IISER Kolkata Summer Student Research Programme 2021

Are you looking for a Summer Research Programme? Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Kolkata (IISER-K) has invited online applications from eligible candidates for the Summer Student Research programme-2021. In this article, you will get the details like program details, eligibility criteria, application procedure, etc.

IISER Kolkata has released an official notification and invited application for the Summer Student Research Programme 2021 from the students studying in Bachelor's and Master's programmes in any institute or University across the world. The programme will provide an opportunity for the students to work with the Research Groups of IISER during their summer vacation.

Department Offering Summer Research Programme

Duration of the Program

The Summer Student Research Programme will be of two months (60 days) duration and will run from 17th May 2021 to 16th July 2021. However, the candidates who will join this programme will have to dedicate a minimum of 5-6 hours per day to the project work.

Benefits to the Students

  • During this internship programme, guidance will be provided to the students by their supervisor through an online platform.
  • Students, who will participate in this Summer Student Research Programme-2021, will receive the certificate through email upon completion of the internship programme.

Financial Support

This year IISER Kolkata will not provide any fellowship for this summer programme to the student. However, the student can have funding from external funding agencies.

Details of Summer Student Research Programme

IISER Kolkata will run a summer research program for 2021 through online mode only. The candidates will work only on theoretical projects with the consent of their guides, as there will be no experimental project this year for the summer project. Upon completion of the internship, the student will prepare and submit their project report to the supervisor. Super will issue them a completion certificate if finds the report is worth a summer project.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Any national across the globe can apply.
  2. The candidates who are studying in BSc, MSc, BS, MS, B.Tech and BE will be eligible to apply for Summer Research Programme at IISER Kolkata.
  3. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) students are especially encouraged to apply.

How to Apply?

The candidates who wish to join the Summer Student Research Programme, must visit the official website of IISER Kolkata and apply through the online application portal. First, the candidates must register themselves on the portal by entering their details such as Full name, Date of Birth and Email, and after submission of details, the candidates will receive login credential on the registered email. Now, the candidate can log in using a login credential and fill the online application form. The candidates will have to select a maximum of 2 faculty members in order of preference while filling the application form. Details of the faculty members who will guide the interns during the Summer Research Programme can be checked on the link provided at the end of this article.

Key Dates

Start of Online Application Portal: April 21, 2021.
Closing of Online Application Portal: May 5, 2021 till 6.00 PM
Publication of the list of selected candidates: May 12, 2021
Student Research Program Duration: 17th May-16th July

Contact Details

Indian Institute of Science Education And Research, Kolkata (IISER-K)
Mohanpur, Nadia - 741 246
West Bengal, India
Phone: 91+ 033 6136 0055, +91-33-6136 0000 (Extension No. 1147 and 1185)
Email ID: summer.research@iiserkol.ac.in
Official website: https://www.iiserkol.ac.in/

For more information, please check the links below:
Official Notification: https://www.iiserkol.ac.in/~summer.research/
Online Application: http://www.iiserkol.ac.in/~summer.research/register2020.php
Details of Faculty Members for guiding summer interns: https://www.iiserkol.ac.in/~summer.research/interested_faculty.php


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