Internship Opportunity at the National Commission for Women (NCW): 30th November 2021
About the organisation:
The National Commission for Women (NCW) is the statutory body of the Government of India, generally concerned with advising the government on all policy matters affecting women. It was established on January 31st, 1992 under the provisions of the Indian Constitution, as defined in the 1990 National Commission for Women Act. The National Commission for Women (NCW) has been set up as a statutory body 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.
NCW decided to engage interns in the National Commission for Women with immediate effect, to effectively disseminate knowledge/information on women related issues and build a pool of trained manpower.
Total No. of posts:
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.
Duration of Internship:
NCW has been decided to offer following categories of internship:
Scheme A: Unpaid Internship for a period not less than 30 days,
Scheme B: Paid Internship for a period of 60 days.
Who Can apply?
In order to apply for this position, the candidates should possess the following eligibility criteria:
For a period of a minimum of 30 days:
1st-year students of 3-year LLB Course OR
3rd-year student of 5 years LLB Course/Post Graduate in Sociology/Social Work 1st year
For a period of a minimum of 60 days:
Students of 2nd year of 3-year LLB Course OR
4th/5th year BA LLB/BBA LLB/ B.Sc LLB Courses OR
2nd year Post Graduate Sociology/Social Work/ Gender Issue/ Women studies/Gender studies OR
Students of LLM/ M.Phil/Ph.D/Ph.D Scholars.
For less than 60 days Internship: No honorarium will be paid in cases where the interns work for less than 60 days.
For 60 days Internship: Rs. 10,000 per month
Procedure to Apply:
Step 1: Interested candidates can go through the Official Notification, available here: http://ncwapps.nic.in/pdffiles/InternshipOrderDated05042021.pdf
Step 2: 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 viz.: http://ncwapps.nic.in/ncwinternship/frmNewUser.aspx
Step 3: Students desirous of interning with the NCW may upload their applications in the prescribed proforma indicating dates for the calendar year 2021 when they would like to intern with the Commission. A letter of recommendation from the Head of the Institution/Authorised Signatory may also be uploaded
Last date to Apply:
November 30th, 2021
Internship duration : May 6th, 2021 to December 31st, 2021
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.
The maximum number of interns to be engaged at any point of time, under both schemes will be decided by the Competent Authority, National Commission for Women.