SRF Programme at IAS, Bangalore
Kochi: Applications are invited by Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore from interested students and teachers from all universities and colleges affiliated to UGC/AICTE/MCI/Accredited Institutions of State Universities for Science Academies' Summer Research Fellowship Programme for Students and Teachers during year 2016.
Applicants should be studying in one of the following:
BS / BSc / BVSc / BPharm (II and III years only)
BE / BTech / BCA (II and III years only)
MS / MSc / MVSc / MPharm (I year only)
ME / MTech / MCA (I year only)
(5-year integrated) MS / MSc /MTech / MBBS (II, III, IV years only)
(dual degree) BTech + MTech (II/III/IV years only)
(dual degree) BE + MSc (II, III, IV years only)
(dual degree) BS + MS (II, III, IV years only)
Integrated PhD (I, II years only)
The minimum percentage of average marks in core subjects only (i.e. excluding languages) from X std. up to post-graduation (whichever years completed) should be 65% or above.
Students doing PhD are not eligible.
Applicants who have availed the Academies fellowship twice before are not eligible to apply.
Applications should be submitted Online through any of the websites http://www.ias.ac.in, http://www.insaindia.org or http://www.nasi.org.in; however a hard copy of the application submitted online together with enclosures must be sent by speed post or courier to The Coordinator, Science Education Programmes, Indian Academy of Sciences, CV Raman Avenue, Near Mekhri Circle, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560 080.
The applicant should include a write-up (in about 150–250 words) as to the specific area of the applicant and indicate what he/she would like to learn and achieve through this fellowship. It can also include the specific experiment or theory that the applicant wants to work on but NOT a general description of the area. The write-up should not be a "copy and paste" job from any source.
Enclosures to application:
Both student and teacher applicants must upload scanned versions of mark sheets from class X till the last examination in JPEG Format (the size of each marks sheet should not exceed 700 kb).
Teacher applicants should upload their publications, if any. On selection, an authorization letter from the Principal/HoD that necessary permission/leave of absence will be granted should be sent by post to the Coordinator, SRFP 2016, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru 560 080.
The registration number assigned soon after online submission must be quoted both in the hard copy of the application to be sent and in the letter of recommendation to be forwarded by the teacher in the case of student applicants.
The last date for receipt of applications is 30 November 2015. Information of selection along with concurrence of the guide will be despatched around February–March 2016.
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