FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2020

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Last updated on: 15 April 2020

Click here to view the results of FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2020

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and travel restrictions placed by IIT Bombay, the FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2020 will be offered remotely. The FOSSEE team will contact the selected candidates through emails soon.
  • All college students (bachelor, masters, Ph.D., etc.) from all streams (engineering, science, arts, commerce, etc.) are welcome to participate in the FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2020.
  • FOSSEE works only on promotion and development of Free/Libre and Open Source Software in education. For more updates on the FOSSEE Fellowship please keep checking this website
  • Please see the short video to understand Fellowship better

Registrations and Submission opens on

01 January 2020

Registration closes on

29 February 2020

Submission closes on
(About 1 month is required to complete the task, please start early)

16 March 2020

Announcement of the Fellowship results

Mid April 2020

Commencement of Fellowship will be tentatively from

20 April 2020

We request you to share the above fellowship poster with faculty members, students and others who might be interested. You may print the poster (native size - A4) and display on notice boards.

  1. To register and enroll, click here
  2. The participants can select up to a maximum of two topics mentioned in the below tables and submit the screening task for the respective topic
  3. The details of the topics and screening tasks for each are given in the tables under "Topics for the screening task submission" tab
  4. For the topics under: "Tasks which require proposal and acceptance", the participants have to first make a proposal and submit the tasks only after the acceptance of the proposal
  5. For the topics mentioned under "Tasks which do not require proposal and acceptance", the participants have to directly submit the task without any proposal
  6. The completed tasks will be reviewed by the domain experts in the FOSSEE team
  7. After the review, the selected participants will be called for the fellowship at IIT Bombay.
  8. If a participant selects a task under "Tasks that require submitting a proposal and accepting it" and has completed it, then the participant will be eligible for honorarium and certificate.

You are allowed to select a maximum of two topics from the below tables. But we recommend you to focus on one screening task under a topic and submit it successfully.

  • Tasks that require submitting a proposal and acceptance, resulting in collaborative content creation
S.NoProjectsProject detailsScreening Tasks
1Chemical Process SimulationCreate chemical process flowsheets using DWSIM and OpenModelicaClick here
2Power Systems SimulationCreate power system simulations using OpenIPSL library in OpenModelicaClick here
3Electronic Circuit Simulation (eSim)Simulate electronic circuits using advanced features of eSimClick here
4CFD SimulationSubmitting Case Studies using OpenFOAMClick here
5XcosCreation of Block Diagram using XcosClick here
6RSubmission of Textbook companion project and identifying some of the local problems that could be addressed through the R programming LanguageClick here
7QGISCreating maps and analyzing spatial data using QGIS.Click here
8ScilabCreating Case Studies using ScilabClick here
Solve steel design examples as per Indian Code
Optimize steel design problems and prepare report in LaTeX
10Gamified Tutoring and Evaluation SystemCreate a learning game to increase students' interest in programming languages.Click here
11Employer Recommendation SystemMapping students with potential employers.Click here
12Mind Map generation toolHierarchical mind map generation from a spoken tutorial video or script.Click here
13Buddy programmeMapping mentors with mentees to improve employability prospects.Click here
14Graphics and AnimationCreating graphic and animations using Inkscape, GIMP, Blender, etc.Click here

  • Some tasks may require a Screening test(no collaborative content creation, however)
S.NoProjectsProject details 
1Electronic Circuit Simulation (eSim)Implement a Client-Server architecture for Windows OS using CClick here
Web Development
Creating custom modules, custom themes, and websites using Drupal.
Installing and configuring Web Applications for System Administration/DevOps tasks on RHEL or CentOS 7/8.
3ScilabDeveloping toolboxes in ScilabClick here
4PythonDevelop a desktop application, Django App

Click here
5Django/Angular AppImplement a web-based system using Django/Angular for video processing and analysisClick here
6EDA Tool on CloudDesign and develop a web-based Electronic Circuit design and simulator which will be hosted on the cloud.Click here
7Arduino on CloudDesign and develop a web-based Arduino circuit design and simulator which will be hosted on the cloud.Click here
8XcosCreate XSL stylesheets to transform one XML to another XML.Click here
9OpenPLCApplication development in 4DIAC.Click here
10Mathematics using PythonCreation of lecture notes for a mathematics topic and numerical computationClick here
11Spring Hibernate applicationOptimizing the functionalities of the current system developed using Spring. Designing UI templates using Bootstrap and Theamleaf.Click here
12Snippet videos using multimedia and VFX for introduction and marketing purposesMake a 1-min course intro snippet for ST FLOSS series - C/C++, Java, LaTeX, Python, Scilab, Arduino, eSim, Linux, Moodle, Koha, FrontAccounting, HTML & CSS.Click here
13Data migration/Service operation in MoodleMigrate Moodle from 2.4 to the latest stable version with all the data.Click here
14Spoken Tutorial Event Logs and Analytics SystemCreate a Spoken Tutorial Analytics System for capturing and visualizing log eventsClick here
15Promo video using multimedia for promoting Health and Nutrition seriesCreate a 30 to 40 seconds promo video for Spoken Tutorial - Health and Nutrition series using Blender, Synfig, Inkscape and GIMPClick here
16BlockchainBuild (BUIDL) a dApp using BlockchainClick here
17Koha and Dspace CustomizationOnline Book Suggestion ProcessClick here

  • You may write your technical queries on specific tasks or projects to the respective teams. To view the contact details, click here.
  • For any general queries on Fellowship and its process write to us at info[at]fossee[dot]in

Click here to view the FAQs

  1. The FOSSEE team encourages you to select a maximum of two topics mentioned in the above tables.
  2. We strongly recommend you to complete and submit at least one task from the selected topics for better chances of selection
  3. Each task should be taken up by an individual only. We do not encourage group submissions.
  4. Honorarium (if any) will be as per FOSSEE norms.
  5. Kindly make sure that your submission files do not contain any copyrighted content.
  6. FOSSEE team shall evaluate the submissions and declare the final list of selected candidates for fellowship on the basis of the completeness, correctness and the quality of the tasks submitted.
  7. FOSSEE team reserves the right for the selection and rejection of the FOSSEE fellows. This decision shall be final and non-questionable.

Previous Fellowships: 2019, 2018, Testimonials by previous Fellows