JOB POST: Legal Assistant at Geological Survey of India: Apply by Feb 13
Jobs and Internship
Posted on   2024-02-13
Kolkata,Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Are you a legal professional looking for an exciting opportunity? The Geological Survey of India (GSI) is hiring! GSI is a geo-scientific agency under the Ministry of Mines, Government of India, and they are seeking young professionals to join their team as Legal Assistants. With multiple positions available across various locations in India, this is your chance to make a significant impact on the organization's work.

About the Geological Survey of India

Established in 1851, the Geological Survey of India is one of the oldest geo-scientific agencies in the world. As an attached office under the Ministry of Mines, GSI conducts geological surveys and studies of India, providing essential earth science information to the government, industry, and the general public. GSI is also actively involved in international geo-scientific fora and plays a vital role in sectors such as steel, coal, metals, cement, and power industries.

Roles and Responsibilities

As a Legal Assistant at GSI, your roles and responsibilities will include:

  1. Providing legal support on issues related to GSI.
  2. Preparing comments on all legal proceedings filed against GSI and drafting counter affidavits.
  3. Scrutinizing counter affidavits received from Counsel and performing other legal work as assigned.
  4. Maintaining a list of pending court cases and monitoring their progress.
  5. Assisting and representing GSI in court hearings.
  6. Providing legal advice on policy matters and service level agreements.
  7. Drafting and vetting tender documents to avoid legal complications.
  8. Assisting in managing court cases and attending hearings at various courts and tribunals.
  9. Coordinating with the Department of Legal Affairs, Government of India, and other legal professionals.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the position of Legal Assistant at GSI, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. Hold a degree in law from a recognized University or Institute.
  2. Have at least two years of post-qualification experience at the bar. Or,
  3. Hold a Master's degree in law from a recognized University or Institute and have at least one year of post-qualification experience at the bar.
  4. Have work experience in a court of law or expertise in legal matters with sufficient experience in a government department.
  5. Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
  6. Have knowledge of computer applications such as MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint.

How to Apply?

To apply for the position of Legal Assistant at GSI, follow these steps:

  1. Register/sign up yourself with basic personal information, a valid mobile number, and an e-mail address on the GSI portal at
  2. After successful registration, use the specific user ID and password to apply for the desired position in online mode.
  3. Upload recent, front-facing, colored photographs and scanned signatures in the specified formats and sizes.
  4. Upload scanned copies of essential qualifications and experience in a single merged file.
  5. Finally, submit your application. Note that once submitted, it cannot be edited or modified.

Application Deadline and Locations

The deadline for applications is February 13, 2024. The positions are available at multiple locations, including Kolkata, Jaipur, Lucknow, Shillong, Nagpur, and Hyderabad.

Contact Information

For any application-related queries, please email

Additional Information

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