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Call for applications for INCOIS Summer Internship Program-2020

INCOIS is a leading institute in the field of operational oceanography, mandated to provide oceanographic information and advisories to public, researchers, industry and policy makers. The services of INCOIS are supported by focused in-house research and development activities. Major R&D activities of INCOIS include ocean observation and data analysis, ocean modelling, ocean data assimilation, satellite oceanography, studies related to coastal vulnerability, potential fishing zone identification and studies related to water quality, tsunami and storm surges. INCOIS is the National Oceanographic Data Centre, which collects/gathers and archives large amount of oceanographic data, that are vital for operational and research activities. INCOIS possesses world class research infrastructure that includes state-of-the-art high performance computer and a well equipped library. INCOIS is recognized by Hyderabad Central University, Andhra University, Mangalore University, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (Hyderabad), Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies to carry our research leading to Ph. D. degree. For more details about INCOIS, please visit

For the past several years, INCOIS has been providing opportunities for masters and graduates students to carry out summer internships in physical/biological/bio-geo-chemical oceanography, ocean modeling, ocean observations, tsunami and storm surge studies, disaster management, potential fishing zone services, GIS/remote sensing applications, computer sciences, satellite communications, instrumentation etc. under the guidance of the scientists at INCOIS. The objective of this program is to provide the selected students an excellent understanding on the state of the art R&D activities in ocean science and operational oceanographic services.

Applications are hereby invited for the 'INCOIS Summer Internship Program-2020'. Selected candidates will be given an opportunity to carry out internships of 1-3 months duration between May and August 2020. INCOIS do not charge any fee for this internship program. However, selected students are expected to meet their living expenses themselves. A limited number of campus accommodation at a subsidized rate is available at INCOIS hostel for the selected summer interns. Outstation candidates will be given priority in the allotment of the campus accommodation. Last date to receive online applications is 24th February 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be intimated on 15th March 2020. Interested candidates may visit to apply online. No hard copy applications will be accepted for this program.

Important Information

Last date to receive online applications : 24th February 2020

Intimation to selected candidates (first round) : 15th March 2020

Last date to accept the internship offer (first round) : 20th March 2020

Intimation to selected candidates (second round) : 25th March 2020

Last date to accept the internship offer (second round) : 31th March 2020

Earliest date to start the internship : 1st May 2020

Last date to start the internship : 3rd August 2020

For specific queries, contact Dr. Francis P. A., ( Students' Coordinator, INCOIS.