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Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata
The Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP) is an institution of basic research and training in physical and biophysical sciences located in Bidhannagar, Kolkata, India. The institute is named after the famous Indian physicist Meghnad Saha. The institute comes under the Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India.
Programmes:
1. Post M.Sc. Physics & Biophysical Sciences: The Ph.D. Programme of SINP starts with a full year of pre-Ph.D. course work called Post-M.Sc.(PMSc). The course work commences from August and runs through three terms. Some compulsory courses are offered in the first term (August-November). In the second (December-March) and third (April-July) terms, some advanced courses are offered. Each student has to pass four advanced courses during the second and third terms (in the second term a student has to choose a minimum of one advanced course and can choose a maximum of three advanced courses).
2. Summer Students’ Programme: In Summer Students’ Programme students participate in research and developmental work that are of interest in SINP. This programme is normally offered between the months of May and July. The expected duration of a summer project is approximately 8 weeks.
3. Undergraduate Associates (UGA: The purpose of UGA programme is to identify budding scientists and provide them with the necessary resources/nourishment in order to motivate them to take up scientific research in Physical and Biophysical sciences as a career option. UGAs of SINP are expected to undertake studies/work in the broad areas of Physical and Biophysical sciences.