Applications are invited from interested students of
recognized Colleges/Universities/Institutes in India (other
than IIT Guwahati) for these internships.
Last date of receipt of completed application at the office
of the Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati is April 12,
Eligibility for Applying:
The student must be enrolled in
year of B.A./B.Sc./B.C.A. or 3rd
year of B.E./B.Tech./B.S./M.Sc(Integrated)/M.Tech(Integrated)/B.S.-M.S.(Dual)
year of M.A./M.Sc/M.C.A/M.Tech. at the time of
Students should have a strong
motivation to carry out work in Mathematics, Statistics or
Computer Science through the Summer Internship Programme.
An applicant should submit:
The online Application Form .
(Compulsary) Forwarding Letter
(in the prescribed format) by the Head of the
Department/Institute of his/her present institute.
Download forwarding letter: DOCX | PDF
The applicant, if he/she wishes, may submit a Write-up on
the proposed work for the internship along with the
How to apply:
Register yourself on REGISTRATION by filling up the online
registration form with your basic information.
Log in LOGIN. Fill up the application form.
The applicant should mention possible mentors in order of
preference among the available list of faculty members in
the online application form. The list of the faculty members
who are willing to take summer interns, their research
interests and the tentative duration of the interns for each
faculty members are given in the following table. The
details of faculty members of the department including their
respective areas of interests are available in the
department website (link it to
Area(s) of interest
Tentative number of interns
Tentative duration of internship
Dr. Arabin Kumar De
Distributions models and its applications, Survival
May 20 - June 21
Dr. Ashok Singh Sairam
Computer Networks and Network Security
May 17 - July 16
Dr. Anjan Chakrabarty
May 17 - July 16
Application must be forwarded by the Head of the
Department/Institute of his/her present educational
institute through the Forwarding Letter. A scanned copy of
the signed Forwarding Letter must be uploaded in a single
PDF file during online application. Make sure that the
maximum size of the PDF file is less than 150KB.
The applicant must provide the email id of a referee who will
receive an auto-generated email requesting recommendation,
after the submission of the online application form. The
referee must be a teacher of his/her present institute who
is familiar with his/her academic performance.
Other Information about the Internship:
Actual duration of internship may vary from a minimum of 4 weeks to
a maximum of 8 weeks.
The Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati may provide
financial assistance through the Outreach Education Office,
IIT Guwahati only for the undergraduate students from
colleges of Assam. There will be maximum of ten such
scholarships. The interns will be given a financial
assistance as in the following:
Sleeper class train fare (from station to station) / bus
fare at government rate (for places not connected by train).
Rs. 1,000/- per week (7 days) as stipend to provide partial
financial support for a maximum period of 4 weeks.
Eligible and interested candidates are requested
to fill up the relevant point in the online application
The Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati will not provide any
financial assistance to other interns; however, interns can
utilize any fellowship (e.g., Summer Research Fellowship of
Joint Science Academies (IAS/INSA/NASI)) available to them.
The selected candidates will be provided access to the computer lab
with internet facility. The attendance record of the
selected candidates during the period will be maintained.
The Submission of an application does not guarantee selection.
Applying for financial assistance does not ensure the grant of the
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
On request, hostel accommodation can be arranged for which student
bears all expenses.
Selected applicants will receive an e-email. The process of
acceptance will be informed through that e-mail.
For further information the coordinator of the programme can be
contacted through email at sipmaths [at] iitg.ac.in or
aganguly [at] iitg.ac.in
Dr. Ayon Ganguly
Coordinator, Summer Internship Programme
Department of Mathematics
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati 781039, Assam