The Scheme for Internship and e-internships in the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir has been notified to provide students with the “valuable experience of observing the practical working of courts and learning research work.“
The scheme of internship permits Judges to engage law students as unpaid interns, not only in regular manner but also by way of e-internships, initially for a period of one month including during the course of summer and/or winter vacations, which may be extended at the discretion of the judges concerned.
The candidate must:
- be a citizen of India;
- be pursuing LL.B course from a recognized Law College/ University established by law in India and eligible for enrolment as an Advocate with the Bar Council of India or State Bar Councils on conclusion of the course;
- have a good working knowledge of computers.
The candidate must not:
- be engaged or appointed anywhere on payment or honorarium basis;
- be involved in any criminal case whether pending or convicted for an offence involving moral turpitude;
- be involved in any disciplinary proceedings with the college or university in which studying or any other authority.
The Law Universities/ College may make recommendation for internship of a candidate or the candidate may himself apply directly to the Registrar General of the High Court in the prescribed format.
Applications received by the Registrar General shall be circulated to the Judges by seniority and the candidate shall be appointed on selection by the Judge to whose office she/he would be attached thereupon.
Read the notification here: