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About Winter School
ACM India is pleased to announce ACM India Winter Schools 2019-2020 after the highly successful Summer Schools held for the past three years. These schools are targeted at students in the final year of an undergraduate program or pursuing higher degrees unless the school is marked as targeted mainly at students in Master’s program or above.
Winter School Plan
Below are the Winter Schools planned:
|Dates||Title||Host Institute||Industry Co-sponsor|
|5-11 December 2019||High-Performance Computing||IIT Kanpur||C-DAC|
|10-16 December 2019||Cybersecurity||NISER Bhubaneswar||[TBA]|
|15-24 December 2019||Geometric Algorithms and Applications (mainly for students in Master’s program or above)||IISER Pune||Dassault Systèmes Foundation – India|
|9-14 January 2020||Hybrid Cloud||IISc Bangalore||IBM Research India|
These schools will have an intense lecture and hands-on sessions on advanced topics. The aim is to give exposure to recent advances in these areas to bright and motivated undergraduate/graduate students.
The applicants have to qualify for the Winter Schools as demonstrated by most of the metrics below:
- marks/grades in the relevant courses
- recommendation from mentors (the application needs only some names, the selection committee will seek their input)
- participation in programming or other contests
- previous internship or research experience
- any demonstrated self-study experience
There is a non-refundable application fee of INR 236 (INR 200 + GST) to be paid before you submit the application form. You are required to provide payment reference while you fill the form to apply to be considered for Winter Schools 2019-2020. The payment link is available here.
How to Apply?
- Interested participants can attend the winter school by filling the application form available here.
- You can apply for two out of the four schools in your order of preference.
- Selected students will be required to pay additional school fees, no more than INR 2500. The payment link will be provided only to selected students.
Nov 11, 2019