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Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme

ITEC Programme, instituted in 1964 is Government of India´s flagship capacity building initiative. Under ITEC and its sister programme Special Commonwealth African Assistance Programme (SCAAP), working professionals from 161 countries in Asia, Africa, East Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean as well as Pacific and Small Island Countries are offered unique training courses in different centers of excellence in India.

As a result of different activities under this programme, there is now a visible and growing awareness among other countries about the competence of India as a provider of technical know-how and expertise as well as training opportunities, consultancy services and feasibility studies. These activities have generated immense goodwill and substantive cooperation among the developing countries.

ITEC Courses

The courses offered can be broadly classified into the following categories:

  •  Accounts, Audit, Banking and Finance Courses

  •  Environment and Renewable Energy Courses

  •  IT, Telecommunication and English Courses

  •  Management Courses

  •  SME/Rural Development Courses

  •  Specialized Courses

  •  Technical Courses

Special courses on specific topics such as election management, government performance management, mid-career training of civil servants etc. are also organized under the ITEC programme.

Click here to download the ITEC course brochure for the year 2017-18. 

You can also browse the courses according to streams and Institutes here.

Who Can Apply: Eligibility Criteria

Officials in Government, Public and Private Sectors, Universities, Chambers of Commerce and Industry, etc. can apply. An applicant interested in a course under the ITEC programme should meet the following requirements:

  •  Should meet the academic or other requirements set by the Institute for the course s/he is interested in

  •  Should be 25 to 45 years old

  •  Should have a work experience of a minimum of 5 years

  •  Should have a working knowledge of English

  •  Should be medically fit

  •  Private sector candidates need to have a recommendation from the local Chambers of Commerce

How to Apply for a Course under the ITEC Programme

  •  Follow the instructions under the ‘Apply for ITEC’ section on the ITEC website https://itecgoi.in. Fill up the online application form.

  •  Print the filled application form and complete the sections of the applications on English Proficiency, Medical Report, and the Undertaking. You also need to attach the copies of certificates of your education, English proficiency and Yellow Fever vaccination (not required for applicants from Uruguay).

  •  After completing the steps above, you need to send your application to the Embassy of India, Buenos Aires, Argentina through the following offices of the governments in your respective countries:


Departamento de Cooperación Internacional, Becas, Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores.

Contacto: Juan Jose Graciano

Esmeralda 1212, C.A.B.A. C1007ABR - República Argentina


Secretaria de Planificación del desarrollo económico y social (this office then forwards the application to the Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Uruguay)

Dirección: Estrella 505 esq. 14 de Mayo.

Tel: (595-21) 450-422.

Fax: (595-21) 496-510


Agencia Uruguaya de Cooperación Internacional (AUCI)

Torre Ejecutiva

Plaza Independencia 710, piso 7

CP 11100 | Montevideo, Uruguay

Tel: (5982) 150 Ext: 3402

ITEC Terms and Conditions for Participants (2016-17)

Click here to see the terms and conditions for the participants of ITEC programme in 2016-17. It covers information on the allowances and facilities provided to the participants and also a set of guidelines to be followed by them.