SURGE 2018 Students Undergraduate Research Graduate Excellence IIT Kanpur
IIT Kanpur

Kanpur Uttar Pradesh

14 May 2018 - 11 July 2018

SURGE 2018 Students Undergraduate Research Graduate Excellence IIT Kanpur

Event Description

Under the Students-Undergraduate Research and Graduate Excellence (SURGE) program, students from IITK and other participating institutions undertake short duration, but focused research projects and push their intellectual abilities beyond those driven by the classroom.

The duration of the program is approximately 08 weeks and the beginning date of SURGE program is 14th May, 2018 and last date 11th July, 2018.

Students working under "Funding from SURGE" only at IITK receive a stipend. An award plus a commendation certificate is given to those SURGE students who produce exceptional quality research during the period.

Number of selected student is now increased upto 300 (60 students from "Funding from SURGE" and 240 students from "Funding from Institute Project + Self Funding + Industry-IITK tie up") in SURGE extended program.

The applicants (Non-IITK Indian Student) shall be required to pay the application fee of Rs. 100/- through Payment Gateway. The details will be available after January 10th 2018.

The short listed SURGE participants coming under Self funding, IITK project funding and IITK-industry tie-up categories for SURGE 2018 are required to pay the SURGE administrative charges of Rs. 3000/- for Non-IITK Indian student and Rs. 2000/- for IITK student. Detailed announcement regarding SURGE administrative charges will be made later. The SURGE administrative charges are not refundable.

The SURGE program will have the following different components:

  • SURGE for Other Countries: 

    The SURGE program has been opened to UG students from NEPAL and BHUTAN initially. A maximum of 04 students from NEPAL + BHUTAN may be allowed to participate in the SURGE program for the upcoming summer of 2018.Travel expenses to the students of these countries may be reimbursed up to a maximum of Rs 12,000/- or actual whichever is less. This reimbursement would be in addition to usual internship stipend provided to their Indian counterparts. 
    SURGE Program will also be made open to students from other selected countries on limited sponsorship. The details will be available from January 10th 2018.

    The eligibility criteria for students from other countries to apply for summer project at IIT Kanpur are mentioned below:

    a). B.Tech/BE/B-Arch/BS (3rd year completed),
    b). Five year degree program (3rd year completed, 4th year completed)
    c). B.Sc/B.A. (2nd year completed)

    Interested students need to complete the online application form. The online application form will be available on our website from January 10th 2018.

    The students should have the following items ready before filling the online application form.

    1. Recent Passport size photograph in jpg format not more than 1MB.

    2. A single file in PDF format not more than 3 MB containing

    • Research Proposal not more than 500 words.

    • Current Transcript.

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Event Organizers Details

Dr. Sudhir Kamle ,

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Mr. Abhishek Singh ,

faculty convener,

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