Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) is inviting applications from eligible candidates for ‘Visiting Summer Research Programme’ (VSRP) 2011. The Prorgammes is intended to give exposure to research activities in the areas of Chemistry, Computer Science, Biology, Mathematics, and Physics. The VSRP programmes will be held at the Mumbai campus of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and also at National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Pune. Selected candidates will be paid Rs. 7000 as stipend per month along with travel charges and hostel accommodation. TIFR is a premier research organization in the country
The VSRP will be conducted during May 16 to July 8, 2011. This is an excellent opportunity for the first year students of Post graduation, and pre final students of other courses as TIFR is highly reputed in carrying out research in all the fundamental sciences.
1. Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics : Applicants should be in their Pre-final year of the courses such as M.Sc. Applied Maths / Biosciences/ Chemistry/ Mathematics Astronomy/ Physics. OR B.E. / B.Tech OR Medicine / Engineering OR Exceptionally talented B.Sc. Maths students.
2. Computer and Systems Sciences : Should be pre-final year students of B.E. / B.Tech. / M.Sc. / M.C.A. / M.E. / M.Tech courses.
Interested candidates can download VSRP-2011 application form from the Downloads section www.tifr.res.in. You can also obtain application form through sending a request for the same and a self-addressed, stamped (Rs 10/-) envelope) ‘Assistant Registrar (Academic), University Cell, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai 400 005.’ Last date for receipt of filled in applications is 7th January 2011.