Internship Opportunity@ National Human Rights Commission, India

THE LAST DATE for the submission of the application for every Internship Programme in a particular month, the application should reach the commission not later than the 5th day of previous month.


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India was established on 12 October, 1993. The statute under which it is established is the Protection of Human Rights Act (PHRA), 1993 as amended by the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act, 2006.

The NHRC is an embodiment of India’s concern for the promotion and protection of human rights.

Section 2(1)(d) of the PHRA defines Human Rights as the rights relating to life, liberty, equality and dignity of the individual guaranteed by the Constitution or embodied in the International Covenants and enforceable by courts in India.


The National Human Rights Commission has expressly been mandated to
promote Human Rights literacy and awareness.

With a view to spread awareness among College/University students about the need for protection and promotion of Human Rights, the Commission has been regularly conducting is Days Short Term Internship Programmes since year 1998.


For the month of April, July, August, September, October, November-2020 & February. March- 2021. the Short Term Internship Programme(s) will commence from 16th date of every month for 15 Days.


This short term internship is open for all students, who are pursuing UG, PG, etc. courses from various streams. Students from Law Stream are given preference.


The Application Form for Short Term Internship Programme is available at Annexure—I. Proforma for undertaking from the parents is as at Annexure – II.


  • Interaction with Hon’bie Chairperson and Members of NHRC.
  • Classroom sessions and Interactive sessions
  • Field Visits, Declamation, Group discussions,
  • Project work on Human Rights issues and Interaction with NGOs.
  • Book Review on books related to Human Rights issues.
  • Films on Human Rights & Discussion.


On completion of the Internship, Certificates will be issued on the basis of
performance of intern.


For any details you may please contact at Tel: on- 24663371, 24663282,
9810385722 (between 10:00 am to 6:00 p.m. on working dogs. i.e.
Monday to Friday).


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