Vacancies at Central Electricity Regulatory Commission for Staff Consultants of Legal Wing

Vacancies at Central Electricity Regulatory Commission for Staff Consultants of Legal Wing

The spectrum of responsibilities of Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has expanded significantly consequent to the enactment of the Electricity Act 2003 (the 2003 Act). The activities presently handled by the Legal Wing involve inter alia drafting of orders, framing of regulations, record of proceedings of the oral hearings of Commission, drafting of replies / written submissions, attend hearings of court cases involving the Commission before the Higher Courts, briefing the Counsels/ Advocates on the stand of the Commission on various issues raised in appeals and to assist the Commission in discharge of its statutory functions in terms of the 2003 Act and the Regulations framed thereunder. Monitor the cases in the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, High Courts and the Supreme Court where the Commission is a party.

Qualification and experience required for Staff Consultants of Legal Wing:

Post: Senior Research Officer (Law)



  • Vacancy: 01

  • Qualification and experience:

  • Qualification: Graduate in law from a reputed college/institution. Experience: Minimum ten years’ of experience in a legal department of any organization in a Senior / Supervisory cadre with experience in drafting of petitions, replies, rejoinders, written submissions, including appearance before the Supreme Court, High Courts, District Courts, and quasi-judicial forums, etc. after completion of graduation in law.

  • Desirable: Experience in working in a Govt. or a PSU or in a Power or Regulatory sector.

  • Consolidated fees: 94,000/- to Rs. 1,03,000/- per month depending on qualifications and experience


Post: Research Officer (Law)



  • Vacancy: 01

  • Experience: Minimum five years’ experience in a legal department of any organization with experience in drafting of petitions, replies, rejoinders, written submissions, including appearance before the Supreme Court, High Courts, District Courts, and quasi-judicial forums, etc. after completion of graduation drafting petitions, replies, rejoinders, written submissions, appearance before High Courts, District Courts, quasi-judicial forums, etc. after completion of graduation in law from a reputed college or Advocates having five years of experience/practice before the quasijudicial forums, District courts, High Courts and Supreme Courts after completion of graduation in law.

  • Desirable: Experience in working in a Govt. or a PSU or in a Power or Regulatory sector.

  • Consolidated fees: 64,000/- to Rs. 85,000/- per month depending on qualifications and experience.


Post: Research Associate (Law)



  • Vacancy: 01

  • Experience: Minimum three years’ experience in a legal department of any organization with experience in drafting of petitions, replies, rejoinders, written submissions, including appearance before the Supreme Court, High Courts, District Courts, and quasi-judicial forums, etc. after completion of graduation drafting petitions, replies, rejoinders, written submissions, appearance before High Courts, District Courts, quasi-judicial forums, etc. after completion of graduation in law from a reputed college or Advocates having three years of experience/practice before the quasijudicial forums, District courts, High Courts and Supreme Courts after completion of graduation in law.

  • Desirable: Experience in working in a Govt. or a PSU or in a Power or Regulatory sector.

  • Consolidated fees: 45,000 to Rs. 59,000 per month depending on qualifications and experience.


How to apply?

Interested and eligible candidates may kindly send their applications, in the prescribed format to the Assistant Chief (RA), First Floor, Chanderlok Building, 36, Janpath, New Delhi by 25th January, 2018 by 5.00 PM.

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