IISc- IASc Summer Fellowship in Science and Engineering 2019 for SC/ST students

Summer Fellowship in Science and Engineering 2019 for SC/ST students conducted by IISc and IASc has been announced. Check out this article to know the details of this program regarding its eligibility, duration, application process and important dates.

Indian Institute of Science in connection with Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore is conducting a Summer Fellowship in Science and Engineering 2019 for SC/ST students. This will be a one month program which will be conducted during June/July. If you are selected, then you will get a chance to work with one of the faculty members of Indian Institute of Science and can learn the different techniques used in research. Let us check the other details.


SC/ST students studying in M Sc in Physical, Biological, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences OR 3rd or 4th year B E/B Tech or any equivalent degree in all disciplines during the academic year 2018-19 are eligible to apply for this Summer Fellowship in Science and Engineering 2019 conducted by IISc and IASc. If you are in the first year M.Sc and 3rd year B E/B Tech, then there will be preference.

Note: Candidates who have already undergone this Summer Fellowship in the previous year's OR those who are already pursuing higher education will not be eligible this time.

Is there any financial support for this Summer Fellowship Program?

Yes, the financial support provided by IISc for the Summer Fellowship in Science and Engineering 2019 for SC/ST students includes
  • Travelling allowance which is equivalent to 2nd class sleeper train fare from the nearest station of college/residence to Indian Institute of Science and back.
  • Free boarding as well as lodging on shared basis at IISc Bangalore
  • A fellowship of Rs 5,000/- and a book grant of Rs.1,500/-

Where to get the application form?

Interested candidates can get the online application in the website www.iisc.ac.in.

Preferences of the department for project work

You have to give the name of the department for your project work in the application form. Here is the list of departments in IISc.

Division of Biological Sciences

  • Biochemistry(BC)
  • Microbiology and Cell Biology (MCB)
  • Central Animal Facility (CAF)
  • Centre for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR)
  • Centre for Neuroscience (CNS)
  • Molecular Biophysics Unit (MBU)
  • Molecular Reproduction, Development and Genetics (MRDG)
  • Centre for Ecological Sciences (CES)

Division of Chemical Sciences

  • Materials Research Centre (MRC)
  • Organic Chemistry (OC)
  • Inorganic and Physical Chemistry (IPC)
  • Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit (SSCU)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Research Centre (NRC)

Division of Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Science (EECS)

  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Computer Science and Automation (CSA)
  • Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE)
  • Electrical Communication Engineering (ECE)

Division of Interdisciplinary Research

  • Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research (ICWaR)
  • Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber Physical Systems (RBCCPS)
  • Centre for Biosystems Science and Engineering (BSSE)
  • Centre for Society and Policy (CSP)
  • Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE)
  • Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS)
  • Department of Management Studies (MS)
  • Interdisciplinary Mathematical sciences
  • Supercomputer Education and Research Centre (SERC)
  • Centre for Infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP)
  • Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research (ICER)

Division of Mechanical Sciences

  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • Aerospace Engineering (AE)
  • Centre for Earth Sciences (CEaS)
  • Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM)
  • Chemical Engineering (CE)
  • Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS)
  • Centre of Excellence in Advanced Mechanics of Materials (CoE)
  • Civil Engineering (CiE)
  • Divecha Centre for Climate Change (DCCC)
  • Materials Engineering (Mat. Eng.)
  • Centre for Sustainable Technologies (formerly known as ASTRA) (CST)

Division of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

  • Mathematics (MA)
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics Programme (AAP)
  • Centre for High Energy Physics (CHEP)
  • Instrumentation and Applied Physics (IAP)
  • Centre for Cryogenic Technology (CCT)
  • Physics (PHY)

How to submit the application form?

After submitting the online application http://admissions.iisc.ac.in/summerfellowship/default.aspx, candidates are requested to take a print out of the application form. Then you need to submit this with latest passport size color photograph attached at the identified place along with a study certificate, which is both duly signed by the College Principal. Now the signed application has to be scanned into a PDF or Jpg format and then you need to upload it to the website: www.iisc.ac.in

Important dates

  • Start date of submitting online application : 18 March 2019 (2.00 P.M onward)
  • Last date for submission of filled in application form : 20 April 2019

Contact information

If you have any queries, please free feel to contact
  • The Deputy Registrar (Academic),
    Indian Institute of Science,
    Bangalore– 560 012,
    Tel: 080-2293 2706/2937,
    E-mail: sfse.acad@iisc.ac.in

How to reach?

Indian Institute of Science is located at CV Raman Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560012, India. You can travel in a car via Sankey road OR via Jayamahal Main Road OR via Sampige Road. It takes about 10-13 minutes to cover that 7-8 km.

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