Applications invited for Summer Internship Programme 2019 at IISER Pune

Interested to join Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune for Summer Internship Programme 2019? If yes, check out this post to know the details of this internship programme regarding its eligibility, requirements, applications and other information.

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Pune also known as IISER Pune is an autonomous institution that functions under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, India Government. This is one of the famous institutions of our country if you are interested to pursue higher degrees in your life. Started in the year 2006, this educational institution was later declared as an Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament in 2012. The facilities include Research(Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Climate Science, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences, Physics), Computing, National Animal House, Library, Career Development Centre, Science Media Centre, Campus, Hostel, Medical, Sports, Daycare, Women's Lounge and Guesthouse-cum-convention center.

Now let us check out the summer internship programme 2019 conducted by IISER Pune. The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Pune invites applications from eligible research-oriented students to participate in the summer internship programme 2019. If selected, those applicants will have an opportunity to participate in the research programmes of IISER Pune. Along with this, the candidates will get an opportunity to evaluate Integrated Ph.D. and Ph.D. programs for their future career choice.


Students currently studying in the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of B.Sc/B.Tech/B.E or equivalent or 1st year of M.Sc/M. Tech or equivalent are eligible to apply for this program.

Is there any mark requirement?

A minimum of 60% (or equivalent) in overall grades or 80% in the particular stream(s) of interest is required for applying for this course.

How to apply?

Interested candidates must use the web-based application form on the IISER website mentioned below for applying for the summer internship programme 2019. This application form is meant for students of educational institutions other than IISER Pune. Also, note that those summer projects selected through the Indian Academy of Science will not have to go through this registration process

Project duration: The project will be held for 4 - 8 weeks during the period May 15th – July 15th, 2019.

How to select a project for application?

  • First you need to browse the list of available projects and then identify your project of interest
  • Candidates can also go through the web pages of the faculty so as to confirm that your interests overlap, and then to obtain an idea of their research methods
  • Remember that every project has a requirement in terms of knowledge and skills. So if you are not equipped to undertake a project, please do not apply for it
  • In addition, If you need further technical information on the project, you can send a single email to the concerned faculty. But please do not send additional emails in the absence of a response

Selection process

Only the selected students will be informed by email by March 31st, 2019 and therefore all candidates are requested to provide a valid email ID at the time of registration.

Note: IISER-Pune will support the selected summer students with a (free) room in the students' hostel. But they will be unable to provide any financial support to cover the cost of travel as well as boarding in the hostel mess that will be around Rs. 6000 per month. The student's performance will be evaluated at the end of the project and the same will be conveyed to their parent institute.

Contact information

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Dr. Homi Bhabha Road,
Pashan, Pune 411 008, Maharashtra State, India
Tel: +91 (20) 2590 8000
Fax: +91 (20) 2025 1566
For queries contact:
For problems related to registration process: contact

Important dates

The institute will start accepting entries from 15th February till month end.


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