Applications have been invited from Indian nationals for Undergraduate Associateship (UGA) of Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata under the auspices of the Centre for Advanced Research and Education (CARE), SINP.
The purpose of UGA programme is to identify budding scientists and provide them with the necessary resources/nourishment in order to motivate them to take up scientific research in Physical and Biophysical sciences as a career option. UGAs of SINP are expected to undertake studies/work in the broad areas of Physical and Biophysical sciences (For details, see www.saha.ac.in/cs/www (look under Research)).
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. The final selection amongst the short listed candidates may involve an interview where the candidates needs 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.
Application for UGA programme in Physics and Biophysical Sciences can be submitted on-line at http://www.saha.ac.in/cs/associateship.programme/uga_appl2013.html
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