The Union Territory Administration of Ladakh and IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Kanpur has collaborated to offer internship programs and sponsored MTech. programs to students of Ladakh. The deadline to apply for the opportunities is June 30, 2022. Applicants can visit the official website – Academics.iitd.ac.in/srfp/ to know more.
The three IITs offer the following specific opportunities: Short-Term Undergraduate Internships (duration 1.5-2 months), Long-Term Undergraduate Internships lasting 6 months, and MTech Sponsored . Programs. There are a total of 30 places available in the three IITs for the short-term internship, 15 places for the long-term internship and 12 places for the MTech programs.
Students for the short-term internship would be selected on the basis of their application. However, for the long-term internship and MTech, the selection would be made on the basis of application and an online interview.
The students selected for the short-term and long-term internships would receive consolidated scholarships of Rs 15,000 and Rs 50,000 respectively. The students selected for the MTech programs would receive a scholarship of Rs 25,000 per month.
This initiative was launched with the idea of improving opportunities for students in Ladakh who are currently pursuing an undergraduate course in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) subjects.