INAT 2016 (IUCAA-NCRA Admission Test). This test will select candidates for a research scholarship towards a Ph.D. in Astrophysics, Physics and Astronomy.

Last Date for Online Application:

September 15, 2016

Last Date for Online submission of Assessment Form:

September 19, 2016

Test Date:

December 8, 2016

Interview Date:

December 8 and December 9, 2016

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates must have an M.Sc., Integrated M.Sc. or B.E./B.Tech./M.E./M.Tech. degree with a minimum of 55% marks from a recognized university.
  • Last year students can also apply.

Exam Pattern:

  • The question paper will be divided into two sections, namely A and B.
  • Section A will have objective type questions about- Basic Mathematics, Electronics and Physics.
  • Section B will have objective questions about advanced Mathematics, Physics and Electronics/Engineering.
  • The duration of this test will be two hours.
  • For every correct answer 3 marks will be awarded and for every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.
  • There will be total of 40 questions.

Selection Procedure:

  • On the basis of the application and the assessment, candidates will be shortlisted and will be called for a written test.
  • Candidates with 55% marks or above in their qualifying exam can also write the test by producing a valid photo ID and a copy of the recent marksheet.
  • Final selection will be based on the performance of a candidate in the written test as well as in two interviews.

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