About National Commssion for Schedule Tribes
The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) is a Constitutional Body constituted on 19th February, 2004 under Article 338A of the Constitution of India The Role of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes have been laid down in the Article 338A of the Constitution, as amended by Constitution [Eighty-ninth Amendment] Act, 2003. Sub-clause (c) of the Clause (5) of the Article 338A states that it shall be the duty of the Commission:
“to participate and advise on the planning process of socio-economic development of the Scheduled Tribes and to evaluate the progress of their development under the Union and any State.”
About the Internship Programme
The NCST Internship Programme -2021 seeks to engage students pursuing Graduate/Post Graduate Degrees or are Research Scholars enrolled in recognized University/Institution within India, as “Interns”. These “interns” shall be given exposure to various Wings within NCST and would be expected to supplement the process of analysis within NCST through empirical data collection and collation of in-house and other information.
For the “interns”, the scheme will provide exposure to the functioning of the Commission as well as the present administrative apparatus which is in place to implement the various Schemes/ Programmes meant for Welfare Development/ Safeguards of the Scheduled Tribes for furthering their future interests.
The period of Internship shall be at least 3 months but not exceeding 6 months. Interns not completing the requisite period will not be issued any certificate.
Bonafide students of any recognized University/ Institution within India, fulfilling following conditions are eligible to apply for the internship:
Under-graduate students, having completed / appeared in the term end exams of second year/4th semester of the bachelor degree course and secured not less than 60% or equivalent marks in 12th class.
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.
The students who have appeared in the final exam or just completed Graduation / PG and seeking admission for higher studies may also be considered for internship provided that
IV. They have secured 60% or more cumulative marks in all the years! semesters of their graduation / post-graduation till the date of application Selection Criteria: A brief write-up (hand written only) on the topic V
Reasons for joining as Intern in NCST will be required to be submitted.
A brief write-up (hand written only) on the topic “Reasons for joining as Intern in NCST will be required to be submitted
by the applicants along with the application.
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