How to Apply

There are TWO steps in the application procedure. Candidates must first register by entering their name and valid e-mail address in the appropriate registration boxes below. An application password will then be automatically sent to the candidates email address; the e-mail address and the password must be entered in order to fill out the Online Application Form. The Application Form also requires the names and e-mail addresses of two referees. Candidates must submit the Online Application Form by November 15, 2023. When the form is submitted, the candidate will receive an email containing his/her Online ID, an account password, and confirmation that s/he has applied for INAT-2024. E-mails will also be automatically sent to the two referees, requesting them to fill and submit the online Confidential Assessment Form. The candidates should inform their referees about the Assessment Form. Note that each applicant must submit his/her Application Form before the referee fills the Assessment Form. Please e-mail the Coordinator at in case of any problems with the online forms.

Based on the applications and referee assessments, a subset of the candidates will be shortlisted and invited to take the written test, to be held in Pune on January 10, 2024. All outstation candidates who are invited to take the test will be paid travel support as per the prevailing rules. You should report at the Chandrasekhar Auditorium, IUCAA, together with the necessary documents for verification (the ones mentioned above, for the Admit letter, for all invited candidates). Registration for the test will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 9:45 a.m. A seat in the test is not guaranteed unless registration is completed by the candidate during this period. For Ph.D. selections, based on the marks in the written test, a further subset of the candidates will be invited to attend two interviews, by two different committees. The final selection for Ph.D. scholarships will be based on a combination of the marks obtained in the written test and the interviews.

Please register yourself as a candidate here for INAT-2024. If you have already registered and have received your application password, you can proceed to fill the Online Application Form below.

INAT Online Application Form : click here

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