Paid Internship Opportunity at Ministry of Commerce and Industry, DPIIT: Applications Open!

paid internship at dpiit ministry of commerce and industry

Applications are open for the internship opportunity at DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, for students pursuing UG/Bachelor’s/PG/Research Scholars.


The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is a central government department under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in India. It is responsible for formulation and implementation of promotional and developmental measures for growth of the industrial sector, keeping in view the national priorities and socio-economic objectives. While individual administrative ministries look after the production, distribution, development and planning aspects of specific industries allocated to them, DPIIT is responsible for the overall industrial policy. It is also responsible for facilitating and increasing the foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to the country.

About the Opportunity

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry seeks to engage students pursuing Under Graduate/Graduate/Post Graduate Degrees or Research Scholars enrolled in recognized University/Institution within India or abroad, as ‘Interns’.


Applicants pursuing Graduation/Post Graduation/Research from any recognized University/Institution within India or abroad in the following domain are eligible to apply.

  • Engineering- all branches
  • Management- all branches
  • Law
  • Economics and Development
  • Trade, Commerce, and Industrialization
  • Computers and Information Technology
  • Library Management


At least six weeks but not exceeding three months.

Interns not completing the internship for the requisite period will not be issued any certificate or paid stipend.


Interns would be paid a stipend of Rs. 10,000/- per month


A certificate regarding successful completion of the internship shall be issued by the officer to whom the concerned Intern will be attached in a prescribed performa.

How to Apply?

  • Interested applicants may apply online through the link given on the official website, or through the link given at the end of this post.
  • Applicant must also clearly indicate the areas of interest and the period of engagement.
  • A candidate can apply for an internship only once during a financial year. The application will be valid for consideration for the entirety of the financial year in which the application is made.

Other Important Note

At the time of joining on selection, the applicant shall be required to submit a letter from their Head of Institution/Head of Department/ Principal, indicating their status in the Institution and “ No Objection” for allowing their students to undergo Internship programme for the proposed period.

Important Links

Click here to apply for the DPIIT internship.

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  1. I have filled the form 1 month ago but no response plz suggest something I want to give it

  2. If the application is not available from my institute in this condition may I apply in this

  3. I have applied at this DPIIT ministry. When will the results be out?
    I did not even receive confirmation for submission of internship form.

  4. ” You may not submit another entry at this time.” getting this message when trying to submit application.

  5. I am trying to apply but as uploading the pic something is going wrong, have tried several time but not able to complete.

  6. When is the deadline to sumit application form for this Internship???

  7. I applied it and got a mail but is it showing anonymous user and access denied did I eligible or not

  8. What is the place for internship? Its been a while since I’ve competed my PG how can i get the consent letter from the institute from where i’ve graduated in 2020?

  9. Please check the Official Notifications/Official Schemes for such information. Nowhere has it been mentioned that it is a virtual internship. If the concerned Ministry changes its scheme, the candidates will be notified of the same. Please consider it as a ‘Physical Internship’.