Deadline for submission of the application has been extended till 03rd July 2022 (Sunday) 11:59 PM

Information How to Apply

With an idea to enhance opportunities for students from Ladakh, the Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh in collaboration with IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay and IIT Kanpur, is creating opportunities for students who are currently pursuing a undergraduate level course in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) subjects, to learn through internship programmes and masters level programmes at the three IITs..

Specifically, the following opportunities are being offered:

  • Short-term Internships for undergraduate students (1.5 – 2 months duration)
  • Long-term Internships for undergraduate students (6 months duration)
  • Sponsored M. Tech. programmes (2 years duration)

Students who are interested to apply for this programme, as per eligibility criteria below, are strongly encouraged to follow the process outlined below to avail of this unique opportunity :

Short-Term Internship

Long-Term Internship

Sponsored M. Tech. programme

Duration 1.5 – 2 months 6 months 2 years
For Whom

Students who are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in STEM, or completed UG degree / diploma in STEM in any college or polytechnic in Ladakh.
OR
Students with permanent residence in Ladakh who are pursuing / completed UG degree / diploma in STEM in any college elsewhere

Students who are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in STEM, or completed UG degree / diploma in STEM in any college or polytechnic in Ladakh,
OR
Students with permanent residence in Ladakh who are pursuing / completed UG degree / diploma in STEM in any college elsewhere.

Students who have completed an undergraduate degree in engineering (4-year B. Tech. / B. E.), or sciences (2- year M. Sc., after B.Sc.) in any institution in UT Ladakh, or are within final semester of graduation.
OR
Students whose permanent residence is in UT Ladakh, and who have completed an undergraduate degree in engineering (4-year B. Tech. / B. E.), or sciences (2-year M. Sc., after B. Sc.) in any institution in or outside Ladakh, or are within final semester of graduation.

Total number of seats (cumulative of all three IITs)

30

15

12

Choice of IIT

Preference of IIT and discipline will be taken by student. Final decision of matching student interest, merit and availability of supervisor will be taken by the selection committee, and will be final.

Preference or IIT and discipline will be taken by student. Final decision of matching student interest, merit and availability of supervisor will be taken by the selection committee, and will be final. (Students selected for IIT Bombay can only start after 01.12.2022).

Preference or IIT and discipline will be taken by student. Final decision of matching student interest, merit and availability of seats in the M. Tech. programme will be taken by the selection committee, and will be final.

Selection Process

On the basis of application.

On the basis of application plus online interview.

On the basis of application plus online interview.

Fees

Rs. 1000

Rs. 5000

Sponsored M. Tech. fee at the respective IITs.

Scholarship

Rs. 15,000
(consolidated)

Rs. 50,000
(consolidated)

Rs. 25,000 per month

Bond

None

None

Sponsorship of M. Tech. would involve a commitment to work for the Education Department/UT Ladakh Administration for a period of 3 years. Details will be shared subsequently.

Hostel Accommodation at respective IITs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Expectation

Internship experience and project under a faculty in a laboratory in respective IIT

Internship experience and project under a faculty in a laboratory in respective IIT

Academic requirements of M. Tech. programme

Supporting documentation

No-Objection Certificate (NOC) required from parent institution (only for students who are currently enrolled in an UG programme).

No-Objection Certificate (NOC) required from parent institution (only for students who are currently enrolled in an UG programme).

Sponsorship certificate will be provided by Govt. of UT Ladakh, on selection.

Final Certification

Certificate of Satisfactory Completion to be issued by respective IIT

Certificate of Satisfactory Completion to be issued by respective IIT

M. Tech. degree

Application deadline

30.06.2022

30.06.2022

30.06.2022

Results Announcement by (REVISED)

07.07.2022

19.07.2022

19.07.2022

Expected Start Date

01.08.2022 (revised)

01.08.2022 (for IIT Bombay: 01.12.2022)

Semester start date at respective IIT

Expected Completion Date

2 months from start date

6 months from start date

Approximately 2 years, or as per academic requirements of the M. Tech. programme at the respective IIT

How to apply

The online application form is available at the following link: https://academics.iitd.ac.in/srfp/login.php

The applicant will have to upload the following documents while filling the online form:

  • Photograph (Jpg format, 200x230 pixels, maximum size 50kb)
  • Signature (Jpg format, 200x230 pixels, maximum size 50kb)
  • Consolidated Grade Card (Pdf format)/Marksheet/Certificate
  • Documentation (Government-issued) certifying permanent residence in Ladakh: Resident Certificate / Aadhar Card / Passport / PAN Card / Voter’s ID Card / Driving License.
  • Category Certificate (Pdf format)
  • For students who are currently pursuing a UG degree only: No Objection Certificate (PDF format) from the parent institution stating that they have no objection to the internship program.
  • Any Other Document (Optional)
  • For any query Please Email : pg_lec(AT)iitd.ac.in