NIO offers opportunities to graduate and post graduate students to carry out brief dissertation, and project work related to Oceanography.

Salient Points:

How to Apply for Internship / Dissertation / Project Work:

Step-1: Click on Researchers on NIO website ( to establish contact with scientist(s)/Technical Officer(s) specialized in your area of research. Obtain consent of the scientist in any written form (e-mail, post, fax).

Step- 2: Fill up the online application form, by clicking on Human Resource button >> Students

Step-3: Upload the following while submitting the application

(1) Recommendation Letter from your Principal / Dean / Responsible Officer (Any other letter from college without necessary undertakings would be summarily rejected)
(2) consent from proposed guide
(3) CV of the student

Step- 4: Submit the Application here (The processing time of an application is normally 2 weeks; Please apply only once)

Students will have to make a presentation of their work at the end of assignment

Students applying for Summer Internship for the year 2019 should apply from 1st January 2019 only.

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