Internship at SAC

SAC through its SAC-Academic Associate Programme (SAC-AAP), provides opportunity to students for internship at SAC in various domains including but not limited to electronics, mechanical, civil, electrical, remote sensing and GIS, mathematical modelling, image processing, RF systems, Digital systems, electro-optics, microwave and radars etc.

SAC-Academic Associate Programme (SAC-AAP):
The in-plant training programme (ITP) is open for students from academic institutes located in different parts of the country. It has been renamed as “SAC-Academic Associate Programme (SAC-AAP)” in 2014. SAC-AAP provides an opportunity for students to work with scientists/engineers on SAC projects and it has the following three schemes.

  1. Work-Experience Internship (WEI):
    It is offered to engineering graduate (BE/BTech) students who are studying in India for their final year/semester project work for a period of minimum 4-6 months.
  2. Dissertation Internship (DI):
    It is offered to post-graduate (ME/MTech/MSc/MCA) students who are studying in India for their final year/semester dissertation for a period of 6-12 months.
  3. 3. Research Internship (RI):
    It is offered to PhD scholars who are registered in Indian institutes for doing their thesis work which are relevant to SAC for a period of 4-12 months.
Information / Guidelines
The students need to keep in mind following information/guidelines.
  • Preference is given to M.Tech/M.Sc students of longer duration.However, We take a few undergraduate engineering students for their final semester full-time projects.
  • No stipend/transport facility is provided during the training.
  • Canteen facility is provided only on working days on payment basis.
  • Access to library is provided on working days.
  • No evaluation is done at our end.Students are allowed to take only report of the work done. Only certificate is issued at the end of the internship.
  • No publication will be done without the knowledge of Project Mentor of SAC.
  • Eligibility: Minimum first class is sine qua non throughout education (SSLC onwards).
  • A student will get only one chance for internship in a programme.
  • As per GTU norms, BE/BTech students are allowed to come once in a week only for Industry Defined Projects in 7th semester. Considering the practical difficulties in accommodating BE/BTech 7th semester students who comes once in a week, it is proposed to take these students only in the 8th semester,who can come minimum four working days in a week.
  • Students are entertained through their academic institution only.
  • General letter or NOC will not be entertained. No students should contact directly any officials at SAC. Any form of influence will not be entertained.
  • Reply/Regret will be sent to the respective institution only well in advance. Intimation is sent on December for January session and on June for July session.
  • Selected students will get an opportunity to work on specific ongoing/study project of his discipline under the guidance of a senior scientist/engineer. Topic of project work will be informed after joining at SAC.
  • The following is the deadline for receiving applications from institutes for internship.
    • April 30 : for June Session
    • October 31 : for January Session
  • Interested students may contact concerned HOD/Training & Placement Officer of the respective institution for sending consolidated formal request letter at the following address at least three months before starting of the internship.
Human Resource Development Division
Space Applications Centre (ISRO)
Jodhpur Tekra
Ambavadi Vistar (Post)
Ahmedabad - 380 015