NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
SUB: – ANNOUNCEMENT OF SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME -2011
The National Human Rights Commission has expressly been mandated to promote
Human Rights literacy and awareness vide Section 12 (h) of the Protection of Human
Rights Act, 1993. With a view to spread awareness among University students about the
need for protection and promotion of Human Rights, the Commission has been regularly
conducting ‘Summer and Winter Internship Programmes’ since 1998 and 2000
This year, the “Summer Internship Programme (SIP) 2011” will commence from 18th
May to 16th June 2011 (30 days). Applications are invited from eligible students of the
entire country. Eligibility and selection criteria will be as follows:-
1. Students of the 4th and 5th year pursuing 5 Years Integrated Law Course –
2. Students of the 3rd year pursuing 3 years LL.B. Course – (while applying).
3. Students of LL.M. Course
4. Students pursuing Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights, MA in Human
Rights, Post Graduate students of Political Science, Sociology, Social Work
(MSW), Criminology, Public Administration, Rural Development, History,
Economics, Commerce, Anthropology, International Relations and any of the
discipline of Social Sciences would be considered with preference to students
pursuing their final year. Only regular students of UGC Recognized universities
will be eligible.
5. Efforts will be made to give representation to all categories.
6. A 500 word write up will be required to be submitted by the applicants along
with application which will also serve as a basis of selection.
States/UTs where there had been less representation earlier would be given
preference in SIP 2011. However, students from states already covered earlier would
also be considered depending upon number of applications received.
APPLICATION FOR SIP 2011
The last date for the submission of the application is 18th April 2011. Kindly send
the application by speed post/ courier superscribed on the envelope “Application for
SIP 2011”. The ‘Application Form’ for SIP 2011’ is available at Annexure–I .
Please ensure that the application for SIP 2011 is duly signed and sealed by the Head of
the Department (HOD). Applications submitted otherwise will not be accepted.
No application will be accepted after the deadline of 18th April, 2011, (5.00 pm)
The selected interns are requested to bring two passport size photographs
Application in the prescribed proforma (Annexue-I) duly forwarded by HODs may please
be sent to Dr. Sudershan Kumar Jain, Senior Research Officer (Training), National
Human Rights Commission, Faridkot House, Copernicus Marg, New Delhi – 110001.
The Final List of Selected Interns will be displayed on NHRC website.
For any details, you may please contact at Ph: 011 – 23381959 or email at
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