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Internship Scheme

Purpose

An internship is an opportunity for a student to secure first hand and practical work experience under the guidance of a qualified and experienced Supervisor/Mentor. It also aims at active participation in the learning process through experimentation and putting into practice the knowledge acquired in the classrooms. National Informatics Centre (NIC) has been instrumental in steering e-Government/e-Governance applications in government ministries/departments at the Centre, States, Districts and Blocks, facilitating improvement in government services, wider transparency, promoting decentralized planning and Centre, States, Districts and Blocks, facilitating improvement in government services, wider transparency, promoting decentralized planning and management, resulting in better efficiency and accountability to the people of India. Informatics-led-development? programme of the government has been spearheaded by NIC to derive competitive advantage by implementing ICT applications in social & public administration. For the larger benefit of the student community and with a view to enrich the management/implementation of its various schemes/programmes/projects, NIC has decided to notify these ?Internship Guidelines?, to provide a framework for engagement of Interns for a limited period of Two months Internship at NIC, Headquarters.


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Eligibility
  • Indian students from recognized universities in India who have secured at least 60% marks in the last held degree or certificate examination and:-
    1. Pursuing B.Tech/B.E., and are in the 2nd/3rd year of the 10+2+4 pattern of education,OR
    2. Pursuing integrated degree course or dual degree (B.E./B.Tech, M.E./M.Tech.) and are in the 4th/5th year of the 10+2+5 pattern of education.
  • Possessing minimum qualifications as above shall not guarantee internship at NIC. Candidates having exposure in the area of intended internship with good academic background and having higher qualification, based on need shall be given preference

Duration of Internship

Internship would be offered two times in a year i.e. summer Internship starting June/July and winter Internship starting December/ January. The minimum duration of internship shall be of two months, extendable up to three months, depending on the performance of the candidate, project requirement of NIC and time the Intern is willing to spend with NIC. .


How to Apply
  • Register yourself as an applicant (if not already registered).
  • Click on Apply for Service or Login
  • Enter User Name, Password and Captcha code given and click on Submit.
  • Once logged in, on the left menu click on Apply for services and then click on View services
  • Click on 'Apply'

The Students needs to get Recommendation Letter forwarded by the Institution on the Letter Head of the Institute.

The Students needs to upload certificates of completed degrees.


Selection

The Interns will be shortlisted and selected by the selection committee for their concerned domain. (i) For selection of interns, personal or Skype Interview, may be conducted, if deemed necessary. No TA / DA shall be paid to candidates for attending the personal interview. (ii) The Interns will be shortlisted and selected by a Selection Committee for their concerned domain. .


Placement

Every batch of Interns or individual Interns, as the case may be, will have a Scientific/Technical Project Supervisor/Mentor from the NIC. (ii) The internship is neither an employment nor an assurance of an employment with the NIC. .


Token Renumeration

A token remuneration of Rs.10,000/- per month would be paid to an Intern, subject to satisfactory performance, duly certified by his Supervisor/Mentor. (i) The remuneration shall be paid after the completion of internship on submission of Report duly accepted by NIC. .


Certificate of Internship

Certificates will be issued by NIC to the Interns on the completion of internship and submission of Report duly countersigned and accepted by NIC, Training Division.