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JNCASR Summer Research Fellowship Program 2018

JNCASR Bangalore SRFP 2018 for Science and Engineering students 


Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) invites applications for its Summer Research Fellowship Program 2018, for motivated and talented Indian students in Science and Engineering


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SRFP Details 

The Centre offers Summer fellowships for two months to bright undergraduate and M.Sc. students (renewable for a second year for selected students)

This Program has proved to be popular and competitive; each year, about 2000 students from all over India apply for the 50-60-80 fellowships awarded

All the fellowships are supported by the Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. Students are placed with research groups at JNCASR or with scientists elsewhere in India


Areas of Research

(a) Life Sciences: Infectious and non-infectious diseases, bioinformatics, developmental biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, genetics, life-history evolution, circadian biology, animal behaviour, behavioural ecology, evolutionary genetics, experimental evolution, population dynamics, phylogeography, neurophysiology, behavioural neurobiology and behavioural genetics and cell biology

(b) Materials Sciences: Nano Sciences, energy and green materials

(c) Chemical Sciences: Solid state chemistry, theoretical and computational chemistry, organic, physical and inorganic chemistry, organic and asymmetric synthesis, medicinal and bio-organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, supramolecular chemistry and chemistry of nanomaterials, renewable energy and healthcare related materials chemistry

(d) Physical Sciences: Condensed matter theory and experiment, statistical physics, semiconductor materials physics, biophysics, nano physics, organic electronics, computational materials science, soft matter, semiconductor interfaces, heterostructures, physical metallurgy and transmission electron microscopy

(e) Engg Sciences: Computational fluid dynamics using mesoscopic simulation techniques, dynamics and rheology of complex microstructured fluids including suspensions, emulsions and polymer solutions, flow of granular media, Active matter, Hydrodynamic stability of Newtonian and viscoelastic fluids, high Reynolds number flows and turbulence, non-linear dynamics and chaos, vortex dynamics, heat and mass transfer, geophysical fluid dynamics, microfluidics, acoustofluidics, and microgravity science

(f) Mathematics


Minimum academic Qualifications:

Students who have secured not less than 80% in Maths and Science subjects in their 10th and 12th standard or equivalent exams, and not less than first class in graduation and post graduation (if applicable)

Students presently studying in I and II year of B.Sc., I, II & III year of B.S., I, II & III year of B.E. /B.Tech., I year of M.Sc., and I-III year of Integrated M.Sc. can apply for Life Sciences

Students presently studying in II & III year of B.Sc., II, III & IV year B.S., II, III & IV year of B.E/B.Tech., I year of M.Sc. and I-III year of Integrated M.Sc. can apply for Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

Students presently IV year of BS-MS, I year of M.Sc. and IV year of Int. M.Sc. can apply for Materials Sciences and Chemical Sciences

The students selected under this program are placed with scientists at the Centre or elsewhere in India, for 2 continuous months with a stipend of Rs.6000/- per month and travel support as per Centre norms



Detailed Information & Application Form can be downloaded from http://www.jncasr.ac.in/fe/srfp.php

The filled in application form with attested documents should reach the address “The Academic Coordinator, Fellowships and Extension Programs, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for

Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Jakkur P.O., Bangalore-560064”


Important Dates 

Last Date for downloading Application form from Website: 30th November 2017

Last Date for Receipt of completed Application Form: 08th December 2017

Selected candidates will be intimated by: 28th February 2018


JNCASR, Bangalore 

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advance Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, (A Deemed University) Jakkur P.O., Bangalore-560064, (In association with Dept. of Science and Technology & Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi), Tel.: 080-2208-2776, Website www.jncasr.ac.in


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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