JNCASR - Summer research fellowship – 2014

The below article gives you the overall details about summer research fellowships in Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research like number of fellowships, research areas, qualification, fellowship, applying process etc.


Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, in short JNCASR is a research Institute in multiple disciplinary areas. It was located in Jakkur, Bangalore. The purpose of this is to pursue and promote world-class research and training up to 200 areas.

Various facilities
The various facilities offered by JNCASR are as follows:
  • Dhanvantri
  • Library
  • Online Journals
  • Guest House
  • VN Laboratory
  • Machine Shop
  • Animal Facility
  • Day Care Facility

Summer Research Fellowship Programme (SRFP)

In addition to the research areas, the institute is also providing fellowship programs. One of that is summer research fellowship program. Every year 5,000-6,000 applications are received and out of which around 150 students get benefit.

Research Areas

The various research areas the institute provides fellowships are:

Life Sciences
  • Infectious and non-infectious diseases
  • Bioinformatics
  • Developmental biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular biology
  • Genetics
  • Life-history evolution
  • Immunology
  • Circadian biology
  • Animal behavior
  • Behavioral ecology
  • Evolutionary genetics
  • Experimental evolution
  • Life-history evolution
  • Population dynamics
  • Phylo-geography
  • Behavioral neurobiology
  • Behavioral genetics.

Material Sciences:
  • Including nano sciences
  • energy and green materials

Chemical Sciences
  • Solid state chemistry
  • Theoretical and computational chemistry
  • Organic, physical, inorganic chemistry
  • Organic and asymmetric synthesis
  • Medicinal and bio-organic chemistry
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Chemistry of nano-materials.

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
  • Hetero structures
  • 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.

Atmospheric Sciences:
  • Atmospheric boundary layer
  • Near-surface environment
  • Radiation
  • Solar-terrestrial relations
  • Monsoon dynamics
  • Modeling.

Note:In addition to this, it is offering fellowship to the Mathematic candidates too.

Minimum Academic Requirements

The minimum academic requirements one should have to apply for this are:
  1. The students should have 80 percentage of academic weight age in HSC and 10+2 level mainly in Mathematics and Sciences subjects
  2. The candidate should have first class marks in Degree and in PG
  3. B.Sc, BE, B. Tech, M. Sc, M. Tech candidates are allowed to apply for this fellowship
No. of fellowships : The number of fellowships are 80.
Fellowship Amount : The eligible candidate will get Rs. 6,000/- per month.

How to apply:

You should download the application form from the official website: www(dot)jncasr(dot)ac(dot)in and send it to on or before 20 December to the official address.

Contact Information

The contact information for the courses is as follows:

For admissions
Asst. Co-coordinator,
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research,
Bangalore- 560 064,
Website: www(dot)jncasr(dot)ac(dot)in(slash)admit(slash)
Fax: 91-80-22082766
E-Mail: academic@jncasr.ac.in

For all research activities, contact this address:
The Administrative Officer,
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research,
Bangalore – 560 064,
Phone: 91-80-22082750
Fax: 91-80-22082766
E-mail: admin(at)jncasr(dot)ac(dot)in

Students Residence
After joining in the Institute the students can contact this address for their residence purpose.
Phone: 91-80-22082791/22082792/22082793 for ( Students Residence)
Phone: 91-80-22932499 / 23366628 for ( JAWAHAR Guest house)

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