Indian Academy of Sciences’ Summer Internships

IISc BangaloreIndian Academy of Sciences’ Summer Research Fellowship Program is the best and one of the biggest internship program that is available to Indian students.

Through this internship program, the three National Science Academies (Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore, Indian National Science Academy New Delhi, and The National Academy of Sciences Allahabad) offer many two month Summer Fellowships to enable students/teachers (studying/teaching in India) to work with scientists associated with the three Academies.

Who can apply: 

  • BE/B.Tech/BCA (II and III years only)
  • BS/B.Sc/BVSc (II and III years only)
  • MS/M.Sc/MVSc (I year only)
  • ME/M.Tech/MCA (I year only)
  • (5-year integrated) MS/MSc/MTech/MBBS (II, III, IV years only)
  • (Dual degree) B.Tech + M.Tech (II/III/IV years only)
  • (Dual degree) BE + MSc. (II, III, IV years only)
  • (Dual degree) BS + MS (II, III, IV years only)
  • Integrated PhD (I, II years only)

For student applicants, the minimum percentage of average marks in core subjects only (i.e. excluding languages) from X std. up to post-graduation (whichever years completed) should be 65% or above.

Research Areas: The broad area of interests are : Engineering including Computer Science, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Earth & Planetary Sciences and Physics.

Projects:  You can check the list of guides here.

Locations: Multiple locations in India. would depend on your guide/professor.

Duration: Two months any time during the calendar year, preferably during the summer.

Stipend: The selected students/teachers will be provided appropriate round trip train fare and a monthly fellowship to meet their living expenses at the place of work.

How to Apply: For more details and to apply, visit Indian Academy of Sciences’ Summer Internships website.

The last date for this year is November 30, 2016.

You need to apply online and a copy of the application together with enclosures must be sent by speed post or courier to The Coordinator, Science Education Programmes, Indian Academy of Sciences, CV Raman Avenue, Near Mekhri Circle, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560 080.

You can check the results of 20162015 and 2014 here.

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