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IIT Madras offers summer fellowship programme for non-IIT students

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras will offer a two-month summer fellowship programme from May 16 for students from outside the premier engineering institutes.

education Updated: Jan 16, 2018 18:58 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras will offer a two-month summer fellowship programme from May 16 for students from outside the premier engineering institutes. (PTI )

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras will offer a two-month summer fellowship programme from May 16 for students from outside the premier engineering institutes.

The institute said in a press release that the deadline for submitting the applications is 5pm on February 28, 2018. A sum of Rs 6,000 would be provided every month as a stipend, it added.

“The internship is designed to enhance awareness and interest in high-quality academic research among young engineering, management, sciences and humanities students through a goal oriented summer mini-project undertaken at IIT Madras,” the press release said.

Candidates pursuing the third year of BE, BTech, BSc (English), integrated ME and MTech, first year of ME, MTech, MSc, MA and MBA are eligible to apply for the programme. Candidates with an outstanding academic background in terms of good ranks in university examinations are encouraged to apply.

Students should highlight their academic performance and achievement, including papers presented at seminars, projects executed, participation in design contests, score or rank in mathematics Olympiad if any and any other awards or distinctions.

“This an opportunity for students to work with leading researchers on problems that are current and forefront of technology,” Prof V Jagadeesh Kumar, dean of academic courses, said.

Departments offering the programme include:

Ø Aerospace engineering

Ø Applied mechanics

Ø Biotechnology

Ø Chemical engineering

Ø Civil engineering

Ø Computer science engineering

Ø Engineering design

Ø Electrical engineering

Ø Mechanical engineering.

Ø Metallurgical and materials engineering

Ø Ocean engineering

Ø Physics

Ø Chemistry

Ø Mathematics

Ø Humanities and social sciences

Ø Management studies

Candidates, who wish to apply, can visit following link: https://sfp.iitm.ac.in/howtoapply.

First Published: Jan 16, 2018 18:57 IST