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TIFR Visiting Students Research Programme 2017 | Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

TIFR Visiting Students Research Programme (VSRP-2017)

The notification for Tata Institute of Fundamental Research TIFR Visiting Students Research Programme 2017 has been announced

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai has invited applications under ‘The Visiting Students’ Research Programme’ (VSRP-2017) to be conducted at TIFR, Mumbai during 08th May 2017 to 05th July 2017

Important Dates

Last Date for Application for Other Subjects: 31st January 2017

Last Date for Application for Mathematics: 28th February 2017

Date of Visiting Students’ Research Programme (VSRP-2017): 08th May to 05th July 2017

Date of Entrance Test for Maths Programme: 05th June 2017 to 05th July 2017

TIFR VSRP 2017

TIFR offers a Visiting Students Research Programme (VSRP) to expose academically bright students to research in many areas of Mathematics, Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Computer & System Sciences

The Visiting Students Research Programme (VSRP-2017) will be held at TIFR, Mumbai. Participants are paid a monthly stipend of Rs.7000/-, Sleeper class return railway fare and are provided with shared hostel accommodation

Eligibility Criteria

Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Computer & Systems Sciences: (i) Candidates should have two years of undergraduate course work in an academic institution; (ii) Candidates should not have participated in VSRP before

Selection Process

Selection is purely based on the academic performance of the student, submitted write-up and referee reports. There is no selection test/interview

Stipend/Accommodation

Selected students are paid a monthly stipend @ Rs.7000/- per month, to, and for travel re-imbursement from the place of their residence; also, free shared accommodation on-or off-campus is provided

How to Apply

Students are encouraged to apply online www.tifr.res.in

Before filling the online application form, please keep the following ready:

  1. i) Scanned photo (.jpg file of size not exceeding 100kb) of your passport size photograph
  2. ii) Students can select upto 2 departments, and for each department, they can fill in two areas of interest from the options available in the menu. Please read the Information Brochure before you fill this section

iii) A write-up of up to 400 words, describing your interest in the most preferred field of study has to be provided in the appropriate box; the write up should not contain special characters; in particular, use of equations in write-ups is strongly discouraged

The link for filling up the Referee Report Form online will be sent by email to both Referees after complete registration

Students from remote areas who do not have access to internet can send a request for application form along with a self-addressed stamped envelope of Rs.20/- to “The Assistant Registrar (Academic), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai-400005”

Please read the Information Brochure before you fill this section

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai

(Deemed University), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba Mumbai-400005, Tel.: 022-22782875, Email: [email protected], Website www.tifr.res.in

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