FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2018


FOSSEE, IIT Bombay invites applications for Summer Fellowship 2018 from students in all the streams across the country. FOSSEE works on promotion and development of free and open source software in education.

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Important dates:
Last date of Registration The registrations are closed. Extended till 16 March 2018 (see details below).
Last date to submit tasks 04 April 2018 (see details below)
Announcement of Results 27 April 2018 
Commencement of Fellowship Mid-May (Date will be announced soon)

Please note that these deadlines override the deadlines given in the individual pages of each project.

Students have to register for the fellowship programme and complete the screening level tasks in any of the below listed Software:

Scilab Python eSim CFD (OpenFOAM)
DWSIM Osdag OpenModelica OpenPLC
R Xcos Synfig GIMP
Inkscape Django Drupal FEMM

The submitted tasks will be evaluated by the FOSSEE team. The candidates selected for the fellowship will work on the development of various open source software / hardware projects.

General Instructions:

  1. The registrations for FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2018 are closed.
  2. Once registered, select the screening tasks you wish to work on, by using the links given below:
S.No Projects Project details Screening Tasks
1 FOSSEE Scilab Toolboxes Scilab: Numerical Computations Click Here
2 Osdag Steel structure design software Click Here
3 DWSIM Chemical process simulator Click Here
4 eSim EDA: Circuit simulation Click Here
5 OpenModelica Dynamic modelling environment Click Here
6 FOSSEE Web Development Drupal: Content management system, Django: Python web framework Click Here
7 Xcos Graphical simulation environment for Scilab Click Here
8 CFD (OpenFOAM) Computational fluid dynamics toolbox Click Here
9 Hardware (OpenPLC) Open Hardware Click Here
10 Python Programming language Click Here
11 Health & Nutrition/ Web Development Inkscape: Vector graphic software, GIMP: Image manipulation program, Synfig studio: 2D animation software, Django web development Click Here
12 R Statistical Analysis Click Here
13 FEMM Finite Element Method Magnetics Click Here

The last date for submission of the screening tasks' work is 4 April 2018. The selection procedure will be based on the performance of the screening level tasks. If selected for the fellowship, the student has to come to IIT Bombay and work under the mentorship of the FOSSEE team members.


Any UG / PG / PhD student is generally eligible to apply for this fellowship. Additional eligibility criteria are mentioned in the individual websites given above.

Important dates:

Last date of Registration The registrations are closed. Extended till 16 March 2018.
Last date to submit tasks 04 April 2018
Announcement of Results 27 April 2018
Commencement of Fellowship TBD



  1. This fellowship is available for a maximum of 8 weeks and will not be extended.
  2. Total number of fellowships available: 60

For queries, write to: info[at]fossee[dot]in