About NCGG Internship 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.

Who can apply

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.


  • 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.

Domains/ areas available for Internship

  • Public policy & governance
  • Innovation & entrepreneurship
  • 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.

Logistics and Support

  • Interns will be required to make own arrangements for their travel, boarding, lodging, etc. and should have their own laptops. NCGG will provide working space, internet facility and other necessities as deemed fit by the concerned supervisor.


  • 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.

Experience Certificate

  • A certificate regarding successful completion of internship shall be issued by the Centre on the recommendation of the evaluation committee and supervisor of the intern.

Termination of Internship

  • The selection to the internship programme at NCGG is strictly within the domain of the Centre and only upon meeting the necessary eligibility criteria
  • The Centre may terminate the internship of any intern at any point as it deems fit, without assigning any reason and the decision of the Centre in this regard shall be final.
  • Any intern may choose to terminate the internship by giving a prior notice of one week to the respective supervisor.

How to apply

  • Apply by CLICKING HERE to submit your internship application form.
  • Application for the NCGG internship will be open for submission from 1st to the 10th of each month.
  • Please clearly mention you intended date of joining as well as the duration of your availability for the internship in the form. 

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