Department of Mathematics

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Summer Internship Programme - 2017

Summer Internship Programme - 2017

Last date of registration for SIP 2017 is already over.

List of selected applicants.

The selected candidates need to inform their acceptance by April 28, 2017 through e-mail to sipmaths [at] iitg.ernet.in

The Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati offers summer internships to undergraduate and postgraduate students to enable them to work with the mentors who are faculty members of the Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati.

Applications are invited from interested students of recognized Colleges/ Universities/ Institutes in India (other than IIT Guwahati) for these internships. An applicant needs to submit:

  1. The online Application Form
  2. Forwarding Letter (in the prescribed format) by the Head of the Department/ Institute of his/her present institute
  3. Letter of Reference (in the prescribed format) from one of the teachers of his/her present institute familiar with his/her academic performances.

The applicant, if he/she wishes, may submit a Write-up on the Proposed Work for the internship along with the application.

Last date of receipt of completed application at the office of the Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati is April 11, 2017

Download the Application form: PDF Format
(You can send filled-in form to sipmaths@iitg.ernet.in and hard copy of this form with reference letter within 7 days to the coordinator in the address given below.)

Download the format of Forwarding Letter: MS-Word Format | PDF Format

Download the format of :Reference Letter: MS-Word Format | PDF Format

Eligibility for Applying:

  1. The student must be enrolled in the 2nd year of B.A./B.Sc./B.C.A. or the 3rd year of B.E./B.Tech./B.S./M.Sc(Integrated)/M.Tech(Integrated)/B.S.-M.S.(Dual)  or the 1st year of M.A./M.Sc/M.C.A/M.Tech. at the time of application.
  2. The students should have a strong desire to carry out the work in Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science through the Summer Internship Programme.

Other Requirements:

  1. Duration of internship will vary from a minimum of 4 weeks to a maximum of 8 weeks.
  2. The list of the subject areas for the internship may include

    The applicant should mention possible areas of interest in order of preference in the application form. They can also give their preferences of the available faculty members as mentors in the online application. The details of faculty members of the department including their respective areas of interests are available in the department website.

  4. Application must be forwarded by the Head of the Department/ Institute of his/her present educational institute through the Forwarding Letter.
  5. The Letter of Reference can be sent directly to us by the referee, electronically at sipmaths [at] iitg.ernet.in with subject line, Recommendation Letter for "name of the applicant".


Other Information about the Internship:

  1. The Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati will not provide any financial assistance; however, students can utilize any fellowship (e.g., Summer Research Fellows of Joint Science Academies (IAS/INSA/NASI)) available to them.
  2. The Submission of an application does not guarantee selection.
  3. The Department of Mathematics will assign a mentor for the internship depending on the convenience and availability of the faculty members during the said period. Consequently, your choice for a specific mentor does not necessarily guarantee that you, if selected, will be mentored by him/her.
  4. The duration of the internship is from May 15 to July 14 (tentatively).
  5. On request, hostel accommodation can be arranged for which student bears all expenses.
  6. Selected applicants will receive e-email and same will be uploaded in the website by April 22, 2017.The selected candidates need to inform their acceptance by April 28, 2017 may be through e-mail to the coordinator.
  7. A scanned copy of the Forwarding Letter must be uploaded in a single PDF file during online application. Make sure maximum size of the PDF file should not be more than 150KB.  For online application Click Here.
  8. For further information the coordinator of the programme can be contacted through email at sipmaths [at] iitg.ernet.in

Dr. Gautam K. Das
Coordinator, Summer Internship Programme
Department of Mathematics
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati 781039, Assam