(Info) IIT Bombay Research Fellowships 2008

IIT Bombay Research Fellowships 2008

IIT Bombay is aiming to attract professionals and students of proven calibre towards research activities at IIT Bombay?


The awardees will be selected based on their academic record and an interview, followed by a written test (if necessary). They will be expected to work on research projects for a minimum period of one year in different departments/ schools/ centres/ inter-disciplinary programs based on their academic background and research interests.


The Research Fellowship Scheme is open to B.Tech. / B.E. / M.Tech. / MBA / M.A. / M.Com. / M.Sc. / MBBS or equivalent degree, with or without experience. Students with research inclinations in humanities, bio-sectors, management and with background other than the above can also apply.

The awardees with B. Tech / B.E. or M.Sc. qualification will be awarded a stipend of Rs 8,000 to Rs 10,000 per month. Degree holders with experience may be considered for a higher amount.

IIT Bombay Summer Internship Scheme


~ The awardees (who have not completed their degrees) will have an opportunity to work on research projects under the mentorship of faculty members/scientists during their summer vacation.

~ The Summer Internship scheme is open to pre-final year B.Tech./ B.E./ M.A./ M.Com/ M.Sc./ M.E./ M.Tech./ MBA/ MBBS or equivalent degree students.

~ The summer internship scheme is only for pre-final year students. Final year students appearing for their final exam shall apply for Research Fellowship.

Stipend and other benefits

~ Rs 3,000 per month for summer internship (for a maximum of two months)

~ Other benefits include library facilities and hostel accommodation.

Selection procedure

The selection procedure consists of preliminary screening of applications, followed by personal interviews to be held in a decentralised manner at the department level.

Selection criteria will include consistently brilliant academic performance (relative rank in the class/University), work carried out by the student besides their regular academic work, participation/recognition in competitions such as Techfest, Olympiads, National Talent Search Exams, and performance in the interview.

Train fare (IInd/Sleeper class) will be given to outstation candidates, shortlisted for interview

Important dates


Last date of application: March 20, 2008
List of short listed candidates: First week of April 2008
Tentative dates of interview: Fourth week of April 2008
These dates are tentative and subjected to change. Please check http://www.ircc.iitb.ac.in/~fellowship/ for periodic updates.

Courtesy: rediff.com