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SRFP 2020 - Summer Research Fellowship Program by JNCASR

Last date to apply

30 November 2019

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About SRFP 2020

SRFP 2020 (Summer Research Fellowship Program) is supported by Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) to offer summer fellowships for two months to the bright undergraduate and MSc students studying in India. The SRFP programme is also open to teachers. Candidates can fill online SRFP online application form by 30 November 2019. Selected candidates have to indicate their acceptance within 15 days or else the offer will stand cancelled and will go to the next person on the waiting list. The selected candidate should work with the assigned guide for two months at any time during the calendar year, preferably during the summer.

Latest Update: SRFP 2020 list of selected candidates has been announced and students can check the SRFP Selection List 2020

SRFP 2020 application for three Academies

  1. IAS SRFP - Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru
  2. INSA SRFP - Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi
  3. NASI SRFP - The National Academy of Sciences, India, Allahabad 

SRFP 2020 Selected Students List Announced

The SRFP selected students list for all three academies has been released. The selection list includes the names of the students and teachers who have been selected for the SRFP 2020 Programme.

The SRFP 2020 Selection List will be compiled on the following basis

  1. SRFP Online Application
  2. Mark Sheets of Previous Years
  3. Write Up submitted for Selection
  4. Recommendation Letter

SRFP Selection List 2020 - Download Now

Lists are not final. Names of more candidates will be added on receipt of consent from guides in the coming days

Subject Total Number of Selections
Chemistry 112
Earth & Planetary Sciences 24
Engineering including Computer Sciences 279
Life Sciences 115
Mathematics 43
Physics 81


SRFP 2020 - Research Areas

Research Area Sub Research Area
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Atomic Physics, Lasers and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Relativity and Cosmology
  • algebra, group theory, representation theory, algebraic geometry
  • combinatorics
  • control theory, optimization, operations research
  • differential equations, dynamical systems, mathematical physics
  • geometry, topology
  • number theory, coding theory
  • probability, statistics, financial mathematics
  • real and complex analysis, functional analysis, harmonic analysis
  • Inorganic
  • Organic
  • Physical
Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Atmospheric
  • Earth Sciences
  • Oceanic
  • Solar System
Engineering including Computer Science
  • Aeronautical
  • Biomedical
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Management Sciences
  • Mechanical
  • Metallurgy/Materials Engg
  • Others
  • Others, specify
Life Sciences
  • Animal Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Microbial Sciences
  • Others1
  • Plant Sciences
  • Others, specify


SRFP 2020 Dates



Online Application Begins

Mid-September 2019

Last date for downloading the application form

30 November 2019

Date of Intimation of selected candidates

February  2020


SRFP 2020 Stipend Amount

The students are also offered a reward to the candidates get selected for the Summer Research Fellowship Programme. The students selected for this programme will be placed with a scientist. They will be provided with the following as per the centre's norms

  • The stipend of Rs.6000 per month for two continuous months
  • Travel Support
  • SRFP Certificate

SRFP 2020 Courses Eligible

  • BS / BSc / BVSc (II year only)
  • BPharm (III and IV years only)
  • BE / BTech / BCA (II and III years only)
  • BArch(II, III and IV years only)
  • MS / MSc / MVSc / MPharm (I year only)
  • ME / MTech / MCA / MArch (I year only)
  • (5-year integrated) MS / MSc /MTech / MBBS (II, III, IV years only)
  • PharmD (III, IV years only)
  • (dual degree) BTech + MTech (II, III, IV years only)
  • (dual degree) BE + MSc (II, III, IV years only)
  • (dual degree) BS + MS (II, III, IV years only)
  • Integrated PhD (I, II years only)
  • MSc Tech (I, II years only)

SRFP 2020 Application Form

Candidates have to fill the application form to apply for the SRFP (Summer Research Fellowship Program). The application process for the SRFP has been started, and the candidates willing to apply for this programme have to fill the form on or before the due date. The last date for filling online form is 30 November 2019. The candidates who have already applied and completed this programme earlier are not needed to apply. 

Click here to fill online SRFP Application Firm

SRFP 2020 Write Up 

The applicant should include a write-up (in about 150–250 words) as to the specific area of the applicant and indicate what he/she would like to learn and achieve through this fellowship. It can also include the specific experiment or theory that the applicant wants to work on but NOT a general description of the area. The write-up should be original.

Documents to be uploaded with the SRFP 2020 Online Application Form

Scanned copies of mark sheets in JPG format (not exceeding 700KB for each) must be uploaded just after submission of the application online.

SRFP 2020 Recommendation Letter

Student applicants must upload the contact details of one of their present teachers or the Head of the Department (HoD). The Academy will get in touch with the teacher and obtain the recommendation letter.

Submission of Online Application Form

The candidates have to fil the online SRFP 2020 application form but need not send that to the official body. The candidate must ensure that they keep the hard copy of the filled in the application form with them for future reference.

Acceptance of SRFP 2020 offer within 15 days 

  • Selected candidates have to indicate their acceptance within 15 days or else the offer will stand cancelled and will go to the next person on the waiting list.
  • If the candidate accepts the offer initially and then fails to join the programme, he/she denies the waitlisted candidate an opportunity to avail the fellowship.
  • The candidate cannot accept more than one offer at the same time.
  • Selected candidates will undertake to work at the institution they are placed for a minimum uninterrupted period of 2 months.
  • SRFP Certificates will be issued only to candidates who complete a mandatory training period of 2 months.

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SRFP 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Both
Region  India
Age  No Age Limit

SRFP 2020 Eligibility for Students

  • Class 10 and 12 - Candidates must have completed their Class 10 & 12 examinations or equivalent with the minimum score of 80% and those who completed their graduation and post-graduation with the minimum division of First Class are eligible.
  • Graduation - Candidates who are studying in 1st and 2nd year of B.Sc., 1st, 2nd & 3rd year of B.S., 1st, 2nd & 3rd year of B.E./ B.Tech, 1st year of M.Sc., and 1st-3rd year of Integrated M.Sc. can apply for Life Sciences.
  • Those candidates who are studying in 2nd and 3rd year of B.Sc., 2nd, 3rd & 4th year of B.S., 2nd, 3rd & 4th year of B.E./ B.Tech, 1st year of M.Sc., and 1st-3rd year of Integrated M.Sc. can apply for Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Mathematics.
  • Candidate presently 4th year of BS-MS, 1st year of M.Sc. and 4th year of Int. M.Sc. can apply for Materials Sciences and Chemical Sciences.

SRFP 2020 Eligibility for Teachers

  • Teachers must be teaching at a College/University.
  • The minimum percentage of average marks in core subjects only (i.e. excluding languages) from class 10 up to post-graduation (whichever years completed) should be 65% or above for students. The minimum percentage of average marks does not apply for teachers.
  • PhD student is not eligible.
  • Applicants who have availed the Academies fellowship twice before are not eligible to apply.

SRFP 2020 Contact Details

Coordinator, Summer Research Fellowship Programme
Indian Academy of Sciences
CV Raman Avenue, near Mekhri Circle
Bengaluru 560 080

Phone: (080) 2266 1207, 2266 1202, 2266 1221
E-mail: sumfel@ias.ac.in

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