Internship programme of Ministry of Railways: Silent Features, List of Topics, Application Form

Internship programme of Ministry of Railways: Silent Features, List of Topics, Application Form



No.2017/E(Trg)/ 30/5 
New Delhi, Dt. 28.03.2017

The General Managers, The GMs/ CEOs/ CMDs
All Indian Railways / Production Units All Public Sector Undertakings

Sub: Internship programme of Ministry of Railways

An internship programme for the year 2017-18 is being conducted by the Ministry of Railways. Salient features of the internship programme of the Railways are as follows:-
1.   Objective
To familiarize the students pursuing Graduation / Post Graduation in Engineering
and MBA, with the working of Railways and formulation of policies.
To allow young academic talent to be associated with the Railways work for mutual benefit.
The internship is neither a job nor any such assurance for a job in the Indian Railways.
2.. Eligibility
Any Indian national pursuing Graduation/ Post Graduation in Engineering (Civil,
Mechanical & Electronics, Computers disciplines only) or MBA from Institutes of National and International repute is eligible to apply.

a) Students pursuing Post Graduation in Engineering should have obtained a First class Graduate Degree
b) Students pursuing undergraduate course in Engineering should have completed at least two years of  studying Degree and should have a consistently good academic record.
c) Students pursuing MBA should have obtained a First Class Graduate Degree and should have successfully completed one ear of the course.
3. Duration Duration of the internship will be two months during the financial year 2017-18
4. Subject and Location
The area of study can include Logistics, Financial Manaement, HR, Materials Management, Project
Management and other technical matters pertaining
to Railways, as may be assigned to the Intern. A list
of topics is given in Annexure-I to the letter.
He/ She should also mentioned suggested areas of
his / her interest and location to facilitate arrangement
of the subject of study. However, assignment of the
subject/ topic shall be the prerogative of the
5. Remuneration No remuneration is payable
6. Stay Arrangements Boarding and lodging arrangements will have to be
made by the Intern. However, if such facilities are
available in Railway premises, they can be provided
on payment
7. Submission of paper On completion of the Internship, the intern would be required to present a Report/ Paper on the subject
allotted to him / her
8. Certificate of internship
The Report/Paper submitted by the Intern would be evaluated. On successful completion of internship, a
certificate of internship would be issued.
9. How to apply
Interested and eligible students are to send their
application (Annexure-II) alongwith their CVs
covering letter from the Institute duly indicating the
place where they intend to intern to CPO of the
concerned Zonal Railway / Production Unit/PSU
(Zonal Rly./PU/PSU of the nearest Rail head to the
10. Selection The requests will be scrutinized by the ZR/ PU / PSU
and depending on the merits, candidates would be
selected for internship by the concerned

2. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Railway Board.
Encls: Annexure I & II
(V S Dahiya)
Joint Director E(Trg.)
Railway Board.


l; Adoption of Technology on Indian Railways
a) Study on CTC (Centralised Traffic Control), CBTC (Communication
Based Train Control)
b) Maintenance issues related to Electronic Interlocking
c) Reliability improvement of DAC (Digital Axle Counter)

2. Role of signalling in throughout enhancement

3. Railway Communication

4. Data Analytics

5. Material presentation

6. Vendor selection methods such as Analytical hierarchical processing, Data
envelopment technique, Taguchi Loss Method etc.

7. Virtual prototyping

8. Statistical quality control

9. Green Procurement

10.3PL & Vendor managed inventory

11.Reverse logistics & buyback


13.Braille printing & 3D printing

14. Intelligent material

15. Carbon pricing

16. Recruitrnent procedures on Indian Railways

17. Manpower Planning on Indian Railways

18. Staff Welfare Schemes on Indian Railways

19. In House Training on Indian Railways

20. Channels of Promotion on Indian Railways

21. Industrial Relations on Indian Railways

22.High Speed Train Projects

23.Regulatory Framework for Railways

24.PPP Projects Appraisal

25. Financial viability and Revenue model for execution of New line between
Biyavra Rajgarh-Bhopal (104 km)

26.Financial viability and Revenue model for execution of Gouge Conversion
between Miyagam-Dabhoi-Samalya (96 km)

27. Financial viability and Revenue model for execution of Doubling between
Surendro Nagar-Rajkot (l 15.l 7 km)



Source: http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/uploads/directorate/mgt_ser/training_circulars/Internship_Programme_290317.PDF