Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research – Summer Research Fellowships 2012

SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS – 2012 – Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research  in association with the Department of Science and Technology and the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi. Offering Summer Research Fellowship for motivated and talented Indian students in Science and Engineering.


Number Of Fellowships: The total number of fellowships offered will be around 80.

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

Areas Of Research:
Life Sciences: Infectious and non-infectious diseases, bioinformatics, developmental biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, life-history evolution, immunology, circadian biology, animal behaviour, behavioural ecology, evolutionary genetics, experimental evolution, life-history evolution, population dynamics, phylogeography, behavioural neurobiology and behavioural genetics.
Materials Sciences: Including nano sciences, energy and green materials.
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.
Physical Sciences: Condensed matter theory and experiment, statistical physics, semiconductor materials physics, biophysics, nano physics, polymer physics, organic electronics, computational material science, soft matter, semiconductor interfaces, heterostructures, physical metallurgy and transmission electron microscopy.
Engineering Sciences: Theoretical and computational fluid dynamics, flow of complex fluids, granular media, experimental
fluid mechanics, thermal science, chemical engineering and non-linear dynamics. Mathematics
Atmospheric Sciences: Atmospheric boundary layer, near-surface environment, radiation, solar-terrestrial relations, monsoon dynamics, modelling.

Minimum Academic Requirements For Applying:
Students who have secured not less than 80% in Maths and Science subjects in their 10th and 12th or equivalent examinations and not less than first class in graduation and post graduation (if applicable).

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

Students presently studying in II year of B.Sc., II & III year of B.E/ B.Tech., I year of M.Sc and II – IV year of Integrated M.Sc. can apply for Materials Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Atmospheric Sciences.

Important Dates:

request for application form : 15th November 2011
downloading application form from website : 01st December 2011
Last dates for receipt of completed application : 2nd December 2011

How To Apply: Submit completed application by post

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