Internship with the National Commission for Women for the month April to July, 2020

(on NCW website)

F.No.01-05004/2/2019-NCW(A) National Commission for Women Plot No. 21, Jasola Institutional Area New Delhi — 110 025.

Subject: Internship with the National Commission for Women.

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 awareness in the society against such social evils.

2. 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 will be offered:

Unpaid Internship for a period of one month for 1St year students of 3 year LLB Course or 3rdyear student of 5 year LLB Course/Post Graduate in Sociology/Social Work 1s1year.

Paid Internship for a period of 60 days.

Scheme A:

Scheme B:

Eligibility Criteria

Students of second year of 3-year LLB Course/4th/ 5t” year BA LLB/BBA LLB/ B.Sc LLB Courses/2″dyear Post Graduate Sociology/Social Work/ Gender Issue/Women.studies/Gender studies/Students of LLM/ M.Phil/Ph.D/Ph.D Scholars

Stipend Rs.15,000/- PM

With a view to enable students to apply for internship, an on-line application proforma has been made available on the portal of National Commission for Women

Students desirous of interning with the NCW may upload their applications, on or before 15thApril, 2020, in the prescribed proforma indicating dates for the period April to July in the calendar year 2020) when they would like to intern with the Commission. 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.

The interns will be selected on the following basis:

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.

6. The maximum number of interns to be engaged, under both schemes will be decided by the Competent Authority, National Commission for Women. It is clarified that no honorarium will be paid in cases where the interns work for less than 60 days.


(Priti Kumar) Under Secretary

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