Online Internship Opportunity with NITI Aayog (2022): Apply by Dec 10

About NITI Aayog

In 2015, the Government of India’s NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India) launched an Internship Scheme. Students studying UG/Graduate/Postgraduate degrees or Research Scholars enrolled in recognized universities/institutions in India or abroad are encouraged to apply.

About The Internship Program

Interns will be exposed to NITI Aayog’s numerous Verticals/Divisions/Units and will be expected to enhance the organization’s analysis process through empirical gathering and collation of in-house and other data.

Internship Duration

  • At least 6 (six) weeks but no longer than 6 (six) months
  • Interns who do not complete the required period of time will not receive a certificate.


  • Students from any recognized Indian or international university or institution who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for the internship:
  • UG students who completed/appeared in the term-end exams of the 2nd year/4th semester of a bachelor’s degree program and scored at least 85 percent or equivalent in 12th grade.
  • Graduate students who have completed/appeared in the first-year/2nd semester term-end exams of their post-graduate program or are pursuing research/PhD and have received at least 70% or equivalent grades in graduation.
  • Students who have taken the final exam or who have recently completed their graduation/post-graduation and are awaiting admission to higher education may be considered for internship if they have received a cumulative grade point average of 70% or higher in all years/semesters of their graduation/post-graduation up to the date of application.
  • The time between the announcement of the final exam results and the chosen internship month should not exceed 6 (six) months. For example, if the results are announced in June, he or she can apply for internships starting in July and ending in December.

What is the procedure for applying?

  • Interested applicants must apply online solely on the NITI Aayog website by December 10th, 2021.
  • Only six months in advance, but no later than two months before the desired internship month, can an application be submitted.
  • Applicants must additionally specify their field of interest.
  • Please keep in mind that a candidate can only apply for an internship once each fiscal year.
  • At the time of joining, the selected applicant must present original mark sheets and a letter of recommendation from the college/institution, failing which his/her candidature would be annulled. (Format specified in the official notification’s Annexure ‘C’.)


Official Notice

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