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Applications are invited for NCGG Internship Programme 2023. The last date of application is December 10.

About the Programme

The NCGG Internship Programme is a short-term engagement (minimum 8 weeks to maximum 6 months) of ‘selected students’ with various verticals and units of the National Centre for Good Governance, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Government of India.

The engagement is purely temporary to enable Indian youth by providing them exposure to a gamut of governance and public policy related issues and involving them in possible way ahead to overcome challenges in the way of citizen-centric governance. Admission to internship programme does not give any right to interns to seek regular employment with the Centre. Interns may be assigned a specific domain/ area to work on.


Prospective candidate for the internship shall have to meet following eligibility criteria:

  • Internship programme is open for all Indian students studying in India or abroad.
  • Internship is open to students with graduation degree and/ or are pursuing their post-graduation/ PG Diploma and advance academic degrees and are interested to intern as part of their dissertation/ capstone project in their curriculum or awaiting their degree certificate after appearing in their final examination in the same academic year.
  • Students enrolled in 4 or 5–year courses in law and engineering may also apply for the Internship during their final year of graduation.
  • The age of the candidate shall not exceed 30 years at the time of application.
  • Applicant has to upload a letter of recommendation from their university/ institution, where he/ she is enrolled.

Domains/ Area

  • Public policy & governance
  • Education
  • Decentralized planning
  • E-governance
  • Public service delivery
  • Laws & regulations
  • Rural development & poverty elimination
  • Water, sanitation, hygiene & public health
  • Governance in healthcare
  • Sustainability
  • Disaster resilience infrastructure and disaster mitigation
  • Sustainable urban management and urban governance
  • Infrastructure Development
  • Innovation & entrepreneurship
  • Water resource management & river rejuvenation
  • Climate change, environment & clean energy
  • Tribal affairs
  • Monitoring, data analytics & evaluation
  • Project planning, designing, management & monitoring
  • Natural resource, environment and Forests
  • Mass communication and social media
  • Any other subject relevant to public policy, good governance, public service delivery, etc.


Ordinarily the period of internship will not be less than 8 (eight) weeks or exceed 6 (six) months for successful completion of internship and to become eligible for experience certificate.

Selection Process

  • The application for internship will be invited by the Centre through on its website www.ncgg.org.in
  • An application can be made any time during the year preferably not later than 1 months before the intended start of the internship, clearly indicating the starting date;
  • Applicants must furnish all required information to enable the Centre to make a decision. The Centre will verify such information like original marksheets, letter of approval/ recommendation, personal ID at the time of joining, failing to which the applicant’s joining shall be cancelled. Submission of false information will be viewed very seriously;
  • The applications with incomplete information or not meeting eligibility conditions shall be disqualified by the system automatically;
  • The selection process shall consist of two stages; preliminary screening of applications for shortlisting of candidates and personal interview (online or offline) of shortlisted candidates. NCGG will constitute a committee for screening of applications and/ or holding personal interview;
  • Based on the number of applications, required intake of the Centre for the respective month and domains/areas selected by the candidates, the personal interview shall be conducted with prior information communicated to candidate via email;
  • After screening process and personal interview, a list of selected candidates shall be declared and successful candidates will be informed via email along with notification on joining date;
  • The total number of internships offered shall not exceed 20 (twenty) at any given point in time; and
  • The internship applications may be reviewed based on NCGG’s requirement periodically by a screening committee.

How to Apply?

  • Apply by clicking the button below to submit your internship application form.
  • Please clearly mention you intended date of joining as well as the duration of your availability for the internship in the form.
  • Please check your eligibility for the internship programme mentioned in the guidelines before applying.


A consolidated stipend/honorarium @ INR 10,000 per month on pro-rata basis will be paid to each intern during their approved period of internship based on progress in the assignment. No other expenses shall be payable.


Application for the NCGG internship will be open for submission from 1st to the 10th of each month.

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