Cotton University Astronomy and Astrophysics Summer School 2017


To introduce highly motivated students to the fascinating world of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Cotton University is organizing “Astronomy and Astrophysics Summer School 2017" from June 19 to July 03, 2017. It will be held in the University campus at Panbazar, Guwahati. The School will cover a wide range of topics including Stars and Stellar Evolution, Variable Star Astronomy, Binary Star Light Curve Modeling, Interstellar Medium, Pulsars, Gravitational Waves, Galaxies, Clusters of Galaxies and Active Galaxies, Cosmology, Large-scale Structure Formation and many more interesting topics in Astronomy & Astrophysics. Apart from the lectures delivered by various resource persons, there will be hands-on sessions in data analysis, intensive tutorials and screening of astronomy-related movies.

The faculty will include well-known Astronomers and Astrophysicists from within and outside the country. A detailed program will be available in our website very shortly. For further details and updates please visit our site

The school will be targeted mainly at the undergraduate level. Postgraduate and young research scholars are also encouraged to apply.

You can apply using our on-line form. The link to the form will be made available very shortly. You must have a valid Google account for submitting your on-line application form.

Last date for application : June 12, 2017 (Registration closed).

Registration Fees: Rs. 1500/-

 [Only the shortlisted candidates will be required to pay the registration fees of Rs. 1500 within two days of their intimation of selection by email. Shortlisted candidates will be informed about their selection on June 13, 2017.]


In case of any difficulty please contact one of the following coordinators of the School in the University office.

Prasad Basu (+918116819083), Sukanta Deb (+919810362087)

Contact number +91-(0)361-2733512 (VC Office)


Participants will have to make arrangements for their own accommodation in Guwahati. Cotton University students may take it on credit.


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