Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Summer Research Fellowships 2012

Name of Institute / University

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research

Courses Offered


Life Sciences: Infectious and non-infectious diseases, bioinformatics, developmental biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, life-history evolution, immunology, circadian biology, animal behaviour, behavioural ecology, evolutionary genetics, experimental evolution, life-history evolution, population dynamics, phylogeography, behavioural neurobiology and behavioural genetics.

Materials Sciences: Including nano sciences, energy and green materials.

Chemical Sciences: Solid state chemistry, theoretical and computational chemistry, organic, physical and inorganic chemistry,
organic and asymmetric synthesis, medicinal and bio-organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, supramolecular chemistry and
chemistry of nanomaterials.

Physical Sciences: Condensed matter theory and experiment, statistical physics, semiconductor materials physics, biophysics, nano physics, polymer physics, organic electronics, computational material science, soft matter, semiconductor interfaces, heterostructures, physical metallurgy and transmission electron microscopy.

Engineering Sciences: Theoretical and computational fluid dynamics, flow of complex fluids, granular media, experimental fluid mechanics, thermal science, chemical engineering and non-linear dynamics. Mathematics

Atmospheric Sciences: Atmospheric boundary layer, near-surface environment, radiation, solar-terrestrial relations, monsoon dynamics, modelling.


Students who have secured not less than 80% in Maths and Science subjects in their 10th and 12th or equivalent examinations and not less than first class in graduation and post graduation ( if applicable).

Students presently studying in I & II year of B.Sc., I, II & III year of B.E/ B.Tech., I year of M.Sc and I - IV year of Integrated M.Sc. can apply for Life Sciences and Mathematics.

Students presently studying in II year of B.Sc., II & III year of B.E/ B.Tech., I year of M.Sc and II – IV year of Integrated M.Sc. can apply for Materials Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences,
Engineering Sciences and Atmospheric Sciences.

The students selected under this programme are placed with scientists at the Centre or elsewhere in India, for 2 months with a stipend of Rs. 6000 /- p.m and travel support as per Govt. of India norms.

How To Apply

Detailed information and application form can be downloaded from http://www.jncasr.ac.in/srfp.php or

may be obtained by writing to the address mentioned below with a self-addressed envelope of 16x25 cms with stamp of Rs. 10/-

The Assistant Coordinator,
Summer Research Fellowship Programme,
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research,
Jakkur P.O., Bangalore 560 064.


1. Please ensure that your completed application includes:

(a) Two confidential reports sealed by the referee and with the referees’ signatures across the seals.
(b) Xerox copies of relevant mark sheets etc.

2. Students who have already completed this programme earlier need not apply.

3. Your “Area of Research” on the left hand top corner of the mailing envelope.

4. Mere applying to this programme does not warrant selection.

Contact Details

Jakkur P.O., Bangalore - 560 064

Website: http://www.jncasr.ac.in/srfp.php
E-mail: srfp@jncasr.ac.in
Fax: 080-22082980
Phone: 080-22082776

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