Fellowships & Extension Programmes
Project Oriented Chemistry Education (POCE)

Students selected for POCE - 2018

As part of its Science Outreach Programme, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research conducts a Project Oriented Chemistry Education (POCE) programme, for students studying in B. Sc first year (PCM) to explore their academic potential, stimulate deeper interest in science and infuse creativity and scientific temper amongst undergraduate students. Selected students will be given an opportunity to attend lectures, participate in laboratory projects and research. The programme will be conducted during the summer vacation for a period of 6 to 8 weeks over three consecutive summers. Selected students are expected to commit to the programme for three years and successful candidates will receive a Diploma in Chemistry from the Centre. Where possible, students may be permitted to additionally participate in research at 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 – 2018 and the list will also be available on the JNCASR website. Further enquiries or correspondence regarding the application will not be entertained. Mere applying to the programme and satisfying the eligibility criteria does not guarantee selection. Selected candidates must indicate their acceptance within two weeks of the email sent or else it will be presumed that they are not interested in joining the programme and the offer will be cancelled automatically.

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, 2018
Last date for receipt of completed application form :  March 2, 2018

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