IIT Madras Invites Applications for Summer Fellowship Programme 2024

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT M) has opened its doors for the much-awaited Summer Fellowship Programme 2024, inviting enthusiastic candidates to embark on a two-month-long journey of research and learning. Interested individuals can now apply for this prestigious fellowship opportunity through the official IIT Madras website at

Applicants have until 5 pm on March 31 to submit their applications for the IIT Madras Summer Fellowship Programme. Scheduled to commence on May 22 and conclude on July 21, 2024, this immersive program offers a unique opportunity for students to delve into research, expand their knowledge horizons, and contribute to cutting-edge projects. It’s worth noting that the schedule may be flexible to accommodate the convenience of the selected candidates, as clarified by an official statement from the institute.

Selected participants will receive a monthly stipend of Rs 6000 for the duration of the two-month programme. This financial support aims to facilitate their involvement in the fellowship without worrying about monetary constraints. However, it’s important to highlight that IIT students are not eligible to apply for this summer fellowship programme.

The eligibility criteria for prospective candidates are specific yet inclusive. Individuals pursuing their third year of BE/BTech/BSc (Engineering) or third or fourth year of an Integrated ME/MTech programme, as well as those in their first year of ME/MTech/MSc/MA or MBA, are encouraged to apply. Outstanding academic performance is highly valued, with emphasis placed on achievements such as high ranks in university examinations, papers presented at seminars, executed projects, participation in design contests, and scores/ranks in Mathematics Olympiad, among others.

The Summer Fellowship Programme covers a diverse array of engineering departments, ensuring a broad spectrum of research opportunities. These departments include Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Engineering Design, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Science and Technology, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, and Ocean Engineering.

This initiative underscores IIT Madras’ commitment to fostering talent, promoting research excellence, and nurturing the next generation of innovators and leaders in various fields of engineering and technology. Through this programme, participants will not only gain invaluable hands-on experience but also forge meaningful connections with faculty mentors and fellow scholars, laying the groundwork for future collaborations and academic pursuits.

In conclusion, the IIT Madras Summer Fellowship Programme 2024 presents a remarkable opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the world of research, innovation, and academic exploration. Interested candidates are encouraged to seize this chance to enhance their skills, broaden their perspectives, and make a meaningful contribution to the advancement of knowledge and technology.

For more information and to apply, please visit the official IIT Madras website at before the application deadline on March 31, 2024.


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