Bombay Research Fellowships 2008
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
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
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.
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
Train fare (IInd/Sleeper class) will be given to outstation candidates,
shortlisted for interview
date of application: March 20, 2008
List of short listed candidates: First week of April
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.