Mar 13 – 24, 2023
Asia/Kolkata timezone











The National Centre for Radio Astrophysics of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (NCRA-TIFR) invites applications for the Radio Astronomy School 2023 (RAS-2023) to be held from March13 to 24, 2023, at NCRA-TIFR, Pune.

To provide the upcoming generation of astronomers exposure to the techniques and excitement of radio astronomy, especially in the context of the recently upgraded Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT). The RAS-2023 will consist of lectures primarily on radio interferometry theory and techniques and hands-on tutorials demonstrating the analysis of GMRT data. There will also be short sessions including lectures and tutorials on pulsar/transient science with GMRT.

Who can apply:
The school is aimed at doctoral students, post-doctoral researchers and faculty members who have a keen interest in using the GMRT for their research. We will also consider applications from masters students with sufficient background in radio astronomy.  Candidates from outside India may also apply. If selected, their participation in the RAS-2023 would be subject to their obtaining an Indian visa and any necessary clearances from the appropriate government authorities.

How to apply:
Prospective participants should apply online by visiting Click here for registration. Students will need to arrange for a reference letter from their supervisors to be sent by email directly to

Accommodation for the period of the RAS-2023 will be provided to outstation participants. Financial assistance for local expenses and travel within the country may be given to selected participants, if they are unable to obtain support from their parent institution. Please fill the part on financial assistance in the online form to be considered for obtaining support.

Last date for accepting applications and reference letters is 05 January 2023.
Candidate selection: End of January 2023

For queries contact

NCRA-TIFR, Pune University Campus, Maharashtra, Pune 411007, India