Role and Responsibilities:

Under the guidance of IPR Chair Professor, DPIIT and Dean Research, GNLU the incumbent shall perform the following roles and responsibilities;

(i) Conduct Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) research in relevant areas of law under the guidance of IPR Chair
Professor – DPIIT;
(ii) Provide research assistance to Chair Professor – DPIIT whenever required;
(iii) Develop, plan, execute, monitor and report Intellectual Property Rights research in collaboration with external
Universities, Institutions, Government departments, Industrial and Economic agencies, Judiciary within India
and abroad;
(iv) Provide Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) research counseling and scholastic assistance to IPR Chair
Professor – DPIIT;
(v) Participate in overall planning and development of research, training and extension programs of DPIIT IPR
Chair activities in the University;
(vi) Perform any other duties including administrative, coordination, etc. as required to achieve the aims and
objectives of the DPIIT – IPR Chair under the guidanceof Chair Professor;
(vii) Engage in diverse research activities including field work, data collection, data analysis, report drafting, etc.

Essential Criteria:

(i) LL.M. in IPR Specialization with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or Ph. D in Law preferably in IPR Specialization from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an
accredited Foreign University.
(ii) Good knowledge of latest national and international research trends and developments in IPR;
(iii) Ability to conceptualize and organize international training workshops and brainstorming online/ on-site discussions apart from Teaching/ Research;
(iv) Fluency in English language.

Highly desirable:

(i) Experience in teaching/ research in premier Law Universities/ Colleges in relevant area;
(ii) Excellent inter-personal and teambuilding skills;
(iii)Ability to innovate and to improve research, training and extension activities or services and to pursue interesting new ideas and new methods;
(iv) National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC like SLET/ SET;

Important Notes:

 The initial appointment is for a period of 364 days, out of which first three months are to be
considered as probation. Further, upon satisfactory performance, the tenure may be extended for an
additional period of one year upto maximum three years depending upon the needs and interest
determined by the IPR Chair Professor, DPIIT and GNLU.
 Selected Candidate having Ph.D Degree will be paid a remuneration of ₹ 50,000/- per month and
LL.M Degree in IPR will be paid a remuneration of ₹ 40,000/- per month.
 The position shall be considered a non-regular employee of the GNLU or the DPIIT for all legal
and practical purposes.
 Mode of interview: The mode of interview will be online through Cisco Webex Meetings.
 The applicants are required to fill up prescribed application form available on Website and send it to on or before 11th December, 2021 mentioning the subject line as “Application for the
Post of Research Assistant – DPIIT – IPR Chair”. Upon receipt of the email, the detailed information
related to online interview will be provided to the shortlisted candidates. Application other than
prescribed format will not be entertained/considered.
 The application duly signed alongwith self-attested documents (i.e. Educational Certificates,
Experience Certificates etc.) should be forwarded to the University in PDF format by E-mail to on or before 11th December, 2021. .
 Application received after the last date of submission will not be considered for the interview under
any circumstances.
 In case of any further clarification required, kindly contact Mr. Rahul Pandya on mobile number


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