Internship Experience @ TATA Steel (Research and Control Centre), Jameshdpur: Patent research related work

Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID

Ashutosh , Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT Kharagpur, 2nd Year

Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

TATA Steel (Research and Control Centre), Jameshdpur

Application Process with contact details

Through Training and Placement cell of IIT Kharagpur.

My selection is based on my stream in B.Tech and CGPA.

Duration of internship and timings

15 June 2016-15 July 2016

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

Day 1 – Includes an orientation program at SNTI (Shavak Nanavati Technical Institute) where they taught us Ethics code of TATA & Sons Ltd, safety measures like wearing safety shoes, helmet, fire safety, what to do in emergency etc.

After that a gate pass issued to us further another training called safety training where our finger prints taken and some videos shown to us including biography of Jamestji TATA then another ID card issued to us called safety card

Main tasks

Before assigning live project to us, senior manager told us to study Electrical steel in detail, so there is very big library called information and documentation center where we studied electrical steel its manufacturing, application, compositions, characteristics etc.

After 2 days of this project work assigned to us, a project “Patenting trends in electrical steel” was assigned to us.

So main task was to search for patents and study them, then make a taxonomy of those patents, then some work related to FER (First examination report), drafting of claims given to us.

Overall technical and IPR work is there.

Work environment and people

Work environment is too friendly.

They assist us in every phase from what to do ,how to do and they also shared there experiences while working in IPR and practical problems that they face in this field of R&D being a biggest steel manufacturer in India.



Biggest Lessons

You have to start from basics. And hardwork always pays.


Stayed in a PG. Available at very cheaper cost around 1500-2000 Rs per month and no security

Office Timings

From 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, but sometimes 6:00 PM


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