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About the Programme

In pursuance of its advocacy mandate under Section 49 of the Competition Act-2002 (Act), Competition Commission of India (CCI) undertakes various focussed outreach and training programmes with its wide spectrum of stakeholders wherein students of Economics, Law, Management, and Finance etc. constitute a very significant part.

Internship programme of CCI aims to equip students with practical working of competition law. As CCI has a very important role to play in economy being market regulator, students need to understand nuances and nitty-gritty of Competition Law for their future roles in various capacities. The internship programme of CCI attracts talents from best of Indian educational institutions located across the country.


  • Applicable to Indian Nationals only.
  • Internship is open to students from recognized Institutions and Universities with exposure to Competition Law.
  • Students with a placement in hand are not eligible.
    • Students pursuing following courses can apply,
    • Economics and Management : MA / MSc. (Economics), Fourth and final year students of 5 year integrated degree Programme in Economics and MBA
    • Law:
    • Second and third year of the Bachelors degree in Law (3 year course after graduation) or Fourth and final year of the five year integrated course in Law and students who have taken 3rd year exam and are entering the 4th year.
    • LLM
    • Regulatory Governance: MA / MSc. (Regulatory Governance)
    • Professional Courses: Students of final group of Chartered Accountancy or Cost Accountancy or Company Secretary.

How to Apply?

  • Interested students may apply in the prescribed format given in Annexure. Application in any other format will not be entertained.
  • Application must contain recommendation of competent authority from the academic institution, where the candidate is pursuing her / his studies. Applications received without recommendations will not be entertained.
  • Applicants are required to submit a ‘Statement of Purpose’ in about 200 words broadly covering a brief introduction of the topic and objectives of the study
  • Application should reach by 1st of preceding month to the month for which application is intended to be made e.g. for Dec, 2016 application should reach by 1st Nov, 2016.
  • Applications in the prescribed format complete in all respects may be sent by post to reach- The Secretary, Competition Commission of India, Competition Commission of India, 10th Floor, Office Block, Tower.1, Ring Road (Opposite AIIMS) Kidwai Nagar (East), New Delhi-110023”. Applications can also be emailed at internships@cci.gov.in
  • Envelope carrying applications should be superscribed “Application for Internship for Month/Year”.


An amount of Rs.15,000/- per month will be given as honorarium during the internship.


Internship is normally for a period of one month, commencing on the 1st working day of the month. However, applicant desirous of pursuing internship for 2-3 calendar months can also apply with due recommendation of respective University/ College/ Institution for the period applied for.

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