Government announces Digital India Internship Scheme: Details here
The government has announced yet another exciting opportunity for students, especially for those in engineering.
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has launched the Digital India Internship Scheme, a two-month internship for undergraduates.
Selected candidates can get up to Rs. 10,000 a month.
Here's all you need to know about the program.
All about the two-month internship
This internship will give students a chance to put their knowledge acquired in classrooms to practical use and gain first-hand experience in matters related to e-governance, the IT-ITeS industry, innovation infrastructure in technology, development of e-skills, and cyber space.
They will have qualified mentors supervising them.
The two-month program can be extended up to three depending upon the intern's capabilities and the MeitY's requirement.
Interns can earn Rs. 10,000 per month
Chosen interns will get a remuneration of Rs. 10,000 a month, subject to satisfactory performance, as well as certificates. The remuneration will be paid after completion of internship and submission of report. The program will be offered twice a year - summer (May-June) and winter (December-January).
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Who can apply?
Only those in the 2nd/3rd year of a four-year B.Tech/BE program, and those in the 4th/5th year of a five-year integrated degree/dual degree B.E./B.Tech/M.E./M.Tech course, are eligible for this internship.
They must have secured at least 60% marks in the last held degree or certificate examination.
Fulfilling these minimum requirements doesn't guarantee selection.
Candidates with experience in related fields will be given preference.
How can you apply?
Application can only be made online. Visit www.meity.gov.in and click on Digital India Internship Scheme.
Click on 'Apply for Internship.' On the top left, there's an option to 'Register yourself.'
After successful registration, login and click on 'Apply for Service' in the same menu. The form will need to be sponsored/forwarded by the applicant's institution.
Chosen candidates will be declared on June 1.
There's also the Swachh Bharat summer internship for college students
If you are looking for internships in other departments, there's the Swachh Bharat summer internship for college students of all streams. The internship requires participating students to dedicate at least 100 hours to rural sanitation during May-July. There are three days left to apply.
Digital India Internship Scheme
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
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