An Autonomous Institute supported by Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India


For Research Internship at INST


Update: Selected candidates for upcoming internship session will be informed via email till 30th Nov 2018 (Friday).




Notice for admission to INST Research Internship Programme (Duration: Min. 2 Months - Max. 12 Months)


Institute of Nano Science and Technology Mohali provides an opportunity to exceptionally good undergraduate students to execute an innovative research and development project under the guidance of INST faculty. The students from different institutions including IITs, NITs, IISERs, Central Universities as well as several State Universities across the country have been carrying out their research internships at INST. Preference will be given to the students for research internship who have their own fellowship awarded from KVPY, BIRAC, IASc-INSA-NASI Summer Research Programme as well as Inspire Programme (DST) etc.


Summer Internship: May-July (Last date of application: March 1st)

Short Term (3-6 Months): June-December (Last date of application: April 1st)

Short Term (3-6 Months): January-June (Last date of application: November 1st)

Research Internship (1 Year): Last date of application: (Applications are accepted round the year)


Research Internship Programme Eligibility: Full-time registered students from Basic Sciences/Applied Sciences/Engineering Institutes/Universities pursuing master degree /M.Sc./M.Tech.//M. Pharm. are eligible for INST’s Research Internship Programme at Mohali (Punjab). In cases of bachelor degree level students (e.g. B.Sc/B.Tech./B.Pharm etc.), only exceptional and bright candidates will be considered for the internship program at INST.


Application Process for Summer/Short-term Internship:


      • Students from any Basic Sciences/Applied Sciences/Engineering Institutes/Universities may be accepted for research internship provided the supervisor (scientist at INST) agrees to provide the training and facilities for the internship at INST. The intern may be assigned to the scientist other than that of candidate's preferneces.
      • To apply, candidates need to download the application form and Bonafide Certificate Format from this web-page and send the filled application form, bonafide certificate alongwith detailed CV as one (single) PDF file to the Coordinator, Research Internship Program, INST (see full address below) via email only. Please give your file a name as per the format: [Candidate's Fisrt Name_StartDate-EndDate (DD-MM-YYYY)_Internship]; for example: Abhishek_05May2018-25Dec2018_Internship
      • The PDF file should contain the Self Attested documents in the following order:

      1. Filled Application form

      2. Bonafied Certificate

      3. Detailed CV of the candidate

      4. Certificate of Class X and Markesheet/Degree of last semester/program attended

      the single PDF file should be sent to the mentioned email address only:

      • After an application has been made to INST Research Internship Programme, it will be scrutinized by INST and the selecetd students will be intimated via email within one month after the application deadline (as mentioned above) for admission at the INST Research Internship Programme.


      • For this time, INST is not charging for any internship fee. But, a fee structure may be implemented any time without any prior notice.
      • Students shall have to arrange their own accommodation. (A number of shared/PG accommodations are available nearby the institute).
      • Students have to bear the charges towards their boarding and lodging. Students can avail dinner and lunch services at INST canteen on paid basis.


Selected candidates will be informed through email. The training certificate will be issued by the Coordinator, Research Internship Committee, after satisfactory completion of the training.



Application form (Scan/hard copy of filled application form to be sent)

Bonafide Certificate Format (Scan/hard copy of the certificate to be sent)


Forms to be filled for joining INST (For selected candidates only): To be submitted to the Coordinator Research Internship at INST

Joining form


Fill the online form on the date of joining INST:

No dues form

(to be submitted atleast three days before the date of completion of internship along with copy of research internship report dully signed by the candidate and faculty supervisor)


Contact Person:

Bhanu Prakash (Scientist C)


Research Internship Program

INST Mohali


Webpage: Click here



Update : Funded Internship program for ST candidates (Rolling advertisement)


Applications are invited from highly motivated and bright SCHEDULED TRIBE (ST) candidates for engagement of Research Internship in various research projects in the field of Nanoscience and
Nanotechnology at Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali.


Qualifications: 1. Essential Qualification: M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in Science or Engineering

(Preference will be given to the candidates having valid NET/GATE qualification)

A. Masters Degree final year students (M.Sc/M.Tech) [Students have to provide marksheets up to prefinal year and and a No Objection Certificate from the from the competent authority of home institution for the internship program of at least 3 months]

B. Students holding Masters Degree (M.Sc/M/Tech). [Students have to provide final marksheet of Masters degree and Degree/Provisional Degree certificate]


Financial support: 10000/- per month.


Project Duration: Two to Six months

Last date of Receiving Application: 31st March for Session I and 1st June for Session II




Application form