To take our highly motivated students on a fascinating journey into the world of astronomy, Cotton College State University is organizing the CCSU Astronomy and Astrophysics Summer School 2015 from 22nd June to 11th July 2015, with support from `Friends of Cotton'. It will be held in the University campus at Panbazar, Guwahati. The School will cover a wide range of topics which will include stars and stellar evolution, binary stellar systems, the interstellar medium, pulsars, gravitational waves, galaxies, clusters of galaxies and active galaxies, cosmology and large-scale structure formation. There will be hands-on experience in data analysis, intensive tutorials, screening of astronomy-related movies and night-sky watching sessions.

The faculty will include internationally known astronomers from both within and outside India. A detailed program will be available in our website shortly. For further details and updates please visit our site and our facebook page

The school will be targetted at the undergraduate level. Postgraduate and research students are also encouraged to apply.


You can apply using our online form: . You must have a valid google account for submitting your online application.

Last date for application is 2015 June 01.

In case of any difficulty please contact one of the following co-ordinators of the School in the University office.

Prasad Basu, Wasim Raja, Madhulipi Talukdar, Dewitz Thangte

Contact number +91-(0)361-2733512 E-mail:

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


Dated 08/06/2015

Short listed candidates' list for the school

Short-listed applicants are required to pay Rs.1500/-(Fifteen Hundred only) on or before 15th June 2015 using the ICICI Bank Challan. Payment can be made in any branch of ICICI Bank Ltd. anywhere in India.

Download Challan for fee payment   [Please print in landscape format]

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