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Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics UG Associateship Admission 2013

Undergraduate Associateship in Physics and Biophysical Sciences – Admission 2013

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for selection as Undergraduate Associates (UGA) of Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata under the auspices of the Centre for Advanced Research and Education (CARE), SINP.


Candidates from the first/second year of Science undergraduate (B. Sc/Integrated M. Sc in Physics/Chemistry/Biological Sciences) programme in 2013 who have secured at least 85% marks in both Science and Mathematics and at least 80% in aggregate in Class XII Board Examination are encouraged to apply.

Selection Procedure:

The final selection amongst the short listed candidates may involve an interview where the candidates need to display resourcefulness, passion for scientific research as well as mastery of scientific concepts.

Selected UGAs will be exposed to reading courses and laboratory training through short projects under the guidance of assigned mentors for a total period of about 60-90 days spread over their undergraduate years. During this period they will receive a stipend (Rs. 200/- per day) along with travel allowance and hostel accommodation (for outstation UGAs). A few of the UGAs may be further selected as Graduate Associates of SINP if they pursue Masters Programme in Basic sciences.

How to Apply:

Application for UGA programme in Physics and Biophysical Sciences can be submitted on-line.

Important Dates:

Last date for submissions will be Nov 30, 2013.

List of selected candidates will be published here in the first week of January, 2014 and also will be informed by e-mail.

The electronic address for correspondence is [email protected].


Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics

(Aided Institution under the Department of Atomic Energy, Govt of India)

1/AF Bidhannagar, Kolkata-700064