Hindustan Times (Jalandhar)

Now, IIT Madras of­fers fel­low­ship

- HT Cor­re­spon­dent let­ters@hin­dus­tan­times.com Higher Education · Illinois Institute of Technology · New Delhi · Indian Institutes of Technology · Engineering · Indian Institute of Technology Madras

NEW DELHI: In­dian In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy Madras is of­fer­ing a two-month Sum­mer Fel­low­ship Pro­gramme from 16 May 2018 for stu­dents from out­side the In­dian In­sti­tutes of Tech­nol­ogy. A sum of Rs.6, 000 per month would be pro­vided as a stipend. The dead­line for sub­mit­ting the ap­pli­ca­tions is 5.00 pm, 28 Fe­bru­ary 2018.

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.

Prof V Ja­gadeesh Ku­mar, dean (Aca­demic Cour­ses), IIT Madras, said, “This an op­por­tu­nity for stu­dents to work with lead­ing re­searchers on prob­lems that are cur­rent and fore­front of tech­nol­ogy.”

Can­di­dates pur­su­ing Third Year of B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Eng.)/In­te­grated M.E./ M.Tech. Pro­gramme, First Year of ME / M.Tech. / M.Sc. / M.A and MBA are el­i­gi­ble to ap­ply. Can­di­dates with an out­stand­ing aca­demic back­ground in terms of good ranks in univer­sity ex­am­i­na­tions are en­cour­aged to ap­ply.

The ap­pli­ca­tions for this Sum­mer Fel­low­ship Pro­gramme should high­light aca­demic per­for­mance and achieve­ment in­clud­ing pa­pers pre­sented at sem­i­nars, projects ex­e­cuted, de­sign con­tests par­tic­i­pated, score/rank in Math­e­mat­ics Olympiad and any other awards/dis­tinc­tions ob­tained.

The de­part­ments of­fer­ing fel­low­ships in­clude aero­space en­gi­neer­ing, ap­plied me­chan­ics, bio tech­nol­ogy, chem­i­cal en­gi­neer­ing, civil en­gi­neer­ing, com­puter science en­gi­neer­ing, en­gi­neer­ing de­sign, elec­tri­cal en­gi­neer­ing, me­chan­i­cal en­gi­neer­ing, met­al­lur­gi­cal and ma­te­ri­als en­gi­neer­ing.

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