Apply for Summer Training @ IISER, Kolkata | B.Tech's/M.Sc's are eligible

The Government of India, through the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), and based on the recommendation of Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, decided to create five undergraduate science universities. One of them is located at Kolkata and was started from 2006. Named as the INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (IISER), these IISERs are designed to reach the prestigious position in the global setting that IISc, IIMs and IITs presently enjoy.

Each IISER is an autonomous institution awarding its own degrees. The central theme of the IISER is to integrate education with research so that undergraduate teaching as well as doctoral and postdoctoral research work are carried out in symbiosis. Students are encouraged to carry out research projects during the vacation periods in the first four years of their Masters programme in various research institutes outside IISER.

IISER - Kolkata invites application for summer research programme in pure science. Under this programme, students are allowed to take part in ongoing research activities at IISER-K, under the supervision of faculty members. The duration of this programme is about 6-8 weeks, starting from 3rd week of May 2010.


  • M.Sc - I year
  • B.Sc/B.Pharm/B.V.Sc./M.B.B.S - I,II and III years
  • Integrated M.Sc. - I, II and III years
  • BE/B. Tech - II and III years.

The selected students will be given some financial support and accommodation from IISER-K during their stay at IISER. Interested students should send thier application consist of Academic details, A brief write-up about academic interest (less than a page), any other material supporting application to: before: 1st March 2010.

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