Apply for Microsoft Student Partner 2009- 2010

The Selection process for Microsoft Student Partners, India is now open. If you are passionate about technology and looking for a unique opportunity to share that talent, then this program is for you! Motivated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree students specializing in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths or Design who will graduate after May 2010 are invited to apply for the Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) Program.

In exchange for sharing your knowledge and participating in fun activities on your campus, you will get a whole host of benefits, the chance to connect with like-minded people and gain real-world experience to add to your résumé.  

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To consider applying for the MSP Program, you must be:

  • Over 17 years of age.
  • Studying a full-time course at an officially recognized University/College in India.
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree student who will complete the course after May 2010.


A good MSP is one who has the following basic qualities:

  • Technical competencies
  • Passionate about software
  • Quick learner
  • Respected by peers
  • Community-building competencies
  • Enthusiastic about technology
  • High level of social activity, both online & offline
  • Can organize college and city-level events
  • Fundamental competencies
  • Passionate about Microsoft
  • Confident & outgoing
  • Good rapport with faculty
  • Willing to share knowledge & eager to uplift self and peers


As an MSP, a host of benefits are available:

  • Welcome kit (including invitation letter & ID card)
  • Exclusive MSP Boot-camps conducted by Microsoft
  • MSDN subscription
  • Rewards & Recognition for top performers
  • Networking opportunities
  • Technical training & resources
  • Microsoft events
  • Interactions with MVPs & Microsoft Employees
  • Internship & Recruitment announcements for top-performers