ICTS is inviting proposals for programs of length 2 weeks or more to be held during the period 01 April 2020 - 30 September 2020. The proposals for this period will be accepted during 01 July  2018 - 31 December 2018. We will also continue to accept proposals for the period until 1 April 2020 as long as slots are available. All the proposals will be reviewed by the program committee and the results will be announced in early February 2019.

[The call for proposals for shorter events will be made separately at a later stage]. 

Prospective program organizers can submit proposals by filling up the form below. The receipt of application will be immediately acknowledged.
Here is a set of guidelines for writing program proposals, which the organizers are encouraged to read. 

An acknowledgment email will be sent to this email id
Details of Organizers (At least 2) *
First NameLast NameAffiliationEmail
First NameLast NameAffiliationEmail


The proposal should be uploaded as a single pdf file containing the following details.


  • Program name
  • Names of organizers along with their affiliations and email addresses
  • Name of one organizer who should be the key contact person
  • Proposed duration (2 weeks or more) and preferred dates (give upto three well-separated choices - this will give us flexibility for assigning an available slot for you). Please note that Saturdays and Sundays are not official working days for the program as these are off days at the Centre. However, activities like tutorials, group discussions, etc. that do not require program support staff may be organised.
  • Brief description of the proposed program. This should explain the scientific aims of the program. It should emphasize its strengths and its timeliness (this should not exceed 2 pages)
  • Detailed description of program: This should describe the detailed plan of the proposed program with information on
    • Topics to be covered
    • Details of planned pedagogic activities
    • List of invited participants from the international community and from India. It is desirable that at least some key participants (especially those giving a set of lectures) should have been contacted and have shown an expression of interest. It is strongly encouraged that organizers make an effort towards ensuring gender balance in their list of participants. 
    • Expected total number of outstation participants, specifying separately the number of students and postdocs
    • Rough estimate of number of participants from Bangalore
    • A tentative schedule of the planned activities of the program
    • A list of recent or upcoming programs at ICTS or elsewhere that the proposed program has overlap with. Mention if this program is part of a regular series.

  • Approved programs will receive appropriate financial and administrative support from ICTS. ICTS encourages organisers to bring in additional financial support, especially for international travel of foreign speakers and participants, for a more optimal utilisation of ICTS resources. Organizers should provide details of any such additional sources of financial support for the program that they expect to bring in. Mention the budget headings for which these funds can be used (e.g travel, local expenses, etc.)

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.

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