NFP Internship Scheme At the Institute for Plasma Research

NFP Internship Scheme
An Internship scheme is initiated at the Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) under National Fusion Programme (NFP) sponsored by the Board Of Research In Fusion Science & Technology (BRFST). Applications are invited from Post Graduate Students (in Science, Engineering, Technology and Management), with good academic record, of recognized Institutes / Universities for NFP Internship scheme. Students interested in research areas related to science & technology of Fusion research/ Plasma physics are encouraged to apply for undertaking projects at IPR on various areas mentioned below, under the supervision of IPR scientists/engineers. Students can start their projects from semester beginning either around July or around January, depending on the schedule of their curriculum.

Who can Apply
Post Graduate Students in Science, Engineering & Management

Post Graduate (M.E./M.Tech./M.Sc./M.Phil/M.C.A./M.B.A) students, who have to do projects as a part of their curriculum of their Post Graduate Studies in any of the following disciplines : Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Inter-Disciplinary Engineering Sciences, Computer Applications and Management Sciences.

Areas of Project
Plasma Theory and simulations, Advanced Material Technologies, First Wall Engineering, Cryogenic and Magnet Technologies, RF & Microwave Technologies, Beam Technologies, Power Engineering Technologies, Advanced Data Acquisition and control Engineering, Nuclear Technologies, Plasma Diagnostics, Fusion Technology Management. Please refer to the NFP document for more details on projects. For further information regarding projects, please contact NFP.

Nature of Project Work
Experimental, Theoretical, Computational or Management of scientific studies in the above-mentioned areas.

Duration of the Project
Selected students will carry out their project work at IPR for a duration of 6 –12 months. For MCA students, the project duration will be 4-12 months as per the course curriculum requirements.

A stipend of Rs 5000/- per month, and also to & fro sleeper class train fare (by the shortest route, once during the stay) will be given to ONLY those students who are NOT getting financial support from any funding agency.

How to apply
Interested students are advised to send in the completed application form in the prescribed format, along with TWO recommendation letters as per the attached format from their parent organization, to the following address ;

The Coordinator, NFP Internship Scheme,
Institute For Plasma Research
Bhat, Near Indira Bridge,
Gandhinagar 382 428

The documents are also available on the “Documents” page of this website.
Please mark the envelope as “NFP Internship Scheme”

Deadlines :The last dates for receiving applications for the NFP-Internship Scheme are ;
For projects starting around July 200823rd May, 2008
For projects starting around January 200914th Nov, 2008

Note: Selected candidates will be informed by post and e-mail within 4 weeks after the last date.

If you need any clarifications regarding the program and the application procedures, please contact the Coordinator,
(Email :, Phone : 079-23962088, Fax : 079-23962277)

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