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  • 8:38 PM, Saturday, 26 May 2018

Research Council constituted by Director, IIST in the year 2008 vide office order No.021 and the latest modified as per Office Order No.332 dated 20/02/2014 with Dean R&D (Chairman) and all HOD’s, Deans and identified faculty members from each department

IIST Research Council (RC) is formed to enable, promote and nurture research activities, meeting the requirements and research challenges of Space Science and Technology.

RC meets periodically/ need basis to discuss on research related activities and other academic matters of Research Scholars and give suggestions/recommendations to Director for further approval/ proceedings

Role of RC

Research Projects

  • Receive Proposals for Research Projects from IIST Faculty in the prescribed format and refer them to respective Peer Review Committees (PRC).
  • Based on the Evaluation Reports and Recommendations from the PRC, RC decides on the appropriate action on Project.
  • Work out the procedures for periodic evaluation of the progress of Research Projects and closure of Research Projects.
  • Consider any proposal for extension of Research project duration and additional funds requirement

PhD admission

  • Initiating PhD admissions every semester
  • Receiving PhD requirements from Faculty members
  • Consolidating the submitted areas based on IIST PhD rules
  • Recommending to Director for approval
  • Releasing the advertisement through Academics
  • Involving in screening and admission related activities

Monitoring Progress of Research Scholars

  • Recommendations for Doctoral Committee formation and course Work of PhD Scholars
  • Recommendation of Confirming PhD Registration after Comprehensive Viva Examination
  • Recommending for enhancement of Scholarship after 2 years of Research Period based on DC and Department recommendations.
  • Monitoring the procedures for completion of PhD programme
  • Recommendations for Workshops/conferences for the Research Scholars.

Related Activity

  • Recommendations to act as Supervisors/Co-Supervisor in IIST
  • Recommending to act as Co-Supervisor in other National Organization/institute
  • Recommending to approve Publication charges (Partial/Full) for Journal of Higher Repute for papers published by Faculty members through projects/Research
  • To promote/frame/amend norms and procedure for any activity that enhances the research environment quality of IIST