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The 6th PSSI-PLASMA SCHOLARS COLLOQUIUM  (PSC-2018) will be organised by the Department of Physics, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Majhitar, Sikkim during 24-26 August 2018.


The Plasma Scholars’ Colloquium was started in the year 2012 under the envision of Plasma Science Society of India (PSSI) to create a platform exclusively for students, research scholars and post-doctoral fellows working in the areas of plasma and fusion science & technology needed to have rigorous interactions and build a bridge between the young plasma community and help each other in their research endeavor. The colloquium will include few talks by eminent scientists, oral and poster presentations by participants.




The colloquium is open ONLY to research scholars working in the area of theoretical/computational and/or experimental plasma science and technology. The number of participants is limited to 50. A few selected participants who are unable to meet travel expenses from their host institution will be provided to and fro rail fare by Sleeper class. Local transportation will not be provided.



Registration form and abstract template is available on the PSSI and SMIT websites. Registration form to be sent to the Convener at Last date for registration is 15th June 2018. Only soft copy of abstracts/ full paper will be accepted. The abstracts maximum page length is ONE A4 sized page and Full paper should not be more than FOUR A4 sized pages. Soft copy of abstracts/ full paper may be submitted online to PSSI ( or sent to the Convener directly. Abstracts and full paper template should only be used for preparing your manuscripts.



Document MUST be in MS Office compatible .DOC or .DOCX format (save as .DOC if using Open Office.). Running text should be in 12 point Times New Roman, justified, single space should contain a brief introduction, detailed breakup of the lecture and an extended description of the lecture contents. The maximum page length for abstract is ONE A4 sized page and FULL paper is FOUR A4 sized pages with margin 0.5” on Top, Right and Bottom and 1.0” margin on Left. Additional sub sections may be added as required. Please use single space between paragraphs. Textual references should be in this format [1]. Please include references from the internet as complete links with title of the webpage [2]. Please avoid using figures, equations and tables in the abstract. Abstracts/ Full papers submitted using the Templates available in the PSSI and SMIT websites will only be accepted.





  • Registration and Abstract Submission: 15th June 2018
  • Intimation of acceptance: 20th June 2018
  • Full Paper submission: 1st July 2018
  • Important Information: Registration for Scholars/Students: Rs. 1000/-
  • Accommodation: Limited separate Girls and Boys hostel accommodation with attached bath on twin sharing @ Rs. 200/- per person per day will be made available on request only. Family accommodation will not be available inside the campus.



           Utpal Deka


           Department of Physics

           Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology

           Majitar, Rangpo, East Sikkim-737136, INDIA

           Phone: +913592246220, +918670395750