JCSL: Research Associate Programme (RAP), Volume II: Call For Associates

JCSL: Research Associate Programme (RAP), Volume II: Call For Associates

Journal  on  Contemporary  Socio-Legal  Issue  (JCSL)  is  a  student-edited  peer  reviewed interdisciplinary  journal  published  online  half-yearly  by  the  JCSL  Team.  The Journal is expected to be a platform for the academicians and other experts from the legal fraternity to present their ideas. The Journal aims at addressing the current issues at hand in the areas of  corporate  law,  media  law  etc  and  promote  awareness  amongst  all,  starting  from  legal  professionals  to  layman.  It  aims  to  become  a  forum  of  interaction  of  eminent  scholars  and  students and to encourage law  students to develop their interest in various fields of the law.

Therefore JCSL announces   the vacancies for Research Associates. The  program  requires  conducting  research  and  writing  articles  (3000  words  per  article, excluding footnotes) on various topics on law, which shall be notified in advance.

Scope of work for Research Associates (Themes)

I.           Intellectual Property Rights

II.          Criminal Law

III.         Corporate Law/ Securities Law

IV.         Banking and Insolvency Law

V.          Constitutional Law and Administrative Law/ Media Law

VI.         Property Law

VII.        Cyber Law

VIII.       Mergers & Acquisition

IX.         International Law

X.          Taxation Law

XI.         Competition Law

XII.        Environmental Law



  1. Law relating to Alternative Dispute Resolution
  2. Industrial Law/ Labor Law


Duration of work: The duration of work will be of 6months amongst which the first month would be probationary period.

Eligibility Criterion: Only law students (LL.B/LL.M/Ph.D (Law) or Legal Professionals) are eligible to apply.

How to Apply

Candidates  willing  to  apply  for  the  Research  Associate  position  shall  forward  their Resume  along  with  1  sample  write  up  on  any  of  the  above  given  areas  of  law along with a letter of recommendation from a professor at law from the respective university or  college or from a practicing advocate, a jurist, or from an associate or partner in a law firm.

The sample write up should be according to the following format:

I.            Not more than 3000 words (Exclusive of footnotes)

II.           19thBluebook citation method  (Strictly adhere to the format)

III.          Line Spacing (1.5 for main body; 1.0 for footnotes)

IV.          Substantive footnoting is not permissible.

V.           Abstract to write up of not more than 200 words

VI.          Font Style – Times New Roman

VII.         Font Size – (12 for main body; 10 for foot notes)

The interested  candidates  shall  apply  online  to  rap@jcsl.co.in   and submissions.rap2014@gmail.com   (Articles  should  be  sent  on  both  the  email-id compulsorily)

Benefits of the Program

a)      Exposure

b)      Recognition and knowledge of various subjects

c)       Spotlight Publications in your name with comments from experts on our Official website with ISSN no.

d)      CV Credentials since you would be part of JCSL.

e)      Experience Certificate will be issued on successful completion.

Last date for application: October 30, 2014

In case of queries, contact:

Pankaj Sevta, JCSL Head. : 09439907780

Nikhil Bansal, JCSL Coordinator: 09439469830

mail.jcsl.co.in or jcsllawteam@gmail.com

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