Monday, December 30

Vacation Students' Program - Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune is inviting applications for its annual Vacation Students' Program (VSP). Students selected under the VSP will spend seven weeks at IUCAA working on specific research projects under the supervision of IUCAA faculty. The program will conclude with seminar presentations of the projects by the participants, a written test and interview. Those who perform well will be pre-selected to join IUCAA as research scholars to do a PhD after the completion of their degree and other requirements.

Who can apply: Students who will enter the final year of M.Sc (Physics/Applied Mathematics/Astronomy/Electronics)/BE/B.Tech courses in the academic year 2014-2015 are eligible to apply.

Exceptionally bright students with academically proven track record of third year B.Sc (Physics/Electronics), or second year BE/B.Tech or students of integrated M.Sc-PhD courses (during the first two years) may also apply.

Location: Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune

Stipend: The participants will be paid a stipend of Rs. 10,000/- for 7 weeks and provided with free lodging on the IUCAA campus during the program. They will also be paid second-class (non-A/C) return railway fare between the place of their residence or education and Pune.

Duration: 7 weeks (May - July 2014)

The last date to apply is January 31, 2014. 

For more details and to apply, visit Vacation Students' Program at IUCAA's page.