(A Deemed University)
Jakkur P.O., Bangalore – 560 064
Phone:080-22082776; Email:srfp@jncasr.ac.in; 
Website: http://www.jncasr.ac.in/srfp.php

In association with the Department of Science and Technology and the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi. For motivated and talented Indian students in Science and Engineering.


Life Sciences: Infectious and non-infectious diseases, bioinformatics, developmental biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, life-history evolution, immunology, circadian biology, animal behaviour, behavioural ecology, evolutionary genetics, experimental evolution, life-history evolution, population dynamics, phylogeography, behavioural neurobiology and behavioural genetics.
Materials Sciences: Including nano sciences, energy and green materials.
Chemical Sciences: Solid state chemistry, theoretical and computational chemistry, organic, physical and inorganic chemistry, organic and asymmetric synthesis, medicinal and bio-organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, supramolecular chemistry and chemistry of nanomaterials.
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, heterostructures, physical metallurgy and transmission electron microscopy.
Engineering Sciences: Theoretical and computational fuid dynamics, fow of complex fuids, granular media, experimental fuid mechanics, thermal science, chemical engineering and non-linear dynamics.
Atmospheric Sciences: Atmospheric boundary layer, near-surface environment, radiation, solar-terrestrial relations, monsoon dynamics, modelling.

Minimum Academic Requirement For Applying :

Students who have secured not less than 80% in Maths and Science subjects in their 10th and 12th or equivalent examinations and not less than frst class in graduation and post graduation (if applicable).

Students presently studying in I & II year of B.Sc., II, III & IV year of B.S., I, II & III year of B.E/ B.Tech., I year of M.Sc and I – IV year of Integrated M.Sc. can apply for Life Sciences and Mathematics.

Students presently studying in II & III year of B.Sc., II, III & IV year B.S., II, III & IV year of B.E/ B.Tech., I year of M.Sc and II – IV year of Integrated M.Sc. can apply for Materials Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Atmospheric Sciences.

The students selected under this programme are placed with scientists at the Centre or elsewhere in India, for 2 continous months with a stipend of Rs. 6000/- p.m and travel support as per Govt. of India norms.

The total number of fellowships offered will be around 80. About 15 students will be chosen as Rajiv Gandhi Science Talent Research Fellows based on the completed project reports Only selected candidates will be intimated by 1st April 2013 and the list will be also available on the web site.
Mailing address:

The Assistant Coordinator
Summer Research Fellowships Programme
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientifc Research,
Jakkur P.O., Bangalore 560 064.

Last date for requests for hardcopy application form: 10th December 2012
Last date for downloading application form from website: 12th December 2012
Last date for receipt of completed application form: 22nd December 2012.

NOTE: 1. Please ensure that your completed application includes:
(a) Two confdential reports sealed by the referee and with the referees’ signatures across the seals.
(b) Xerox copies of relevant mark sheets etc.
2.Students who have already completed this programme earlier need not apply.
3. your “Area of Research” on the left hand top corner of the mailing
4. mere applying to this programme does not warrant selection.  

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