Indian Technical and Economic (ITEC) Program, 2017-2018

The ITEC Program is fully sponsored by the Government of India and has been running successfully for over 50 years. It is designed to build the capacity of professionals through a series of unique training courses.

The Government of India has allocated 30 places for participants from Commonwealth member countries for the 2017-2018 Program.

There are 47 premier institutions conducting 280 short-term, medium-term and long-term courses across seven broad categories:

  1. Accounts, Audit, Banking and Finance

  2. IT, Telecommunications and English

  3. Management

  4. SME and Rural Development

  5. Specialised courses

  6. Technical courses

  7. Environment and Renewable Energy


You should be a member of/employee/official in: government, semi-government, public/private sector, university/school, chamber of commerce and industry, or a non-governmental organization. Please note that individual deadlines and eligibility criteria apply to each course on the Program. As there is limited availability applications should be submitted as early as possible in order to avoid disappointment, leaving a minimum of three months prior to the start date of your chosen training course.

How to apply

To apply, please complete and submit a hard copy of the online application form and the items below, to the Commonwealth Secretariat:

  • Medical Certificate

  • Evidence of proficiency in English

  • Letter of endorsement from nominating ministry/department/agency