Physical research laboratory summer internship 2019Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), an autonomous unit of the Department of Space, Government of India, conducts basic research in the areas of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Solar Physics, Earth, Planetary & Space Atmospheric Sciences, Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics and Theoretical Physics.

The Laboratory has several world-class experimental and computing facilities spread over its four campuses at Navrangpura and Thaltej, Ahmedabad, Infrared Observatory at Mt. Abu, and Solar Observatory at Udaipur.

Applications are invited from academically outstanding and highly motivated post-graduate students and college teachers of the Indian Nationality for the Summer Internship Programme to be held at Physical Research Laboratory from May 14 to July 12, 2019.

Eligibility Criteria for Students

B.Tech. / B.Sc./ B.S. / M.Sc. / M.Sc. (Integrated) / M.Sc. (Tech.)/M.Tech. students of Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Optics/Applied Optics, Laser Physics, Space Physics, Geology, Geophysics, Atmospheric Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Meteorology, Chemistry, Ocean Sciences and related subjects.

Students in, M.Sc. – First Year, Integrated M.Sc. – 3rd and 4th Year, B.Sc. 3rd year*/ B.Tech.*/ B.S.* 3rd /final year, are only eligible to apply.

*Preference will be given to candidates who are KVPY/DST INSPIRE fellows.

Prospective candidates should have reasonably good proficiency in basic physics and mathematics.

A minimum of 60% marks at both Bachelor’s and Master’s level are required for all candidates.

Please note that the students studying in any discipline of engineering are not eligible to apply in this programme.

Duration

8 weeks May 14 – July 12, 2019.

Fellowship & Facilities

₹10,000/- pm on pro rata, return II- class sleeper train fare by the shortest route and hostel accommodation (subject to the availability) with canteen facilities on a nominal charge.

Eligibility Criteria for Teachers

Teachers having academic background in Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Optics, Laser Physics, Space Physics, Geology, Geophysics, Atmospheric Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Meteorology, Chemistry, Ocean Sciences and related subjects and presently teaching at post graduate / graduate level with interest in pursuing research in any of the areas of research areas of PRL, are invited to apply for the summer internship programme.

The application must be forwarded through the Head/Principal of the institution. Any application received without the recommendation will not be considered. The selected candidates will be informed through e-mail as well as by post on the address given by them in the application. No interim queries in this connection will be entertained.

Duration

8 weeks May 14 – July 12, 2019.

Fellowship & Facilities

₹15,000/- pm on pro-rata basis, return II-AC train fare by the shortest route and accommodation (subject to the availability) with canteen facilities on a nominal charge.

Essential Qualifications

Five years teaching experience, demonstrated interest in research as evident by research publications / research projects.

Desirable Qualifications

Ph.D. degree.

All the selected candidates (students/teachers) will work on projects in association with a faculty member in any of the four campuses of PRL.

How to apply

Apply online at this page.

The online application for students has to be followed-up with a recommendation letter (as per the prescribed format) from two faculty members familiar with student. Mark sheets / certificates are not needed.

Printed copy of the online application, duly forwarded by Head of the Department mentioning the Reg. No. on top of the filled application form, and recommendation letter (in a sealed envelope) should be sent to the Head, Academic Services (headas AT prl.res.in), Physical Research Laboratory, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad -380009.

Important Dates

Opening Date for Online Registration (for student applicants): 06 March 2019

Closing Date for Online Registration: 25 March 2019 (23:59 Hrs.)

Closing Date for Receiving Filled Application and recommendation letter by post/courier (for students): 28 March 2019.

Contact

For general inquiry, call 079-26314869.

Click here for full details.

 

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