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NCW :: Government of India National Commission for Women
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 against female foeticide, violence against women, etc. in order to generate 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:

Scheme A: Unpaid Internship for a period of two to three weeks for Final Year Undergraduate or Postgraduate/Law students.

Scheme B: Internship with honorarium for 60 days or more for categories of students specified in Paragraph 3 below.

3. The terms and conditions of internship for different categories, with honorarium, will be as below:
Sl No. Qualification Area of Work Honorium
1. (i) Students of Final year of under graduate degree course
(ii) First year of Masters degree in Social Sciences/ Social work/Gender Studies/ Women Studies/MBA,
(iii) First Year of 3-Year LLB Degree
(iv) 3rd/and 4th year of BA LLB/BBA LLB/ BSc LLB Courses.
(i) Complaint & Investigation
(ii) Policy, Programme, Monitoring and Research (PPMRC)
(iii) RTI
(iv) Women Welfare
(v) Women Safety
Rs.15,000/- PM
2. (i) Second/Third year students of LLB 3 year Course.
(ii) Final year Post graduate students in Social Sciences/ Social work/Gender Studies/ Women Studies,
(iii) Fifth Year students of BBA LLB/BA LLB/ BSc LLB;
(iv) Final year MBA students;
(i) Complaint & Investigation
(ii) Policy, Programme, Monitoring and Research (PPMRC)
(iii) Legal
(iv) Women Welfare
(v) Women Safety
Rs.18,000/- PM
3. (i) Students of LLM/ M.Phil/Ph.D (i) Complaint & Investigation
(ii) Policy, Programme, Monitoring and Research (PPMRC)
(iii) Legal
(iv) Women Welfare
(v) Women Safety
Rs.20,000/- PM

4. 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.ncw.nic.in

5. Students desirous of interning with the NCW may upload their applications in the prescribed proforma indicating dates when they would like to intern with the Commission. A letter of recommendation from the head of the institution / authorized signatory may also be uploaded. 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.

6. 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.

7. The maximum number of interns to be engaged at any point of time, under both schemes will not exceed 25. It is clarified that no honorarium will be paid in cases where the interns work for less than 60 days and the first payment will be made only at the end of 60 days after cross-checking the attendance. 
Important dates :
Intership Duration 16/05/2018 to 31/08/2018
Start Date for Apply - 25/04/2018
Last Date for Apply - 15/05/2018
List of selected candidates for Internship Programme, 2018 in the National Commission for Women (Category/Scheme B).
 List of selected candidates for Internship Programme, 2018 in the National Commission for Women (Category/Scheme A).

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