Legal Officer (Grade – I) in the Ministry of External Affairs, Delhi

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the engagement of Legal Officers in the Ministry of External Affairs.

About Ministry of External Affairs

The Ministry of External Affairs of India is the government agency responsible for implementing Indian foreign policy.

About the Opportunity

It is proposed to fill up two (2) posts of Legal Officer (Grade-I), Level 12 in the Pay Matrix, in the Legal and Treaties Division of the Ministry.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Masters’ degree in Law with specialisation in the field of International Law or International Relations or International Organisations from a recognised University. (Note: International Law would, inter-alia, include major areas of International Law such as Law of the Sea, Human Rights Law, International Environment Law, International Criminal Law and International Trade Law.)
  • 10 years’ experience, after obtaining minimum educational qualification in Legal Affairs, namely, Legal Prac،ioner; in Legal Service of the Government; tea،g or conducting or guiding research in International Law or in the Law of International Organizations.
  • Candidates having specialization in International Law in M.Phil or Ph.D level, but not at Master’s level will also be eligible

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the engagement of 01 (One) Consultant in the Ministry of External Affairs.


Regular basis in PB-3, Rs. 15600-39100 plus Grade pay of Rs. 6600 (Level 11 in the Pay Matrix) or equivalent in the Parent Cadre or Department; and possessing the following educational qualifications and experience.

How to Apply?

Interested applicants may send their applications through proper channel in the enclosed proforma (check the official brochure below) in duplicate to this address:

(Ajith John Joshua), Deputy Secretary (Cadre), Ministry of External Affairs, Room No. 4086, “B” Wing,, Jawahar Lal Nehru Bhawan, 23-D Janpath, New Delhi-110001, Tel: 23085380.

Application Deadline

August 31, 2023


New Delhi

Contact Information

In case of any query, please contact: 23085380

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