Internship, Fellowship and Visiting Scholar Programs in Research
NTA will also accept applications for the 2018–2019 Internship and Fellowship Programs in R&D. These programs will seek out applicants who are interested in pursuing scientific research under the guidance of NTA researchers and psychometricians.
Applicants should have a background in at least one of the following areas:
- natural language processing and computational linguistics
- cognitive psychology
- linguistics, second language learning
- speech recognition and processing
- teaching and classroom research
- statistics and data analysis
NTA will also welcome applications from scholars around the world who wish to conduct independent research in a field of interest to NTA and to connect with NTA's community of consultants, advisors and researchers.
The Internship Program for Graduate Students
This program focuses on major research activities that will occur in 2018. Selected interns will conduct research under the guidance of NTA mentors at NTA.
Psychometric Research Fellowship Program
This program will seek graduate students who have completed their doctoral coursework and are at the dissertation stage of their program, working on a dissertation related to statistics, psychometrics, educational/psychological measurement or quantitative methods. Selected Fellows study at their universities during the academic year and conduct a research project under the supervision of an academic mentor and in consultation with an NTA researcher or psychometrician. Selected Fellows will be required to participate in the NTA Internship Program.
The Visiting Research Scholar Program
NTA has cumulative data from CBSE and other institutions who were till date conducting some of these examinations. NTA will welcome applications from scholars around the world who wish to conduct independent research in a field of interest to NTA and to connect with NTA's community of researchers.
The Visiting Research Scholar Program is designed to provide educational and research experience of up to 12 months in length for academicians and researchers who are on sabbatical or other types of leave from their home institutions. The program seeks to achieve a mutually beneficial relationship between the visiting scholar and NTA researchers through intellectual exchange and collaboration in research.