IIT Madras – Summer Fellowship Programme – 2018

IIT Madras is offering a 2-month summer fellowship programme.

The IITM – Summer Fellowship Programme of two months with stipend is designed to enhance awareness and interest in high quality academic research among young Engineering, Management, Sciences and Humanities students through a goal oriented summer mini-project undertaken at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.

Eligibility: Candidates pursuing Third Year of B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc. (Engg) / Integrated M.E. / M.Tech. programme, First Year of ME / M.Tech. / M.Sc. / M.A, MBA with outstanding academic background in terms of high ranks in university examinations are encouraged to apply, highlighting their academic performance and achievement including papers presented at seminars, projects executed, design contests participated, score/rank in Mathematics Olympiad and any other awards/distinctions obtained. [IIT students are not eligible to apply].

Period of the Project: Duration of the programme may commence from 16th May 2018 to 15th July 2018. (Schedule may be flexible to suit student’s convenience.)

Stipend: A sum of Rs.6000/- per month will be given as a stipend for a maximum period of 2 months.

Bonafide Certificate: Letter issued by the Head of the Institution certifying that you are a bonafide student. .

Participating Departments: (Engineering Departments) :

  • Aerospace Engg,
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Bio Technology
  • Chemical Engg.
  • Civil Engg,
  • Computer Science & Engg,
  • Engineeing Design
  • Electrical Engg.
  • Mechanical Engg.
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engg.
  • Ocean Engg.

Participating Departments: (Science Departments) :

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Participating Departments: (Humanities & Social Sciences) :

  • Humanities & Social Sciences

Participating Departments: (Management Studies) :

  • Management Studies

Website opens : 14th January 2018

Last date for submitting application : 28th February 2018 at 5.00pm

How to Apply:
Application should be submitted through online only using  site : https://sfp.iitm.ac.in/ 
Physical printout of the application need not be sent
Generate a pdf file and keep it for your reference
Please ensure that all the relevant data and enclosures are uploaded.
Incomplete applications will be rejected.

For any clarification, please register complaint through portal.

For more details please visit : https://sfp.iitm.ac.in/

Source: email received form NPTEL Local Chapter

Sasi Institute of Technology & Engineering gets autonomous status

Sasi Institute of Technology & Engineering has been conferred the autonomous status for 10 years by University Grants Commission (UGC) from the academic year 2018-19 to 2027-28, announced B.Venugopala Krishna, chairman of Sasi Educational Institutions here on Thursday. Mr. M.Narandra Krishna, Executive Director & Dr. K.Bhanu Prasad, Principal  of Sasi Institute of Technology & Engineering said “Autonomous status allows the institution the freedom to design industry-oriented curricula and introduce courses and academic programmes which would enhance the employability skills of students,”.