Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore – India Connect

Nanyang Technological UniversityNTU India Connect Research Internship Program is a university-wide short-term research program lasting for 2 to 6 months. It is initiated to enable undergraduate and graduate students from Indian universities and institutes of higher learning to pursue research at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Participants of this program will work under the supervision of NTU faculty, develop a strong research interest and expertise in a given research field, experience multicultural living, gain a network of friends and a better understanding of Singapore.

About Nanyang Technological University (NTU): The Nanyang Technological University (abbreviation: NTU) is an autonomous university in Singapore offering publicly-funded degree programs. NTU is consistently ranked amongst the world’s best universities in all of the major college and university rankings and is regarded as one of the top 3 universities in Asia.

Who can apply: NTU India Connect is open to pre-final year undergraduate (Bachelor) and postgraduate (Masters) students that is 3rd year BE/B.Tech, 1st year ME/M.Tech and 4th year B.Tech-M.Tech dual degree students who have not studied in NTU Singapore previously. The applicants must possess good academic track records.

You must be a student pursuing your studies in an Indian university or college upon the period of your internship with NTU.

Research Areas: Engineering (almost all branches), Science (Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology), MBA, Humanities & Social Sciences.

You can check all the projects listed here and submit the online application. Please email all the necessary supporting documents listed in the checklist with 3 (three) names of the faculty whom you would like to work with, to Prof. BVR Chowdari, Senior Executive Director, President’s Office at indiaconnect@ntu.edu.sg Those shortlisted candidates will be referred to suggested faculty for their consent and if agreed internship offer will be made. If we do not receive a complete set of application and supporting documents, your application will not be considered.

Those students who intend to have an internship for longer period (> 2 months) must have a supervisor at the home institution and the supervisors at both institutions must come to a common understanding about the research project before the application being considered. A recommendation letter from the International Relations office is also required.

Duration: 2-6 months.

  1. May 8, 2017 to July 15, 2017: You can apply for this internship period latest by February 15, 2017.
  2. July 20, 2017 to December 31, 2017: You can apply for this internship period from February 15, 2017 to April 30, 2017.

Location: Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.

Stipend: The grant is tenable only for the duration of the program at NTU. Each grant may cover the following in full or partial:

  • One-time travel support to the extend of SGD 300.
  • A single/double occupancy accommodation inside or outside the university (subject to availability).
  • SDG 300 per month (paid out on a monthly basis). should your stay either be less or more than a month the amount will be proportional.
  • Reimbursement of miscellaneous fees such as TEP Application, Matriculation Card, IT Facilities Fee, Registration Fee, University Copyright Fee and Group Hospitalisation and Surgical Insurance (GHSI) Scheme with the financial allowance pay-out.

All participants will receive a certificate issued by NTU upon completion of the program.​

Here is a link to NTU India Connect’s page.

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