The National Judicial Academy provides national level judicial education to judges from across the country; undertakes research into justice and judicial institutions; and develops policy recommendations to strengthen the administration of justice. Established by the Supreme Court of India as an Autonomous Body chaired by the Hon’ble Chief Justice of India, NJA is fully funded by the Government of India. NJA’s home is a state-of-art world class 62 acre campus located on a picturesque hill-top in the outskirts of Bhopal, overlooking Bhopal’s famous lakes.

NJA seeks well qualified and hardworking candidates to fill a number of posts on deputation or contract or re-employment basis.

Eligibility Criteria/ Skills Required:

Professor: 1 Post

An eminent jurist/scholar with published work of high quality, actively engaged in research, with 10 years of experience in postgraduate teaching, and/or experience in research at the Judicial Academy/National Level Institution/university, including experience of guiding research at doctoral level


An Outstanding jurist/scholar with established reputation who has made significant contribution to knowledge (period spent for obtaining the research degrees shall not be counted for experience purpose)


A Judicial Officer in the cadre of District Judge having put in Judicial Service as per Para 13 – Experience in a training Academy shall be a desirable qualification.


Para 13 : In case of recruitment by deputation/including short-term contract/transfer grades from which deputation/contract/transfer to be made. Officers of the State Higher Judicial Service or Officers of the Central Government or State Governments or Universities or Recognized research Institution;

(a) holding analogous post; OR

(b) with two years regular service in the scale of Rs.37400-67000 with G.P. of Rs.8900/-; or equivalent; OR

(c) with six years regular service in the scale of Rs.37400-67000 with G.P. of Rs.10000/- OR

(d) With eleven years regular service in the scale of Rs.15,600- 39100 with G.P. of Rs.6600/- or equivalent


Assistant Professor: 4 Posts

Doctorate with good academic record and at least three years of experience with good 73,396/- research/teaching record or development work, as evinced by research publications in journal of repute and/or developmental project report.


A Judicial Officer in the rank of additional district judge with LLM and with 5 years’ experience as judicial officer


Research Fellow: 1 Post

LLM with 5 years’ experience in teaching, and/or experience in research at the Judicial Academy/ National Level Institution/ University


A Judicial Officer having completed 5 years of service as Judicial Officer


Manager (Documentation Communication Public Relation): 1 Post

Bachelor Degree in Public Relation or Law Graduate with 2 years experience in Documentation and Publication work.

Desirable : Good Communication skills in English language and basic knowledge of computer application.

How to Apply?:

Interested candidates may send the duly filled application in the prescribed format, super scribing the name of the post, so as to reach in the office of the

Registrar (Administration),

National Judicial Academy,

Bhadbhada Road,

PO Suraj Nagar,

Bhopal- 462044 (M.P.)

on or before 18.08.2017.

About National Judicial Academy

NJA is an independent society, established in 1993 under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.

The Hon'ble Chief Justice of India is the Chairman of the General Body of NJA as well as the Chairman of the Governing Council , the Executive Committee and the Academic Council of NJA.