Department of Economic Affairs Internships; For Law Students Too

The Economic Times carries a story that the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), which is part of the Ministry of Finance, has devised an internship programme to enable interaction between its officials and students pursuing higher studies in the field of economics, finance and management.

It offers interesting options for law students as well. The news report states:

Also, students with at least 80% marks in 12th standard, pursuing five-year integrated course in law from the National Law Schools at Bangalore, Bhopal, Hyderabad and Kolkata, are also eligible for the scholarship if they are in the fourth or fifth year of study.

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Umakanth Varottil

Umakanth Varottil is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore. He specializes in corporate law and governance, mergers and acquisitions and cross-border investments. Prior to his foray into academia, Umakanth was a partner at a pre-eminent law firm in India.

1 comment

  • Y is there a clear cut discrimination that only students of National Law school, there might be eligible students fulfilling all the criteria but are outright discriminated….
    Isn't this discrimination….How can such things be allowed by the Government itself.

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