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About NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India was established on 12 October, 1993. The statute under which it is established is the Protection of Human Rights Act (PHRA), 1993 as amended by the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act, 2006.

It is in conformity with the Paris Principles, adopted at the first international workshop on national institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights held in Paris in October 1991, and endorsed by the General Assembly of the United Nations by its Regulations 48/134 of 20 December, 1993. The NHRC is an embodiment of India’s concern for the promotion and protection of human rights.

About the Opportunity

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 Internship Programmes’ since 1998.

For the year 2024, a four week “Summer Internship Programme (SIP) 2024” will commence from 10th June, 2024 (Monday) to 5th July, 2024 (Friday).

Mode of Internship


Eligibility Criteria

  • Students who have completed 1st year and are pursuing 2nd or 3rd year LLB (3 years) courses;
  • Students who have completed 3 years OR Semester VI of the 5 year course of BA/BA LLB etc. and pursuing 4th and 5th years;
  • Students pursuing L.L.M. Course;
  • Students pursuing PG Diploma in Human Rights, MA in Human Rights, PG students of Political Science, Sociology, Social Work (MSW), Criminology, Public Administration Rural Development, History, Economics, Commerce, Anthropology, Mass Communication, International Relations and any of the discipline of Social Sciences would be considered with preference to students pursuing their final year;
  • Only students of regular courses of UGC Recognized Universities will be eligible.
  • Students must have attained a minimum of 65% marks in Class XII and all subsequent years in attended degree programs.
  • The applicant should not be more than 28 years of age as on 01.05.2024.

How to Apply?

  • The Application will be submitted only through the online form available on the NHRC website. The Application Form for Summer Internship Programme, 2024 is available at link ‘Summer Internship 2024’. Application to be submitted Online using link – Summer Internship 2024.
  • Click on the link provided below to apply.

Application Deadline

May 26, 2024 (18:00 PM)

Contact Information

For any queries, please contact at 011-24663371.

Click here to apply.


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