PhD Opportunities at the Indian Institute of Technology Indore

Applications are invited from highly motivated and research-oriented applicants for admission to the PhD program at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore in the Discipline of Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Space Engineering.

Current research areas include: Observational and Computational Cosmology; Galaxy Clusters and Large Scale Structures; Computational Astrophysics; Neutron Stars, Pulsars, and Black Holes; Transients; Active Galactic Nuclei; Statistical Inference, Machine Learning, and Big Data; Radio and X-ray Observations; Radio Astronomy Instrumentation; the Galaxy and Interstellar Medium; Star and Planet Formation; High Energy Astrophysics; Gamma-ray Astronomy; Multi-wavelength and Multi-messenger Astronomy; Ionosphere and Satellite Communication/Navigation; Spacecraft and Payload Control; Interplanetary Space Weather; Remote Sensing and RADAR; and Signal and Image Processing.

Applicants are strongly advised to visit the profiles of the faculty members at before applying for the PhD program. The main PhD advertisement of the IIT is available at

Candidates must apply ONLINE at This is a rolling advertisement. All applications received by March 16, 2020, will be considered for this round of examinations and interviews. Any application received after this date will automatically be considered for the next round.

For any queries, please contact Dr. Suman Majumdar (DPGC Convener DAASE); Dr. Abhirup Datta (Head, DAASE) Discipline of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, Khandwa Road, Simrol Indore 453552