Fellowships & Extension Programmes
Project Oriented Biological Education (POBE)

As part of its Science Outreach Programme, in 2006 the Centre initiated a new program in biology for undergraduate students from other Institutions. Selected students are exposed to the concepts and methodologies driving integrative research in biology today, through a combination As part of its Science Outreach Programme, in 2006 the Centre initiated a new program in biology for undergraduate students from other Institutions. Selected students are exposed to the concepts and methodologies driving integrative research in biology today, through a combination of lectures, laboratory projects and research. The programme will be conducted during the summer vacation for a period of 6 to 8 weeks. Students selected are expected to work at the Centre for three consecutive summers and successful candidates will receive Diploma in Biology from the Centre. Whenever possible, students will be allowed to work in the Centre during midsemester vacations as well. Specialization in a more focused area of research will be possible during the second and third years. Those who complete the POBE programme with outstanding performance will be eligible for admission to the MS-PhD programme of the Centre subject to a satisfactory performance in the interview.

Eligibility:
Students presently studying in 1st year of three year B.Sc programme only (in any science stream) are eligible to apply.

Fellowships:
The total number of Fellowships offered will be upto 10. A scholarship of Rs. 6000/- per month will be provided.

Announcement of selected candidates:
Only selected candidates will be intimated by first week of April – 2015 and the list will also be available on the JNCASR web site. Further enquiries or correspondence will not be entertained. Mere applying to the programme and satisfying the eligibility criteria does not guarantee selection. The candidates have to indicate their acceptance within two weeks of email sent or else it will be presumed that they are not interested in joining the programme and the offer will be automatically cancelled and offered to the person in the waitlist.

Mailing address to send completed application form:
The Academic Coordinator,
Fellowships & Extension Programmes,
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Jakkur. P.O., Bangalore  - 560 064.

Important dates:
Last date for download of application form            :  February 23, 2015
Last date for receipt of completed application form :  March 2, 2015

 

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