Student In Project

Students in Project

Registered students of the Institute can be employed on projects on part-time basis during the Semester or on full-time basis during the Vacationsas Senior Project Student Assistant (SPSA),Project Student Assistant (PSA) or Junior Project Student Assistant (JPSA). The amount payable to each of them shall not exceed that mentioned in Table 8. The following are the Terms and Conditionsfor appointing such students as SPSA, PSA and JPSA:

(1)  The CGPA of the Student shall be at least 6.5/10.

(2)  Any engagement of a Student in the Project (either part-time or full time) shall not affect the academic activity of the student. This shall be certified by the Faculty Advisor in case of Bachelors Students and by the Thesis Supervisor in case of Masters and Doctoral Students.

(3)  It does not change the administrative status of the  Student, i,e.,a student engaged on a project willbe governed by the student status, for the purpose of leave, accommodation, house rent, etc.. Further, during the said project engagement, the student will continue to getany assistantship/scholarship that may be admissible otherwise.

(3)  Such appointment of a Student shall be proposed by the PI in the prescribed format available with the Office of R&D, and recommended by the Head/Professor-in-Charge of the Department to which the Student belongs. The application shall be sent to the Dean (R&D) through the Dean (Students) and the Dean (Academics); if neither the Dean (Students) nor the Dean (Academics) makes any adverse remark, the appointment shall be approved by the Dean (R&D).

(4)  Stipend as approved by the competent Authority.

Category

Stipend

Ph.D. Student

:: Full-time appointment (40 hours/week)

5,000

Ph.D. Student

:: Part-time appointment (20 hours/week)

2,500

M.Tech. Student

:: Full-time appointment (40 hours/week)

4,000

M.Tech. Student

:: Part-time appointment (20 hours/week)

2,000

B.Tech. Student

:: Full-time appointment (40 hours/week)

3,000

B.Tech. Student

:: Part-time appointment (20 hours/week)

1,500

(5) Students of other Institute cannot be appointed under this scheme.

Assistantship from Projects

 

  1. Projects can support M.Tech-Ph.D/PhD students who can be admitted any time in the year through a departmental selection committee appointed by DRC. Thesis work of the candidate has to be aligned with the project objective and supervisor(s) has to be from the project team. A project can support a Ph.D student if its duration is at least three years;
  2. Funding of a student can be switched from one project to another without problem when there is no change in the area of project work through approval of Dean(R&D)
  3. During gap period (transition in support from one project to another project) of maximum of one year or in the fifth year of a Ph.Dprogramme a student can get funding from the institute budget on approval from Director;
  4. After submission of thesis a student, can be provided fellowship for one additional year from a project fund if the student will be engaged in post-doctoral research work relevant to a project or translational and entrepreneurial initiative based upon outcome of his/her Ph.D work, on approval by Director.