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


For Research Internship at INST






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. Currently INST is also encouraging students to carry out research internship who have their own fellowship awarded from KVPY, IASc-INSA-NASI Summer Research Programme as well as Inspire Programme (DST).


Summer Internship: May-July (Last date of application: March 15th)

Short Term (3-6 Months): June-December (Last date of application: April 15th)

Short Term (3-6 Months): January-June (Last date of application: November 15th)

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 INSTís 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.
      • To apply, candidates need to provide their detailed CV and download the application form and Bonafide Certificate Format from ththis 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) either via email or hard-copy. 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
      • After an application has been made to INST Research Internship Programme, it will be scrutinized by the Research Internship Committee which will intimate the selecetd students 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 (Please collect from the office)

(to be submitted on the date of completion of internship along with two copies of research internship report dully signed by the candidate and faculty supervisor)


Contact Person:

Bhanu Prakash (Scientist C)


Research Internship Program

INST Mohali


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