How to get an internship at Zomato India


Zomato, a global restaurant search and discovery app, is nothing short of a dream come true for the foodies and for those who can’t cook even if their life depended on it. Every month, Zomato connects 45 million users with 1.3 million restaurants across 24 countries, and to become the only food app one will ever use, it hires interns!

What are the types of internships at Zomato and who is eligible?
Zomato offers a variety of internships to students pursuing bachelors or masters in computer science or related engineering disciplines, design, and MBA across their offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, and Gurgaon. Students can look for internships across profiles such as graphic design, product design, content and copywriting, operations, web development, business development, etc. Zomato internships range from a duration of 1 to 6 months and offer a stipend of 10K – 25K.

How to apply for an internship at Zomato?
1. Apply onlineInternships – Zomato careers
Interested students can apply to a Zomato internship through their official careers page. You would be asked to upload a resume and write a cover letter while applying to an internship at Zomato.
2. Emailing the HR and employee referral – You can directly email your resume and a cover letter to the HR executive of Zomato. She’ll get back to you if your profile matches their intern requirements. You can also connect with employees at Zomato via LinkedIn and request them to refer you.
3. Internshala – Zomato posts internships across various profiles on Internshala quite often. You may apply to a Zomato internship by answering a simple ‘Why should you be hired?’ question.
4. Campus recruitment – Zomato hires interns from select few colleges like NID, NIFT, IITs, and NITs.

What after applying to a Zomato internship?
The Zomato recruitment process involves an initial resume screening followed by a telephonic and an in-office interview. For certain profiles like writing, web development, and business development, they may also ask you to submit an assignment, take an online coding test, or participate in a group discussion, wherein you’ll be given topics such as ‘Should gay marriages be legalized in India?’ and ‘Pros and cons of e-commerce.’

The technical interviews at Zomato are known for their grueling nature. The interviews revolve around database and algorithm, binary trees, the concepts of OOPs, database, and Java. Some sample questions asked in Zomato interviews are –
1. Can you tell us how to parse XML?
2. What are the advantages of object-oriented programming?
3. Write a program to calculate the angle made by the hour and minute hand of a clock.
4. What is a Shallow copy in Java?
5. What happens when an object is created in Java?
6. Design a snake and ladder game.
7. How would you implement a dictionary?
8. Find the sum of all the elements of a sub-matrix.

The HR interview questions are pretty similar for all the profiles. Some sample Zomato interview questions are –
1. If you could add or remove a feature in our app, what would it be and why?
2. Why do you want to work at Zomato?
3. Why do you think you’re a good fit for this role?
4. If you have three major tasks which are due at the same time, how would you manage your time?
5. What are your favorite restaurants?
6. What do you like about the Zomato website?

What to expect once your internship in Zomato starts?
Eat. Work. Eat. Repeat. Yes, that’s the routine interns follow at Zomato. You will be introduced to your team, your manager, and the senior employees at Zomato on your first day. At Zomato, you’ll get a chance to work with insanely-inspiring Zomans and an opportunity to work on an entire project of utmost significance. Zomato offers a pretty chill work environment and flexible work timings to its interns. A raw and vibrant workspace with bamboo dividers and recycled doors, the colourful office of Zomato, Gurgaon, has a cafeteria and a ping-pong table with cushions scattered around the office. While at Zomato, brace yourself for theme parties and table tennis matches. You’ll also have an unlimited supply of coffee and free food! Duh, isn’t that obvious!

A couple of pro-tips from ex-interns:
1. Don’t forget to brush up the concepts of web sessions and cookies if you’re up for a technical interview.
2. Practice a few puzzles before your face-to-face interview at Zomato.
3. If you’re applying to a design profile, know about their website and app in and out. Suggest some changes in their product and list a few things that you find commendable.
4. Follow Zomato’s Facebook and Twitter pages to keep informed about the latest Zomato openings.
5. Always be on time. Zomato values discipline intensely irrespective of its unconventional work culture.

For a closer view of a Zomato internship, you can read how Gaurav built his career as a UX designer and how Tanika explored her interests through their internships at Zomato.

Now that you have an understanding of Zomato’s hiring process and know how addictive life at Zomato is, what are you waiting for? Apply to the current Zomato openings here and have a wonderful meal internship experience.

Image credits – Zomato blog

26 thoughts on “How to get an internship at Zomato India

  • October 20, 2018 at 5:22 PM

    It’s very crisp and short with two motivating person story Gaurav/Tanika. This will help us to think twice before going with other companies to make secure, stability work profile. Also concept of free food!!! that’s attract us, Eat work Eat- That’s Zomato

  • December 8, 2018 at 3:19 PM

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  • February 4, 2019 at 5:21 PM

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  • February 19, 2019 at 12:48 PM

    I think it is one of the best apps that deliver good quality food in a short time and that too at affordable prices. Keep adding more services and special offers to make your customers feel happy.

  • March 11, 2019 at 1:52 PM

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  • March 13, 2019 at 4:38 PM

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  • May 12, 2019 at 7:58 PM

    Sir. I want to apply for summer internship in Zomato in Delhi NCR . kindly provide me some email id so that I can send my resume on it and can further work for you.

    • May 13, 2019 at 4:28 PM

      Hi Nischhal,

      Currently, we do not have any active internship at Zomato in Delhi NCR on our platform. Please visit their official careers page for more details.

      However, in case you wish to pursue an internship in a different organisation then you could register on Internshala here – Once you have registered, you may browse all the internships available on our platform here – You can filter internships according to your location and duration available on the left side of the page.

      Thanks :)

  • June 12, 2019 at 10:14 PM

    What is the process of PPO at Zomato?

    • June 13, 2019 at 3:36 PM


      Thank you for writing in.

      We do not have any current information regarding PPO opportunities at Zomato. Please visit their careers page for more information.

      Thanks. :)

  • August 7, 2019 at 4:05 PM

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  • September 6, 2019 at 3:37 PM

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  • October 6, 2019 at 3:23 PM

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  • February 7, 2020 at 12:08 PM

    kindly share how we can apply for other managerial position in zomoto for example HR, FInacne,Marketing etc

    • February 12, 2020 at 2:59 PM

      Hi Gaurav,

      For information regarding jobs at Zomato, please visit their careers page.


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