National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) has released a notification for Student Internship Scheme (SIS) 2021-22. The objective of the Scheme is to assign short term tasks/ projects/ studies useful and relevant to NABARD, to talented students pursuing a post-graduate degree (having completed the first year) in Agriculture and allied disciplines (Veterinary, Fisheries, etc.), Agri-business, Economics, Social Sciences and Management from Institutes/ Universities of repute or Students pursuing 5 years integrated courses including Law and in 4th year of their course. The total number of seats for NABARD SIS 2021-22 is 75 (65 seats for Regional Offices/TEs and 10 seats for Head Office). Candidates can apply for NABARD Student Internship Scheme from 09 February to 05 March 2021.
|Educational Qualification||Students pursuing a post-graduate degree (having completed the first year) in Agriculture and allied disciplines (Veterinary, Fisheries, etc.), Agri-business, Economics, Social Sciences and Management from Institutes/ Universities of repute or Students pursuing 5 years integrated courses including Law and in 4th year of their course and Indian Students studying abroad are eligible for SIS 2021-22.|
|Number of Vacancies||75|
|Stipend||Rs.18000 per month|
|Field visit allowance (including of all expenditure)-the maximum for 30 days||(i) 2000 per day (For 8 NER States)|
(ii) 1500 per day (Excluding 8 NER States)
|Last date for Application Submission||05 March 2021|
|Online Apply||Click to Apply|
Process of the Scheme:-
- The scheme shall be implemented for 8-12 weeks between 01 April 2021 to 31 August 2021 (Orientation-1 week, Collection of data/Field visit- 2 to 4 weeks, the Draft report- 3 to 4 weeks, finalization of report 2 to 3 weeks).
- The Scheme is extended to HO/ROs/TEs by restricting the number of seats to 75.
- On selection of the students, HO/RO/TE may assign ‘one topic to each student’ as identified and may advise the student to commence the study as early as possible.
- A suitable officer from HO/ROs/TEs may be designated as a Mentor to oversee the implementation and monitoring of the scheme.
- The period of field visit should be purely need-based, subject to a maximum of 30 days.
- The HO/ ROs /TEs should ensure the quality of the report after its thorough review, editing, and vetting before finalization and submission to the DEAR Head Office.
- On satisfactory completion of the internship by the students, CGM/OIC may issue a certificate of Internship to the students with a copy to the college/university, if necessary.
- The selected students shall have to give an undertaking to NABARD stating that he/she will have no right/claim on the report submitted by him/her to the Bank after completion of the assignment except submission to his/her university/institute.
- The students shall also give a declaration that he/she will maintain complete secrecy and shall not use any information of confidential nature for any other purpose that might come to his/her knowledge during the period of assignment under the Scheme.
- The Scheme should be closely monitored by respective offices and the entire assigned task in regular intervals should be submitted in the prescribed format through the SIS web portal.
- Interns need to update assigned task like uploading of Synopsis, Questionnaire, Study Report, Summary Report, and PPT duly approved by the Mentor on the portal from time to time. The entire process needs to be completed by 31 August 2021.
- The monetary benefits such as stipend, field allowance, etc. may be released to the students on satisfactory completion of the projects.
It is cleared by NABARD to the students that Internship is neither employment nor gives any claim to employment in NABARD in future. No TA/DA will be paid to the students appearing for the Interview.