Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research,
Department of Atomic Energy,
Kalpakkam -603 102, Tamil Nadu
May- 29 To July- 07, 2023

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research is conducting a six week Summer Training Programme in Physics (STIP-23) and Chemistry (STIC-23) for students entering their final year of regular or integrated MSc (Physics/Chemistry). (Students completing MSc in 2023 should not apply)

This six-week long programme will comprise both theoretical lecture courses and hands-on laboratory experience through projects. This programme is aimed at motivating students to pursue a career in research.

The theme for this year’s course is Role of defects in materials

Twenty-Five students will be selected in each discipline (Physics and Chemistry). The selected students will
be provided with

  1. A Stipend of Rs. 11000/- will be given for the complete duration of the course
  2. Subsidized accommodation on a payment basis
  3. Travel expenses by sleeper class train/bus(non-AC)

Eligibility: A consistently good academic track record with a First Class in BSc and First Semester of MSc and with a strong desire to take up a research career.

How to Apply:
Please fill out the application form online:

● In the form, you would be asked to provide a write-up (not exceeding 1000 words) on the topic
“Role of defects in materials – My Perspective”. Ensure that the write-up is in your own words
(Should not be copy pasted from any online material.)

● For any further clarifications, please contact:

For Physics:
The Course Director, STIP-23
Materials Science Group
IGCAR, Kalpakkam – 603 102

For Chemistry:
The Course Director, STIC-23
Materials Chemistry & Metal Fuel cycle Group
IGCAR, Kalpakkam – 603 102

For more details See web site:

Deadline for the submission of the application form along with the write-up: 15-04-2023

For other Summer Programme details Visit:

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