Vacation Students' Programme


The Vacation Students' Programme (VSP) is held annually, for a duration of 7 weeks, during May - July. In 2017, it will be held during May 15 - June 30.

Students selected under the VSP spend seven weeks at IUCAA working on specific research projects supervised by IUCAA Academic Members. The programme concludes with seminar presentations based on the projects done by the participants.

The following students are eligible to apply:

M.Sc. - First Year (Physics / Applied Mathematics / Astronomy / Electronics)
Integrated M.Sc. - 3rd and 4th Year
B.Tech. / B.E. - 3rd and final year
 
The last date for applying is February 25, 2017. The selected candidates will be informed by the end of March.

The participants are paid a stipend of Rs.10,000/- and provided with free lodging on the IUCAA campus during the programme. They are also paid second-class (non-A/C) return railway fare between the place of their residence or education and Pune.

Queries, if any, may be addressed to the Administrative Officer (Core Programmes) at aocp@iucaa.in.