List of Selected Candidate

The Young Astronomers' Meet (YAM) provides a platform for interaction among research students from diverse fields of Astronomy and Astrophysics working in India. The objective is to encourage the efforts of youngsters stepping into Astronomy. It is a meeting of research scholars organized by research scholars. This conference will bring together a sizable number of students from different parts of the country working in the field of Astronomy and Astrophysics. It will help them to communicate their work to fellow researchers and know each others. YAM had been a very successful programme ever since it was started at IUCAA/NCRA in 1992. Interested Ph.D. students in the field of Astronomy, Astrophysics and related topics can apply to attend the conference. It consists of a 5 day programme, with the first 4 days dedicated to the conference and the 5th day alloted for a IGO/GMRT visit.

Note that registration for YAM 2017 is free of cost. All selected participants will be provided food while accommodation will be arranged for candidates living outside Pune City.

The topics covered in the conference will include:

  1. Astronomical Instrumentation
  2. Cosmology, Extragalactic Astrophysics and IGM
  3. Galactic Physics and ISM
  4. General Relativity and Gravitational Waves
  5. High Energy Astrophysics and Compact Stars
  6. Sun and Planetary Science
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Important Dates
Dates of event 11th - 15th September, 2017 ( 4+1 days )
Registration Begins 1st May, 2017
Registration Deadline 10th June, 2017
Abstract Submission Deadline 10th June, 2017
Announcement of Participants 10th July, 2017


Post Bag 4, Ganeshkhind
Savitribai Phule Pune University Campus
Pune 411 007, India


Local Organizing Committee (LOC)
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