Paid Winter Internship by National Human Right Commision | NHRC 2023

About NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is an independent statutory body established in 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights Act (PHRA), 1993. The NHRC is mandated to protect and promote human rights in India.

The NHRC has a wide range of powers and functions, including:



    • Investigating complaints of human rights violations

 

    • Issuing directions to public authorities to comply with human rights laws.

 

    • Conducting inquiries into human rights violations

 

    • Promoting human rights education and awareness

 

  • Recommending measures to the government for the protection and promotion of human rights

The NHRC has played a significant role in promoting and protecting human rights in India. It has investigated thousands of complaints of human rights violations and has issued numerous directions to public authorities. The NHRC has also conducted several inquiries into major human rights violations, such as the custodial deaths of innocent people and the disappearances of people in conflict areas.

The NHRC is an important institution in India’s democracy. It plays a vital role in ensuring that the human rights of all people in India are protected.

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Important timeline

Starting from 18th December 2023

End to 16th January 2024 (30 days).

 

The last date for the submission of the application is 8th December 2023 (11:59 pm).

Eligibility and selection criteria will be as follows: –

1. Students who have completed 1st year and pursuing the 2nd OR 3rd year of the 3-year LL.B. Course are eligible to apply.

2. Students who have completed 3 years OR VI Semester of 5 years Course of BA/BBA.LLB., etc., and pursuing 4th & 5th years are eligible to apply.

3. Students pursuing LL.M. Courses.

4. Students pursuing MA in Human Rights, Political Science, Sociology, Social Work (MSW), Criminology, Public Administration, Rural Development, History, Economics, Commerce, Anthropology, International Relations, and any of the disciplines of Social Sciences would be considered with preference to students pursuing their final year. Only students of regular courses at UGC Recognized Universities will be eligible.

5. Students must have attained a minimum of 65% marks in Class XII and all subsequent semester exams.

6. The applicant should not be more than 28 years of age as of 01.07.2023

8. Reservation as per extant Government of India guidelines for SC/ST/OBC/PWD category will be applied. Candidate has to attach a self-attested Caste Certificate / Disability Certificate (if applicable), failing which the application will be liable to be rejected. In the event of insufficient

Field Visits

1. Visit to Police Stations & Jail – The interns would observe and interact with Police officers/ Jail Authorities and get an insight into the Jail and Correctional Administration.

2. NGOs- The interns would visit NGOs where they can interact with Children and understand the problems.

3.  Visit to Parliament House/ National Commission for Women / Minorities / Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes – The interns would interact with officials of one of the above commissions and understand the nature of the work carried out there.

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Rules and regulations governing the Internship Programme:

  • The interns have to get their registration done on the date of arrival.
  • They will have to attend the internship program regularly without a break.
  • Their daily attendance will be marked in a register/ attendance sheet.

Facilities for Interns:

  • The interns will be given a Kit/Bag containing NHRC reading material and an Intern Identity Card (Temporary).
  • Library facilities will be provided.
  • Internet facilities will be provided.
  • Tea and snacks twice a day along with lunch will be provided to the interns on all working days. For field visits, interns will be provided packed meals.

TRAVELLING ALLOWANCE & STIPEND

The selected interns from outside Delhi will be allowed Sleeper AC 3 Tier train fare to New Delhi and back to their place of study through the shortest route.

All selected interns who successfully complete the internship will be paid an amount of Rs. 12,000/- (Rupees Twelve Thousand only) as a stipend.

Interns will have to make their own arrangements for living accommodation and local transport from and to the Commission for the duration of the internship program.

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AWARDS

Certificate of participation will be awarded to the candidates based on the following, Punctuality, Discipline, Participation in sessions is mandatory; Project and project Reports and Book Review have to be submitted timely. parameters: Attendance Presentation timely.

An amount of Rs.15,000/-, Rs. 10,000/-, and Rs.5,000/- will be given as prize money for interns who are placed Ist, Ilnd, and IIIrd respectively for the Group Research Project.

The five interns with the highest marks for the Book Review will be rewarded in the form higher than Rs.1,000/- each.

The top 3 students from the declamation content will be awarded in the form of books priced not interns from the Declamation contest will be rewarded in the form of books priced not higher than Rs.1,000/- each.

Important Link

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