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MS by Research Programme 2022 @ IISER Kolkata

The Center of Excellence in Space Sciences India (CESSI) at IISER Kolkata invites applications from students with background in Physics and Engineering who are highly motivated to pursue a research career in areas related to space science.


  • Recent Bachelor degree in Engineering or Physics with first class or equivalent grade point average and qualification in either GATE or any other national eligibility test such as JEST. Candidates from allied engineering sciences such as Instrumentation, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Computer Science / Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Optical and Optoelectronics Engineering, and Engineering Physics with interest in instrumentation, control, and computational modelling related to astrophysical space sciences are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • International students may apply as per relevant Government of India or Institutional guidelines that may be determined from time-to-time.

Duration of Program: 2 years (4 semesters)

Fellowship: As per Institutational norms

Application Deadline: 20 May, 2022

Interview Dates: Will be notified on the website and short-listed candidates will be informed by email. It is expected that the interviews and selection process will be completed by June, 2022.

How to apply: Applicant can apply Online at

Important Dates:

  • Application portal closes 20th May 2022
  • Publication of shortlist for interview : 25th May 2022

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