Winter internship by Punjab State Human Right Commission 2023.

 About Punjab State Human Rights Commission

The Punjab State Human Rights Commission (PSHRC) is a statutory body established on 17 March 1997 under the Protection of Human Rights Act, of 1993. It is mandated to protect and promote human rights in the state of Punjab. The PSHRC is headquartered in Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab.

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The PSHRC’s main functions are:



  • To investigate and inquire into complaints of human rights violations.

  • To intervene in cases where human rights violations are likely to occur.

  • To review the laws, policies, and practices of the government to ensure that they are in conformity with human rights standards.

  • To promote awareness of human rights through education and training.

  • To recommend to the government measures to promote and protect human rights.

The PSHRC has several powers to carry out its functions, including the power to:


  • Summon and examine witnesses.

  • Compel the production of documents.

  • Visit any place where human rights violations are alleged to have occurred.

  • Grant interim relief to victims of human rights violations.

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The PSHRC has played an important role in protecting and promoting human rights in Punjab. It has investigated numerous cases of human rights violations and has made several recommendations to the government. The PSHRC has also raised awareness of human rights issues among the people of Punjab.


Important Dates

We would like to inform you that we will be starting the internship tentatively in January 2023.

You are requested to kindly submit the following details with attached Annexure 1 through (email only on intern.pshrc@gmail.com) on or before 3.00 pm on 16th December 2023.

Documents required and selection criteria will be as follows: –

1. Latest CV 

2. 10th marks sheet self-attested 

3. 12th marks sheet self-attested 

4. Reason for wanting to join as an Intern in PSHRC

 Please attach a handwritten write-up of 500 words 

5. Recommendation letter from college HOD 

6. College ID proof 

7. Annexure I (Copy Attached) 


If required the merit will be made based on marks calculated out of a total of 100 marks on account of Class X & XII @ 30 Marks each, and the Marks scored in the Write-up of 500 words @ 40 Marks.


You can send the above-mentioned documents along with a scanned copy of Annexure I (copy attached) and write-up through mail at intern.pshrc@gmail.com for selection by the Commission up to 16th December 2022 at 3.00 pm. No application after 16th December 2022 will be entertained.

All the selected candidates along with their date of joining would be informed through E-mail only.

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Rules and regulations governing the Internship Programme :

Internship period 1 month 

They will have to attend the program regularly without a break. 

Their daily attendance will be marked in a register/ attendance sheet. 

No stipend/ No accommodation  

On completion of the Internship, certificates will be issued based on performance on the following criteria: 

Attendance; Punctuality, Discipline, Participation in Class during sessions; Project Presentation & Project Report, Debate and Book Review

For any details, you may please contact at Ph: 0172-2635406

(between 9.00 am to 5.00 pm on working days, i.e. Monday to Friday).

Important link

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Certificate Performa: – click here.

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