New Delhi, Updated on Jan 17, 2020 14:14 IST

This fellowship programme has been mulled over to stimulate curiosity and consciousness in state-of-the-art research among science, humanities, and engineering and management students.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has asked for applications from students across the country for its 'Summer Fellowship Programme – 2020’. All the students except those from IITs can apply for the programme. The summer fellowship programme, which is of a duration of two months, provides a stipend of Rs 6000. This fellowship programme has been deliberated to promote curiosity and consciousness in state-of-the-art research among science, humanities, engineering and management students. This is done by means of a target-driven summer mini-project carried out at IIT Madras. For online submission of application, the last date is February 29, 2020.

For the programme, candidates pursuing third year of B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc (Engineering) can apply. Apart from this, third or fourth-year students of Integrated M.E./M.Tech programme can also apply. Not only this, the first-year students of ME/M.Tech/M.Sc./M.A/ MBA, with a brilliant academic background in university, examinations are also eligible to apply. All the IIT students can not apply for this programme.  

The duration of the programme will be from May 20 to July 19, 2020. Under this fellowship programme, some participating branches include chemical engineering, civil engineering, aerospace engineering, applied mechanics, and biotechnology, etc. The programme is believed to increase creativity and innovative mindset among students from different colleges and universities. IIT Madras has always been among the frontrunners when it comes to introducing some out of the box concepts.

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