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National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam invites applications for engagement on contractual basis for (i) Research Assistant (ii) Field Assistant and (iii) Office Assistant cum Data Entry Operator for DPIIT CHAIR on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) under the Scheme for Pedagogy & Research in IPRs for Holistic Education & Academia (SPRIHA). The position is initially for a period of four months, beginning December, 2020 to March, 2021. The services may further be extended depending upon the performance of the candidate and the extension of the IPR Chair.

About the IPR Chair:

The Chair on IPR at NLUJA, Assam was instituted by 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 overall objectives of the IPR Chair are laid out in the Scheme for Pedagogy & Research in IPRs for Holistic Education & Academia (SPRIHA).


Responsibility of Research Assistant: The Research Assistant will provide support to IPR Chair in conducting its research and activities. As part of the assigned research, the Research Assistant is to engage in diverse research activities including field work, data collection, data analysis, report drafting, communicating, creating IP awareness to the local Artisans/Industrialists, attending telephone calls for the Phone-in programme on IP awareness at the stipulated hours etc. Research Assistants are also expected to supervise the work of student researchers/interns etc. associated with the IPR Chair and in other research and dissemination activities of the IPR Chair. An ideal candidate should have a flair towards Intellectual Property Rights.


Candidates holding LL.B., post- graduate degree in Law (LL.M.) or with Ph.D. in Law with demonstrable interest in inter disciplinary research in the area of Intellectual Property are encouraged to apply.

Compensation: Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience: LL.B. – Rs.30,000/- per month.

LL.M. – Rs.40,000/- per month. Ph.D. – Rs.50,000/- per month.


Job responsibility: The Office Assistant will be responsible for upkeep of day to day files in the office of the IPR Chair and do data entry work and support the IPR Chair in all works as assigned including record-maintenance etc.

Qualification: Candidates holding a graduate degree and capable of discharging responsibilities of a data entry operator, slide making tools etc.

Compensation:  Remuneration @ Rs. 12,500/- per month.


Job responsibility: The Field Assistant is to provide support to IPR Chair in undertaking field work, data collection, data analysis etc.

Qualification: Candidates holding a graduate degree in any field.

Compensation: Remuneration @ Rs. 8000/- per month.

How to Apply:

Application Process: Interested candidates may submit their application on or before

18-11-2020  by  email  with  subject-line  as  “APPLICATION  FOR  THE  POST OF

………………………”                with       the         following             relevant               documents         to

[email protected] :


ii)A statement of purpose (SoP), explaining the candidate’s interest in working with the IPR Chair (Max: 500 words)

All the supporting documents, including the candidate’s resume, in a scanned format, pertaining to the applied post shall be enclosed as an Attachment File in either a Word or PDF format. All communications would be through the candidate’s email only. Those in employment must submit a “No Objection Certificate” from the concerned employer, in a Scanned-format. The suitable candidate would be selected on merit basis by the selection committee of the University.

General Instructions:

1.Reading, Writing and Speaking of Assamese Language and English are compulsory to qualify for any of these advertised jobs.

2.No TA/DA will be paid to candidates attending the interview

3.The University reserves the right to reject applications/terminate the service of the incumbent at any point of time.

4.Applicants must be skilled in the usage of computer.

5.Only such candidates, who will be able to join the post immediately, are advised to apply.

6.The selected candidates would be informed over telephone, email etc., and so they are advised to mention their correct contact telephone number, email Id etc., in their resume.

7.The University reserves the right to withdraw the advertised posts at any time.

8.The University reserves the right to conduct interviews to fill the positions after an internal screening process.

9.The University may opt to conduct an Online interview through online applications like Google Meet etc., by contacting the applicant through the provided email



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