IIFT is a premier institution of education, training and research in the area of International Business set up by Department of Commerce, Government of India. The Centre for Trade and Investment Law (CTIL) has been established at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade in 2017. The Centre is a professional body which conducts independent research and training programmes on international trade, investment and related matters. For its research work, CTIL intends to engage Researchers at the level of Research Fellow purely on a contractual basis for a period of one year.

Eligibility Criteria/ Skills Required:

Degree in Law (LL.B/BA. LL.B) from a reputed Institution.

Candidates having previous research experience on issues related to WTO and legal aspects of international trade shall be preferred.

The candidates should also enclose a scanned copy of their degree certificate(s) along with the application, failing which the application will be rejected.

The candidate should have sound knowledge of computer application and packages (M.S. Word, M.S. Access, M.S. Outlook, M.S. Excel, M.S. Power Point) as well as good command over English (spoken and written) with interest in research activities.

How to Apply?:

Indian nationals having the above qualifications and experience should only apply and send their C.V. by email to Shri A.K. Lahiri, Administrative Officer, Centre for WTO Studies, IIFT, New Delhi (email id: aklahiri@iift.edu) latest by 13th November, 2017.

About Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help professionalise the country's foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources, analysing and disseminating data and conducting research. The Institute visualises its future role as:

A catalyst for new ideas, concepts and skills for the internationalisation of the Indian economy.

The primary provider of training and research-based consultancy in the areas of international business, both for the corporate sector, Government and the students community.

An institution with proven capability to continuously upgrade its knowledge base with a view to servicing the requirements of the Government, trade and industry through both sponsored and non-sponsored research and consultancy assignments.