Applications open for Internship Programme at Department of Economic and Policy Analysis, SEBI

Are you searching for an internship in Financial Economics? Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has invited applications for the internship programme at the Department of Economic and Policy Analysis for session 2020-21. The eligible and interested candidates must apply for the internship. In this article, you can get the complete details of the internship like eligibility, emoluments, application as well as selection process and application submission deadline.

About SEBI

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) was established in 1988 and given Statutory Powers in 1992 by Government of India through the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992. SEBI is the regulatory body of the financial market of India and it was established to regulate the securities and capital market and to protect the retail investors of the market.
The main functions of SEBI are:
  • To protect the interests of investors in the securities market.
  • To promote the development of securities market.
  • To regulate the business in security markets and stock exchanges.
  • To promote and regulate self-regulatory organizations.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Only Indian citizens can apply for this internship.
  2. Only PhD candidates can apply.
  3. The applicant must have completed at least two years in their full-time PhD program from a recognized Institute/ University.
  4. For SEBI internship, part-time PhD students will be considered.
  5. The candidate must have done PhD thesis work related to Financial Economics.
  6. The candidate must have minimum 60% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA grade at postgraduate level.

Other Requirements

Essential requirement: Knowledge and skills in Statistics at 10+2 level is mandatory.
Desirable requirement: R or Python programming knowledge

Age Limit

The candidate should be 35 years or below as on April 04, 2020.

Duration of the Internship

The internship will be running for one year depending upon the requirement of SEBI.


Each intern will be provided with a monthly stipend of Rs.35,000.


  • Interns who are from outside Mumbai, unfurnished accommodation will be provided on a shared basis.
  • Lunch/refreshment etc. Will also be provided to interns.

Submission of Application

  1. For the internship, the candidate must forward his application through the Head of the Department of the institute or university.
  2. Individual applications will not be considered in any circumstances.
  3. In the application Head of the Department of University or Institute should clearly state the candidates' eligibility criteria.
  4. HOD must recommend the candidate's name in the application for an internship at SEBI.
  5. Application is to be submitted in hard copy as well as soft copy.
  6. Complete application (hard copy) must reach to the given address:
    • Chief General Manager,
      Department of Economic and Policy Analysis
      1SEBI Bhavan, C 4 A G Block,
      Bandra Kurla Complex,
      Bandra East,
      India. 400051
    A scanned soft copy shall also be sent to the e-mail ID:

Selection Process

  • Candidates will have to send the hard copy application through their Head of the Department of the institute or university.
  • Individual applications will not be entertained.
  • The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.
  • Only the selected candidates will be informed about their selection for the internship.

Application Submission Deadline

The last date of application submission to SEBI is June 10, 2020.

Data Privacy

Any confidential internal data that will be shared with the intern during his internship shared will be the property of SEBI and interns will be refrained from making any personal use of the confidential data.

Appointment Claim

It is to be mentioned that no intern will be able to claim his/ her appointment in the Securities and Exchange Board of India under their internship.

Contact Information

In case of any query and more details please visit the Official Website of SEBI.
  • Address: SEBI Bhavan BKC
    Plot No.C4-A, 'G' Block
    Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East),
    Mumbai - 400051, Maharashtra
    Phone : +91-22-26449000 / 40459000/26449950 / 40459950
    Fax : +91-22-26449019-22 / 40459019-22
    E-mail :
    Toll-free Investor Helpline : 1800 22 7575

Frequently Asked Questions

I do not have an Indian Citizenship. Am I eligible for this internship?
No. Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply.
I am enrolled in a part-time PhD programme? Can I apply?
No. This internship programme is only for full-time PhD students.


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