Vritika Research Internship 2023 – SERB Karyashala Workshop Registration Link

Vritika Research Internship 2023 is organized by The National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Management, Thanjavur (NIFTEM-T), an Institute of National Importance under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India.

They are inviting applications for this four-week training and skill internship program aims to provide hands-on research experience and skill development opportunities to promising postgraduate (PG) and Ph.D. students in the field of food science and technology.

Food grain quality monitoring and methods to reduce post-harvest losses 

Duration : 1 to 28 July 2023 (Four Weeks)
Venue : NIFTEM Thanjavur
Mode: Offline (In-Person)
Fee : Zero

SERB Internship

This four-week karyashala workshop 2023 is sponsored by DST-SERB — Accelerate Vigyan — Training and Skill Internship (Vritika) (File No. AV/VRl/2022/0346)

Internship Objectives

  1. Skill Development: Enhancing the research skills of PG and Ph.D. students from universities, colleges, and institutes through training and practical experience.
  2. Food Grain Quality Assessment: Introducing participants to various testing methods, including physical, chemical, biological, and molecular techniques, to assess food grain quality.
  3. Post-Harvest Loss Reduction: Providing knowledge on scientific storage of food grains, integrated pest management during storage, and screening of microbes and detection methods for various stored pests.
  4. Pesticide Residue and Mycotoxin Contamination: Understanding the techniques to analyze pesticide residues and mycotoxin contamination in food grains.

vritika research internship 2023 SERB Internship This four-week karyashala workshop 2023 is sponsored by DST-SERB — Accelerate Vigyan — Training and Skill Internship (Vritika)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only students pursuing PG or Ph.D. programs in life sciences, food science, food engineering, food technology, or allied subjects from a recognized University/Institution/College are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants should have a good academic record in their respective areas of specialization.
  • A Recommendation Letter cum NOC from the Supervisor/Head of the Department/Head of the Institute is mandatory.
  • The application form for the internship program, along with the Google form, must be filled.

Important Dates

Course starting 1 July 2023
Course ending date 28 July 2023

Deadline to register

19 June 2023

Selection Process 

  • There is no registration fee for participation.
  • The event is limited to five students, with 3 positions reserved for PG students and 2 positions for Ph.D. students.
  • Along with the registration form, applicants must submit the requested details and supporting documents.
  • The supporting documents include a Recommendation Letter cum ‘No Objection Certificate’ (NOC) from their Supervisor/Head of the Department/Head of the Institute.
  • The NOC should indicate the candidate’s association with the institute for participation in the internship program.
  • The deadline for registration and document submission is Monday, 19th June 2023.
  • The selection of eligible candidates will be done by the duly constituted Selection Committee of NIFTEM-T.
  • Chosen candidates will be informed of their selection via email.
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Nature of Support & Terms

  • Assigned Tasks: Interns will be assigned tasks and assignments by their supervisors, aligned with the research modules designed for the program.
  • Work Report: Interns must complete the assigned work and submit a comprehensive work report upon completion of the internship.
  • Certificate: Only interns who successfully complete the assigned work within the specified period will receive a certificate.
  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR): The IPR of the research work will be reserved by the institute, and the intern cannot use it without permission from the concerned authority.
  • Accommodation and Travel: Hostel accommodation with catering facilities and train travel may be provided to the selected candidates. Travel expenses to and from the host institute will be reimbursed as per the norms.
  • Stipend: No stipend will be provided for the internship.
  • Attendance: Selected candidates must attend the program physically, and 100% attendance is mandatory.
  • Adherence to Institution’s Rules: Interns are expected to abide by the rules and regulations of the hosting institution.

The vritika research internship 2023 at NIFTEM-T offers a valuable opportunity for PG and Ph.D. students to enhance their research skills and gain practical experience in assessing food grain quality and reducing post-harvest losses. By participating in this program, students can develop essential skills and contribute to the advancement of food science and technology in India. Interested candidates are encouraged to register before the deadline and avail themselves of this enriching internship opportunity.

How to apply

Step 1 : Fill this Google form

These documents photos are mandatory to upload in google form, keep it handy –

  • Photo (JPG),
  • Aadhaar Card Proof (PDF),
  • Category Proof (PDF),
  • Bio-Data (PDF),  
  • Recommendation and NOC from Host Institute (PDF) [Its format is given in the registration form]
  • Signature (JPG)      

Contact Details

For more information and queries, candidates can contact the event organizer, Dr. R. Meenatchi, Associate Professor, Department of Primary Processing, Storage and Handling, NIFTEM-T, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.

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