MS Programme in Space Physics

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The Center of Excellence in Space Sciences India (CESSI) at IISER Kolkata invites applications from engineering students who are highly motivated to pursue a research career in astrophysical space sciences. CESSI is a multi-institutional Center funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and its research focus includes solar physics, space weather, gravitational wave astrophysics and space-and ground-based instrumentation support and development.


The Masters program offered by CESSI is a unique blend of thematic courses and a research project allowing integration of fundamental knowledge while developing proficiency in research.


Further details about CESSI and its research focus are available at:


Minimum Eligibility Criterion


Recent BE or BTech Degree with first class or equivalent grade point average and qualification in either GATE or any other national eligibility test such as JEST


Selection Process


Based on the evaluation of the applications, some candidates are short-listed and called for interview. Recommendation letters may be sought for short-listed candidates. Final selection is based on the basis of performance in the interview, academic background of the candidate and any other criterion determined by the selection committee. No candidates are selected if suitable candidates of sufficient quality are not found.


Duration of Program: 2 years (4 semesters)


Fellowship: As per Government norms


Application Deadline: 01 May, 2017


Final Selection List: