Summer Research Program 2020 at IISER Mohali


Applications are invited for the IISER Mohali Summer Research Program 2020. Selected students at the level of BSc (Second Year/Third Year), MSc (First Year) or equivalent will be able to spend 2 months at IISER Mohali during the summer in order to work on specific summer projects with IISER Mohali faculty. The principal objective of the program is to provide exposure to research methodology and a research environment to bright students. This exposure to different scientific fields is expected to motivate them to take up careers in science.


Dates: The summer program will run between May 15 and July 15.


The exact starting dates are flexible to some extent. Selected students are advised to contact their supervisors and fix up a starting date. However, a student's stay at IISER Mohali should include the period between June 1- June 30 2020.


Duration: The minimum period of summer research is one month and the maximum period is two months.


The Program: The summer program has two components: (i) Research: which the student will carry out in consultation with his/her supervisor and (ii) Interdisciplinary Course Work: which will involve a series of lectures to be delivered by scientists working in various fields. The course is scheduled for the month of June 2020 and all the students selected for summer program are required to attend it. At the end of the summer program, students are required to submit a report about their research. All students who successfully complete the summer program will receive a certificate from IISER Mohali.


Accommodation: IISER Mohali will provide accommodation FREE of COST at IISER Mohali student hostels on sharing basis.


Food, Travel and other support: IISER Mohali will NOT be providing any fellowship/stipend/financial support for food, travel, etc.

Students can pay and eat at IISER Mohali students hostel mess (approximate cost of ₹. 3000/month).


The application can be completed through an online form. While filling the form you should be careful to provide all information correctly. To fill the application form please Click here: Instructions for Summer Research Program 2020. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any help/details. The last date for receiving online applications is March 5 2020 till 23:59 hours.