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Training Unit, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, New Delhi has announced the Scheme of Summer Internship 2023-24 for Post-Graduate/Research Students.
The Internships aims to facilitate students to study and get familiarized with the prevailing system of Official Statistics in the Country, with specific reference to data collection, processing & analysis, publication and dissemination needs. It also aims to create awareness amongst the students about the Indian Statistical Service and Subordinate Statistical Service and also about choosing their career in the field of Statistics.
A total of 193 interns are proposed to be selected during 2023-24, in two groups -Group A and Group B. Under Group ‘A’, internships will be in offices located in New Delhi, while under Group ‘B’, it will be in offices located elsewhere in the country. Details of availability are given in the detailed Notification available at the Announcements link at https://www.mospi.gov.in/
The broad fields/disciplines for internship include National Accounts Statistics, Index Numbers, Energy Statistics, National Economic Classifications, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Environment Statistics & Environment Accounting, Global Indices, Survey Subjects, Public Policy, Information Technology for Official Statistics, Official Statistics of respective field of different Ministries/Departments and State Official Statistics.
The internship will be for a period of 2 months from the date of joining. Each intern/student shall be required to submit report/paper (along with soft copy) at the end of the assignment. A token consolidated stipend of Rs. 10,000/- would be paid on successful completion of his /her internship.
Eligibility: Applicant should be a citizen of India and pursuinghis/her post-graduation/research from a recognized College/ University/ Research institute in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Operational Research/ Economics/ Demography or any of the applied field of Statistics.
Application: Applicant has to first register on the National Career Service (NCS) Portal www.ncs.gov.in and keep NCS ID ready for filling application form. Applicant has to download application format in MS Excel File by clicking at ‘Group A’ or ‘Group B’ and fill the application form in Excel File itself.
Printout of the filled application form has to be taken and completed as instructed. No Objection Certificate should be attested by Head of Institution where applicant is pursuing study.
The form and documents should be sent through email to the concerned nodal offices/selection point given at Annex-I & II with a copy to email@example.com with subject line ‘Application for Internship for Post-Graduate/Research Students 2023-24’ to reach latest by 16th April, 2023.
For more information, visit https://www.mospi.gov.in/