1. SURGE for Other Countries


The SURGE program has been opened to UG students from NEPAL and BHUTAN initially. A maximum of 04 students from NEPAL + BHUTAN may be allowed to participate in the SURGE program for the upcoming summer of 2021. SURGE Program will also be made open to students from other selected countries on limited sponsorship. The details will be available from January 29th 2021 (tentatively).


The eligibility criteria for students at the time of starting of internship from other countries to apply for summer project at IIT Kanpur are mentioned below:

a). B.Tech/BE/B-Arch/BS (3rd year completed),

b). Five year degree program (3rd year completed, 4th year completed)

c). B.Sc/B.A. (2nd year completed)

Interested students need to complete the online application form.

 

The students should have the following items ready before filling the online application form.

1. Recent Passport size photograph in jpg format not more than 1MB.

2. A single file in PDF format not more than 3 MB containing

Research Proposal not more than 500 words.

Current Transcript.

3. A single file in PDF format not more than 1 MB containing Recomendation Letter one of any faculty who belongs to the applicant' institute.

4. A single file in PDF format not more than 1 MB containing Recomendation Letter two of any faculty who belongs to the applicant' institute.

 

Note: There is no fixed format for the recomendation letter under this category but the letter should be on the applicants' institute letter head or the respective faculty member's letter head undersigned by that concerned faculty member who is familiar with your academic work. Surge Office will directly contact the recommenders for verification of recommendation letters.



2. SURGE for Non IITK Indian Students:


Under this program, Non-IITK students will be eligible to apply for summer project at IIT Kanpur. This year SURGE is open for all colleges.
The eligibility criteria for Non-IITK students at the time of starting of internship are mentioned below:

a). B.Tech/BE/B-Arch/BS (3rd year completed),

b). Five year degree program (3rd year completed, 4th year completed)

c). B.Sc/B.A. (2nd year completed)

d). M.Sc. 2-Year (1st year completed)

Interested students need to complete the online application form.

 

The students should have the following items ready before filling the online application form.

1. Recent Passport size photograph in jpg format not more than 1MB.

2. A single file in PDF format not more than 3 MB containing

Research Proposal not more than 500 words.

Current Transcript.

3. A single file in PDF format not more than 1 MB containing Recomendation Letter one of any faculty who belongs to the applicant' institute.

4. A single file in PDF format not more than 1 MB containing Recomendation Letter two of any faculty who belongs to the applicant' institute.

 

Note: There is no fixed format for the recomendation letter under this category but the letter should be on the applicants' institute letter head or the respective faculty member's letter head undersigned by that concerned faculty member who is familiar with your academic work. Surge Office will directly contact the recommenders for verification of recommendation letters.



3. SURGE for IITK at IIT Kanpur:


In this program, IITK students are given an opportunity to work with a chosen mentor at IITK. In order to complete the application, it is necessary for the student to identify a professor who agrees to be his/her mentor during the summer period, and a suitable project to pursue for the 08 weeks in summer.


Eligibility criteria for IITK students at the time of starting of internship are:

a). B.Tech/BS (2nd,3rd year completed),

b). Dual Degree (2nd, 3rd, 4th year),

c). M.Sc. 2-Year (1st year)

Interested students need to complete the online application form.

 

The students should have the following items ready before filling the online application form.

1. Recent Passport size photograph in jpg format not more than 1MB.

2. A single file in PDF format not more than 3 MB containing

  • Research Proposal not more than 500 words.
  • Current Transcript.
  • Two signed recommendation letters from Professors as per the format given in the attached link. Recommendation Letter.
  • One signed letter of Mentor Certification from Professor as per the format given in the attached link. Certificate from Mentor.

Note: This year for online application SURGE implementation committee has relaxed the condition of submitting two Letter of Recommendations to complete the online application form. This year IITK student can submit only one letter of recommendation. While applying online they can put recommender one details in recommender two and complete the online application form.

 

Surge Office will directly contact the recommenders for verification of recommendation letters.


 

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