ICTS - S. N. Bhatt Memorial Excellence Fellowship Program-2020

Application Deadline for online Registration: 25th January, 2020

ICTS - S. N. Bhatt Memorial Excellence Fellowship Program

International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS-TIFR), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bengaluru invites applications from academically bright and motivated students for the ICTS - S. N. Bhatt Memorial Excellence Fellowship Program every summer typically around middle of May till middle of July.


This program offers an opportunity to undergraduate/masters students of Science and Engineering to work with faculty and post-doctoral fellows of the Centre and to participate in research at the frontiers of knowledge. Students from previous years have contributed productively to research at ICTS, and many have continued research careers at universities around the world (see the links under "Students" on the right).


Applications are invited from both Indian and foreign nationals.

For the Physics stream, this summer program also provides an early route to the Ph.D and Int Ph.D graduate program at ICTS. Candidates who perform outstandingly in the summer program will be provided an unique opportunity to apply early for admission to our graduate program. Upon subsequently clearing a written test and interview, successful candidates will receive early PhD/Int PhD offers.


Undergraduate students of Science, Mathematics and Engineering, who are in their third, fourth or fifth year of the program are eligible to apply. Exceptional undergraduates in their second year may also apply. Masters degree students and those who have completed their undergraduate are also welcome to apply. ​


Research Areas:

  • Astrophysical Relativity

  • Fluid Dynamics and Turbulence

  • Mathematics

  • Physical Biology

  • Statistical Physics and Condensed Matter

  • String Theory and Quantum Gravity


How to apply:
Interested candidates should apply online with their CV and relevant details. The applicants also need to arrange at least two recommendation letters. Applications will be normally reviewed in February and results will be declared around early March every year. ​


Important Dates:

  • Deadline for application: 25th January, 2020, 17:00hrs Indian Standard Time

  • Applications will be normally reviewed around February

  • Results will be declared around early March  


For Educational Qualification, Eligibility Criteria and Other important details please follow the “Notification" button below.

About International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS) of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

The International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS) of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, established in 2007, is a multi and interdisciplinary centre with 3 main goals: Programs, Research & Outreach.


Bring together physicists, astronomers, cosmologists, mathematicians, biologists, students and researchers from all over the world, under one roof, to work together to solve the most challenging questions posed by nature, to discover the underlying structures across the sciences and to strive for the unity of knowledge etc.,


ICTS contributes to research excellence in science in various ways. It has a high quality faculty together with a large floating population comprising visitors, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students.



Stimulate and harness the young minds of India and connect with members of the public who are interested in the latest developments of scientific research… more and more

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