TIFAC Internship Programme Autumn

Applications are invited for the Autumn 2024 session

About the Programme

Technology, which has been key to the progress of the human society, has been changing at an accelerated rate in recent times. With the global challenges such as climate change, pollution, energy security and necessity to keep up fast paced inclusive economic growth, the role of technology is going to be increasingly important.

In such a situation, the country needs scientific and technical manpower who not only possess the knowledge and skill of the respective disciplines, but also have exposure to the interdisciplinary aspects, and acquired the skill of foreseeing the future changes in the technology domain.  The TIFAC Internship Programme is aimed at imparting such skills to the budding engineers, technologists and scientists.

TIFAC, an autonomous body under the Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India having its primary mandates to examine and evaluate the existing state of art of technology and directions of future technology developments.  TIFAC is also mandated to prepare technology impact statements.   Over the years TIFAC has moved in the direction of being a premier Technology Foresight Body in the country

and simultaneously towards strengthened its linkages with different stakeholders in the innovation network.  TIFAC has in-house capacity of technology foresight including ability to use mathematical modeling tools.

The TIFAC Internship Programme provides an opportunity to the innovative young engineering/ science students to get involved in such activities. The interns from reputed engineering and technology colleges/ universities are expected to participate actively in foresight activities of TIFAC.  Each intern will be given a specific assignment from the areas identified and prioritized by TIFAC.

The young scholars will have opportunities to apply their technical acumen, ideas and will get familiarized with the overall process of technology foresight along with an exposure to the trends in emerging technology areas. This will help them to hone their skills to become future leaders in the area of science and technology.

Eligibility :

Undergraduate Internship

  • Pursuing BE/ BTech/ MCA (should have completed at least four Semester) / M.Sc. in any discipline

Postgraduate Internship

  • Completed BE/ BTech / M.Sc./ MCA in any discipline and pursuing M.E./ M.Tech /MBA in any discipline

Categories of institutions:

Students interns should be from the following Institutions

  • Premium educational institutions incorporated by Act of Parliament
  • Institutions affiliated to universities recognized by UGC
  • Institutions having AICTE recognition for the courses offered by them


2-6 months.

Selection of Interns

Selection of interns will be through initial screening of the applications form followed by interviews of the shortlisted candidates on either online or physical mode.


  • Rs 5000/- per month for Internship

The total fees for the entire duration should be paid as lumpsum at the time of joining the Internship.

Last Date of Submission: 22/07/2024, 12:00 PM

How to Apply 

Eligible students may apply by filling the online form available at the following link:

Note :

  1. The internship is neither a job nor any assurance thereof from TIFAC and no placement-related assistance will be provided.
  2. Interns will have to carry their laptops.
  3. No accommodation facility will be provided to interns by TIFAC.
  4. TIFAC may consider offering internships in virtual mode to a limited number of students.


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