S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

Under Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India

Visitor, Associates and Students' Programme (VASP)

Regulations & Guidelines

The programme is planned for short trem visits (Not more than 60 days at a stretch) and the visitors will be categorized as mentioned below depending on their qualification, experience and status. S N Bose Centre will take care of their traveling expenses, accommodation and daily expenses as per EVLP rules. Nomination/ applications/recommendation should be sent to the email address: . Details of the programme can be obtained from the web page: www.bose.res.in

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Type of Association
Eligibility
Selection Procedure
Duration of Visit
1
Distinguished Visitor
Very eminent scientists like Nobel Laureates.
On nomination by a SNB Faculty.
This is a one time association
2
Honorary Professor
A person of eminence, association with whom would benefit the Centre.
On nomination by a SNB Faculty
TERM: Three years. Required to visit the Centre at least for a week per year.Maximum stay in a year is limited to 60 days.
3
Senior Associate
A scientist ( with Ph.D) in a research institute or a University who has strong overlap of research interest. The person should hold equivalent rank of a Professor/Senior Professor or above.
On nomination by a SNB Faculty
TERM: Three years. Senior Associates are required to visit the Centre at least for two weeks per year, at the most for 60 days of stay for the visit.
4
Associate
A scientist (PhD) in a research institute or a University or a teacher in a college (with PhD) who would like to collaborate with the Centre. The person should hold equivalent rank of a Reader or above.
Based on application by a prospective candidate. Application form available on VASP web page
TERM: Three years. Associates are required to visit the Centre at least for two weeks per year. (to be restricted to 2 such visits per year).
5
Distinguished Lecturer
An authority in a knowledge area who will be giving a series of lectures (typically 5-7 lectures) for advanced research students as a part of our research training programme.
The lecture series proposal will be made by a SNB Faculty
One time involvement.
6
Student Associate
PhD Students who want to collaborate with faculty of this Centre for their thesis work.
Based on application by a prospective candidate. Application form available on VASP web page
For duration of thesis of the student.. Can visit up to 3 months in a year.
7
Summer student
Normally M.Sc - 1st/2nd year from a reputed univ/inst in India. Application should be supported by a letter of recommendation from a senior teacher/HoD
Announcement is made on the Centre's website under ADMISSION PROGRAMME by January in the year of intake
Fixed duration - 8 weeks during May-July each year.
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