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IISER Kolkata Summer Student Research Program 2018

IISER Kolkata Summer Student Research Program 2018

IISER Kolkata invites application for the Summer Student Research Program 2018 commencing from 14th May 2018


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To provide B.Sc., M.Sc., B.S., M.S., B.Tech., and B.E. students of institutions or universities across India an opportunity of exposure to a research environment by associating them with one of the research groups of Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) during the summer vacation.


  • The duration of summer research program of IISER-K is from 14th May to 13th July, 2018


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Salient Points

  • Each selected candidate will be formally associated with a faculty member of the Institute.
  • After joining, each candidate needs original certificate from currently affiliated organization (HoD/Supervisor, on letterhead) that she or he is not getting any other financial support.
  • For funded interns, a consolidated fellowship amount will be deposited in intern’s bank account directly at the end of the program.
  • On-campus accommodation is mandatory, and is chargeable (or deductible from fellowship amount).
  • Access to computational and library facilities will be provided.
  • Each candidate must submit a formal Joining report within 1 week of joining, containing details of the project, bank account details, and approval by selected faculty member.
  • A participation certificate will be awarded at the end of the program.


Financial Support

  • Students having KVPY/INSPIRE or any other summer research fellowship, and those selected under the Indian Academy of Sciences summer fellowship program will receive financial support from the respective sponsoring organization
  • There is a provision for a limited number of IISER-K summer research fellowships, the details of which will be notified in due time



  • Staying in campus accommodation throughout the period of visit is mandatory unless the research work requires travelling
  • Selected candidates must abide by the rules and regulations applicable to the regular students of IISER-K
  • Submission of a final work report is must for the award of completion certificate


How to apply

Candidates need to apply online at https://www.iiserkol.ac.in/~summer.research/
For any queries on submission of online applications please write to summer.research@iiserkol.ac.in


Important Dates

Application portal opens:                                                                     10th Feb 2018
Application portal closes:                                                                    3rd Mar 2018 at 4.00 PM
Publication of list of selected candidates:                                            19th Mar 2018
Last date of receiving confirmation from selected candidates:             29th Mar 2018
Summer research program begins:                                                      14th May 2018
Summer research program ends:                                                         13th July 2018

For more information visit the website: https://www.iiserkol.ac.in/~summer.research/

IISER Kolkata

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, Mohanpur - 741 246, West Bengal, India, Phone: +91-33-6634 0012, +91-33-6451 3294, website: www.iiserkol.ac.in