Internship Experience @ Kerala Human Rights Commission, Thiruvananthapuram [KHRC]: Get to Know About the Problem People Face

Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID


Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

Kerala Human Rights Commission, Thiruvananthapuram

Application Process with contact details

E-mail the registrar of human rights commission your Curriculum vitae.

Duration of internship and timings

May 2015

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

The commissions office is located on the third floor of a building located in the PMG junction, Trivandrum.

On the first day you are asked to see the registrar as he explains to you the function of the commission and also what they expect out of you as a intern there.

After you the meeting with the register you are taken to meet the petitions where you can inquire about their complains.

They state of the art facilities with huge library of previous cases and very helpful officers

Main tasks

The main task is to talk to the petitioners and go through previously decided cases.

Every Wednesday’s you can sit through the hearing process and takes notes on it.

Work environment and people

The officer in charge of the interns is very helpful they are always available to clear you doubts.

It is a very positive and insightful work experience.

Best things

The best things about the internship was to listen to the problems of everyday people and how their rights are violated the hearings.

It was a very enlightening experience and you get to be familiar with the entire process.

Bad things

The only bad thing about the internship I could find was that the library was located two floors above and the lifts were non functioning at that time.


There were not stipends allotted.

Biggest Lessons

You get be familiar with the everyday problem that people face and also how the commission functions and strive to safeguard the right of the people.

Overall Rating



Stayed in a relatives house.

Office Timings

The office timing is from 9 am till 5 pm with a 1 hour break for lunch from 1 pm till 2 pm.

You are expected to be at the office at 9 sharp unless you have a very good excuse.

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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