Mentoring of Engineering Students by INAE Fellows/INAE Young Associates

Internship Opportunity under the Mentoring of INAE Fellows/Young Associates

Guidelines

1. Objective

The objective of the Scheme is the mentoring of bright B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engg.) students by Fellows of INAE/ Young Associates of INAE.

2. Eligibility

Meritorious 3rd /4th year B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engg.) students from engineering colleges/ institutions recognized by AICTE/ Ministry of Education (MoE) securing minimum first class marks or equivalent CGPA only are eligible for mentoring. The Mentor and the Engineering Student should not be from the same engineering institution, though they can be from two different institutions located in the same station. The Mentee can be mentored at a third institution other than that of Mentee or Mentor and special permission can be taken for the same from INAE.
Young Associates (YA) who have completed 5 years as a Young Associate and are in regular employment, can Mentor one Engineering Student.
Each Fellow can mentor a maximum of two Engineering Students. Same Mentor and Mentee combination be permitted for two years only, which need not be consecutive years.

3. Duration

The period of mentoring is for a maximum of 2 months at any point of time during the academic year which is mutually convenient. The mentoring period can be split into two parts, but Mentee will be entitled to TA only once.

4. Mode of Mentoring

The mentee has the option to choose either Module I or Module II for partaking of the mentoring, as per his/her personal choice with due consent of the Mentor, in either case

1. Module I: Online Mentoring for a duration of 2 months:

The scheme provides for the contingency grant for mentoring of Rs 10,000/- in a year to each mentor for one Mentee and Rs 15,000/- for mentoring two Mentees at the end of the mentoring period. For online mentoring the Mentee may be given a Contingency amount of Rs 3,000/- total after the mentoring is over.

2. Module II: Existing Procedure for Operation of scheme wherein Mentee Travels to Institution of Mentor for undertaking mentoring for a duration of 2 months:

The Scheme provides for second class sleeper train fare and a stipend of Rs 20,000/- towards the living, local conveyance and incidental expenses to each outstation Engineering Student being mentored, to be paid in one instalment at the end of the mentoring period. An adhoc amount of Rs 5,000/- will be paid to Engineering Student being mentored where mentor and mentee are located in the same station. A contingency grant of Rs 10,000/- in a year to each mentor for mentoring of one Mentee and Rs 15,000/- for mentoring two Mentees at the end of the mentoring period.

5. Number of Positions

A maximum of 60 Engineering Students shall be mentored each year. Each Fellow can mentor a maximum of two engineering students. INAE Young Associate can mentor one engineering student.

6. Operation of the Scheme

Applications for mentoring of Engineering Students are now invited. The last date to submit the Application form by the mentee is February 6, 2022. The last date to evaluate the Applications received by the mentor and submit to INAE is February 13, 2022.
After scrutiny of the above applications, the candidates will be selected by the Steering Committee and the concerned INAE Fellows/ INAE Young Associates (mentors) and mentees will be informed.
On completion of mentoring period, a Report by the Engineering Student and bill for claim of travel expenditure and honorarium shall be submitted to INAE office, duly signed by the mentor and the payment to the engineering student and the contingency grant to the Mentor will be made.
The Certificate will be issued by INAE to the Engineering Students at the end of the Mentoring Period stating that the Mentee has undergone internship under the Mentoring of the particular INAE Fellow/Young Associate at a particular institution for a specified period of time.

7. Instructions to initiate the application process

(a) Mentors (INAE Fellows/ INAE Young Associates (YA) who have completed 5 years as YA)

INAE Fellows/ INAE Young Associates can submit nomination form for mentoring of identified mentee or consent for mentoring of any mentee through INAE Digital Platform.

(i) Nomination form

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(ii) Consent for mentoring

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(b) Mentees

Please Click here to view the instructions to apply online for mentoring

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