About the Program

The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) wish to engage dynamic and creative students, who are willing to learn about natural resource management and biodiversity conservation; support the projects of NBA in various States and Union Territories; and technically assist the State Biodiversity Boards/UT Biodiversity Councils in discharge of their mandates.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Postgraduate degree or Bachelor degree in any discipline (3 Years / 4 Years including Engineering) and interest in Natural Resource Management.
  • Must be between 21 – 30 years of age as on the date of closing of application
  • Candidates pursuing their Postgraduate degree may also apply. However, they are required to submit a copy of their Masters Degree by October 01, 2023 to qualify for the internship.


  • ₹ 22,500/month

Roles and Responsibilities

Selected candidates will assist MoEF&CC, NBA, State Biodiversity Boards, Union Territory Biodiversity Councils and UNDP India in the following tasks:

  • Operationalization and functioning of Biodiversity Management Committees (BMCs) in the States and Union Territories
  • Help Biodiversity Management Committees in the preparation of Peoples’ Biodiversity Registers
  • Coordination towards GoI-NBA-UNDP India Biodiversity Awards
  • Implementation of Biological Diversity Act, 2002


  • Interns will be placed in NBA – Chennai, MoEFCC and State Biodiversity Boards/UT Biodiversity Councils across the country.

Important Dates

  • Online Registrations Open on: Dec 01, 2023
  • Deadline for Applications: Dec 11, 2023
  • Tentative Date for Online Exam: Dec 15, 2023

How to Apply

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