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IISER Pune Students Make their Mark in National Research Fellowship Awards

IISER Pune students have put up a wonderful show at the CSIR-UGC joint National Eligibility Test (NET) in 2012. Congratulations to all of them!!

Students who are selected through CSIR-UGC NET will receive a fellowship to pursue research after completing Master’s degree and the top few rank holders are further chosen for Shyama Prasad Mukherjee (SPM) scholarship. Siddharth Iyengar and Sachit placed at ranks 2 and 6, respectively, have been chosen for this year’s Shyama Prasad Mukherjee scholarship in Life Sciences.

CSIR conducts the CSIR-UGC NET twice a year for Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Earth Atmospheric Ocean & Planetary Sciences jointly with the UGC.

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is an autonomous body of the Government of India and is one of largest publicly funded R&D organizations with links to academia, R&D organizations and industry. The University Grants Commission (UGC) is a Government of India body whose main mandate is to promote and coordinate university education in India.

IISER Pune undergraduate and graduate students who have qualified the CSIR-JRF NET during June/December 2012 are listed below based on the discipline of research fellowship. Shown in brackets are rank and category of selection.

Life Sciences 
Siddharth Bharath Iyengar (2, CSIR)
Sachit (6, CSIR)
Sudipta Tung (7, CSIR)
Pooja Naik (9, CSIR)
Pattadkal Jagruti Jagadish (16, CSIR)
Roshni Bano  (19, CSIR)
Ramya Balaji (20, CSIR)
Umarani Mihir Sadananad (22, CSIR)
Athavale Soumitra Vinayak (31, CSIR)
Kulkarni Apurv Ashish (59, CSIR)
Manish Kushwah (76, UGC)

Chemistry  
Kumbhare Rohan Surendra (34, CSIR)
Ankita Malik (44, CSIR)
Sreejith Varma J (58, CSIR)
Akula Venumadhav (77, CSIR)
Iti Kapoor (78, CSIR)
Rajkumar (81, CSIR)

Mathematics
Sawant Gaurav Prabhakar (15, CSIR)
Punya Plaban Satpathy (16, CSIR)
Hardik Gajera (29, CSIR)

Physics
Aravind H V (11, CSIR)
Md Noaman (21, CSIR)
Mubeena Bano (42)
Anirban Ch Narayan Chowdhury (62, CSIR)
Shubham Pandey (72, CSIR)
Sandesh Bhat J R (87, CSIR)
Jammi Sindhu (129, CSIR)
Bhargava T (127, UGC)
Behlool Sabir (146, CSIR)
Avani Gowardhan (135, CSIR)
Adwiteey Mauriya (185, CSIR)
Shivraj Prajapat (191, CSIR)
Pallavi Patil (192, CSIR)
Monika Dash (214, CSIR)
Bhavesh Khamesra (209, CSIR)
Shibananda Das (343, CSIR)
Sumit Sarkar (137, UGC)

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