Notification for M. Tech / M.S Projects At GERMI


Application Form

GERMI invites application forms for final year M. Tech / M.S.project work in the areas of Petroleum Research, Environment and Energy Efficiency Research, Solar Energy Research and Geographic Information System.Interested students pursuing M.Tech./M.S. in Geophysics/Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering looking for internship,for a period of 10 months may apply.The students who already have fellowship from other funding agencies are also welcome to take up the projects at GERMI.

Students may submit the application forwarded by their HoD’sin the prescribed format from our website ( arealsobeingsent to Dept. of reputed institutes / universities.

About the Organization:
Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) is a registered Society and Trust promoted by the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation, the state Public Sector Undertaking.

Appreciating the field-specific manpower need of energy sector, GERMI undertook the stupendous task of establishing Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University at Gandhinagar by the Gujarat State Legislature Act. The University has six constituent Institutions offering world-class quality of education, training and opportunities focal research. These are School of Petroleum Technology, School of Petroleum Management, School of Technology, School of Liberal Studies, School of Solar Energy and School of Nuclear Energy.

While the University provides excellent opportunities and state-of-the art facilities for research in focal areas of its mandate, GERMI, true to its mission considered it necessary to have the Research Centre for creation of knowledge and application of knowledge as related to significant and wider welfare-relevant areas of all human endeavors to serve primarily the neighborhood, and also reach the unreached.

GERMI Research Innovation and Incubation Centre (GRIIC) envisage promoting pilot projects, patenting and incubation of ideas as well as innovations. It provides arena of work on the consideration of ability and commitment of an individual rather than her/his mere formal eligibility to undertake research in academic terms.

With its mandate for enhancing talent pool in energy sector, GERMI has organized several training programmes also from time to time for professionals in the energy sector.

Eligibility of Students:

  • Only M.Tech./M.S. students are eligible to apply for this 10 months internship program.
  • Pre-final or final year students will only be considered.
  • Students majoring inGeology / Petroleum exploration/ Geophysics/Civil/Electrical/Mechanical, with interest in Hydrocarbons (Oil & Gas), Solar Energy and Environment are eligible to apply.
  • Student should be available to spend atleast10 months at GERMI. (No leave during the projectnormally will be entertainedexcept on medical grounds.)

Support Provided by GERMI:

  • Students who have no financial support from other funding agencies will be provided a fellowship of Rs. 7,500/-per month.
  • No transportation and accommodation provided by GERMI.
  • Proper guidance and support from our scientists will be provided for the project.
  • They will be given internet connectivity to carry out their research work and students are expected to come with their own laptop computers.
  • Based on the work assigned, students may also be required to travel.
  • It is strongly advised to go through the GERMI website and examine the earlier student projects.
  • Before completion of the project, student will have to submit / publish their research work /file a patent in a reputed research journal/patent office.

    Note : Students will have to make their own arrangement for food and local transportation.

Application and Selection Process:

  • Prior to submitting an application, the student should review the GERMI website, to know its background and to understand the areas of research of GERMI and the facilities available.
  • Students will have to fill a form enclosed with this notification and submit us through email only ( through proper channel.
  • Students will also have to submit their resume, which will help us to shortlist the final students.
  • The applications, the formsand the resumes received from the students shall be reviewed for completeness and eligibility and also the facilities.
  • Student will be informed and given official letter after selection.
  • We have about 10 positions for M. Tech / M.S. projects.

Last Date for submission of application:

The deadline for receiving application format GERMIis 31st Aug. 2015 through email. The application should be sent to:
Only online pdf files accepted. Do not send any other formats. Only one attachment file should contain all the information.

Other Important Notes/Instructions:

  • Applications should be sent from the respective institution or by students duly signed by HoD’s.
  • All students are consideredas guestresearchers and are subject to GERMI’s regulations with regard to project eligibility, facility access, professional conduct, and drug and alcohol use or possession.
  • The ability to work without supervision in a careful and conscientious manner is essential.
  • The selected students will have to give an undertaking to GERMIon IPR to the effect that he/she will have no right/claim on the report submitted by him/her to the GERMI after completion of the project except submission to his/her university/institute and the GERMI shall be free to use the same in the manner considered appropriate by it.
  • The students should also give a declaration that he/she will maintain complete secrecy and shall not use for any other purpose any information of confidential nature that might come to his/her knowledge during the period of project.
  • All the students need to submit a report to GERMI at the end of the program, on the research activities carried out at GERMI, duly signed by their project guide at GERMI.
  • Scanned copy of the filled in applications can be sent on

Application Form

Contact Details:

Address:1st Floor, Energy Building, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Campus,
Raisan, Gandhinagar, Gujarat – 382007