Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
Sector – 1, Block – AF Bidhan nagar,
Kolkata- 700064 , India
PHYSICS AND BIOPHYSICAL SCIENCES – 2015
Applications are invited from Indian nationals for selection as Undergraduate Associates (UGA) of Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata under the auspices of the Centre for Advanced Research and Education (CARE), SINP. The purpose of UGA programme is to identify budding scientists and provide them with the necessary resources/nourishment in order to motivate them to take up scientific research in Physical and Biophysical sciences as a career option. UGAs of SINP are expected to undertake studies/work in the broad areas of Physical and Biophysical sciences. For details, see http://www.saha.ac.in (look under Research).
Candidates from the first year of science undergraduate (B. Sc. in Physics/Chemistry/Biological Sciences) programme in 2014 who have secured at least 85% marks in Science and Mathematics subjects individually and at least 80% in aggregate in Class XII Board Examination are only eligible to apply for the UGA programme for 2015. The final selection amongst the short listed candidates may involve an interview where the candidates need to display resourcefulness, passion for scientific research as well as mastery of scientific concepts.
Selected UGAs will be exposed to reading courses and laboratory training through short projects under the guidance of assigned mentors for a total period of about 90 days spread over their undergraduate years. During this period they will receive a stipend (Rs. 200/- per day) along with travel allowance and hostel accommodation (for outstation UGAs).
On-line application form can be found here . Further instructions to the applicants can be found at the bottom of the application form. The last date for receiving on-line application is 15th December, 2014.
The electronic address for correspondence is associateship.programme[at]saha.ac.in.
For more details, visit: http://www.saha.ac.in/web/education/course-programmes-undergraduate-associateship