To provide B.Sc., M.Sc., B.S., M.S., B.Tech., and B.E. students of institutions or universities across India an opportunity of exposure to a research environment by associating them with one of the research groups of Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) during the summer vacation.

Salient Points

  1. The duration of summer research programme of IISER-K is from 14th May to 13th July, 2018.
  2. ONLY applications submitted through the portal will be considered for summer internship 2018.
  3. Each selected candidate will be formally associated with a faculty member of the Institute.
  4.  After joining, each candidate needs original certificate from currently affliated organization (HoD/Supervisor, on letterhead) that she or he is not getting any other financial support.
  5. For funded interns, a consolidated fellowship amout will be deposited in intern’s bank account directly at the end of the programme.
  6. On-campus accommodation is mandatory, and is chargeable (or deductible from fellowship amount).
  7. Access to computational and library facilities will be provided.
  8. Each candidate must submit a formal Joining report within 1 week of joining, contaning details of the project, bank account details, and approval by selected faculty member.
  9. A participation certificate will be awarded at the end of the programme.

Financial Support

Students having KVPY/INSPIRE or any other summer research fellowship, and those selected under the Indian Academy of Sciences summer fellowship programme will receive financial support from the respective sponsoring organization.

There is a provision for a limited number of IISER-K summer research fellowships, the details of which will be notified in due time.


  • Staying in campus accommodation throughout the period of visit is mandatory unless the research work requires travelling.
  • Selected candidates must abide by the rules and regulations applicable to the regular students of IISER-K.
  • Submission of a final work report is must for the award of completion certificate.

How to apply

Apply online at this link.

Important Dates

Application portal opens: 10th Feb 2018
Application portal closes: 3rd Mar 2018 at 4.00 PM
Publication of list of selected candidates: 19th Mar 2018
Last date of receiving confirmation from selected candidates: 29th Mar 2018
Summer research programme begins: 14th May 2018
Summer research programme ends: 13th July 2018


For any queries on submission of online applications please write to summer.research@iiserkol.ac.in.

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