Research Scholars Forum

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About the Club

RSF (Research Scholars Forum) is the forum functioning for the welfare of researchers since 2015 and officially formed in 2017 with the help & support of Institute functionaries.

Research Scholars Forum mainly focus on organizing workshop, seminar and guest lecture regularly with experts from academic institution and R&D to support researchers in their research activity and to make a research friendly atmosphere in campus.

Research Scholars Forum is also a platform to address any issues or matter related to Research Scholars during the overall stay in the campus be it related to your academic, research, hostel accommodation, stipend or fellowship, fees, HRA, travel grant, health & stress or depression related issues, department or lab issues, relation with guide or research work, issues of married research scholars, internship or placement, issues of discrimination or unfairness by any means and problem or matter especially of public interest.

Events Conducted

RSF usually conducts events in the below pattern.

Introduction to facilities in the campus to new researchers

Classes on technical writing, project proposal writings etc

Awareness about Post doc fellowships

Guest Lectures about trending research techniques in different fields

Training for  software and other Research tools

Detailed list of events is available in the link :

Induction Process

The club is open to research scholars of NITT. Induction usually happens in the month of December every year. Members will be selected based on their performance in the interview conducted by the core members.

Members should have an interest in coordinating and organizing events. Coordinators from each department should be able to communicate the messages from RSF to scholars and to report the issues faced by scholars to RSF.

Core Members

President                    : Mr. V Srinivasa Rao (Ph.D/CA)


Vice President        : Mr K Kannadasan (Ph.D/CSE)



Treasurer        : Mr. Amal V Purushothaman (Ph.D/MME)



Overall Coordinator    : Mr. Justus Panicker (Ph.D/Prod)



Social Media Handles


Faculty Advisor

Dr. Venkata Suryanarayana Mummidi

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics