Two-months Student Internship position for Indian Nationals in the research projects funded by DST-SERB as a part of scientific social responsibility


Project Titles

  1. Understanding the interconnection between long chain fatty acid metabolism, reductive stress and envelope stress responses in Escherichia coli
  2. Electroactive haloalkaliphiles: Enrichment and characterization of electrochemically active microorganisms from the extreme saline-alkaline habitat


Principal Investigators: Dr. Rachna Chaba (project#1), Dr. Sunil A. Patil (project#2)


Number of positions: 2-3 (1 in project#1 and 1-2 in project#2)


Emoluments: Rs. 5000/- per month (fixed)


Duration: Maximum two months from the date of engagement. The position is temporary and not extendable beyond 2 months under any circumstances.



Essential: Students pursuing B.Sc./M.Sc. in Microbiology or Biochemistry disciplines.

Desirable: Candidates who intend to pursue research in the future and are interested in Bacterial respiratory processes, metabolism, genetics and physiology will be preferred.


How to apply: Interested candidates should fill in the desired details and attach required documents in the google form using the link given below


Applications without requisite information and documents will not be considered.


Selection process: The shortlisted candidates will be informed about the date and time of the interview by email. The interviews will be held in person.


Last date of application:  Dec 13, 2021



  • The candidates have to make their stay arrangements for the interview. Hostel accommodation and TA/DA will not be provided for appearing for the interview.
  • The selected candidate will have to arrange accommodation on his/her own during the internship period.
  • The format of interviews may be changed to online mode as per the developing/rapidly changing Covid pandemic situation.