Applications are invited from academically outstanding and highly motivated post-graduate students and college teachers of the Indian Nationality for the Summer Internship Programme to be held at Physical Research Laboratory from May 11 to July 10, 2020. Under this program, those interested in a research career after post-graduation may avail an opportunity to spend about eight weeks during summer at PRL. The participants will work on a specific project in association with a faculty member of the institute and can participate in other scientific activities such as seminars, colloquia etc.
- B.Tech. (in applied sciences) / B.Sc./ B.S. / B.S.-M.S. / M.Sc. / M.Sc. (Integrated) / M.Sc. (Tech.)/M.Tech. (applied sciences) students of Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Optics/Applied Optics, Laser Physics, Space Physics, Geology, Geophysics, Atmospheric Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Meteorology, Chemistry, Ocean Sciences, and related subjects.
-Students in M.Sc. - First Year, Integrated M.Sc. - 3rd and 4th Year, B.Sc. 3rd year*/ B.Tech.*/ B.S.* 3rd/final year/ B.S.-M.S.* 4th/final year, are only eligible to apply.
*Preference will be given to candidates who are KVPY/DST INSPIRE fellows and no FELLOWSHIP from PRL will be paid to such candidates.
- We expect prospective candidates to have a reasonably good proficiency in basic physics and mathematics..
- A minimum of 60% marks at both Bachelor’s and Master’s level are required for all candidates.
- The Summer Internship Programme is open for students studying in Indian Universities/Institutes.
Please note that the students studying in any discipline of engineering are not eligible to apply in this program.
Duration: about eight weeks May 11 - July 10, 2020
[Disclaimer: These dates are tentative and will be finalized in view of the COVID 19 Novel Corona Virus advisories issued and updated by the Government of India from time to time.]
Fellowship & Facilities: ₹10,000/- pm on a pro-rata, return II- class sleeper train fare by the shortest route and hostel accommodation (subject to the availability) with canteen facilities on a nominal charge
Eligibility criteria and other details about the Program for Teachers:
Teachers having academic background in Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Optics, Laser Physics, Space Physics, Geology, Geophysics, Atmospheric Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Meteorology, Chemistry, Ocean Sciences, and related subjects and presently teaching at postgraduate / graduate level with interest in pursuing research in any of the areas of research areas of PRL are invited to apply for the summer internship program.
The application must be forwarded through the Head/Principal of the institution. Any application received without the recommendation will not be considered. The selected candidates will be informed through e-mail as well as by post on the address given by them in the application. No interim queries in this connection will be entertained.
Duration: 8 weeks, May 11 - July 10, 2020. [Disclaimer: These dates are tentative and will be finalized in view of the COVID 19 Novel Corona Virus advisories issued and updated by the Government of India from time to time.]
Fellowship & Facilities: ₹15,000/- pm on pro-rata basis, return II-AC train fare by the shortest route and accommodation (subject to the availability) with canteen facilities on a nominal charge.
Essential Qualifications: Five years of teaching experience, demonstrated interest in research as evidenced by research publications/research projects and a Ph.D. degree.
All the selected candidates (students/teachers) will work on projects in association with a faculty member in any of the four campuses of PRL.