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Indian Institute of Technology Bombay IITB Research Internship Awards 2011-12

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Indian Institute of Technology Bombay IITB Research Internship Awards 2011-12  IIT Bombay Research Internship Award is designated to be and Educational and Professional Research Experience for the Students. These awards are available for specific research projects. The details of these projects are made available to the candidates so that they can apply for projects of their interest and can prepare themselves well for a rigorous selection procedure. The selected interns are required to work full time for four to six months on the project and will be given a fixed stipend of  Rs. 10,000/- per month. Accommodation may be provided subject to availability.  

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  • Should be in the Second year of a Masters program, or third / fourth year of a Bachelors program. Branch / discipline of study will be as per the project requirements specified by IIT Bombay Faculty (Internship Guide).
  • Should be among the top 10% in all the previous years in your discipline in the College / University / Institute. A certificate from the Principal to this effect will have to be submitted at the time of applying.
  • Should be a full-time student while applying and till the completion of the Internship. You may submit a partial project report before (e.g., in April) the completion of the Internship (e.g., in June) if the academic calendar of your College / Institute / University requires you to do so, with the prior consent of the Internship Guide.
  • Should be able to work full-time for the Internship. Part-time internship is not allowed. A certificate to the effect that there are no course work requirements during the internship period has to be submitted at the time of applying.
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Important Dates:

Task Timeline
Last Date for submission of Application form October 15, 2011
Tentative Dates for Interview 15th -30th November 2011
Duration of Internship December 2011 to June 2012

Selection Procedure :

The selection procedure consists of preliminary screening of applications, followed by test/ interviews.

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

Return train fare by the shortest route (IInd / Sleeper Class) will be paid to outstation candidates called for interview. You will have to submit the ticket for onward journey and photocopy of the ticket for the return journey.

Interviews are likely to be held during the second half of November 2011.

Accommodation will be provided subject to availability.

How to apply :

The application process consists of an online application to be submitted through this webpage. A link to appropriate forms will be available here when the application process begins. Please read the description and  eligibility criteria carefully before filling the application form.

For applying, click on the following link:

  • It is mandatory to register before filling the application form.
  • After clicking on the above link kindly click on the “New Applicants register here.”
  • Fill in the mandatory fields to get registered.
  • Login to fill the application form with your new username and password.
  • Please click on the last line mentioning IITB RESEARCH INTERNSHIP AWARDS 2011-12 (Please do not use this link for Position under Project given in Job Opportunities page)

The online application requires:

  • Uploading your statement of purpose (250 words) describing your interest in research and how diversity and this opportunity would advance your goals. Applications for internship must be accompanied by a statement of purpose answering questions such as: Why is an applicant interested in a particular project? What specific background, skills, and experience does an applicant have for the project? What is the applicant’s long term career plan? What role does this project play in it? What role does an internship at IITB play in the career plan? This list is only illustrative and the applicants are encouraged to think beyond these questions while writing their statement of purpose.

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