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Internship Opportunity at Competition Commission of India (CCI) [For June 2022] |Apply by 01/05/2022

About CCI

Competition Commission of India (CCI) is a statutory body of the Government of India responsible for enforcing The Competition Act 2002, promoting competition throughout India, and preventing activities that have an appreciable adverse effect on competition in India. It was established on October 14, 2003.

About the Opportunity

In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the regular CCI internship program has been suspended for the time being. However, for the benefit of students, the Commission will continue its Online Internship beyond March 2022 and up to June 2022.

For CCI Online Internships, eligible applicants whose applications received by the 1st of May 2022, shall only be considered.

The Internship

  • The shortlisted candidates shall be allocated guides/mentors who are Officers of CCI.

  • The interns will be provided contact details of their mentors/guides for being in regular touch with them to complete the assigned work.

  • The duration of the online internship shall be decided by the mentor/guide depending on the work assigned.

  • In the first week of every month, the online orientation program will be organized for selected students by the Advocacy Division of CCI. A review meeting will be conducted in the second week of the month through virtual mode.

Who is it for?

  • Applicable to Indian Nationals only.

  • The internship is open to students from recognized Institutions and Universities with exposure to Competition.

  • Students with a placement in hand are not eligible.

Educational Qualifications

Students pursuing the following courses can apply:

Economics and Management

  • MA/MSc. (Economics)

  • 4th and final year students of 5-year integrated degree Programme in Economics

  • MBA


  • 2nd and 3rd year of the Bachelor’s degree in Law (3-year course after graduation) or

  • The 4th and final year of the five-year integrated course in Law and

  • Students who have taken the 3rd year exam are entering the 4th year.

  • LLM

Regulatory Governance: MA/MSc. (Regulatory Governance)

Professional Courses: Students of the final group of Chartered Accountancy or Cost Accountancy or Company Secretary


No stipend will be paid for an online internship.

How to Apply?

  • Applications for the CCI internship for June 2022 should mandatorily be in the prescribed format available on the CCI website. Applications in other formats shall be rejected summarily.

  • A Statement of Purpose should be accompanied by the application, which should reflect the reason for selection and the probable area of the research/internship project.

  • Applicants shall submit their applications duly signed/endorsed by their colleges/institutions in the space specifically provided in the application form with the heading ‘CERTIFICATION AND RECOMMENDATION BY INSTITUTIONor in alternative, applications must be accompanied by a scanned copy of the email/letter from the respective institution certifying that the student is a bonafide student of the institution and pursuing the course (with the year) mentioned in the internship application.

  • Such email/letter must be issued by Dean/Registrar/HoD/Director/Authorized Officials.

  • Applications shall be sent in PDF mode online only. Hard copies of applications shall not be accepted.

  • The emails carrying such requests shall indicate “Online Internship during the month of June (mention intended month) 2022” as the subject/title of the email.

  • All such requests for online internships must be sent to internships@cci.gov.in.

Duration of the Internship

  • However, applicants desirous of pursuing internships for 2-3 calendar months can also apply with due recommendation of the respective universities/Colleges/Institutions for the period applied for.

  • There will be a short induction program on provisions of the Competition Act, 2002, on the 1st day of the Internship.


On certification by the concerned mentor/guide that the assigned intern has worked/completed the internship to his satisfaction, a certificate for the internship period shall be awarded to the interns.

Shortlisted candidates shall be intimated through contact details (email ID) in their requests/applications.

Other Details

  • Refer to the notification of 2020 for the application format.

  • For eligibility criteria and the application proforma, please refer to the notification of 2020. Click here for the notification for 2020.

  • Click here for the revised official information.

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