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National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Internship Programme-2022: Apply Now!

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National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

About National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) was established by amending Article 338 and inserting a new Article 338A in the Constitution through the Constitution (89th Amendment) Act, 2003. By this amendment, the erstwhile National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes was replaced by two separate Commissions namely- (i) the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC), and (ii) the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) w.e.f. 19 February, 2004. Detailed background information about the historical evolution of the National Commission has been given in Chapter-1 of the first Report of the Commission for the year 2004-05 and 2005-06.

The term of office of Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and each member is three years from the date of assumption of charge. The Chairperson has been given the rank of Union Cabinet Minister, and the Vice-Chairperson that of a Minister of State and other Members have the ranks of a Secretary to the Government of India.

The first National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) was constituted in March, 2004 and comprised Shri Kunwar Singh, Chairperson (who assumed office on 15.3.2004), Shri Tapir Gao, Vice-Chairperson (who assumed office on 3.3.2004), Shri Lama Lobzang, (who assumed office on 2.3.2004), Smt. Prem Bai Mandavi, (who assumed office on 4.3.2004) and Shri Buduru Srinivasulu, (who assumed office on 11.3.2004) as Members. The office of Vice-Chairperson had fallen vacant w.e.f. 31.3.2004 consequent upon resignation of Shri Tapir Gao and was vacant till 29.5.2006 on which date Shri Gajendra Singh Rajukhedi joined the office of Vice-Chairperson.  While Shri Kunwar Singh, Chairperson resigned from his office on 14.2.2007 (A/N), the Members of the first Commission demitted their office in the month of March, 2007 from the date of completion of their three years tenure.  Shri Gajendra Singh Rajukhedi also resigned from the office of Vice-Chairperson on 15.05.2007.

About the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Internship Program

The NCST Internship Programme -2022 seeks to engage students pursuing Graduate/Post Graduate Degrees or are Research Scholars enrolled in recognized universities/Institutions 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.


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.

Age not more than 35 years

Duration of internship

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.


All interns will receive the lnternship Certificate.
Stipend Training Allowances shall be provideda as per National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Guidelines
Under Graduate -Rs 5,000
Graduate -  Rs 10,000
Post Graduate -  Rs 15,000

Selection Process

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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