JOB POST: Legal Consultant & Legal Assistant at DoPT [Central Government], Delhi: Apply by Mar 1

The Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), North Block, New Delhi is looking to hire Law gRaduates/Post Graduates in Law for the job post of Legal Consultant and Legal Assistant.

About DoPT

The Ministry is presently under the overall charge of the Hon’ble Prime Minister assisted by Hon’ble Minister of State.

Deepak Khandekar is the Secretary (Personnel) under the Department of Personnel and Training. He is assisted by Special Secretaries, Additional Secretaries, and Joint Secretaries.

The Department of Personnel & Training determines Government policy for the maintenance of the integrity of the public services and eradication of corruption and coordinates the activities of various Ministries/Departments in that area.

The Opportunity

Number of Vacancies

  • Legal Consultant: One (01)
  • Legal Assistant: One (01)

Nature of Engagement

Purely on a contractual basis

Period of Engagement

Initially, for a period of one (01) year. The contract could be extended depending on the assessment of performance, mutual willingness, and depending on the requirement.

Eligibility

Legal Consultant

Retired Government Employees or Legal Professionals from the open market

  • Having a Masters Degree/Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized university/institute of India, recognized by the Bar Council of India
  • Should be registered as an advocate in the Bar Council in terms of Advocate’s Act.
  • Excellent written and oral skills communication or interpersonal skills.
  • Experience: Minimum 10 years of post qualification experience of working with Government Departments/PSUs and/or Supreme Court of India/High Courts or District Courts.

Legal Assistant

Retired Government Employees or Legal Professionals from the open market

  • Having a Masters Degree/Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized university/institute of India, recognized by the Bar Council of India
  • Should be registered as an advocate in the Bar Council in terms of Advocate’s Act.
  • Excellent written and oral skills communication or interpersonal skills. Knowledge of computer applications, such as MS Word, MS Excel, etc.
  • Experience: Minimum 5 Years of relevant post qualification experience.

Note: Please see the official notification for detailed eligibility criteria.

Remuneration

  • Legal Consultant: Rs. 60,000 per month
  • Legal Assistant: Rs. 40,000 per month

How to Apply?

Interested and elgibile candidates shall fill the application form as given in Annexure II of the official notification, along with all the relevant enclosures, and send it to the Department latest by 5th of March, 2021.

The envelope containing the application frm should be clearly labelled, “Application for the post of Legal Consultant/Legal Assistant in AIS-II Division (Service Division ) in Department of Personnel and Training” and addressed to:

Shri Sandeep Kumar Sinha,
Under Secretary to the Governemnt of India,
AIS-II.
Room No. 209A,
North Block,
New Delhi-110011

The complete applications can also be sent by email to chintan.puri[at]gov.in . Any incomplete application may be rejected.

Method of selection

  • On the basis of applications received, candidates will be shortlisted for interviews.
  • Only those shortlisted will be informed separately and called for the interview.
  • Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the interview.

Work Profile

Employees are being required for working in the Service Division of DoP&T. The employee will be expected to work on Service matters of IAS officers, RTI matters, court cases and any other task assigned by the officers.

Job location

Job location will be DoP&T, North Block, New Delhi- 110011.

Application Deadline

01st March 2021

Note: Applicants are suggested to go through the official notification carefully, before applying for the post.

 

Click here for the official notification by the DoPT.

 

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