PHYSICS AND BIOPHYSICAL SCIENCES - 2017
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).
First-year science undergraduate students of 3-year B. Sc programme in Physics/Chemistry/Biological Sciences in 2016 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 2017. 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).
Application for UGA programme in Physical and Biophysical Sciences can be submitted on-line. Only on-line applications will be considered for selection. Last date for submissions will be December 15, 2016. List of selected candidates will be published here and also will be informed by e-mail. Only candidates who are in the first year of their science undergraduate (B. Sc. in Physics/Chemistry/Biological Sciences) programme are considered for selection.
The electronic address for correspondence is associateship.programme[at]saha.ac.in.
Revised: November 11, 2016
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 November 2016 12:25