Call For Editors: NILS India Law Review

Call For Editors: NILS India Law Review

The Network for International Law Students (NILS) is an international, independent, non-political, non-profit organisation, run by and for law students. NILS India is one of the many chapters of NILS. It helps law students understand and appreciate the diversity and share the ideals of law in society through exchange and communication among law students of all countries. NILS India Law Review (NILR) is an initiative of NILS India.

NILR shall employ double blind peer review and publish online bi-annually. The journal will be a forum for students and professionals in the field of law, to publish well researched, original papers focusing on different thematic areas of contemporary legal issues. NILR shall adopt an open-access model to ensure outreach of legal scholarship to a worldwide audience.

NILS India invites applications for the post of editors. The details for the same are given below:

Eligibility: A student who has completed first year of a five-year law course / first year of a three-year law course, from a university/college recognized by the Bar Council of India, is eligible to apply. A student pursuing an LLM programme from a college/university recognized by the Bar Council of India may also apply. Students may apply for the following posts:



  1. Deputy Editor (Number of Posts: 01): DE shall be the one who takes over the editor's role in the editor-in-chief's absence. The role performed by the deputy editor depends very much on the work done by the rest of the editorial team. The primary work would be overlooking and supervising the editorial committee.

  2. Content Editors (Number of Posts: 06): CEs shall oversee review of manuscripts and select articles worthy of publication, for e.g., article’s contribution to existing literature. CEs are also responsible for major edits on submissions made. They shall also guide and co-ordinate with the author to help prepare a publishable article.

  3. Technical Editors (Number of Posts: 03): TEs shall ensure consistency in the format of the work submitted, for e.g., articles to follow British English spelling conventions, undertaking plagiarism checks, complying articles with BlueBook style of Citation (19
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    Edition), ensuring consistency within the article as regards content and references.

  4. Publication and Design Editor (Number of Posts: 02): DEs shall co-ordinate with the editors to determine placement, design layout and format of publication.


Application Deadline: October 29, 2017

To apply, email your CV and statement of purpose-cum-cover letter to vp-publications@nilsindia.org.


For further information, contact Shresth Vardhan [Vice-President (Publications)], at 9726668356 | vp-publications@nilsindia.org.

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