RRCAT offers opportunities to the students pursuing degree in science and engineering from recognized institutions in India for carrying out project work towards partial fulfillment of their degree. Presently projects are offered to students pursuing the following degrees:
- M.Sc. and M.Phil. in:
Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Computer Science, Biochemistry, Biophysics and Life Science.
- B.E., B.Tech., M.E. and M.Tech. in:
Electronics, Electronics and Instrumentations, Electronics and Communications, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Metallurgical Engineering and Opto-Electronics.
This scheme has no prescribed training programme/ curriculum. Each selected student has to carry out the project individually under the guidance of a Scientist/ Engineer of RRCAT, on all working days.
Eligibility and Minimum Project Duration:
- M.Sc. students of final year are eligible to apply for a minimum period of six weeks.
- M.Phil students of final year are eligible to apply for a minimum period of six months.
- M.E. and M. Tech. students of final year are eligible to apply for a minimum period of six months.
- B.E. and B. Tech. students who have completed their fifth semester are eligible to apply for a minimum period of six weeks.
Interested student has to send his/ her application in the prescribed form, as per the instructions given. Applications complete with ALL the required documents will only be considered. Application for the project work must be accompanied with the Certificate of Bonafide Student issued only by Principal/Head of the Institute. Applications without this form will NOT be considered. Applications sent through e-mail will not be accepted.
Selection criteria are the academic profile of the student and availability of suitable project guide in the area of interest of the student. Number of students selected may vary from year to year. Period for the winter and summer projects will be from 10th December to 9th June and 10th June to 9th December respectively in the calendar year. Last dates for receiving applications for winter and summer projects are 1st October and 1st April respectively in every calendar year.
Only the selected candidates will be informed about their selection, approximately 15 days before the probable date of starting their project work.
Only Post-graduate students selected for project work are eligible for financial assistance, which includes: (i) monthly stipend of Rs. 1000/- for the duration of project work, (ii) reimbursement of "to and fro" second class railway fair, from the place of study to Indore or ordinary bus fare, and (iii) free accommodation in RRCAT Guest House, subject to its availability. Financial Assistance is given provided the student is not getting stipend, scholarship etc. from any other source. This must be certified by the Head of Department/ Institution. The financial assistance is subject to satisfactory performance during the course of project work certified by the project guide.
Please note that accommodation in RRCAT Guest House will not be provided to postgraduate and undergraduate students of local (Indore) academic institutions.
Applications complete in all respect should be sent to:
Project Placement Committee
Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology
P.O.: CAT, Indore 452013 (M.P.)
Contact Phone Number: 0731-2488388