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10th IIST Astronomy and Astrophysics School - 2021


Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram
08 - 18 December 2021


Image Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team


The Department of Earth & Space Sciences of IIST is organizing its annual Astronomy & Astrophysics School from December 8 - 18, 2021. The school will be conducted in online mode. The school is meant to acquaint students with the basics of astrophysics. The lectures will be at a fundamental level with introductions to more advanced topics..


Students from any one of the following backgrounds are eligible to apply for the school

  • M Sc Physics - First or Second Year.
  • Integrated MS (Physics) - Fourth Year.
  • B.Tech (Engineering Physics) - Fourth year.


We typically receive a large number of applications from prospective participants. As the number of seats is limited, we may not be in a position to consider applications from students who do not belong to one of the above categories. Please resist writing to us for exemptions.

Interested candidates should complete the registration online from the link given below on or before October 22, 2021. The selected participants for the school will be intimated through email by the 15th of November. The list of selected participants will also be published on this page on November 15, 2021. The selected participants will have to pay a registration fee of Rs.500 to confirm their acceptance to the school.

In case of questions, please contact us at

Local Organizing Committee