Starting January 2014
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An Internship scheme is initiated at the Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) under National Fusion Programme (NFP) sponsored by the Board Of Research In Fusion Science & Technology (BRFST). Applications are invited from Post Graduate Students (in Science, Engineering, Technology and Management), with good academic record, of recognized Institutes / Universities for NFP Internship Programme. Students interested in research areas related to science & technology of Fusion research/ Plasma physics are encouraged to apply for undertaking projects at IPR on various areas mentioned below, under the supervision of IPR scientists/engineers. Students can start their projects from semester beginning either around July or January, depending on the schedule of their curriculum.
Post Graduate Students in Physical/Chemical Science and Engineering
Post Graduate (M.E./M.Tech./M.Sc./M.Phil/M.C.A.) students, who have to do projects as a part of their curriculum of their Post Graduate Studies in any of the following disciplines : Physical/Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Inter-Disciplinary Engineering Sciences and Computer Applications.
Only bonafide and full-time students can apply. Those who have already completed their course are not eligible to apply.
NOT more than TWO students can be offered the NFP Internships from the same Discipline/Department under an Institution/College/University.
Plasma Theory and simulations, Advanced Material Technologies, First Wall Engineering, Cryogenic and Magnet Technologies, RF & Microwave Technologies, Beam Technologies, Power Engineering Technologies, Advanced Data Acquisition and control Engineering, Nuclear Technologies, Plasma Diagnostics, Fusion Technology Management. Please refer to the NFP document for more details on projects. For further information regarding projects, please contact NFP.
Experimental, Theoretical, Computational projects in the above-mentioned areas.
Selected students will carry out their project work at IPR for a duration of minimum 3 months to maximum 12 months according to their curriculum.
A consolidated stipend of Rs 10,000/- per month (with effect from 1-Jan-2011), and also to & fro sleeper class train fare (by the shortest route, once during the stay) will be given to ONLY those students who are NOT getting financial support from any other funding agency.
Interested students are advised to send in the completed application form in the prescribed format, along with TWO CONFIDENTIAL recommendation letters (from two different faculty members who have known you during your academic sessions) and a certificate of undertaking as per the attached format from their parent organization, to the following address ;
The Coordinator, NFP Internship Programme,
Institute For Plasma Research
Bhat, Near Indira Bridge,
Gandhinagar 382 428
There is NO entrance exam.
1. Application form with photograph
2. TWO recommendation letters (confidential)
3. Certificate of undertaking from the applicant.
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Please read the FAQ for more details regarding the NFP Internship Programme
Applications without recommendation letters and certificate of undertaking will be rejected.
Please DO NOT send your CV.
The documents are also available on the "Documents" page of this website. Please mark the envelope as "NFP Internship Scheme"
The last dates for receiving applications for the NFP-Internship Scheme are ;
Applications will be accepted ONLY during this period
For projects starting around July 2014
From 1st April 2014
To 16th May, 2014
For projects starting around January 2015
From 1st October 2014
To 14th Nov, 2014
Applications received before 1st April 2013 (for Jul 2014) and 1st October 2013 (for Jan 2015) or WILL NOT BE Accepted
Note: Selected candidates will be informed by post and e-mail / phone within 4 weeks after the last date.
List of provisionally selected candidates will be listed on this website.
Selected candidates will be intimated by post/email.
If you need any clarifications regarding the program and the application procedures, please contact the Coordinator between 9:30 am to 5:00pm (Mon-Fri),
(Email : firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone : 079-2396 2181, Fax : 079-23962285)
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