IISER Pune Summer Student Programme 2014

The selection process has been completed and the applicants were intimated by email during the first week of April.
However, applicants who had entered incorrect email addresses would not have received the emails.

IISER Pune invites applications from research oriented students to participate in its Summer Student Programme, 2014. 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.

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
      • 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, 2014.

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