Legal Assistant at Geological Survey of India [Apply by Feb 13]

Deadline: February 13, 2024

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) is seeking applications for the role of Legal Assistant at multiple locations, including Kolkata, Jaipur, Lucknow, Shillong, Nagpur, and Hyderabad. Interested candidates can apply for these exciting positions by the deadline of February 13, 2024.

About GSI
Founded in 1851, the Geological Survey of India (GSI) is a geo-scientific agency under the Ministry of Mines, Government of India. It is one of the oldest survey organizations globally and plays a pivotal role in providing earth science information to the government, industry, and the public.

About the Opportunity
GSI is looking to hire young professionals for various roles, including Legal Assistants, to tackle specific, unique, and one-time tasks. These tasks encompass legal support, big data analytics, sustainable development goals, and more. The selected young professionals will contribute to the smooth functioning of day-to-day operations across GSI offices in different locations.

Number of Vacancies

Roles and Responsibilities
As a Legal Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing legal support on issues facing GSI, including preparing comments on legal filings.
  • Scrutinizing counter affidavits received from Counsel and handling other legal tasks as assigned.
  • Maintaining a list of pending court cases and monitoring their progress.
  • Assisting in court proceedings, including attending hearings.
  • Drafting and vetting tender documents to avoid legal complications.
  • Providing legal opinions on various matters, including Service Level Agreements (SLA) and MoU/MoA.
  • Assisting in the drafting of reply statements for court and arbitration cases.
  • Managing court cases and attending hearings at various levels, including the Supreme Court, High Courts, and Administrative Tribunals.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Degree in law from a recognized University or Institute.
  • Two years post-qualification experience at the bar, or
  • Master’s Degree in law from a recognized University or Institute and one year post-qualification experience at the bar.
  • Work experience in the Court of Law or expertise in legal matters with sufficient working experience in a government Department.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of computer applications such as MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

How to Apply?
Candidates can register/sign up with basic personal information, a valid mobile number, and an email address at the provided link. After successful registration, candidates can apply for the post in online mode, using a specific user ID and password. The application form, along with essential documents, should be submitted online.

Application Deadline
February 13, 2024.

Kolkata, Jaipur, Lucknow, Shillong, Nagpur, and Hyderabad.

Contact Details
For application-related queries, please email

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