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Post-doctoral Fellowship

Post doctoral fellowships are offered by the following Centres of ISRO.

i). Physical Researtch Laboratory [PRL]

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in research areas of the Laboratory is offered for a maximum period of two years.

Research Areas :-

  • Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • Space & Atmospheric Sciences
  • Planetary Sciences & Geo-sciences
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Optical, Atomic & Molecular Physics]

For more information, visit   www.prl.res.in/prl-eng/pdf

ii). Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology [IIST]

IIST offers post-doctoral fellowship programmes in frontier research areas of Aerospace Engineering, Avionics, Chemistry and Physics.

More details can be had at www.iist.ac.in/research/post-doctoral

iii). Space Physics Laboratory, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre [SPL-VSSC]

Research Associates (Post Doctoral Research Fellowship):

SPL has two types of Post Doctoral Research Fellowship (PDF) programme:

(a) The Research Fellows of SPL, after submitting their PhD thesis may be given PDF position, based on an interview conducted by PDF Committee of the laboratory.

(b) The other type of PDF is for external PhD holders. Any enquiry for these positions can be directed to Director, SPL.

More information is available at