An internship is an opportunity for a student to secure first hand and practical work
experience under the guidance of a qualified and experienced Mentor. It also aims at active
participation in the learning process through experimentation and putting into practice the
knowledge acquired in the classrooms. These “Interns” shall be given adequate exposure to
various Technology tracks and other units within UIDAI Headquarters, Technology Centre
and Regional offices and would be expected to work in the field of application development,
legal domains (like cyber laws/IT act) & general management. For the “Interns” the exposure
to the functioning of the UIDAI & the technologies applied shall be an add-on furthering
their future career prospects in niche technology, legal domains, management and many other
areas as the case may be.
Only Indian Citizens are eligible to apply under this policy. Bonafide students of
any recognized University/ Institution within India or abroad, fulfilling following
conditions are eligible to apply for the internship:
a. Students studying in 3rd / 4th year (Final or pre-final) in B.Tech / BE course of any
discipline and secured minimum 60% marks (GPA avg of 6.0) in all prior semester
b. Graduate students having completed/ appeared in the term end exams of first year/2nd semester of their post graduate programme or pursuing research/ PhD and secured not less than 60% or equivalent marks in Graduation.
c. The students who have appeared in the final exam or just completed
Graduation/PG and waiting for admission for higher studies or job may also be
considered for internship provided that
i. They have secured 60 % or more cumulative marks in all the years/
semesters of their graduation/ post-graduation till the date of application.
ii. The period between the month of declaration of result of final exam and the
desired month of internship should not exceed six months e.g. if the result is
declared in the month of June then he/she can apply for the internship
beginning till the month of December.
(ii) Period: The period of Internship shall be at least six weeks but not exceeding 12
months. Interns not completing the requisite period will not be issued any certificate.
The interns shall be paid Stipend per month at the rates mentioned in table below. Such
stipend is subject to submission of satisfactory report from the supervisor (not below the rank
of Director) only. The monthly rate of stipend to be paid to interns is as under:
7. HOW TO APPLY:
7.1 Interested and eligible students need to apply online only (UIDAI website), when it is
notified. Till facility of online application is in place, prospective candidate may apply to
UIDAI ROs/ Technology Centre/ Divisions of HQ in the prescribed form as per the
Annexure-X (containing Designation of DD Concerned and postal address).
7.2 Candidates applying for 1 year Internship should apply within 6 months from the
completion of the final exam as mentioned at para 4.1 ‘c’ of these guidelines.
7.3 The application needs to be sponsored /forwarded by the Institution where the applicant is
currently enrolled in, in the prescribed format.
7.4 The selected candidates may be asked by the Regional Office / division to submit the soft
copy of their NOC from their Head of the Department/Principal by giving sufficient time
before issuance of the offer letter by the vertical head. It also has to be indicated in the
NOC that the student would not be registered for any course requiring his/her attendance
in the class during the period of internship. The Tech Centre / Regional office/division
has to obtain the original NOC issued by the college/institution at the time of joining of
the candidate and also verify his/her eligibility from the original documents. If any
discrepancy is found, the candidature of the candidate will be cancelled by the UIDAI.