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Every summer, Indian Statistical Institute offers a dedicated research internship program in Cryptology and Security to senior undergraduate and fresh post-graduate students from premier institutions of the country. Applications for the internship program are sought from eligible students of Computer Science, Electronics, Information Technology, Mathematics and Statistics background.

Application application

Application Process for Summer 2017

Please check the eligibility criteria posted below before you apply for the Internship program.

Apply for Summer Internship in Cryptology 2017   |   Deadline is 17 March 2017

Applicants have to solve some problems before applying for the Internship program. The problems are embedded within the application form. Applications will be considered if and only if the solutions to the problems are satisfactory. One may use any academic resource to solve the problems, but posting the problems on online discussion forums will lead to disqualification of the application.

Eligibility Criteria for Summer 2017

To apply for the Internship 2017, one MUST have been either of the following, as on 15 March 2017

  • 1st, 2nd or 3rd year student of a 4-year Under-Graduate program (final year students not eligible)
  • 1st or 2nd year student of a 3-year Under-Graduate program (final year students not eligible)
  • 1st year student of a 2-year Post-Graduate program (final year students not eligible)
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student of a 5-year Integrated program (final year students not eligible)

Eligible fields of study : Computer Science (CS/CSE etc.), Electronics and allied disciplines (ECE/EE/ETCE/EIE etc.), Information Technology (IT), Mathematics (Math) and Statistics (Stat).

Note that 1st year students (of eligible disciplines/programs) will be considered for the Internship only in exceptional cases, while 2nd and higher year students will all be considered equivalently.


Internship 2017

Information about the eligibility criteria and application announced on 8 February 2017.

Coordinator : Dr. Debrup Chakraborty
Email :

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