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. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is engaged in electronic development through e-Infrastructure creation to facilitate and promote (1) e-governance (2) Promotion of electronics hardware manufacturing and Information Technology & IT Enabled Services (IT-ITeS) Industry (3) Providing Support for creation of Innovation Infrastructure in emerging areas of technology (4) Providing support for development of e-Skills and Knowledge network and (5) Securing India's cyber space. For the larger benefit of the student community and with a view to enrich the management/implementation of its various schemes/programmes, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has decided to notify these “Internship Guidelines”, to provide a framework for engagement of Interns for a limited period.


Eligibility
  • (i) Indian students from recognized universities in India who have secured at least 60% marks in the last held degree or certificate examination and pursuing B.E/ B.Tech, M.E/ M.Tech/ MCA/ DoEACC ‘B’ level shall be eligible (Branches: Computer Science/Information Technology/Electronics and Communication). Note:- The students who are in the last semester or who will pass out in summer 2019 will not be eligible for the Internship. Only students who are in the previous two years (BE/ B.Tech)/ MCA/ DOEACC `B’ Level) and previous one year (ME/M.Tech) will be eligible.
  • (ii) Possessing minimum qualifications as above shall not guarantee internship in this Ministry. 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 once a year. The minimum duration of internship shall be of two months, extendable up to three months, depending on the performance of the candidate, requirement of the Ministry and time the Intern is willing to spend with the Ministry. .


PLACE OF INTERNSHIP:

The internship will be offered at New Delhi. .


How to Apply
  • Visit URL http://meity.gov.in/schemes, click on Digital India Internship Scheme->Apply for Internship
  • 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'
  • While applying please refer to the detailed help document available on the right top corner of the application form.

PREREQUISITES:
  • Interested and eligible students need to apply online ONLY on the Web Portal of NIC for the Internship Scheme for the year 2019.
  • Recommendatation Letter from Sponsoring/Forwarding Institution where the applicant is currently enrolled in.
  • When marks of pursuing degree are obtained in CGPA, a letter from Institute stating the formula used for conversion in percentage. For 1st year ME/M.Tech./MCA or DOEACC students, candidates will either himself/herself convert CGPA to % based on the formula specified in his/her B.E./B.Tech, Graduation degree. In case, no conversion formula is specified in degree, candidate will multiply the CGPA by 9.5 and enter in to corresponding field.
  • Passport size photo and signature in digital format (png, jpg)

Selection

(i) The Interns will be shortlisted and selected by the respective Organisations/Groups/Divisions for their concerned domain.
(ii) 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.
(iii) List of selected candidates would be displayed on the web portal.


Placement

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


Token Renumeration

(i) 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.
(ii) The remuneration shall be paid after the completion of internship on submission of Report duly accepted by this Ministry. .


Certificate of Internship

Certificates will be issued by the Ministry to the Interns on the completion of internship and submission of Report duly countersigned and accepted by the Competent Authority. .