Internship Experience @ Jammu & Kashmir Judicial Academy: Drafting and Research Work, Stipend of Rs. 15k


I take this opportunity to express my wholehearted gratitude to the Director, Jammu & Kashmir State Judicial Academy, for extending all the help during my pleasant stint at the Academy.

This internship would not have been possible without his help and guidance. Apart from guiding me throughout, he gave me utmost freedom and liberty in carrying out my duties.

I owe a debt of gratitude to all the Research Fellows, Law Associates and Administrative Staff of the Jammu & Kashmir State Judicial Academy, for providing me access to all the relevant requirements in the office and also assisting me whenever needed.

Lastly, I would like to sincerely thank the Jammu & Kashmir State Judicial Academy, for giving me this prestigious opportunity to do a three-month long internship.

Name of the Intern

Muneeb Rashid Malik, 2nd Year

Lloyd Law College, Plot No. 11, Knowledge Park II, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201306.

Name of the Organization

Jammu & Kashmir State Judicial Academy, Mominabad near Tengpora Bypass, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir 190001

Internship Experience

I applied for this Internship in May, 2017. One can propose his/her own choice of date on which he/she would like to intern provided it should be minimum of 4 weeks and maximum of 4 months.

Thereby, I applied for 3 months from 1st June, 2017 to 31st August, 2017 which fall in my summer vacations.

I got a call from Jammu & Kashmir State Judicial Academy on second week of May. They notified me that I have been selected for the internship and they confirmed my willingness orally.

Based on that, I received my internship order via email on the same day and I acknowledged the same.

On reaching the Academy, I showed my internship order in the security desk so as to enter the Academy.

Then, I reported to the Director, J&K State Judicial Academy who assigned me the duties of – preparing reports out of verbatim reports of the concluded conferences, rapporteuring for programmes, assisting in preparing study materials for upcoming conferences, studying and analyzing the cases of the Supreme Court and various High Courts, editing the monthly newsletters, etc.

It was a good experience where I got exposed to greater field of knowledge. About the campus of the Academy, it is located on the outskirts of the scenic and ancient city of Srinagar.

The Academy campus is widely acknowledged to be the best judicial education campus in India. The Academy has a well endowed library, conference and seminar rooms and a state-of-the-art auditorium.

The entire premise of Academy is very beautiful and pleasant. In other words, it gives a feeling like someone is in Switzerland.

Those who got the opportunity to intern in Jammu & Kashmir State Judicial Academy are really the blessed ones as the Academy’s eco-friendly and high-tech environment provides the budding legal practitioners a fruitful and productive know-how about law. I really admire and rejoice the beauty of such a wonderful place.

The campus was such a beautiful place where one can hardly pass through without clicking snaps. The food they provided was good and tasty. Since buffet is served, I had a variety of delicious dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

An internship may seem intimidating, but it is important to examine one’s interests in depth so that one can be confident in all of his/her abilities.

As we develop our career path, we should remember to be ourselves and let our natural light shine, seek out opportunities that reflect what we care about and want to pursue.

Major Works

Drafted and compiled a booklet on Judicial Ethics.

Drfated and compiled a booklet on “Juvenile Justice System in J&K”.

Prepared study materials on Cyber Law, Humanitarian Law and Code of Civil Procedure.

Composed reports on concluded workshops, conferences and seminars.

Edited the monthly newsletters.

Studied and analyzed the cases of the Supreme Court and various High Courts.

Disclaimer: Internship experiences are opinions shared by individual law students and tend to be personal and subjective in nature. The internship experiences shared on Lawctopus are NOT Lawctopus official views on the internship.

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