How to get an Internship with Government of India?

With the onset of summers, what we always overlook is the basic question, that is, “what will we do this summer”. We often end up sitting idle and procrastinating thus wasting our potential while we know that we could do so much more. There is one such thing that I am going to tell you about in this article. If you work on this, this summer break can prove to be extremely beneficial for you.

Whether you are pursuing under graduation or you are a post graduation student, even if you are a graduate who is currently preparing for government job entrances or college entrances. There are a few places where you can work which will not only add to your Curriculum Vitae but you will also get a lot to learn and get insights on day-to-day government administration.

If you still have not figured, out what is it that I am talking about then let me make it clear that in this article you will get to know everything about Government Summer Internships. If in this fast pacing world, you don’t want others to get ahead of you, then do not wait till summer break to start thinking as to what should you do.

Almost all the government ministries and departments take interns. Most prominent of them are NITI Aayog, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Reserve Bank of India, among others. All of these different departments have different eligibility criteria, and many of them provide stipend to interns.

For their internships, one can apply on the ‘Career’ section of their official websites. In this article, I will tell you about the eligibility criteria and whether or not they will provide you with stipend.

1. internship with Reserve Bank of India

As we all know, RBI is the supreme authority when it comes to monetary policy in India, and thus it is one of the most prestigious internship program among all the internship programs.

Eligibility: for research internships, people who have completed/or enrolled in a PhD. Program based on economics, banking. Finance can apply.

RBI also takes students who can devote full time to the office. Have a masters degree in economics, finance, or statistical science. Students with B.Tech degrees can also apply.

Duration: this internship is of 6 Months

Stipend : Rs. 35,000 per Month

How to Apply: on their website, in ‘career’ section

2. Internship with NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog, erstwhile known as The Planning Commission of India, takes interns from various fields, and offers a very prestigious internship programme

Eligibility: College students, either enroled in Under gradtuation, post graduation or PhD Programs.

Duration: 6 weeks to 3 months

Stipend: UNPAID

How to apply: On their website between 1st to 10th of the previous month that you want to intern in.

3. Internship with Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Directorate general of Foreign Trade manages the trade policy of India. It collaborates with various government depart, trade bodies and overseas exports and import policy of the country.

Eligibility: Students in final year of law, or graduated from Economics, Finance or Management.

Stipend:  Rs. 10,000 per month

HOW TO APPLY: Download internship application from their official website and mail on

There are several other government departments which offer internship scheme. One can go on their website to apply for internship. NABARD, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Ministry of Law and Justice also offer internships.

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