IIST Thiruvananthapuram Department of Space Junior/Senior Research Fellowship
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST)

M.Tech. (Master of Technology),M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Scholarship Overview

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) invites applications for the IIST Thiruvananthapuram Department of Space Junior/Senior Research Fellowship 2021 from postgraduate students. The fellowship is meant for the DST-SERB funded project titled,  "Investigation, Design and Implementation of Multifunctional 5G Antenna Systems for Cognitive Radio mm-wave Applications". The selected candidate will receive consolidated remuneration of up to INR 35,000 per month plus HRA.


The selected fellows will receive:

  • Senior Research Fellowship - INR 35,000 per month plus HRA
  • Junior Research Fellowship - INR 31,000 per month plus HRA
Terms and Conditions
  •  Only Indian Nationals need to apply.
  • The Institute reserves the right to terminate the appointment at any time before completion of the tenure/project if it so decides.
  • Applications received online only will be considered for processing under any circumstances.
  • No interim correspondence will be entertained.
  • Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
  • The selected candidates can register for the IIST PhD programme subject to fulfillment of eligibility conditions for PhD admission in IIST. 


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by March2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Hold an ME/ MTech degree in RF and Microwave Engineering or in equivalent areas 
  • Have 2 years of experience in Antena Design/Simulation and Measurements (for SRF)


  • Hold an MSc degree in Physics/Astronomy & Astrophysics/Space Physics or Integrated MS/MSc (Physics) degree
  • Qualify UGC-CSIR NET-JRF/UGC-CSIR NET Lectureship/JEST/GATE in Physics or have obtained State Government/ DST-INSPIRE fellowship

Note: The candidates must be below 35 years of age as of 06th July 2020.

How To Apply

  • To apply for the fellowship, follow the steps below: 

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    Step 4: Fill in all required details and attach all supporting documents.
    Step 5: Submit the application form.