Internship Programme for UG/PG Students at National Institute of Wind Energy, Chennai: Apply by 15th of Every Month


National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE), Chennai is an Autonomous Research Institution under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt. of India, serves as a technical focal point for wind power development in India, for promoting and accelerating the pace of utilization of wind energy and support the growing wind power sector in the country. The objective is to develop and strengthen the facilities and capabilities; evolve strategies; and promote, conduct, coordinate, and support research and development programmes to achieve and maintain reliable and cost-effective technology in wind power systems.

About the NIWE-Academic Associate Programme (AAP)

The programme aims to encourage students and provide an opportunity to choose renewable energy as their career option. To create awareness and interest in the field of renewable energy research among the young talented Sciences, Management and Engineering students NIWE invites applications from the eligible candidates for the “NIWE-Academic Associate Programme” (NIWE-AAP). NIWE-AAP will provide opportunities for the students/post studies students/Lecturers/Professors to work with scientists/engineers on NIWE’s projects.

Internship Duration

The duration of the Internship will be two weeks to six months.

Who can Apply
  1. Indian national candidates pursuing their degree B.E./B.Tech/M.E./M.Tech/MS/M.Sc./MBA/M.Com/MCA/ B.Com/BBA/B.Sc/with a minimum 60% in the university examinations in all the semesters.
  2. Candidates who have completed their UG/PG degree with minimum of 60% in all the semesters may also apply for internships within two years from the date of award of their degrees.
  3. Lecturers/Professors having good academic i.e. with a minimum 60% in the university examinations record with relevant background useful to NIWE activities are also eligible to apply.
  4. Master Degree foreign candidates with at equivalent to 60%of marks are eligible for this internship. In this case, Interns have to get clearance from MEA/MHA as the case may be. However, they may interact with Division Head, R&D and RDAF and seek his assistance before applying to MEA/MHA.
How to Apply

To apply, fill out the application form available in the notification.

Application Deadline

By the 15th of every month.


Email: boopathi.niwe@nic.in

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