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About IMSC Summer Research Internship

IMSC Summer Research Internship 2018 for College Students in India is offered by the Institute of Mathematical Sciences for the highly motivated candidates studying in B. Sc./BE/B.Tech or M.Sc/ME/M.Tech program. IMSC Summer Research Internship 2018 for College Students in India is a 2 months (maximum) program which will be organised in the summer (May-July 2018). The last date to apply for Mathematics Summer Program is 28 February 2018 and for other streams in IMSC Summer Research Internship 2018 dates will be revealed soon, however, the application process for rest of the program is expected to start in February, candidates are advised to bookmark this page for getting the update regarding the same. Scroll down to check the details about Mathematics Summer Internship Program. 

The selected candidates for the program will have an opportunity to pursue advanced study in the field of Theoretical Physics, Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science and Computational Biology:

  • Mathematics Summer Research Programme
  • Physics Summer Research Programme
  • Summer Research Programme - Computational Biology
  • Summer Student Program - Theoretical Work in Computer Science

Duration of Program: 3 to 8 weeks. (Depending upon the availability of student and the faculty)

IMSC Summer Research Internship Dates




IMSC Summer Research Internship Ends for

28 February 2018

IMSC Summer Research Internship End for
Theoretical Computer Science, Physics and
Computational Biology

Will be updated soon

IMSC Summer Research Internship Result

On or after the second week of
March 2018 (T)

IMSC Summer Research Internship

From May to July 2018 (T)


IMSC Summer Research Internship Intake  


Summer Research Program 

No. of students to be selected

Duration of Program

Mathematics Summer Research 



Theoretical Physics

10 to 15 


Theoretical Computer Science


May-July (January-April/ August-November Also available)

Computational Biology

3 to 4


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IMSC Summer Research Internship Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Both Male & Female
Region  All India
Class/ Age  B.Sc/BE/B.Tech or M.Sc/ME/M.Tech or Equivalent.
  • The candidates wish to avail the facility of IMSC Summer Research Internship 2018 must be doing B.Sc/BE/B.Tech or M.Sc/ME/M.Tech.
  • Students of pre-final year or final year of B. Sc. or BE or B.Tech or in the first year of M.Sc. or ME or M. tech. are encouraged to apply. 
  • The candidates applying for the internship must have a good academic record.
  • The candidates are expected to have studied the basics of computing such as Data Structures, Principles of Programming and Algorithms.

IMSC Summer Research Internship Reward

The candidates selected for the IMSC Summer Research Internship 2018 will have an opportunity to pursue advanced study in the field of theoretical physics, mathematics, computational biology and computer science.

  • The selected candidates will be paid 2nd class round trip train fare and Rs. 200 per diem.
  • The candidates will be provided hostel, mess and all facility during the summer internship program.
  • The candidates will also receive a certificate after completing the IMSC Summer Research Internship 2018.

IMSC Summer Research Internship Application form and Process

To avail the facility of the internship, the eligible candidates have to apply through online mode. There are separate application forms for Theoretical Physics, Mathematics,    Theoretical Computer Science and Computational Biology, the candidates can fill IMSC application form by following the given link and select the course for the summer internship program he/ she wish to apply. The mathematics Internship application form is given below. To submit the online application form the candidates have to follow the steps given below:

 Click here to apply for Mathematics Internship

Filling the Application Form: First, the applicants have to provide personal information such as name, affiliation, degree, gender date of birth. Now the candidates have to enter their correspondence details, research areas, accommodation request. Now the candidates have to provide their academic record. The candidates have to briefly describe their academic record. The candidates have to include details of the course that they are presently undergoing, marks/GPA, rank in class, degrees they already hold (if any) etc. The academic record details must be under 3000 Characters.

Uploading the Documents and Files: Now the participants have to upload the photocopy of the required documents such as grade card and programming experience certificate (if have any). During filling the application form the candidates can also upload the file which must have written details about the candidate’s academic record, additional information.

  • Recommendation letter - Candidates has to mention Name, title, affiliation and e-mail address of a person who is sending a letter of recommendation. Recommendation letters must be submitted by 5 March 2018.

Submit the application: Now the candidates have to enter the details about the referee. The candidates have to enter the Title, Referee Name, Referee Affiliation, Referee Email and Contact Number. And later candidate need to click on save and submit the application form.

Submission of Application Form

The Application for IMSC Summer Research Internship 2018 for College Students in India may only be submitted online at the official website. After filling the application form, the candidates have to click on submit button. The candidates have not sent printed application form via post. 

IMSC Summer Research Internship Selection Process

  • The candidates will be selected for IMSC Summer Research Internship 2018 on the basis of their academic record and their knowledge in the subject they are studying.
  • The candidates selected for the program will have to submit a bonafide certificate from the university where they are currently studying.

IMSC Physics Summer Research Programme Areas of Research

  • Condensed Matter Physics and Statistical Mechanics including complex systems, disordered systems, high Tc superconductivity, nonequilibrium processes, superfluidity and physics of biological membranes. 
  • High Energy Physics including perturbative QCD, CP violation and B physics, neutrino physics, nonperturbative QCD, lattice gauge theory, quark- gluon plasma, astroparticle physics, quantum field theory, topological QFT, conformal field theory, lattice gauge theory, quantum field theory, string theory, classical and quantum gravity, black holes, cosmology, foundations of quantum theory.
  • Mathematical Physics including group theory and quantum computation,
  • Non-linear Dynamics including solitons and chaos.
  • Optics including classical and quantum optics, beam physics, and quantum information theory.

IMSC Computational Biology Areas of Research

  • Biophysics of membranes and biomolecules
  • Protein structure and modelling
  • Systems biology
  • Biomolecular and signalling networks
  • Biological sequence analysis and bioinformatics
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Cardiac dynamics
  • Epidemic modelling
  • Evolutionary and population biology
  • Theoretical ecology

IMSC Summer Research Internship Contact Details

Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
IV Cross Road, CIT Campus,
Taramani, Chennai- 600113,
Tamil Nadu, India

Phone: 91-44-22543100
Fax: 91-44-22541586

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