Traffic Engineering Internship

Sanfoundry offers internships in "Traffic Engineering". Read the complete details below regarding the internship requirements, eligibility criterior and the application process.

Pre-requisite / Skillset for Traffic Engineering Internship

1. Intern must require adequate knowledge on the human factors and vehicular factors in traffic engineering design.

2. Ability to conduct different types of traffic surveys and analysis of collected data using statistical concepts.

3. Able to use an appropriate traffic flow theory and to comprehend the capacity & signalized intersection analysis.

4. Require basic knowledge on Intelligent Transportation System.

5. Must need fundamental knowledge of traffic engineering, scope and its importance.

6. Able to describe basic techniques for collecting and analyzing traffic data, diagnosing problems, designing appropriate remedial treatment and assessing its effectiveness.


7. Ability to apply probabilistic and queuing theory techniques for the analysis of traffic flow situations and emphasis the interaction of flow efficiency and traffic safety.

8. Able to analyse traffic issues including safety, planning, design, operation and control.

9. Should have ability to apply intelligent transport system and its applications in the present traffic scenario.

Traffic Engineering Internship Test

Intern has to take Traffic Engineering internship test in which they will be asked 50 multiple-choice questions. They have to score grade A or A* on this test to be eligible for the internship. Here’s a sample set of questions on the Traffic Engineering topic.

1. Which scheme in India has 50 percent of the cess levied on High-Speed Diesel (HSD) earmarked to fund it?
(A) Central Road Fund (CRF)
(B) Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)
(C) Border Roads Development Organisation (BRO)
(D) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
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Answer: B
Explanation: Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) has 50 percent of the cess levied on High-Speed Diesel (HSD) earmarked to fund it. Its main aim is to provide connectivity rural areas by an all-weather road.

2. The first line of Delhi Metro was inaugurated on _________
(A) December 24, 2002
(B) December 22, 2002
(C) November 22, 2002
(D) November 24, 2002
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Answer: A
Explanation: The first line of Delhi Metro was inaugurated on December 24, 2002, by Mr Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India.

3. The Central Institute of Road Transport (CIRT) is an institute which provides training to the trainees in state public bus services.
(A) True
(B) False
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Answer: B
Explanation: The Central Institute of Road Transport (CIRT) is a Government Institute that aims to improve the public transport system in India. It was founded in the year 1967 by the Government of India.

4. What is the disadvantage of Pneumatic tubes?
(A) They are costly
(B) They require skill
(C) They count the number of axles
(D) They are not portable
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Answer: The main disadvantage of Pneumatic tubes is that they count the number of axles not number of vehicles. Vehicles with multiple axles will cause five or more actuations. Therefore, manual observation is required for this method.

5. In which of the following interview study traffic is disrupted?
(A) Roadside interview
(B) Comprehensive home interview
(C) Destination-based interview
(D) Parking survey
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Answer: A
Explanation: In Roadside interview study, traffic is disrupted. The drivers are stopped to ask questions, in this survey. Therefore they are usually conducted near traffic signals so that traffic is not interrupted. Comprehensive home interview and Destination-based interview doesn’t disrupt traffic movement.

Practice the full set of Traffic Engineering Multiple Choice Questions before applying for the internship.

How to apply for the Traffic Engineering Internship

1. Read the Sanfoundry Internship FAQs

2. Take the Traffic Engineering Internship Test


3. Submit the Internship Application Form

3. Traffic Engineering Content Development Internships

In this content writing / content development internship for Traffic Engineering, the shortlisted interns would be working towards the creation of "Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs)" OR "Tutorial Articles" OR "Questions & Answers" on Traffic Engineering subject.

Selected intern's day-to-day responsibilities and guidelines include the following.
1. Interns would be creating Questions and/or tutorials articles on "Traffic Engineering".
2. Traffic Engineering articles must be written with an organized structure with detailed steps and examples.
3. Interns should write clear and concise articles so that the readers can understand them easily.
4. Interns should follow Sanfoundry defined guidelines and format.
5. Interns should report the work status to their mentor on daily basis.
6. Interns should ensure that the content is plagiarism-free.

4. Traffic Engineering Realtime Projects

Depending on the requirements and availability of free slots, Sanfoundry will attempt to provide industry-oriented, live, real-time projects, or industrial visits for deserving candidates of Sanfoundry accredited college. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

5. Traffic Engineering Research Projects

If applicable, Sanfoundry will attempt to provide guidance to interns on "research projects" and "academic projects" so that they can do the necessary study, experimentation, and simulation to arrive at meaningful conclusions. This will help them write "White Papers", "Research Papers" and "Journal Articles" to be published in various eminent journals. Kindly ask your college authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

6. Traffic Engineering Internship Benefits and Perks

1. Sanfoundry will issue an internship certificate and a lump sum cash reward as a token of appreciation towards the intern’s contribution to Sanfoundry’s Global Learning Project.
2. This internship with help widen the intern's deep knowledge on the "Traffic Engineering" subject.
3. It will help to boost the intern's resume and also give real-time work experience.
4. Sanfoundry certificate is very useful to an individual in their professional career growth.
5. Most of the shortlisted interns will be working directly under the guidance of our Founder & CTO, Manish Sir

7. How to Apply for Traffic Engineering Internship

If you are looking for "Traffic Engineering" internship at Sanfoundry, you have to fill an application form. The application form is quite detailed and it allows us to understand the qualities of an intern in a deeper way. So, the best way to fill the application is to allocate 2-4 hours towards reading and filling your application form. You must fill every question seriously and honestly. Also, pay special attention to Grammar and sentence framing.

If you are interested to do an internship in Traffic Engineering, then kindly fill this Application Form.

8. FAQs - Traffic Engineering Internship

Who can apply for Traffic Engineering content writing internship?
Students who had studied Traffic Engineering in their official curriculum or taken a meaningful in-depth external training on this subject can apply for this internship.

What type of work will be assigned to intern in this internship?
Interns would be working towards the creation of "Tutorial Articles" and/or "Questions and Answers" on Traffic Engineering.

What are the skill sets required for Traffic Engineering internship?
We have already mentioned above the technical pre-requisite and skillset required for this internship. Besides, the student should be able to work independently, sincere and hard-working, and a self-starter.

Can I apply for Traffic Engineering internship if I don't have any experience?
Yes. Sanfoundry values skills developed through academic work, volunteer experiences, extracurricular experiences, or other experiences which demonstrate the technical skills useful in work. So, people with no experience can also apply for Traffic Engineering Internship.

Does Sanfoundry provide Real-time project on Traffic Engineering?
Yes, but we accept a limited number of candidates from Sanfoundry accredited colleges for real-time projects. Where ever applicable we will attempt to provide industry-oriented projects or industrial visits to deserving candidates. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

Does Sanfoundry provide research projects or academic projects on Traffic Engineering?
Yes, Sanfoundry provides ideas on research projects and/or academic projects on some of the topics in Traffic Engineering. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

How can I apply for Traffic Engineering internship?
Fill this Application Form to apply for internships in Traffic Engineering at Sanfoundry.

9. FAQs - Internship General

Can I get academic credit for my internship?
Yes, if you are doing an internship at Sanfoundry, it may be possible to get academic credit for your internship. Since the College authorities issue these credits, kindly check with your department once.

What is the duration of Content Development Internship?
The duration ranges from 1-month to 3-months. The duration can be adjusted based on the academic schedule of your college or school.

How many hours do I have to work as a part-time intern?
If you are working as a part-time intern in Sanfoundry, you would be allocating 3-4 hours/day.

How many hours do I have to work as a full-time intern?
If you are working as a full-time intern in Sanfoundry, you should be allocating 8 hours/day.

What would be the work timings if I get selected?
Work timings depend on you're availability during the day or evening and the type of internship. But you need to report work status on daily basis.

What are the benefits of completing Sanfoundry Internship?
  • You will receive an internship certificate and a lumpsum cash reward
  • You will gain working experience
Will I receive an offer letter if I am selected for the internship?
Yes, you will receive a confirmation email (with an agreement) from us once you are selected.

How will I know if am selected for the internship?
If you are selected for the internship, you will receive a call/message from us. It generally takes anywhere from 2-days to 2-weeks from the date of your application. However, due to a very large number of internship requests, sometimes the response gets delayed further.

What kind of documents should I submit after accepting the offer?
No documents are required to be submitted.

How will I receive the stipend for "Work-From-Home" internship?
Upon completion of the internship, the stipend will be directly credited into your bank account through NEFT/IMPS.

Do we get paid on a monthly basis?
No, Payment is made only when the internship task is completed.

How long it takes to receive the internship certificate and cash reward, after completion of the internship?
The internship closure process usually takes 7-15 working days.

Can I get a recommendation letter after successful completion of the internship?
Upon successful completion of the internship, you will receive an Internship Certificate. This certificate is written in a letter format which is almost similar to a "Letter of Recommendation".

Can international student apply for an internship in Sanfoundry?
If you are an international student and have a bank account in India, then you can apply. Kindly note that we are currently not authorized to pay the stipend in foreign currencies, so you must have bank accounts in India to receive the stipend.

Can I take part in multiple internship programs offered by Sanfoundry at the same time?
No, you can work on only one internship at a time. But after completing the internship you can work on another internship. In fact, a lot of interns keep doing multiple internships with us, one at a time.

Can I discontinue the current internship and join the new internship offered by Sanfoundry?
Yes, you can apply for other internships.

What happens if I discontinue in the middle of my internship?
If the work is partially completed, then Sanfoundry will do the payment on a proportionate basis provided that the intern has completed at least 10% of the work.

Will I receive a certificate and reward if I didn't complete the internship?
Sanfoundry will give a certificate and a proportionate reward if the intern has completed at least 10% of the work.

Whom to contact if I have more query?
Kindly drop an email to [email protected]

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