Judicial Clerkship Under Justice DY Chandrachud: Apply By Feb 27

About Justice DY ChandraChud

Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud (born 11 November 1959) is a judge of the Supreme Court of India. He is a former Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court and a former judge of Bombay High Court. He is set to assume the office of Chief Justice of India in November 2022.

About the Judicial Clerkship

A judicial clerkship, as the name suggests, is a short-term clerkship opportunity in a court, under a judge. Previous judicial clerks have called it a great way to bridge the gap between law school and a litigation career. A judicial clerk is required to directly assist a judge in his day to day matters in the court. The position requires one to research, write and help the judge that he or she is assigned to, with his everyday cases. This allows a law student to gain a good, practical experience of how the judges’ minds work. It is, basically, an opportunity that allows one to look closely at the working of both the bar and the bench.

There are two vacancies (full-time, contractual) for the position of a Judicial Clerkship i.e, Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistant to Dr Justice Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud (Judge, Supreme Court of India) for the term July 2022 – June 2023.

Application Procedure

Candidates must have graduated with a law degree before July 2022 to apply for the Judicial Clerkship under Justice DY Chandrachud. Interested candidates may send in their applications before 28 February 2022 to along with the following documents:

  • Statement of Purpose (not exceeding 500 words)
  • Writing sample (not exceeding 2000 words)
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae (preferably not exceeding three pages)

Applications for the Judicial Clerkship under Justice DY Chandrachud must bear the subject line “Clerkship Application_[Name]”.

All queries must also be directed to the email ID above.


The above vacancies are in addition to any vacancy which may be made available through the Clerkship examination process

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