Biotech Internships | IISER-K Summer Student Research Programme 2018: The basic idea of IISER is to create research Universities of the highest caliber in which teaching and education will be totally integrated with the state of the art research. These Universities are devoted to Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching in sciences in an intellectually vibrant atmosphere of research. One of the important objectives of creating these Universities is to make education and careers in basic sciences more attractive by providing opportunities in integrative teaching and learning of sciences and break the barriers of traditional disciplines.

Biotech Internships | IISER-K Summer Student Research Programme 2018


To provide B.Sc., M.Sc., B.S., M.S., B.Tech., and B.E. students of institutions or universities across India an opportunity of exposure to a research environment by associating them with one of the research groups of IISER during the summer vacation.

Salient Points

(a) The duration of summer research programme of IISER-K is from 15th May to 13th July 2018.
(b) ONLY applications submitted through the portal will be considered for summer internship 2018.
(b) Each selected candidate will be formally associated with a faculty member of the Institute.
(c) After joining, each candidate needs the original certificate from the currently affiliated organization (HoD/Supervisor, on letterhead) that she or he is not getting any other financial support.
(d) For funded interns, a consolidated fellowship amount will be deposited in intern’s bank account directly at the end of the programme.
(e) On-campus accommodation is mandatory and is chargeable (or deductible from fellowship amount).
(f) Access to computational and library facilities will be provided.
(g) Each candidate must submit a formal Joining report within 1 week of joining, containing details of the project, bank account details, and approval by a selected faculty member.
(h) A participation certificate will be awarded at the end of the programme.

Financial Support

Students having KVPY/INSPIRE or any other summer research fellowship, and those selected under the Indian Academy of Sciences summer fellowship programme will receive financial support from the respective sponsoring organization. There is a provision for a limited number of IISER-K summer research fellowships, the details of which will be notified in due time.


(a) Staying in campus accommodation throughout the period of a visit is mandatory unless the research work requires traveling.
(b) Selected candidates must abide by the rules and regulations applicable to the regular students of IISER-K.
(c) Submission of a final work report is must for the award of completion certificate.

You may select maximum two faculty members in order of your preference in the application form. Please click here to see faculty profiles

Important Dates

  • Application portal opens: 10th Feb 2018
  • Application portal closes: 3rd Mar 2018 at 4.00 PM
  • Publication of list of selected candidates: 21st Mar 2018
  • Last date of receiving confirmation from selected candidates: 29th Mar 2018
  • Summer research programme begins: 14th May 2018
  • Summer research programme ends: 13th July 2018

For any queries on submission of online applications please write to [email protected]

Biotech Internships | IISER-K Summer Student Research Programme 2018

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