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AcSIR (CSIR) - APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Training
"You have to dream before your dreams can come true”.
                                                                 – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
(probably the best president India ever had, and most importantly one of the greatest but most humble scientific minds, a brilliant scholar, undoubtedly a legend, who inspired and continues to inspire young and old alike by his works, deeds and legacy)

Here is an opportunity for all the students to get the privilege of earning an internship at coveted CSIR labs of India through AcSIR (CSIR) - APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Training under AcSIR-Kalam Fellowship.

Following are the details:


Summer Training Program at AcSIR provides an opportunity to spend one of your summers working at premier research Laboratories of CSIR with some of the leading scientists in India, in an environment which promotes trans-disciplinary research.
The program is supported/ funded by AcSIR through its AcSIR-Kalam Fellowship.


Registration Start: November 17, 2017
Application Closes: December 31, 2017
Shortlist Declaration: March 2018
Selection Interview: April 2018
Result Declaration: April 2018


Total number of Fellowships : 20*

Duration: Two months; Between the months of May and August

Amount of Fellowship: Rs. 25,000 per student for the duration of the program
(payable after successful completion of the training program and submission of project report to the Laboratory Coordinator)

Travel allowance to the selected student: Reimbursable to a maximum of Rs. 5,000 per selected student

This is a compulsorily Residential Programwhere the selected students would be required to stay on campus of the respective CSIR Labs on charge basis.


First year of M.Sc program or equivalent: minimum first-class at pre-M.Sc degree level

Third to pre-final year of Integrated M.Sc program or equivalent: GPA 6.0 on a scale of 10 (upto IV Sem)

First year of M.E/M.Tech program or equivalent: GPA 8.0 on a scale of 10 OR GPA 7.0 on a scale of 10 for CFTIs at B.E/B.Tech level or GATE Score ≥600 or NET (Engineering) Rank from 1 to 100

Third year of B.E/ B.Tech program or equivalent: GPA 8.0 on a scale of 10 OR GPA 7.0 on a scale of 10 for CFTIs (upto IV Sem)

Third to pre-final year of Integrated M.E/M.Tech program or equivalent: GPA 8.0 on a scale of 10 OR GPA 7.0 on a scale of 10 for CFTIs (upto IV Sem) or GATE Score ≥600 or NET (Engineering) Rank from 1 to 100


Screening will be primarily based on a Research Proposal and other screening criteria decided by the Committee.

An applicant can give five preferences of CSIR Labs/Institutes.

Shortlisted applicants will be intimated electronically

Selection Interview will be held at a central location. Appearance at the interview is mandatory for consideration.

Applicant may be allowed to participate through electronic media for interview (Skype etc.) under specific request.

Selection is purely based on merit/ performance at the selection interview.

Food and lodging arrangements shall be made for applicants called for interview only.


The application form has to be completed in all aspects for consideration

Multiple applications from same applicant will result in cancellation of candidature

All filled-in information should be supported by relevant documents at the time of selection interview

Please visit the websites of participating CSIR Labs for information on their research areas

* Reservation shall be applicable as per GoI rules.

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All the best
Sunil Nagpal
MS(Research) Scholar, IIT Delhi (Alumnus)
Advisor for the Biotech Students portal (
Computational Researcher in BioSciences at a leading MNC

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