NCIIPC Internship Program


National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre (NCIIPC) is an organization of the Government of India created under Sec 70A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (amended 2008), through a gazette notification on 16th Jan 2014. Based in New Delhi, India, it is designated as the National Nodal Agency in respect of Critical Information Infrastructure Protection.

NCIIPC's vision is to facilitate safe, secure and resilient Information Infrastructure for Critical Sectors of the Nation. Our team is constantly dealing with challenges in Cyber Security, Information Technology (IT), Operational Technology (OT), Policy, Regulations that target the overall security of Critical Information Infrastructure (CII).

NCIIPC aims to create resilient and robust framework for protection of CII by building collaborative framework among various stake holders and supports stronger communities. The Internship program is designed to be aligned with the Latest Trends and Global Best Practices in ICT Security especially focused towards protection of CII.

Broad Areas of Internship

➢ Information Technology Security Challenges
➢ Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT)
➢ Operational Technology using ICS/ SCADA Systems
➢ Network Security
➢ Malware Analysis
➢ Database Security
➢ Mobile App Security
➢ Data Analytics
➢ Cloud Security
➢ AI in ICT Security

Educational Qualification

B-Tech/ BE (pursuing or obtained) in Electronics/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Tele-Communication/ Electrical & Electronics/ Computer Science/ MCA/ B.Sc./ M.Sc. in Computer Science/ IT or related fields as one of the Majors or Equivalent as approved by Authority.
M-Tech (pursuing or obtained) in Electronics/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Tele-Communication/ Electrical & Electronics/ Computer Science.


➢ Experience with Open source analytical tools, internet based research tools
➢ Databases, Web Designing
➢ Passionate about Open Source projects
➢ Programming/ Scripting languages (e.g. PHP, Java, Python, Sql etc)
➢ Systems/ Network hardening
➢ Security Audits: Systems, Applications, Services, Source-Code, Network
➢ Android Coding
➢ Effective Communication and Time Management Skill
➢ Achievers of Prestigious National and International Awards in related fields


During your engagement with NCIIPC, under the supervision of a project-in-charge you will be exposed to:

➢ Issues pertaining to Cyber Security Threat, Risk Assessment, Vulnerability Analysis
➢ Design and Development of Security Tools
➢ Evaluation of Network Architecture
➢ Evaluating effectiveness of Risk Assessments and Controls
➢ Penetration Testing and Security Scanning
➢ Security Audits
➢ User Interface Designing
➢ Database Security
➢ Internet of Things and much more!


Minimum of 4 weeks. However, the same can also be extended up to 6 months depending on the area of work for selected candidates. Extension of Internship period is to be reviewed by Board from time to time to assess the suitability.

How to Apply

NCIIPC Internship program (both Full time and Part time) is available throughout the year. Email us at through your Institute's Dean/ Placement Office with the area of your interest, along with a brief Abstract/ Synopsis of your intended work in line with NCIIPC's Roles and Responsibilities.

Take away from Internship

Internship program will help you to experience the real world Cyber Threats and an opportunity to contribute towards enhancing Cyber and Information Security of Critical Sectors. Successful completion of the Internship will not only earn you a Certificate but may also open up opportunity for further engagement.