Vacation Students' Programme
(List of selected candidates for VSP - 2019)
The Vacation Students' Programme (VSP)
is held annually, for a duration of 7 weeks, during May - July. In 2019,
it will be held during
May 13 -
Students selected under the
seven weeks at IUCAA working on specific research projects supervised by
IUCAA Academic Members. The programme concludes with seminar
presentations based on the projects done by the participants.
Students who are currently pursuing one of the following degree courses are eligible to apply:
(In other words, you are eligible if you are completing M.Sc. 1st year, Integrated M.Sc. 3rd or 4th year and B.Tech. / B.E. 3rd or 4th year, in the year in which you are applying.)
- M.Sc. - First Year (Physics / Applied Mathematics / Astronomy / Electronics / Scientific Computing)
- Integrated M.Sc. - 3rd and 4th Year
- B.Tech. / B.E. - 3rd and final year
The last date for applying is February 25 every year. The selected candidates are usually informed by the end of March.
The participants are paid a stipend of Rs.10,000/- and provided with
free lodging on the IUCAA campus during the programme. They are also
paid second-class (non-A/C) return railway fare between the place of
their residence or education and Pune.
Queries, if any, may be addressed to the Administrative Officer (Core