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Research Scholars


Indian Institute of Geomagnetism (IIG) offers Doctoral Programme in Geomagnetism and Allied Fields pertinent to studies of Solid Earth, Upper Atmosphere and Observatory Data Analysis. Selected candidates will be required to do research work at its HQ and/or its regional centres (EGRL-Tirunelveli, KSKGRL-Allahabad and MO-Shillong). Indian Institute of Geomagnetism is a recognized centre for conducting research leading to Ph.D. degree awarded by following universities in the subjects specified:

  • University of Mumbai (Physics)
  • Shivaji University, Kolhapur (Physics)
  • North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon (Physics, Applied Geology, Environmental Science)
  • SRTM University, Nanded (Geophysics, Environmental Science)
  • Andhra University, Visakhapatanam (Physics & Geophysics)
  • Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli (Physics)
  • NIT Warangal (Mathematics)

Scholarship & Tenure :

Tenure and fellowship/stipend to the JRF/SRF are as per prevailing CSIR/UGC guidelines.

Eligibility :

M.Sc./M.Sc. (Tech.) in Physics/Atmospheric Physics/Space Physics/Geophysics/ Applied Geology/Applied Mathematics with a minimum of 60% marks throughout and Physics or Chemistry or Mathematics as a subject in B.Sc.

INSPIRE candidates having qualified PET or equivalent examination from the University of Mumbai (Physics), Shivaji University, Kolhapur (Physics), North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon (Physics, Applied Geology, Environmental Science), SRTM University, Nanded (Geophysics, Environmental Science), Andhra University, Visakhapatanam (Physics & Geophysics), Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli (Physics) and NIT Warangal (Applied Mathematics) can also apply.

Selection Criteria :

Candidates who are in possession of valid GATE / NET/ INSPIRE certificate in subject code-2 (Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Science) or subject code-4 (Mathematics) or subject code-5 (Physical Science)/ PET (from universities mentioned above in Eligibility) may be called for the interview directly.

Candidates who have not qualified any of the above tests will have to appear for a written test and a personal interview at IIG, Navi Mumbai. However, they will have to qualify any of the tests as mentioned in the preamble, within one year.

Application Procedure :

Candidates should apply online through institute’s website (, under “Opportunities/Research fellowships”). After On-line submission of application, the Applicant must obtain a print-out of application submitted. The print-out of On-line application along with all up-loaded documents must be sent by post to the Registrar, Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, Plot-5, Sector 18, Near Kalamboli Highway, New Panvel (W), Navi Mumbai, 410218.