Fellowships & Extension Programmes
Project Oriented Chemistry Education (POCE)

Students selected for POCE - 2017 (click here)

As part of its Science Outreach Programme, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research has initiated a new programme, Project Oriented Chemistry Education (POCE), for students studying in B. Sc first year (PCM) to explore their potentials, to stimulate genuine interest in science and infuse creativity and scientific temper amongst undergraduate students. Selected students will be given an opportunity to involve in programmes such as lectures, laboratory projects and research. The programme will be conducted during 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 Chemistry from the Centre. Whenever possible, students will be allowed to work in the Centre during mid-semester vacations as well. Specialization in advanced materials will be possible during the last year. Those who complete the POCE programme with outstanding performance will be eligible for admission to the MS-PhD programme in the Centre subject to a satisfactory performance in the interview.

Students presently studying in 1st year of three year B.Sc programme only (preferably with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, (PCM) combination).

The total number of Fellowships offered will be upto 11. A scholarship of Rs. 6000/- per month will be provided.

Only selected candidates will be intimated by first week of April – 2017 and the list will also be available on the JNCASR website. 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 22, 2017
Last date for receipt of completed application form :  March 1, 2017

Key list of publications by our POCE students (click here)