Internship at Ministry of Human Resource Development

Posted on December 6, 2014 by


Ministry of Human Resource Development has announced an internship

program named as “MHRD Internship Scheme -2014” for Indian Nationals

pursuing Graduation/ Post Graduation/ Research Studies in a recognized

University/Institution within India or abroad.

The scheme will be started from October 1 , 2014.

The scheme intends to allow young students, who are most important among

stakeholders, to be associated with the Ministry in formulation of policies,

implementation of projects and various initiatives in Education Sector for mutual


Duration of the HRD Ministry Internship

Internship shall be offered initially for two months only and extendable up to six

months, if required, in individual cases. No stipend shall be paid for extended


There shall be 6 batches of internship of two month each [i.e. October-November

(Batch-I), December-January (Batch-II), February-March (Batch-III), April-May

(Batch-IV), June-July (Batch-V) and August-September (Batch-VI).

MHRD internship eligibility

1. The applicant should be a citizen of India.

2. She/he should be pursuing Graduation/Post Graduation/Research in Education,

Social Sciences, Science, Humanities, Management, Engineering, ICT, Law from

any recognized University/Institution within India or abroad.

3. Students pursuing three/ four year programme should have at least completed

two years (four semesters) of course and those pursuing five year integrated

programme should have completed three years (six semesters).


Rs.10, 000 (Rupees Ten Thousand Only) per month shall be paid to an intern after

successful completion of internship.

A certificate shall be issued to an intern on successful completion of his/her

internship by Administration Division on the basis of recommendation of the

concerned Bureau Head.

How to Apply for the HRD Ministry Internship

1. Interested applicants pursuing course of studies at various recognized

Universities/Institutions may send their applications in the enclosed proforma

[Annexure-I] along with their CV.

2. Applicant should specifically mention the specific Batch for which she/he

wishes to undertake internship.

3. Applications may be sent by post so as to reach Section Officer (Establishment-

IV), Room No.235, C-Wing, Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi-110 115 by 30th August,

2014 [5.30 P.M.] by applicants who intends to undertake internship in Batches I-III

[October 2014 – March 2015] and by 28th February, 2015 [5.30 P.M.] by

applicants who intends to undertake internship in Batches IV-VI [April 2015 to

September 2015].

Alternatively, application may also be sent by email

to harjeet[dot]edu[at]nic[dot]in

4. Internship applicants are required to produce a letter from their supervisor/Head

of Department/Principal indicating their status in the institution and also conveying

“No Objection” for allowing their student to undergo internship programme for the

period for which s/he is selected. In case, the tenure of internship is extended

beyond two months, a separate “No Objection” will have to be submitted by the


5. Applicant will submit a Character Certificate from Head of their

Institutions/Department/Guide before taking up internship


Information Courtesy: Ashish Jacob Mathew