Each node will host student interns interested in pursuing a research career in mathematical or computational biology at institutions located in its region.

Eligibility: Bachelors (3rd or 4th year) and Masters students

Average duration: 3 months (could be more in certain cases). These internships can be availed at any time during 2015 subject to consent from the faculty mentor. 

Fellowship amount: Rs. 10,000 per month. In addition, outstation interns can receive up to Rs. 5000 per month for accommodation and Rs. 3000 for travel (by II A/c train) from and to their home place.

Application procedure: Apply online at

Please consult the People directory as well as this list of potential mentors when applying.

Deadline: October 31, 2014

Contact Information:
National Network for Mathematical and Computational Biology
Department of Mathematics
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012
Tel: 080-2360 5390


Who is eligible to apply for this programme?

Bachelors (3rd or 4th year) and Masters students in science and engineering. They should be currently enrolled as a student.

Where and when exactly will the internship be conducted?

Anytime in 2015, depending on the mutual convenience of the host scientist and you.

Which is the host institute?

The institute the person you want to work with is associated.

What type of projects will be held?

A research or study project, decided by the host scientist who you intern with, based on your background and the kind of work she/he is engaged in.

Who will be training the interns?

The host scientist and her/his group.

What is the duration of the programme?

At most 3 months

Is there any fees to apply for this programme?


Can commerce graduates also apply?