Internship Experience @ Punjab State Human Rights Commission, Chandigarh [PSHRC]: Visit NGOs, Debating Sessions

Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID

Diksha, University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS) , Panjab University, Chandigarh

Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

Punjab State Human Rights Commission (PSHRC) , Chandigarh

Application Process with contact details

The year, I interned at PSHRC i.e in 2013, the application process was as simple as mailing them your CV with a covering letter.

But, from this year (2016) the process has changed

i) You have to send them a mail telling them about your interest in interning at the commission before the deadline.,

ii) Documents required and selection criteria will be as follows:-

1. Latest CV

2. 10th marks sheet self attested

3. 12th marks sheet self attested

4. Reason for wanting to join as Intern in PSHRC:

Please attach a hand written write-up of 500 words

5. Recommendation letter from college HOD

6. College Id proof

You can send the above said documents along with scanned copy of Annexure I (copy enclosed) and write-up through mail at for selection by the Commission (as per the mail received)

Contact Details: PSHRC, SCO-20-21-22, Sector-34-A, Chandigarh


Website is HERE.

Duration of internship and timings

2nd June – 2nd July, 2014

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

The first impression was great.

An orientation session took place, the respective act in respect to human rights was explained, the importance of human rights was explained.

The infrastructure isn’t very interesting but the work environment is great.

Main tasks

1. Debating

2. Case Reading

3. Visiting NGO’s

4. Visit of whole Commission

Work environment and people

The work environment was very professional but relaxed. People around were really cooperative and enthusiastic to learn.,

You learn alot at this Commission

Best things

The Debates made the internship really interesting.,

Bad things

The internship was too good for this section to have anything.,


No Stipend

Biggest Lessons

The team work was so good that it motivated me.

Our Trainer was amazingly Hard-working which pushed us even more to learn and work harder.

Any Other Thing

PSHRC’s internship is a very renowned one. It is a must do internship for all the students.

It is a great platform to learn and explore yoiur interests.

The debating activity boosts up the confidence of students.

Amazing mentors. Enthusiastic environment.,

Overall Rating



Stayed in the Panjab University Hostel.

Office Timings

10 am – 5 pm

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