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Vacation Students Programme 2014 at IUCAA in Pune

Summer Research Programme



Start Date Duration Stipend Posted On Apply By
Not Provided
2 Months 10000 Lump-Sum 21 Jan'14 15 Feb'14
Full time

IUCAA, Pune is now inviting applications for the annual Vacation Students' Programme (VSP) 2014.

About IUCAA (http://meghnad.iucaa.ernet.in/about.html):

The Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) is an autonomous institution set up by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to promote the nucleation and growth of active groups in astronomy and astrophysics at Indian universities. IUCAA aims to be a centre of excellence within the university sector for teaching, research and development in astronomy and astrophysics.

About the Internship:

Students selected under the VSP will spend seven weeks at IUCAA working on specific research projects under the supervision of IUCAA faculty. The programme will conclude with seminar presentations of the projects by the participants, a written test and interview. Those who perform well will be pre-selected to join IUCAA as research scholars to do a PhD after the completion of their degree and other requirements.

Who can apply:
Only those candidates can apply who:
  1. are available for full time (in-office) internship.
  2. are available for duration of 2 months (preferred, not mandatory).
  3. are pursuing any degree but have relevant skills and interest.
  4. are currently in any year of study or are recent graduates.
Other requirements:

  1. Students who will enter the final year ofM.Sc. (physics / applied mathematics / astronomy / electronics) B.Tech. / B.E. courses in the academic year 2014-2015 are eligible to apply.
    Exceptionally bright students with academically proven track record of third year B.Sc. (physics / electronics) or second year B.Tech. / B.E. or students of integrated MSc - PhD courses (during the first two years) may also apply.
Additional Information:

Please note:

  • The programme to be held during May - July 2014.

  • The participants provided with free lodging on the IUCAA campus during the programme. They will also be paid second-class (non-A/C) return railway fare between the place of their residence or education and Pune.

Editor’s note:

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