NFP Internship Programme

Starting January 2017

Provisional List of Seclected Candidates

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If you need any clarifications regarding the program and the application procedures, please contact the Coordinator between 10:30 am to 04:00pm (Mon-Fri) ONLY LANDLINE CALLS WILL BE ENTERTAINED.  

(Email :, Phone : 079-2396 2181)

An Internship scheme is initiated at the Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) under the National Fusion Programme (NFP). Applications are invited from Post Graduate Students (in Science, Engineering, Technology and Management), with good academic record, from recognized Institutes / Universities for NFP Internship Programme. Students interested in research areas related to science & technology of fusion research/ plasma physics are encouraged to apply for undertaking projects at IPR on various areas mentioned below, under the supervision of IPR scientists/engineers. Students can start their projects from semester beginning either around July or January, depending on the schedule of their curriculum.

Post Graduate Students in Physical/Chemical Science and Engineering

Post Graduate (M.E./M.Tech./M.Sc./M.Phil/M.C.A.) students,  who have to undertake projects as a part of their curriculum of  their Post Graduate Studies in any of the  following disciplines : Physical/Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Inter-Disciplinary Engineering Sciences and Computer Applications.

Only bonafide and full-time students can apply. Those who have already completed their course are not eligible to apply.

NOT more than TWO students can be offered the NFP Internships from the same Discipline/Department under an Institution/College/University.  

Plasma Theory and simulations, Advanced Material Technologies, First Wall Engineering, Cryogenic and Magnet Technologies, RF & Microwave Technologies, Beam Technologies, Power Engineering Technologies, Advanced Data Acquisition and control Engineering, Nuclear Technologies, Plasma Diagnostics, Fusion Technology Management. Please refer to the NFP document for more details on projects. For further information regarding projects, please contact NFP.

Experimental, Theoretical, Computational projects in the above-mentioned areas.

Selected students will carry out their project work at IPR  for a duration of minimum 3 months to maximum 12 months according to their curriculum.  

No fellowship will be offered by NFP for the internship programme. Students who have GATE /other fellowships are encouraged to apply.

Interested students are advised to send in the completed application form in the prescribed format, along with TWO CONFIDENTIAL recommendation letters (from two different faculty members who have known you during your academic sessions)  and a certificate of undertaking as per the attached format from their parent organization, to the following address ;

The Coordinator, NFP Internship Programme,

Institute For Plasma Research

Bhat, Near Indira Bridge,

Gandhinagar 382 428


There is NO entrance exam.

1. Application form with photograph

2. TWO recommendation letters (confidential)

3. Certificate of undertaking from the applicant.

Please read the FAQ for more details regarding the NFP Internship Programme

Applications without recommendation letters and certificate of undertaking will be rejected.

Please DO NOT send your CV.

The documents are also available on the "Documents" page of this website.  Please mark the envelope as "NFP Internship Scheme"

The last dates for receiving applications for the NFP-Internship Scheme are ;

Applications will be accepted ONLY during this period

For Intership Starting in January 2018

Dates will be announced later

Dates will be announced later

Applications received before 1st April (for July intake) and 1st October (for January intake) or  WILL NOT BE Accepted

Note:  Selected candidates will be informed by post and e-mail / phone within 4 weeks after the last date.

List of provisionally selected candidates will be listed on this website.

Internship Starting January 2017

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Selected candidates will be intimated individually by post/email.

If you need any clarifications regarding the program and the application procedures, please contact the Coordinator between 10:30 am to 04:00pm (Mon-Fri) ONLY LANDLINE CALLS WILL BE ENTERTAINED,   

(Email :, Phone : 079-2396 2181)

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