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Internship Programme
The National Judicial Academy invites applications for full time and part-time (non-residential) internships from students of 5 year LL.B programmes. Applications are also invited for full time internship from students pursuing LL.M. Fulltime interns will be required to participate in a variety of activities related to the work of NJA, including research, writing, and assisting in conferences and seminars. Part time interns will be associated with specific research projects and will be required to provide research assistance for the same. The number of part time interns will be based on the needs of the Academy.

    Objectives:
    1. To provide students with exposure to cutting edge issues facing the judiciary, and to give them a platform to engage in discussions with leaders in various fields of law and related disciplines.
    2. To provide the Academy with assistance in its research and publication activities.
    Eligibility:
    LL.B Students: An eligible candidate should-
    1. Be enrolled in a 5 year LL.B programme.
    2. Have a good academic and co-curricular record.
    3. Have good computer skills relevant to the work profile, like proficiency in online-research and familiarity with common MS Office applications.
    We strongly encourage 4th and 5th year students to apply.

    LL.M Students: An eligible candidate should-
    1. Be enrolled in regular LL.M programme.
    2. Have a good academic and co-curricular record.
    3. Have good computer skills relevant to the work profile, like proficiency in online-research and familiarity with common MS Office applications.
    Application Procedure:
    Applicants are required to send their applications through their college/university/law school. The application should be sent so as to reach the Academy latest by the 4th day of the month preceding the month of the proposed internship.

    The Application should consist of the following:
    (i) Forwarding letter and No-Objection Certificate from the concerned authorities (for example, the Head of Department, Dean, Director or the Registrar) of the university/law school/college, mentioning the proposed month of internship.
    (ii) Covering letter by the applicant with contact details, expression of interest, and proposed duration of internship.
    (iii) CV providing basic details including academic record, co-curricular activities and previous internship experience.
    A scanned copy of the application alongwith Forwarding Letter and No-Objection Certificate should be e-mailed to: internship[at]nja[dot]gov[dot]in. The mail should state “Application for Internship” as the subject.
    Forwarding Letter and No-Objection Certificate (in original) must be produced at the time of reporting at NJA. If the documents are found to be incomplete on verification, the internship will be cancelled with immediate effect.
    Duration:
    The minimum duration for full time LL.B internships is 3 weeks. Part-time interns will be associated with specific projects and will work with the Academy for the duration of the project. They are not required to be in residence, and can work from their place of study. The duration for LL.M internship is 5 weeks.
    Accommodation and Remuneration:
    Outstation interns for full time LL.B/LL.M internship would be provided shared accommodation subject to availability. Full time LL.B interns will be entitled to a monthly stipend of Rs.5000. Part-time interns are not eligible for accommodation and stipend. They will however be reimbursed for all costs incurred in their work for the Academy. LL.M interns will be entitled to a stipend of Rs.7000 for 5 weeks internship.