About the organisation
The National Commission for Women has been set up as a statutory body in terms of the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 (Act No. 20 of 1990) to further review the Constitutional and Legal safeguards available to women, recommend remedial measures to remove impediments in realizing such goals, facilitate redressal of grievances and advise the Government on all policy matters affecting women.
The Commission also organizes workshops/consultations, constitutes expert committees, undertakes studies/make recommendations for economic empowerment of women, conducts workshops/seminars for gender awareness and takes up publicity campaign against female foeticide, violence against women, etc. in order to generate awareness in the society against such social evils.
The National Commission for Women has, with a view to effectively disseminate knowledge/information on women-related issues and build a pool of trained manpower, decided to engage interns in the National Commission for Women with immediate effect. Accordingly, it has been decided that the following categories of internship during the calendar year 2019 will be offered:
Scheme A: Unpaid Internship for a period of two to three weeks for Final Year of Law students.
Scheme B: Internship with an honorarium for 60 days or more for categories of students specified below.
Qualification Areas of Work Honorarium Students of First Year of 3-Year LLB Degree/3rd/and 4th year of BA LLB/BBA LLB/ BSc LLB Courses. (i) Complaint & Investigation Cell
(ii) NRI Cell
Rs.15,000/- PM (i) Second/Third year students of LLB 3 year Course.
(ii) Fifth Year students of BBA LLB/BA LLB/ BSc LLB;
(i) Complaint & Investigation Cell
(ii) NRI Cell
Rs.18,000/- PM Students of LLM/ M.Phil/Ph.D/Ph.D Scholars (i) Complaints & Investigations Cell
(ii) NRI Cell
(iii) Research Cell
Eligibility criteria: Application will be accepted from the students of the recognised University.
Last date of submission of Application: 31st December 2018.
Internship Duration: 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019
How to apply
To apply online, click here.
Students desirous of interning with the NCW may upload their applications in the prescribed proforma indicating dates when they would like to intern with the Commission.
A letter of recommendation from the head of the institution/authorised signatory may also be uploaded.
Efforts will be made to accommodate students closer to the dates indicated by them and, in case, it is not possible to do so, alternative dates will be offered. Each intern will need to maintain a diary of the work done by them on each day of internship in the Commission.
All interns will also be required to sign a declaration regarding the confidentiality of information/documents that will come to their knowledge.
Scheme A: First come first serve basis subject to fulfilling the eligibility requirements.
Scheme B: 50% weightage for the percentage obtained during last two years and 50% weightage for the quality of the ‘Statement of Purpose’ uploaded as part of the proforma.
Read the detailed notification below.