• Update 27th April 2020: Due to COVID-19, CSE department is cancelling the 2020 summer internship. Among those who have applied, some faculty may be willing to take few interns who can work remotely. Those faculty will contact you directly.

  • Update 14th Feb 2020: We are now accepting applications for the summer 2020 internship in the CSE department.

Computer Science and Engineering Department at IIT Hyderabad is active in research areas including theoretical computer science, algorithms, graph theory, networking, parallel & distributed computing, databases, data mining, information retrieval, compilers, machine learning, and image/video processing. The department offers structured summer internship program between May - July every year. Selected interns will get the opportunity to work closely with highly talented researchers to:

  • Create and deliver innovative technical solutions
  • Publish papers in top conferences and journals
  • Contribute to the generation of patents
  • Pursue breakthrough research in a challenging and stimulating environment

Admission Process

  • Duration: Typically 8 to 10 weeks
  • Eligibility: The candidate must be from CSE, IT, EE, ECE background. The candidate must be completing 3rd year in April/May 2020. 2nd year candidates with exceptional academic performance and other achievements may also be considered. Students with experience in programming will be preferred.
  • Selection Procedure: Candidates must fill the online application. The final selection will be made based on the details given in the application.
  • Stipend: Summer interns may get stipend if they are working under a funded project or if there is an available grant for internship.

Important Dates

  • Last date for submitting online application: 20th March 2020
  • Announcement of selected candidates: 30th March 2020
  • Commencement of internship: 1st Week of May 2020


  • Selected candidates will have to report at IITH on the reporting date with necessary documents. We may tolerate a delay of 2-3 days for exceptional reasons such as exams, if communicated well in advance.
  • One has to work for at least 8 weeks to receive stipend from the funded internships.
  • Submit your online application here
  • Faculty profiles can be found here
  • Faculty research details can be found here

Contact Us


1. Do the students have a flexibility in joining date?
The intern has to join the program before 31st May, and should spend at least 8 weeks.

2. Any accommodation will be provided to participants of SI?
On request

3. What is the typical stipend?
Typically 15K (INR) for 10 weeks. If an intern stays only for 8 weeks, he/she gets 12K; for 9 weeks, 13.5K. You need to pay separately for boarding and lodging. This stipend is paid subject to availability of funds from sponsored projects, dept funds, etc. You can get exact information on stipend to be paid (if any) from your internship advisor after you are selected for the internship.