Internship @ Department of Legal Affairs

Internship @ Department of Legal Affairs

About Department of Legal Affairs

Department of Legal Affairs comes under Ministry of . The Department of Legal Affairs is concerned with advising the various Ministries of the Central Government. It's role is to advice to Ministries on legal matters including interpretation of the Constitution and the laws, conveyancing and engagement of counsel to appear on behalf of the Union of India in the High Courts and subordinate courts where the Union of India is a party.

About Internship Opportunity

Department of Legal Affairs (DoLA) organizes Internship Programme for young law students for doing internship. The purpose of this Programme is to well acquaint young law students with the working of Department of Legal Affairs by giving training in the field of research & referencing work, tendering legal advice in various specialized fields of law such as constitutional & administrative law, finance law, infrastructure law, economic law, labour law, conveyancing, arbitration & contract law etc.


Indian students who are pursuing studies in 2nd & 3rd year of three-year degree course and in 3rd to 5th year of five-year degree course or students who have completed their LLB course from any recognized college/law school/university.

Duration of internship

Duration of internship ordinarily remain for a period of one month. Such internship shall commence from the first working day of every month unless specified. Monthly internship shall tentatively start from June, 2022 till May, 2023.

Number of students for internship in a month

The maximum number of interns to be allowed in a given months will be 10-30.


Selection of interns will be on first come first serve basis, subject to the availability of slot and approval of the Competent Authority. All further intimations will be sent through SMS and Emails respectively.


Each selected intern shall be posted with an officer of the level of Assistant Legal Adviser/Deputy Legal Adviser/ Additional Legal Adviser/Joint Secretary & Legal Adviser/Additional Secretary/O/o the Law Secretary/ O/o the Minister of State (Law & Justice)/ O/o Minister of Law & Justice/Branch Secretariats and the Law Officers of Govt. of India with the approval of the Competent Authority.

Submission of Report

At the end of the Internship Programme, all the interns will be required to submit a report on the work undertaken in this Department.

Certificate of Internship

On satisfactory completion of internship, a Certificate of Internship shall be awarded. For satisfactory completion inter-alia 90% attendance is mandatory. This is a full time internship to be attended physically and the interns are not expected to pursue any other course/work during the tenure of internship.


The Department may terminate the training programme of an intern at any time without assigning any reasons.

Procedure to apply

The student willing to undergo internship program in Department of Legal Affairs may fill his/her application along with relevant documents/ a No Objection Certificate( Link Given Below for the pro-forma) from his/her respective college/university. The application form can be accessed on the website (Link given below for the application pro-forma) of Department of Legal Affairs. The students are advised to fill up the form online and upload all the documents prior to the last date which will be mentioned on the website.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Apply by 24th June, 2022: 5:00 PM for the duration of 1st July 2022 to 31st July, 2022.

CLICK HERE for the official notification and for NOC pro-forma


Disclaimer: Although FICL exerts all reasonable effort to check the legitimacy and validity of posted jobs and internships. However, due to the volume of job postings received, FICL is unable to fully research the legitimacy and validity of each organization or person that posts a job/internships vacancy or to guarantee that all jobs are still available.

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