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About NLUD

National Law University Delhi (NLUD), India, established in 2008 by Government of India and with the initiative of High Court of Delhi, is a premier Law University established in India.

The vision of the university is to create a Global Legal Institution which will compete with the best outside India and to prepare lawyers for a legal carer that introduces them to a wide range of opportunity in the legal profession across the globe. The university is offering the five years integrated B. A., LL.B. (Hons.) programme from 2008 and the LL.M. and Ph.D. programmes from the year 2011.

About the Opportunity

National Law University, Delhi is seeking to engage, on a contractual basis, one full time RESEARCH ASSISTANT (LAW) for CHAIR on INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPR CHAIR), at its campus in Dwarka, New Delhi. The position is for an initial period of one year, which can be extended based on satisfactory performance and the needs of the IPR Chair.

About the IPR CHAIR

The Chair on IPR is instituted by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India with the vision to “facilitate intellectual property education and research”.

The Chair on IPR was instituted by the DPIIT at NLUD in October 2018. The overall objectives of the IPR Chair are laid out in the Scheme for Pedagogy and Research in IPRs for Holistic Education and Academia (SPRIHA).

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The selected Research Assistant will provide support to the IPR Chair in conducting its research and activities.
  • As part of the assigned research, the Research Assistant is expected to engage in diverse research activities including field work, data collection, data analysis, report drafting, etc.
  • Research Assistants are also expected to supervise the work of the student researchers/ interns associated with the IPR Chair and/or assist principal investigators in conducting research.
  • Research Assistants are also expected to assist in other research and dissemination activities of the IPR Chair.
  • The Research Assistant shall also liaison with the Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property & Competition (CIIPC) and conduct its activities jointly.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates holding graduate (LL.B.), post-graduate degree in law (LL.M.), or with Ph.D. in Law with demonstrable interest in interdisciplinary research in the area of intellectual property are encouraged to apply.
  • Graduates from NLU, Delhi, and other research fellows working at NLU Delhi, may also apply only
    as per the above-mentioned procedure.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications: LL.B. Rs. 30,000/- per month LL.M- Rs. 40,000/- per month Ph.D. Rs. 50,000/- per month.

Criteria of Selection

  • Minimum Higher Educational Qualification (10 marks)
  • Grades obtained (10 marks)
  • Relevant experience, if any (20 marks)
  • Writing Sample/Relevant Publications, if any (20 marks)
  • Statement of Purpose (10 marks)
  • Interview (30 marks)

Note: The interviews will be conducted online

How to Apply?

Click on the link provided below to apply.

Application Deadline

17th June 2024 by 5 PM.



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