Indian Institute of Astrophysics


Indian Institute of Astrophysics ( IIA ) was originally established in 1786. It is a research institute presently located at Bangalore. Today Government of India operates and manages all its functions under the Department of Science & Technology. It provide higher studies and offers doctoral and graduate degrees for study and research in astronomy, astrophysics and other related subjects. It is recognised as a premiere national institute. Its field stations are situated at the state of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and J&K.

To take up the challenges, IIA Bangalore is looking for candidates having best qualification and experience and for this it invites applications form Indian Citizens. All the following positions are for the development of state of art instrument for the studies of various aspects of sun. Interested and experienced candidates can apply before 21st October 2011.


2 posts are for Research Trainees with consolidated salary of Rs. 16000/- per month for 1st year, Rs. 17000/- for 2nd year and Rs, 18000/- per month in 3rd year. For this candidates maximum age should be 25 years and should posses the degree of M.Sc in Physics / Astronomy & Astrophysics.
3 vacancies are for the post of Project Clerk with Rs. 12500/-per month as salary. Here maximum 30 years of age is required and also candidates should be graduate in any stream with at least 2 years of experience.
9 posts are for Trainee Electrician for the placements in IIA Bangalore, VBO Kavalur, IIA Kodaikanal and CREST Hosakote. For this post, candidates age should not be more than 25 years and also should have passed ITI in electrical trade with 2 years of experience. Selected candidates will get salary of Rs. 10000/- per month.
2 posts are for Telescope Operators with salary of Rs. 13000/- per month. Candidates interested in this post should not be more than 30 years and should be graduate in science stream with physics/ computer science as a subject. At least 3 years of experience is also required.
2 posts are for Project Associate with Rs. 18000/- as salary. maximum 30 years of age with degree of BE in computer science/ electronics and communications.

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