Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) has come up with an internship scheme for Indian nationals to commence on October 1, 2014. The main objective behind this scheme is to involve young students in policy making, project implementation and other initiatives related to education sector. The interested and eligible candidates can apply.
Details have been provided below:
Eligibility criterion: Candidates who have completed two-years of graduation, post-graduation or research programme in the fields of Education/Social Sciences/ Humanities/ Science/ Management/ Engineering/ Law/ICT can apply. Candidates who have enrolled themselves for five-year integrated programmes should have completed at least three years of their course to apply for the MHRD internship scheme. Only Indian Nationals can apply.
Duration: Two months (extendable up to six months)
No. of interns in each batch: 6
Stipend: Rs 10, 000 per month
Batch I: October to November
Batch II: December to January
Batch III: February to March
Batch IV: April to May
Batch V: June to July
Batch VI: August to September
On completion of the internship, candidates will be required to submit a brief report on their learning experience to the Bureau Head. They will also receive a certificate at the end of their internship, as recommended by their respective Bureau Head to the Administration Division.
Students will be provided internships in the following areas (According to their interest as far as possible):
School of Education & Literacy
How to apply: Candidates filling the eligibility criteria and willing to apply are required to visit the official website and download the application forms, from there. The duly filled application forms are to be sent to "Section Officer (Establishment-IV), Room No. 235, C-Wing, Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi-1100115" latest by August 30, 2014 (by 5:30 pm) for Batches I to III, and by February 28, 2015 (by 5:30 pm) for Batches IV to VI, by post. Or the candidates can mail the applications to harjeet.edu@nic
The candidates will also have to produce a letter from their Head of Department, Principal or Supervisor which indicates the status of the student in their institution as well as served as 'No Objection Certificate'. Their NOC will be required again if an intern gets an extension of the tenure. Besides, they are required to have a character certificate from their Head of Department, Guide or Head of Institutions.