I thank you for your interest in the IISER Pune Summer Student Programme 2023. We
received over 5000 applications for about 45 positions. You will appreciate that
it was not an easy task to select the small subset of successful candidates out of
all the excellent applications we received.
Please note that not receiving an email indicates non-selection.
Even if you have not been successful this time around I hope you will keep IISER
Pune in mind while planning a future in research. We have integrated PhD (MS-PhD)
and regular PhD programmes for students motivated by a career in research.
Wishing you all the best in your future endeavours
Summer Student Programme
Announcement in February 2023
IISER Pune invites applications from research oriented students to participate
in its Summer Student Programme, 2023. Successful applicants will have an
opportunity to participate in the research programmes of IISER-Pune faculty.
Research activities in IISER-Pune span both theory and experiment in biology,
chemistry, mathematics, physics and Earth sciences with a strong focus on
interdisciplinary research. These summer projects are also an opportunity for
students to evaluate the suitability of various programmes at IISER-Pune
(Integrated PhD and PhD) for future career choice.
Eligibility & Requirements
- Students currently (at the time of application) studying in the
- 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of
B.Sc/B.Tech/B.E or equivalent
- 1st year of M.Sc/M.Tech or equivalent.
Minimum 60% (or equivalent) in overall grades, or 80% in the particular
stream(s) of interest.
Selecting a project for application.
- browse the list of available projects
and identify your project of interest
- You may go through the webpages of the faculty to confirm that
your interests overlap, and to obtain an idea of their research
- Every project has a requirement in terms of knowledge and
skills. Please do not apply for a project that you are not
equipped to undertake. It will be a waste of your time.
- If you need further technical information on the project,
send a single email to the concerned faculty. Please do not send
additional emails in the absence of a response.
- You may apply for up to 2 projects
Project duration: 4 - 8 weeks during the period May 15th –
July 15th, 2019.
- IISER-Pune will support the selected summer students with a (free)
room in the students' hostel.
However, we are unable to provide any
financial support to cover the cost of travel and boarding in the
hostel mess (about Rs. 6000 per month)
- The performance of students will be evaluated at the end of the
project and the same conveyed to their parent institute.
- The results of the selection process will be conveyed to the
students by March 31st
- Any query regarding this programme may be addressed to
- Any problem with the web-based registration process may also be
addressed to Ramana Athreya at
- Please do not contact, either by phone or
by email, the concerned faculty for selection information after you
- If you wish to modify your application for whatever reason simply
re-register with the changed entries. We will only consider your