Deadline: Undecided due to COVID-19 uncertainty (the program may be cancelled)
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there is some uncertainty about this program being conducted in 2021. Applications will open only after the situation is seen to be significantly improving. Please check on our webpage for updates.
International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS-TIFR), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bengaluru invites applications from academically bright and motivated students for the ICTS - S. N. Bhatt Memorial Excellence Fellowship Program which typical happens every summer around the middle of May till the middle of July.
This program offers an opportunity to undergraduate/ masters students of Science and Engineering to work with faculty and post-doctoral fellows of the Centre and to participate in research at the frontiers of knowledge. Students from previous years have contributed productively to research at ICTS, and many have continued research careers at universities around the world.
Applications are invited from both Indian and foreign nationals.
For the Physics stream, this summer program also provides an early route to the PhD and Int PhD graduate program at ICTS. Candidates who perform outstandingly in the summer program will be provided with a unique opportunity to apply early for admission to our graduate program. Upon subsequently clearing a written test and interview, successful candidates will receive early PhD/Int PhD offers.
Undergraduate students of science, mathematics and engineering, who are in their third, fourth or fifth year of the program are eligible to apply. Exceptional undergraduates in their second year may also apply. Masters degree students and those who have completed their undergraduate are also welcome to apply.
How to apply
Interested candidates should apply online with their CV and relevant details. The applicants also need to arrange at least two recommendation letters. Applications will be normally reviewed in February and results will be declared around early March every year.
Online applications are preferred. However, if applicants may not have internet access, click here for the offline application instructions. If you are submitting online, do not send hard-copies of your application materials.
Selected candidates will be provided stipend and accommodation during this program.
►For any queries, please contact us at: summer.program @ icts . res . in