An Undergraduate Research Programme (UGRP) is to encourage undergraduate students to experience the joy of research and what it means to be a researcher. Through the Undergraduate Research Programme, UGRP, the University provides several opportunities to students to deeply explore issues or ideas by either working on it independently under the supervision of a faculty or with a faculty member in their lab work or on their research projects. This programme tenders valuable preparation for graduate school and imparts exposure to a research-oriented career. It also provides an opportunity to work closely with a professor.
WHAT IS UGRP?
Undergraduate Research Programme (UGRP) as a part of the University Research Board (URB) will provide an opportunity to undergraduates from all disciplines to gain a lifetime experience through mentored research, scholarship, or creative engagements in which students and faculty mentors collaborate in the design and implementation of projects and the dissemination of results.
It also aims to provide undergraduate students the opportunity to explore a new field of knowledge, interdisciplinary learning, and a faculty mentored research experience in addition to their course curriculum.
The programme enables the students to consider research as a serious career path.
We have a great pool of faculty members engaged in various research projects; UGRP will give you an opportunity to be part of it in a constructive way.
Any student who is selected for UGRP project will be eligible to apply for UGRP scholarship. UGRP scholars must maintain a high level of academic success.
URB could organise a symposium where UGRP student members can present their research to the entire University community.
“In addition to doing research in the lab, UGRP participants will also be able to attend a series of specially designed workshops and seminars on various engaging research topics.”
Gain hands-on experience.
Become an expert in your field.
Build skills and learn new technologies.
Explore potential careers in a particular field.
Form mentoring relationships with faculty members.
Collaborate with other members of your research group.
Prepare yourself for a job or graduate study.
Benefits for students
Build your CV by gaining research experience.
Gain job skills: technical, communication & collaboration.
Gain soft skills: personality development & self-confidence.
Applying classroom learning to a research problem.
Testing interest in research field.
Benefits for faculty
Explore a new research area.
Collaboration with students, community or scientists.
Participate in academic innovation.
Generate research funding.
Opportunities with UGRP
Design studies & experiments
Build models & prototypes
Read about your field of interest
Enhance critical thinking & problem solving
Work & network with research professionals
Chance to work on industry driven projects
Chance to attend conferences & seminars
How to apply
You are getting UGRP Project on offer on your registered email id.
Interested students should apply by emailing their research interest to the concerned faculty (via email provided in the offer).
When a student gets shortlisted, the faculty will organise a one-on-one interview to discuss the opportunity.
Once a formal acceptance for a project is received the student gets registered as a UGRP Student.
On successful completion of the project the student will receive certificate during URB Symposium.