Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics: Undergraduate Associateship in Physics and Biophysical Sciences

INTRODUCTION

Undergraduate Associates are exposed to short term courses and laboratory projects under the guidance of assigned mentors for a maximum period of 90 days, mainly during their vacations.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Benefits In this period they receive a stipend @ Rs. 150/- per day and a book grant upto Rs. 6000/- per annum. A travel allowance is also given for outstation Undergraduate Associates. The programme is for the undergraduate years. On successful completion of the programme, an associate may be issued a certificate. Outstanding Undergraduate Associates may be selected as Graduate Associates of SINP if they pursue Masters Programmes in Basic sciences. On successful completion of the M. Sc course with First Class or equivalent grades they may be considered for absorption as Research Fellows of SINP with the usual fellowship.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Applications: ................. Applications are usually sought in August/September from Indian nationals for selection of Undergraduate Associates under the auspices of the Centre for Advanced Research and Education (CARE) of Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Calcutta.

PAY PACKAGE

Eligibility: ............. Candidates from the first or second year Science undergraduate programme (B. Sc/Integrated M. Sc in Physics/Chemistry/Biological Sciences) who have secured at least 85% marks in Science and Mathematics and at least 80% in aggregate in Class XII Board Examination are encouraged to apply. The final selection amongst the short listed candidates may involve an interview where the candidate is expected to display resourcefulness, passion for scientific research as well as mastery of scientific concepts.
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