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Internship Opportunity @ Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Delhi: Apply by April 30

By: S.Mitter| 29 Mar 2017 12:37 PM

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) formulates and implements Foreign Trade Policy (FTP).

These functions entail close interaction with the related arms of the Government, economists, trade bodies, exporters as well as keep track of the changing scenario in International Trade.

The Internship Programme of DGFT will ensure interaction of the officers of the Directorate with the young scholars and Researchers with brilliant academic background from reputed academic institutions pursuing Studies/Research in Economics / Law / Finance / Management.


DGFT headquarters at New Delhi. The interns will be attached to the heads of each Division and will be reporting to them directly.

Type of work

The particular fields of work could be analysis of international trade and market conditions across major markets, simplification of rules & procedures of DGFT, redrafting or paraphrasing the existing Policy.

Policy Reforms at macro level, review of various schemes of DGFT, review of existing notifications, e-governance within DGFT, reduction of transaction costs, formulation of new schemes etc.

The interns will be required to present a report / paper at the end of their internship to the Head of Division.


Students in the final year of their graduation (4th & 5th years, in the case of Law graduates of Five year stream) with consistent excellent academic records/ fresh graduates with excellent academic records and possessing first class degree/students possessing first class graduation degree pursuing Post Graduation / high second class post-graduation degree (with at least 55% marks) pursuing Research courses in Economics / Finance / Management / Law at National Schools of Economics / Law / Central Universities / AICTE recognized Financial / Economic Institutions / Recognized National Management Institutes / Foreign Universities and Institutions of excellence can apply for internship.

The Scheme is open to only Indian Nationals residing in India or pursuing their studies abroad.


The duration of the internship will be for maximum period of 2 months for Summer Internship Programme (June-July).

Mode of Application

Interested students can send their applications, along with their CVs, in the enclosed format to the Joint DGFT (O&M) at Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Room No. 103, Udyog  Bhawan, New Delhi – 110 011 (Email:

The candidate will be required to produce a permission letter from their Supervisor / Head of Department, in case he/she is interested to join internship during his/her course-work.


The application should be submitted by 30th April (every year) for Summer Internship Programme (June-July).

So for an internship with DGFT this summer send your applications by 30th April, 2017.


Interns will be paid a consolidated token remuneration of Rs. 10, 000 per month.

For further details regarding the application form and the internship scheme, click here.

Click here for the official website of Directorate General of Foreign Trade.

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