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AcSIR-Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Training/Fellowship Programme

Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research
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Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) invites application for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Training Program 2017 that provides an opportunity to Engineering and Science students to spend their summer working with premier research laboratories of CSIR. This two months long fellowship programme is scheduled to be held between the months of May and August in the year 2017. This is a residential programme where the selected students will be required to stay at the campus and carry out research in CSIR labs under the guidance of eminent scientists from respective field.

The whole training cum fellowship programme is funded by AcSIR through its AcSIR-Kalam Fellowship programme  and after successful completion of tenure, each student will be entitled to receive a fellowship amount of Rs.25,000/- plus travelling allowance up to Rs.5000/-

The selection of the candidate for the training cum fellowship programme shall be done on the basis of a research proposal submitted by applicants and the performance of candidate at an interview conducted by AcSIR committee members. 

 

 

 

Eligibility

Eligibility for AcSIR-Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Summer training Program:
Applicants who are in:

  • First year of M.Sc program or equivalent: minimum first-class at pre-M.Sc degree level
  • Third to pre-final year of Integrated M.Sc program or equivalent: GPA 6.0 on a scale of 10 (upto IV Sem)
  • First year of M.E/M.Tech program or equivalent: GPA 8.0 on a scale of 10 OR GPA 7.0 on a scale of 10 for CFTIs at B.E/B.Tech level or GATE Score ≥600 or NET (Engineering) Rank from 1 to 100
  • Third year of B.E/ B.Tech program or equivalent: GPA 8.0 on a scale of 10 OR GPA 7.0 on a scale of 10 for CFTIs (upto IV Sem)
  • Third to pre-final year of Integrated M.E/M.Tech program or equivalent: GPA 8.0 on a scale of 10 OR GPA 7.0 on a scale of 10 for CFTIs (upto IV Sem) or GATE Score ≥600 or NET (Engineering) Rank from 1 to 100

Note:
1.Applicants shall be required to provide CGPA in accordance with the Percentage to CGPA conversion formula of their respective Institute.
2.(a) In absence of such formula, applicants shall be required to use the following formula:
      CGPA = (Percentage + 5)/10
  (b) Applicants with percentage >= 95%, shall fill 10 CGPA.
3.If the CGPA of applicant is on a scale other than 10, then the CGPA shall be required to be proportionately translated to 10.

 

Details

Deadline Details

Last date for applying for  AcSIR – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Training Program 2017 is 13th January 2017


Scholarship Amount Details

Each student selected under AcSIR – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Training/fellowship Program 2017 will be entitled to receive following benefits:

  • Fellowship amount of Rs.25,000/- for the duration of programme
  • Travelling expenses upto Rs.5,000/- shall be reimbursed by AcSIR on production of tickets/receipts

Procedure

Mode of application: Online
Application process for AcSIR-Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Summer training Program consists of two phases:Phase I -Registration & Phase-II: Application Form

Phase I-Registration: 
1.Candidates who wish to apply for APJ Abdul Kalam Summer training Program are required to first register by filling student registration form for session 2017 (Click on the apply link of the site to access online registration form)
2 Once you have completed the registration process by entering primary details you can proceed to Phase II.

Phase II-Application form:
1.Online application form is composed of five sections viz. i) official information ii) personal information iii) academic information iv) any other relevant information v) supporting documents
2.An applicant can give five preferences of CSIR Labs/Institutes.
3.Out of the five sections of the Online Application, sections (A), (B), (C) and (E) are mandatory and (D) is optional.
4.Please note Online Application is to be mandatorily supported by following documents in section (E):
i)  Curriculam Vitae
ii) Research Proposal (250-300 words)
iii) Plagiarism Check Report, certifying that the Research Proposal is original
iv) Letter of Recommendation
v) Non-Disclosure Agreement, for the information, records etc. to be made available to the selected candidates.
5. The application form completed in all respects should be submitted by clicking on submit button.


 

Contact

AcSIR Coordination Office
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR)
CSIR – Central Road Research Institute, CRRI P.O.
Delhi – Mathura Road
New Delhi – 110 025

Ph: +91-11-26921382, 26921833; +91-11-26832325, 26882427 (Ex.650)
+91-9266600847, 9266600947

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