Vacancy for Research Assistant at National Law School of India University | NLSIU

About The National Law School of India University

NLSIU, Bangalore is India’s premier University for legal education established under the Karnataka Act 22 of 1986. NLSIU has been ranked as the top law institute in the country for several years and has been consistently named the best law school in the NIRF University Rankings.

This assignment is in furtherance of the NLSIU’s focus on Access to Justice and Legal System Reform and in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London.

About the Position

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) invites applications for the following positions under the project ‘Access to Justice in Citizenship Determination’:

  • Research Assistant (Domestic Law Analysis)
  • Research Assistant (International Law)


  • Degree in Law, with at least three years of relevant work experience or a Master’s Degree in Law or Social Sciences. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a degree in criminal law, human rights law, and allied fields.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • In addition, the candidate must have:
    • Ability to work in a team, contributing to both team and individual goals.
    • Ability to meticulously use different legal research databases.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of G-Suite, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
    • Good communication, organizing and time management skills


Researcher (Domestic Law Analysis)

Role Description

  • Collation and analysis of case law on citizenship determination in the state of Assam.
  • Draft and finalize the chapter on domestic case law for the legal report.
  • Assist in organizing report launch.

Researcher (International Law)

Role Description

  • Collation and analysis of international law standards on statelessness and citizenship deprivation.
  • Draft and finalize the chapter on international law for the legal report.
  • Assist in organizing the report launch.

Both researchers will work under the direct supervision of Ms Darshana Mitra, Assistant Professor, NLSIU and the Principal Investigator of the project.

Last Date To Apply

29 February 2024

Application Procedure

Interested Candidates can apply through the following link: Click Here To Apply


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