IISER Pune Summer Student Programme 2015


The Online Registration for the Programme is Now Open
The deadline for registration is 28th February 2015


IISER Pune invites applications from research oriented students to participate in its Summer Student Programme, 2015. Successful applicants will have an opportunity to participate in the research programmes of IISER-Pune faculty. Research activities in IISER-Pune span both theory and experiment in biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics with a strong focus on interdisciplinary research. These summer projects are also an opportunity for students to evaluate the suitability of various programmes at IISER-Pune (Integrated PhD and PhD) for future career choice.

This application form is meant for students of educational institutions other than those of IISER-Pune.
The web application form for IISER-Pune students will be made available after 15th March 2015.

Summer projects selected through the Indian Academy of Science will not have to go through this registration process.

Eligibility & Requirements

  1. Students currently (at the time of application) studying in the
      • 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of B.Sc/B.Tech/B.E or equivalent
      • 1st year of M.Sc/M.Tech or equivalent.

  2. Minimum 60% (or equivalent) in overall grades, or 80% in the particular stream(s) of interest.

  3. Selecting a project for application.
      • browse the list of available projects and identify your project of interest
        Faculty not listed in the above list of available projects WILL NOT be offering any summer projects.
        Please do not contact them to ask for any projects.
      • You may go through the webpages of the faculty to confirm that your interests overlap, and to obtain an idea of their research methods.
      • Every project has a requirement in terms of knowledge and skills. Please do not apply for a project that you are not equipped to undertake. It will be a waste of your time.
      • If you need further technical information on the project, send a single email to the concerned faculty. Please do not send additional emails in the absence of a response.
      • You may apply for up to 2 projects

  4. Project duration: 4 - 8 weeks during the period May 15th – July 15th, 2015.

Applicants must use the web-based registration form on this page (scroll below) to apply for the summer programme

Other Details

  1. Selected students without other sources of summer project financial support will receive a fellowship sufficient to cover boarding and lodging in IISER-Pune hostel and travel by train between place of study/residence and Pune.
  2. The performance of students will be evaluated at the end of the project and the same conveyed to their parent institute.
  3. Please do not contact, either by phone or by email, the concerned faculty for selection information after you have registered.
  4. The results of the selection process will be conveyed to the students by March 31st
  5. Any query regarding this programme may be addressed to sspc@iiserpune.ac.in
  6. Any problem with the web-based registration process may also be addressed to Ramana Athreya at rathreya@iiserpune.ac.in

Registration Form

* are mandatory fields

Complete the application process by clicking the submit button at the end of this page after filling in all the relevant fields.

This application form is not meant for students of IISER-Pune and summer fellows of the Indian Academy of Science

IMPORTANT: Make sure that your email address is correct and that it will be valid for the next 4 months. Since all contact is only through emails any error in the address will effectively disqualify your application.


Personal details:
Name : * PLEASE DO NOT USE INITIALS - WRITE THE FULL NAME
Date of birth :
(yyyy-mm-dd format)
*
Gender : * Male              Female
Contact details :                    Email *                        Phone *


Current Course:
Institution (name, place) : *      If OTHER, specify
Programme - Year: *
Subjects:                    Major *                         Minor
If OTHER, specify

Note: There is a profusion of 4-5 year course in the country resulting in a Bachelor's or Master's degree. Please select the closest equivalent in the drop-down list under PROGRAMME-YEAR above. Counting the years since end of 12th standard is perhaps the best way.


Academic Performance During Previous 3 Years (Percentage):
                 Overall Average Subjects Relevant to the Project
Academic year 2013-14: *
Academic year 2012-13: *
Academic year 2011-12: *

Note: 1. Convert all letter grades into a percentage (your institution should be able to help with the conversion). Do not type in the per centage symbol or text
         2. Grades of previous 3 years - back to 10th standard, if necessary.
         3. If you have a year's break from education (i.e. a gap year) please enter a zero against the corresponding year.


Project Preference:                           1st Preference                                                            2nd Preference
Project Supervisor & Code: *


Knowledge relevant to the project (max 500 char; you can rescale the input boxes for convenience):
courses that you have taken - specify the text books followed, previous projects, mathematical and laboratory skills, and anything of relevance to the project


Knowledge of computer languages and packages (max 200 char):


A statement on why you want to do this project (max 500 char):