IIT Kanpur surge internship program is open for Undergraduate Students-Undergraduate Research Graduate Excellence (SURGE) program. Read eligibility and apply
Under the Students-Undergraduate Research Graduate Excellence (SURGE) program, students from IITK and other participating institutions undertake short duration, but focused research projects and push their intellectual abilities beyond those driven by the classroom. The duration of the SURGE Program is approximately 8 weeks, which is tentatively scheduled to be held in offline mode from 11th May, 2023 till 13th July, 2023.
An award plus a commendation certificate is given to those SURGE participants who produce exceptional quality research during the period. After four weeks, the SURGE participants are required to give a mid-term presentation to a review committee consisting of a group of academic staff members of IIT Kanpur. The review committee gives feedback and suggests possible improvements in the project work of the participants.
At the end of the program all the SURGE participants presents a poster of the project work carried out by them at IITK. The poster presentation is open to the public at large which is evaluated by faculty members of IIT Kanpur.
Registration Fee (applicable to NON-IITK participants): NON-IITK participants are required to pay registration fee of Rs. 500/- (Non-refundable) through State Bank Collect Payment Gateway, the details of which will be available from January 19, 2023 (tentatively).
Administrative Charges: The short listed SURGE-2023 participants are required to pay the SURGE administrative charges of Rs. 2500/- for IITK participants and Rs. 3500/- for NON-IITK participants. The SURGE administrative charges are not refundable.
Under this program category, a small number of selected undergraduate students from top engineering colleges from all over India are given an opportunity to explore research and to experience the academic atmosphere of IIT Kanpur.
Tentative Schedule of SURGE-2023 Internship Program – 11th May 2023 to 13th July 2023.
Advertisement for SURGE-2023 Internship will released on January 16, 2023.
Opening of Online Registration Portal – January 19, 2023 till February 15, 2023.
Fee (Non-refundable) for Online application form for SURGE-2023 (NON IITK only) is Rs 500/-