NITI Aayog Internship Scheme: How to Apply and Eligibility Criteria

The NITI Aayog Internship Scheme offers undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as research scholars from recognized universities and institutions in India and abroad, the opportunity to work closely with NITI’s verticals, divisions, and cells. If you are interested in this internship, here is what you need to know.

To apply for the NITI Aayog Internship Scheme, applicants must fill out the registration form online. The online application link is open from the 1st to the 10th of every month. If you encounter any technical issues during the submission process, you can contact NIC at nic-niti[at]gov[dot]in for assistance.

To be eligible for the internship, you must be a bonafide student of a recognized university or institution in India or abroad. The specific eligibility criteria are as follows:

a. Undergraduate students must have completed or appeared in the term end exams of the second year or 4th semester of their bachelor’s degree course and have secured not less than 85% or equivalent marks in the 12th class.

b. Graduate students must have completed or appeared in the term end exams of the first year or 2nd semester of their postgraduate program or be pursuing research/PhD. They should have secured not less than 70% or equivalent marks in their graduation.

c. Students who have just completed their graduation or post-graduation and are waiting for admission to higher studies may also be considered for the internship. They must have secured 70% or more cumulative marks in all the years/semesters of their graduation/post-graduation until the date of application. The gap between the declaration of the final exam result and the desired month of internship should not exceed six months.

The internship period should be a minimum of six weeks but should not exceed six months. Interns who do not complete the requisite period will not be issued any certificate.

For more detailed information and guidelines regarding the NITI Aayog Internship Scheme, you can download the guidelines from the following link: guidelines

Please note that the information provided here is based on the available information at the time of writing this article. It is always recommended to visit the official website of NITI Aayog for the most up-to-date and accurate information regarding the internship scheme.