AcSIR – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Training Program 2019
The notification for the AcSIR – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Training Program 2019 is out. There are 20 fellowships up for grabs. This is an online application process. Interested candidates can check out all of the details on the eligibility, application procedure, selection process and important dates below:
“You have to dream before your dreams can come true”.
– Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, one of the greatest scientific minds, a scholar-statesman and a true patriot who inspired millions of young and old alike by his works and deeds.
ABOUT SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAM
Summer Training Program at AcSIR provides an opportunity to spend one of your summers working at premier research Laboratories of CSIR with some of the leading scientists in India, in an environment which promotes trans-disciplinary research.
The program is supported/ funded by AcSIR through its AcSIR-Kalam Fellowship.
Total number of Fellowships: 20*
Duration:Two months; Between the months of May and August
Amount of Fellowship: Rs. 25,000 per student for the duration of the program
(payable after successful completion of the training program and submission of project report to the Laboratory Coordinator)
Travel allowance to the selected student:Reimbursable toa maximum of Rs. 5,000 per selected student
This is a compulsorilyResidential Programwhere the selected students would be required to stay on the campus of the respective CSIR Labs on a charge basis.
WHO CAN APPLY?
First year of M.Sc program or equivalent:minimum first-class at pre-M.Sc degree level
Third to the pre-final year of Integrated M.Sc program or equivalent:GPA 6.0 on a scale of 10 (up to 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 (up to IV Sem)
Third to the 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 (up to IV Sem) or GATE Score ≥600 or NET (Engineering) Rank from 1 to 100
Screening will be primarily based on a Research Proposal and other screening criteria decided by the Committee.
An applicant can give five preferences of CSIR Labs/Institutes.
Shortlisted applicants will be intimated electronically
Selection Interview will be held at a central location. Appearance at the interview is mandatory for consideration.
Applicant may be allowed to participate through electronic media for the interview (Skype etc.) under specific request.
Selection is purely based on merit/ performance at the selection interview.
Food and lodging arrangements shall be made for applicants called for the interview only.
The application form has to be completed in all aspects for consideration
Multiple applications from the same applicant will result in cancellation of candidature
All filled-in information should be supported by relevant documents at the time of selection interview
Please visit the websites of participating CSIR Labs for information on their research areas
* Reservation shall be applicable as per GoI rules.