The primary aim of ICMR- IIT Kharagpur-IIM Ahmedabad MedTech Internship Award is to promote individuals for undertaking research in the fields of biomedical engineering and translational research in healthcare.
ICMR institutes, IIT Kharagpur, IIM Ahmedabad
Duration of Internship Award
8 weeks, extendable up to 10 weeks in special situations
Indian national students with medical/ life sciences background from ICMR Institutes (list) and medical colleges, Indian national engineering students from IIT Kharagpur and IIM Ahmedabad will be required to stay for 8 weeks, extendable up to 12 weeks in special situations, at IIT Kharagpur RMRC Bhuvaneshwar and its attached Model Rural Health Research Unit (MRHRU), Tigiria, Cuttack (Govt of Odisha) linked to the SCB Medical College, Cuttack.
Only permanent faculty members from ICMR institutes, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Ahmedabad can enroll students for summer internship. The student should have a mentor from his parent institute as well. List of participating institutes and faculty is attached herewith.
Number of Internships
IIT Kharagpur, IIM Ahmedabad and ICMR Institutes will support around 20 students for internship program. However the exact numbers will depend on the appropriateness of the applications.
A. Graduation students who are not getting any stipend (e.g. MBBS, BTech, MBA, etc): A stipend of Rs 40,000/- will be provided for the entire duration of the internship. Accommodation will be provided free by the host institute. No separate travel allowance will be paid.
B. Post graduation students who are getting stipends: Will be provided support of Rs 20,000/- for entire duration for food and travel. Accommodation will be provided free by the host institute.
C. Scientist B at ICMR Institute: The parent institute will meet all the expenses for travel and food. Accommodation will be provided free by the host institute.
D. At the end of the internship, a report will be submitted by the intern.
How to apply
Apply online at this link.
Last date for applying: Feb 26, 2018
Internship Commences on: May 7, 2018
Dr Meenakshi Sharma, ICMR
Phone: 011 26589544
Prof Gautam Saha, IIT-KGP
Prof Rajesh Chandwani, IIM-A
For official notification, click here.