Indore : As many as nine students, including eight from Indore and one from Gwalior, have managed to secure admission in the certificate course introduced by the prestigious Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology this year.

Of the eight students from the city, three are from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), three from Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and one each from IIT Indore and Holkar Science College.

All the students selected from the DAVV are from School of Instrumentation. As part of its public outreach programme, the RRCAT launched a certificate course titled ‘Advanced Orientation Course on Accelerators, Lasers and Related Science and Technologies’ for budding scientists and engineers from this year and called applications.

From the applicants, the RRCAT selected 40 candidates from all over the countries, including nine from the State, based on their academic record and marks obtained on an essay on theme “My interest in accelerators and lasers”.

As per RRCAT website, the course will be of 53-day duration and will be offered from May 25 and during this period, students will have to stay in the institute campus.

“The course is structured to impart students a sound conceptual knowledge as well as experimental training in front-line research areas in accelerators, lasers, and related technologies,” the RRCAT said.

The course will consist of classroom lectures, visits to various RRCAT labs, practical training in the form of hands-on experiments, and talks by eminent scientists and technocrats.

Towards the end of course, students will be examined for the grasp of course content and their performance in the hands-on experiments. Certificates will be awarded to all students who complete the course and perform satisfactorily in the examinations.

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