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IITM - Summer Fellowship Programme-2017

Indian Institute of technology Madras
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IIT Madras offers two months summer research fellowship with stipend to young Engineering, Management, Sciences and Humanities students. The IITM summer research fellowship programme is designed to enhance awareness and interest in high-quality academic research by engaging them in short-term goal oriented projects undertaken by various department of Indian Institute of Technology during the summer vacations. 

Duration of Project: The duration of projects will be two months and it may commence from 16th May 2017 to 15th July 2017 (This schedule is flexible and may be changed  to suit the convenience of students)

Stipend: Each selected fellow will be offered a  monthly stipend of Rs.6000/- for two months.

Participating Departments: (Engineering Department):
Aerospace Engg, Applied Mechanics, Bio Technology, Chemical Engg, Civil Engg , Computer Science & Engg, Engineeing Design, Electrical Engg, Mechanical Engg, Metallurgical & Materials Engg, Ocean Engg., Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management Studies
Participating Departments:(Science Department):
Physics, chemistry and Mathematics
Participating Departments:(Humanities & Social Sciences ):
Humanities and Social Science
Participating Departments: (Management Studies) :
Management Studies 



Eligibility criteria for IITM summer fellowship 2017:

  • Students in their 3rd year of B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Engg)/Integrated M.E./M.Tech. the programme can apply for the fellowship
  • Those students who are in their first year of ME/M.Tech/M.Sc./MBA can also apply for the fellowship provided they have an outstanding academic record in terms of high ranks in University examinations. Such students should highlight their academic performance and achievement including papers at seminars, projects executed, design contests participated, score/rank in Mathematics Olympiad and any other awards/distinctions obtained in order to enhance their chances of getting selected.

Note: IIT students are not eligible to apply



Deadline Details

The last date of submitting an application for IITM - Summer Fellowship Programme-2017 is 28th February 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Scholarship Amount Details

IITM summer fellowship programme offers a monthly stipend of Rs.6000/- for 2 months to each selected fellow



Application for IITM Summer fellowship programme-2017 is to be sent online only:

Steps for applying online.

1. Register: First the candidate has to create an account on IITM Madras official site. Click on the apply link of the site to register yourself on IITM site.
2. Enter your Profile information using "Edit Basic Profile" link:  Edit Basic Profile menu contains 7 submenus (Program type / Basic / Personal / HSC / UG / PG /Additional qualifying exam )
   Click on each menu and fill the related information.
3. View my application: You can check your data is correct. Stage by Stage (Basic, Department and file upload info. you can view in this page)
4. Use Apply to Department link to fill in the application ( you can submit only one Application per user):

  • In this menu Select the Department which you want to apply.
  • In each department three choices will be listed, you can select your preference through this option
  • Electrical, Humanities and Management Department only need Project Proposal based on your Area of interest, this will help the faculty to select you

5.Uploading Soft Copy of your certificate: It is mandatory to upload Bonafide Certificate for all

  • UG Regular Students can upload (1 to 4/5/6 th semester mark sheet)
  • UG Lateral Entry Students can upload ( 3 to 4/5/6 th semester mark sheet)
  • PG Students can upload ( UG Consolidate / UG individual 8 sem. / PG 1/2 th. Semester mark sheet)
  • SC/ST students should upload Category Certificate

6.Submit and Download Application: if you click on this "Submit My Application" button only PDF Application will be Generated to us
7.Download Application (There is no need to send hard copy to IIT Madras)
Generate a pdf file and keep it for your reference



Address for Communication :

Academic Courses (SFP-2016)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600036
Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Phone : +91-44-2257 8035 / 8048

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