IITB Research Internship Award is designed to be an educational and professional research experience.These awards are available for specific research projects. The details of these project 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 number of interns will be restricted to the number of projects available. The selected interns are required to work full time for six months on the project and will be given a fixed amount of stipend Rs 10000/- per month. Accomodation may be provided subject to availability.
Last Date for submission of Application form 31st October 2010
Tentative Dates for Interview 1st to 15th December 2010
Duration of Internship January to July 2011 or July to December 2011
University research is the foundation for the economic growth of any nation, in a world increasingly propelled by technology. In view of this, IIT Bombay has made concerted efforts to align its R&D focus with the national goal of achieving technological self-reliance. Students and faculty conduct research projects in thrust areas of science and engineering. Its preeminent position at the cutting-edge of research is reflected in its impressive list of research projects, which cater to both our national needs and global developments.
Education and research are the twin pillars of IITB and the ambience is one in which new ideas and creativity can flourish. A key goal of the Institute is to provide a creative atmosphere in which higher studies and research thrive amongst the students and the faculty. IIT Bombay’s commitment to merging education with the creation of knowledge provides a fertile setting for productive research that has led to a range of scientific and technological achievements.
We feel that the main ingredient for successful R & D is enthusiastic young minds. It is from this view point that we have introduced the IITB Research Internship Awards to engage bright exernal students on it challenging research projects.
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Born in Bilaspur, Dr. Vatsayayan is Professor and Head of the Aerospace Engineering Department at IIT, Mumbai, India.