Research Internship at the Reserve Bank of India

The 2024-2025 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
July 28, 2023
Internship Programme for LLB Interns
August 3, 2023

Brief Description

Research Internship scheme provides an opportunity to young individuals to expose themselves to cutting edge research in central banking. It best suits individuals who have been in college relatively recently and wish to move on to pursue Ph. D. in Economics, Banking, Finance or related fields, or to positions in government research institutions, or financial institutions that require a quantitative and analytic orientation.

Eligibility :

1. DSIM : Post Graduate in Statistics / Econometrics / Economics or B.E. / B.Tech. (Computer) or MBA (Finance)
2. DEPR : Post Graduate in Economics / Banking / Finance or MBA (Finance)
3. SRU : B.Tech. or B.E. or Post Graduate with quantitative – oriented degrees in Economics / Finance / Statistical Science or those with expertise in Computer or Data Analytics. Programming skills or ability to acquire them are necessary.
4. ID : Post Graduate degree in Economics / Statistics / Finance / International Finance / International Trade / MBA with specialization in finance / Banking / International Relations.


 RBI will provide office space, internet connectivity and other support facilities to the interns.
 RBI will pay a stipend of ₹ 45,000/- (Forty-Five Thousand only) per month.
 The interns will be entitled to leave at the rate of 12 days per six months (leave will be calculated on pro rata basis for any fractional period) and any absence beyond the above period will be treated as leave without compensation.
 Interns will be required to make accommodation arrangements of their own.

Mode of Application

 Selections will be done twice a year depending on RBI’s requirements in a manner that the internship commences from 1st of January or 1st of July of the year concerned. Application window will remain open during first five months of the preceding half-year. To illustrate, applications for internships commencing from 1st of January onwards will be accepted during July-November of the previous year and will be examined in December of the previous year. Likewise, application for internship commencing from 1st of July onwards will be accepted during January- May and will be examined in June of the same year.
 The applications of the candidates are valid only for the applied batch (i.e 1st January / 1st July) and the same will not be considered for the subsequent batch. Candidates who were not selected earlier, if interested, are requested to apply afresh when the application window for the next intended batch commences.
 Candidate will be shortlisted by the Bank based on their CV, References and Statement of Purpose and will be called for personal interview. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their CV, References and Statement of Purpose along with duly filled application form to the email-id of the specific department desired by the applicant.
 Incomplete applications and applications without CV, References and / or Statement of Purpose are liable to be rejected.
 References may be obtained from the faculty members of the related colleges / institutions of the respective applicants.

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