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NIMH Recruitment 2024 Apply for 01 Project Officer Jobs @ nimh.nih.gov

NIMH Recruitment 2024 National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has recently released a recruitment notification for Project Officer Vacancies on 20 March 2024. Online Applications are invited through NIMH Website nimh.nih.gov. The application process for NIMH Recruitment 2024 started on 20 March 2024 and the deadline to apply ending on April 21, 2024

by Ramya

Updated Apr 03, 2024


NIMH Recruitment 2024 Apply for 01 Project Officer Jobs @ nimh.nih.gov

NIMH Recruitment 2024 Apply for 01 Project Officer Jobs @ nimh.nih.gov

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is recruiting a Project Officer for a position based in Bangalore with a salary of Rs. 90,000. The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) with 2-3 years of experience in legal research, particularly on human rights and child-related issues.

Essential qualifications include a strong understanding of child protection laws, research methodology, fluency in English and Hindi, and willingness to travel. Desired qualifications include an LLM or PhD in law, additional experience in practising child rights law, and training in human rights or child protection.

The job entails implementing training programs, developing content, conducting research, and collaborating with governmental and judicial agencies. Interested candidates must apply online, submitting a covering letter and resume/CV within 21 days of the notification's publication on the official website.

Company Name

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Post Name

Project Officer

No of Post



Rs. 90,000

Age Limit

35 Years



Last Date

April 21, 2024

Official Website


Qualification for NIMH Recruitment 2024

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (L.L.B)
  • At least 2 to 3 years’ experience in legal research on human rights-related subjects and/or practising before any court of law, representing vulnerable witnesses or human rights issues (preferably with a focus on child rights), through internships or professional engagement.
  • Strong understanding of the structure and workings of the child protection system, including knowledge of child laws applicable in the protection system, namely juvenile justice and child sexual abuse laws.
  • A deep knowledge of child rights, protection, juvenile justice & related laws and policies.
  • Knowledge of research methodology, including the ability to conceptualise research studies.
  • Evidence of written work and documentation in the area of human rights and/or child and law.
  • High levels of fluency in oral and written English.
  • Fluency in oral communication in Hindi.
  • Willingness to travel within the country.

Desired Knowledge/skills :

  • L.L.M and/or PhD in law/law-related disciplines.
  • Have at least 2 to 3 years of experience practising before any court of law, specifically in the area of child rights and law.
  • Training & Teaching experience in human rights/child protection and law- related issues.
  • Oral/ working knowledge of at least 1 (Indian) regional language.
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Job Profile for NIMH Recruitment 2024

  • Implement training programs across the country on various subjects pertaining to child-related laws and policies, for various stakeholders in the area of law (including judicial officers), child protection and mental health
  • Development of training content and methodologies for online and in-person training workshops on child-related laws/policies, based on in-depth readings of relevant research articles, case law, commentaries etc.
  • Undertake research activities on subject areas pertaining to child and law, including designing studies, data collection, analysis, and report writing.
  • Coordinate with governmental and judicial agencies, namely State Judicial Academies & Juvenile Justice Committees of High Courts, State Departments of Women & Child Development/ Social Justice & Empowerment/Police and other systems/agencies to communicate the Project’s mandate and set up training and research activities.
  • Work with other internal technical teams in a coordinated manner to develop training materials, research proposals and other report-creation tasks related to the Project’s case-work & official assistance rendered to governmental/judicial agencies.
  • Develop IEC materials and conduct social media campaigns and other public awareness programs, conduct social media campaigns and other public awareness programs.
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How to Apply for NIMH Recruitment 2024

  • Eligible candidates fulfilling all criteria may apply using the link for the above mentioned post.
  • The application should be duly filled and the supporting documents as listed below are required to be uploaded.
  • A covering letter (of at least 1 full page) explaining eligibility for the position, in accordance with the essential and desirable criteria mentioned above i.e. justifying which of these criteria you possess and describing your work with children.
  • Resume/CV (Please note: applications with cover letters that do not detail out these two aspects will not be considered, even if a CV is submitted).
  • Please do NOT send degree certificates/testimonials or any other document at this stage.
  • NOC from the Principal Investigator if working in projects (Extramural/Intramural) in
  • The last date for receipt of applications is 21 days from the date of the notification published in the website. Applications received will not be entertained.

Notification PDF for NIMH Recruitment 2024

Explore exciting opportunities with NIMH! Check out the official notification PDF for NIMH Recruitment 2024 and seize your chance to make a difference. Apply now via the provided link and embark on a fulfilling career journey with us."

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