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Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme 2014-15

  1. The Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme was launched on 15th September, 1964 as a bilateral programme of assistance of the Government of India in which 158 countries are now partners. It is the flagship technical cooperation programme of the Indian Government, not only because of its wide geographical coverage but also because of the innovative partnerships for mutual benefit offered.  It is demand-driven, response-oriented and focused on addressing the needs of developing countries.
  2. Under ITEC-2012-13, the Embassy of India, Santiago invites applications from Chilean candidates for various courses/training programmes in India as per details uploaded on the ITEC website and Embassy of India, Santiago website. The application form is available at the above websites and are attached.
  3. For the year 2012-13, India has offered 35 ITEC slots to Chile.



Click here to to download ITEC Application form.

Click here to to download Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme 2014-15.


Who can apply?

Employees and officials in Government, Private and Public Sector, Parastatals, Universities, Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

They should have 5 years minimum work experience.

Applicants should be between 25 - 45 years.

Applicants should be medically fit.


Eligibility criteria for admission to courses:

Must have the required academic qualifications as laid down by the Institute for the selected Course.

Must have working knowledge of English to follow the Course.



Government of India will bear the following expenses for the selected candidate:

Return international airfare by excursion/ economy class.

Course fees

Accommodation- hostel (depending on availability, it could be on single or sharing basis) or hotel in case of non-availability of hostel accommodation.

Living Allowance @25,000/- per month. Candidates are, among other things, expected to meet the expenditure for their meals from this amount.

Book Allowance @ Rs.5000/-

Study tours during the course (including places of historical importance) and

Medical facility for treatment of an emergency nature arising during the training programme.


General Information :

Upon selection, the Embassy of India will inform the applicant.

Selected candidates are required to fully familiarize themselves regarding living conditions in India and the Institutes through the websites of the concerned Institute.

Selection by the Embassy of India does not guarantee grant of scholarship and the decision for grant of scholarship rests solely with the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.


Enduring Connection with India

On their return to home countries, the trainees are invited to provide feedback to the Embassy, with a view to further improving the training programme.  ITEC alumni are also encouraged to remain in touch with the nearest Indian Embassy or directly with their training institutes. "ITEC Day" organized annually by the Indian Embassies provide opportunities for ITEC alumni to share their experiences and strengthen their bonds, including with India - in her various facets.  Most alumni return to their countries with fond memories of India and regard their training as useful. For many, ITEC provides them their first opportunity to visit India and experience for themselves her cultural diversity and Indian friendliness. ITEC is thus also a vehicle for fostering friendships and peace around the globe.



  1. A candidate can apply for one course only.
  2. Those who have received ITEC or any other scholarship of Government of India are not eligible to apply.
  3. Application form, one copy only, along with photocopies of passport, NOC from the Employer and other relevant certificates may be submitted through the nodal Ministry i.e. Ministry of Exterior Relations, Government of the Republic of Chile to the Embassy of India, Santiago no later than 3 months before the commencement of the Course, or even directly in special deserving cases.
  4. Selection will be made on the basis of interview, candidate's academic record and relevant work experience. Selected candidates will be intimated individually, in due course of time.


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