The NHRC offers a Winter Internship Program for law students and other interested candidates to gain hands-on experience in the field of human rights. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is an autonomous statutory body established in 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. The NHRC is mandated to protect and promote human rights in India.
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About the NHRC
The National Human Rights Commission of India (abbreviated as NHRC) is a statutory body constituted on 12 October 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights Ordinance of 28 September 1993. It was given a statutory basis by the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 (PHRA). The NHRC is responsible for the protection and promotion of human rights, defined by the act as “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.
About the NHRC Winter Internship
The National Human Rights Commission has expressly been mandated to promote Human Rights literacy and awareness vide Section 12 (1) of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 With a view to spreading awareness among University students about the need for the protection and promotion of Human Rights, the Commission has been regularly conducting “Summer and Winter Internship Programmes since 1995 and 2000 respectively.
Students who have completed 2 years and pursuing 2 OR 3 years of 3 years LL.B. Courses are eligible to apply.
2 Students who have completed 3 years OR VI Semester of 5 years Curse of BA/BBA.LLB, etc., and pursuing &5 years are eligible to apply
Students pursuing LL.M. Course.
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 Revegnand University will be eligible
Students must have attained a minimum of 65% marks in Cless XII and all subsequent semester exams.
The applicant should not be more than 28 years of age as in 01.07.2023
Attested photos ps of mark sheets (by the Head of Department, where the student is presently studying) for each and every year/semester, are to be submitted for all the seeding years from Class X ends, along which the application will be liable to the wife. All the applications should be accompanied by a Letter of Recommendation(L.OR) bearing the name, signature, date & rubber stamp/ seal of the Principal/HOD/Dean of the Institute where the applicant is studying as per Annexure I.
Reservation as per extant Government of India guidelines for SC/ST/OBC/PVD category sell he applied, Candidate has to attach self Attested Caste Certificate/Disability Certificate (if applicable), which the application will be liable to be rej In the event of an insufficient number of applications in a particular reserved category being received, the Commission would have the discretion of selecting the students from the General category. Efforts will be made to give representation to all the States/UTs subject to receipt of adequate numbers of applications from the respective State/UT.
An A 300-500 30 ans a ride-up in online fem) on the topic “Reason for joining as Intern in NHRC” will be required red to be le submitted by the graduands which would also be considered as a Statement of Purpose (SOP), along with the online application which will also serve as a basis of selection. Students who have research potential in the areas relating to Inonan rights will be preferred (As indicated by them in the write-ap
The merit will be m made on the hests of marks calculated out of a total of 100 marks an account of Class XII 30 Marks, Graduation and Post Graduation 40 Marks and the Marks scored in the Write of 300-500 cards 30 Marks
Students who have attended the regular one-month Summer/Winter Internship Programmes organized by NHLC earlier will not be eligible to apply.
Taking the experience of the earlier Internship Programmes, this year maximum of 50 students will be admitted to the Winter Internship Programme 2023. 5 students from Delhi and NCR region may be kept on the Wait List. In the event that an intern drops out of the internship. those who have been put on the Waitlist may be called to join the internship no later than the second day of the Winter Internship Programme 2023
Brief Course Structure of WIP 2023 would be
Approximately 80-85 sessions on various human rights issues are proposed to be covered to sensitize the interns. The WIP 2023 will include following inputs
Interaction with the Hon’ble Chairperson and Members of NHRC
Group Research project work on Human Rights issues
Book Review Presentation.
Films on Human Rights and discussion of Child Labour issues, Trafficking, Rights of the Elderly, Health and Education issues etc, and discussions
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.
NGO’s The interns would visit NGOs where they can interact with Children and understand the problems.
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.
Rules and regulations governing Internship Program:
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 on a register/ attendance sheet.
Facilities for Interns:
The interns will be given a Kit/Bag containing NHRC reading material and the 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 with packed meals
Traveling 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.
Interne 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.
Certificate of participation will be awarded to the candidates on the basis of the following parameters Attendance, Punctuality, Discipline, Participation in sessions is mandatore Project Presentation & Project Reports and Book Review have to be submitted timely.
An amount of Rs.15,000/- Rs. 10,000/-, and Rs. 5000 will be given as prize money for interns who are placed Ist, lind, and IIIrd respectively for the Group Resh Projes
The five interns with the highest marks for the look Review will be rew 3/5 fe of books priced not higher than Rs.1,000/- each.
The top three interns from the Declamation contest will be rewarded in the form of books priced not higher than Rs.1,000/- each.
Application for WIF 2023
The last date for the submission of the application is 8th December 2023 (11:59 pm)
Enclose attested scanned copies of mark-sheet from 10 Standard regards and marks of each year semester of presently nursing comes and recommendation by concerned HOD/Dean/ Principal which should be of a date subsequent to the date of uploading of this advertisement and for the presently pursued course.
In the absence of the following, the applications are liable to be rejected.
Scanned attested mark sheets of 10 and 12 Standard, All Semesters of Graduation Course & marks sweat of all semesters of Pursuing Course
Statement of Purposes (SOPs) and
Scanned Recommendation. Proforma (Anвехите В. letter/email by HOD/Dean/Principal concerned in the annexed proforma (Annexure1.)
Kindly note: Incomplete applications/applications without attested copies of mark sheets (10 Class 12 Class, All semesters of Graduation Course pursuing Course), Letters of recommendation & SOPs, etc. will be rejected and Applications sent through e-mails/posts will not be entertained. No application will be accepted after the deadline. December, 2023 [11:59 pm).
The Application will be submitted only through the online form available on the NHRC website. The Application Form for the Winter Internship Programme, 2023 is available at link Winter Internship 2023. Application to be submitted Online with link Winter Internship 2023 available at NHRC’s website https://whrc.nic.in
The Final List of Selected Interns will be displayed on the NHRC website For any details, you may please contact 1x 011-24663371 (between 10.00 am to 6.00 pm on working days, Le. Monday to Friday).
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The NHRC Winter Internship Program is an excellent opportunity for law students and other interested candidates to gain hands-on experience in the field of human rights. The program offers the interns a chance to work on real-world human rights cases and interact with leading human rights experts. The interns will also receive a certificate of internship from the NHRC.