Due to the current situation caused by Covid-19,
Vigyan Vidushi 2020 will be held only in the online format, during
June 1st - 20th, 2020 . For information about the online programme,
The selected candidates have already been informed over email.
Note the change in dates and format of the programme.
The information below refers to the original programme announcement.
The logistics and structure of the programme have undergone changes.
The updated information is available at the new webpage above.
Announcement for the inaugural programme VV2020
Vigyan Vidushi (VV) is a three-week programme for women students at the end
of their M.Sc. first-year in physics, which will provide them an exposure
to advanced physics topics and research opportunities, and encourage them
to take up research in physics as a career option. The students in this
programme will also get an opportunity to be taught, inspired, and mentoredSS
by successful women scientist role models.
Details of the programme
Applications are invited for the first batch of the Vigyan Vidushi
programme (VV2020) from women students, who are currently enrolled in
Note that students already enrolled in an Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.
programme are not eligible.
- the first year of a two-year M.Sc. programme, or
- the fourth year of a five-year Integrated M.Sc. programme.
Poster for the VV2020 programme
Duration of the programme: June 25th - July 12th, 2020
Final date of application: March 20th, 2020
The application deadline is over
The selection will be based on
An attempt will be made to ensure a wide distribution across
educational institutions in different parts of the country.
- The academic profile of the applicant,
- Recommendations of two referees, and
- A 200-word writeup on the applicant's interest in physics