MBBS / MPH Internship Program

We  have stopped accepting applications for the MBBS/MPH internship program – 2024. 

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is hosting the research internship program for MBBS and MPH students to facilitate research exposure and help develop future physician scientists in the country.  Under this program, the selected students will get an opportunity to work under the supervision of a faculty at IISc, Bengaluru campus for a period of 1 to 2 months.  


Who can apply?

  • MBBS students: Students registered at an MCI / NMC recognized medical school in India who are in their Phase 3 – part 2 are eligible to apply.  Those who will be completing their Phase 3 – part 1 before May 2024 are also eligible to apply.  Students who have completed their MBBS course and are in MBBS internship (House surgency/surgeonship) are NOT eligible to apply.
  • MPH students: Students who have completed / will complete their 1st year MPH degree before May 2024 at a recognized institute in India are eligible to apply.
  • Students who have availed the internship earlier are NOT eligible to apply under this program.
  • Latest transcripts/Marks sheet will be checked before the start of the internship.



  • The internship is for 4 weeks (minimum) to 8 weeks (maximum).
  • Selected students may avail this opportunity only once between May & December 2024 in consultation with IISc faculty.



  • Selected candidates will be provided a stipend of INR 35000 (consolidated).
  • Candidates will NOT be provided hostel accommodation. 
  • A certificate of participation will be awarded after the successful completion of the program.


How to apply?

Students may complete the below Google form to apply for the internship:

MBBS: Google form

MPH: Google form


Application Deadline: 25th March 2024 (extended submission deadline)


Important notes: 

  • Fill all the mandatory sections in the Google form..
  • Faculty/Laboratory preference: Select faculty based on your research interests in the google form.  To identify the participating IISc faculty in the program, visit the MBBS / MPH supervisors page.
  • Statement of Intent (200 words max):The Statement of Intent will be used to evaluate the applicant for admission into the internship program. You may use this section to provide insights into your academic record, career goals, and describe how the internship will benefit your aspirations.
  • Support letter: The applicant must submit a letter of support from the Registrar/Dean/Principal of their institution on the official letterhead in the prescribed format given below (should be less than 10 MB).

Click here to download the template in word format

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The supervisors preferred by the applicants will evaluate the respective applications for the selection of interns for their lab. 
  • Only selected candidates for the internship program will be informed through email tentatively by the first week of May 2024. The list of selected students will also be put up on the ORG website.
  • For any queries, refer to FAQs section.

    Contact Information:

    Email: iisc.opportunities@gmail.com


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