Summer Programme at IISER, Thiruvananthapuram; Apply by March 15
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Thiruvananthapuram has invited Online Application for the Admission to Summer Visiting Programme, 2018, a two-month visiting student’s programme to motivate students and to work with IISER faculty.
Eligibility: Bachelors and Masters Students of Science/Engineering with an inclination towards research in Basic Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics) are eligible to apply for the programme. Preference will be given to 2nd year BSc, III year BE/BTech and 1st year MSc/MTech (or equivalent degree) students.
Application: Application can be filled online latest by 11:59 pm on 15 March 2018, at http://sp.iisertvm.ac.in/isvp/index.php/application/view-ad/1
After submitting, applicant will be taken ‘upload files’ section. On this online application page, all applicants have to upload the following documents (in JPG/JPEG/PDF format and each not exceeding 2 MB, 100dpi):
- Scanned copy of recent passport size photograph (JPG/JPEG format, 500KB only)
- Scanned copy of signature (JPG/JPEG format 500KB only).
- Scanned copy of proof of Date of Birth (Birth certificate, X Standard Certificate or Passport)
- Scanned copy of 10 Standard/Secondary School marks Certificate
- Scanned copy of Higher secondary +2 (or equivalent) marks sheet
- Scanned copy of Proof for studying in II BSc, III BE/BTech and / or I year MSc/MTech & Scanned copy of Marks sheet - II BSc students to provide I year marks sheet, III Year BE/BTech students to provide II Year marks sheet and I year MSc/MTech students to provide UG III year mark sheet
Applicants will be asked to provide names, address and email address of two referees who can send the recommendation letters. They should be teachers who know the candidate well enough to write with candour, in detail and with objectivity about the candidate’s academic and personal achievements and potential. Upon submission of the application by candidate, an email will be sent to each referee with a link to submit their reference letter. Candidates should ensure that their reference is submitted online on time, latest by 15 March 2018.
Application should be submitted to only one school and applicant will have to choose 3 faculties (in order of their preference) in the respective school where he/she would like to work. Every effort will be made to assign a faculty requested by the candidate in the choice sheet during application, but it is not guaranteed.
On hitting the ‘Save Files and Preview Application’ button, the preview page will appear. If applicant needs to Edit or Upload Files again, he/she should click ‘Edit Application’ or else, he/she should ‘Submit Application.
On submission of the online application form, applicants can print their application which will have a unique application number.
Announcement of selected candidates will be made on the Institute website http://www.iisertvm.ac.in on April 10, 2018. Selected students will be intimated by email.
Acceptance from candidate will have to be received at IISER by e-mail, by April 20, 2018.
Scholarship: Selected students will be given a scholarship of Rs. 5000/- per month. If applicant has his/her own summer visiting programme fellowship like KVPY/Inspire etc; the fact may be indicated in the application. Accommodation and Mess facilities will be provided at nominal cost between 15 May and 25 July, 2018.