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Advertisement for Selection of Para Legal Volunteers | Golaghat

District Legal Services Authority

Golaghat, Assam,



Name of the Posts: Para Legal Volunteers (PLVs)

AGE: Minimum 18 (Eighteen) years as on 01.01.2020.


  1. PLVs shall be literate, preferably matriculate, with a capacity for overall comprehension.
  2. Teachers (Including retired teachers).
  3. Retired Government servants and senior citizens.
  4. M.S.W. Students and Teachers.
  5. Anganwadi Workers.
  6. Doctors/Physicians.
  7. Students & Law Students (until they enroll as lawyers).
  8. Members of non-political, service-oriented NGOs and Clubs.
  9. Members of Women Neighbourhood Groups, Maithri Sanghams and other Self-help Groups including marginalized/ vulnerable groups.
  10. Educated prisoners with good behavior, serving long term sentences in prisons.
  11. Any other person whom the District Legal Services Authority or Taluk Legal Services Committee deems fit to be identified as PLVs.


The work of PLVs does not carry any salary, remuneration or wages except honorarium fixed by the Assam State Legal Services Authority or National Legal Services Authority from time to time which is at present Rs.500/- (Rupees five hundred only) per day for performing of any legal services activity.


PLVs do not look up to the income they derive from their services as PLVs, but they should have a mindset to assist the needy in the society coupled with compassion, empathy, and concern for the upliftment of marginalized and weaker section of the Society. They must have an unflinching commitment towards the cause which should be translated into the work they undertake. They will have to organize legal services awareness camps, perform door-to-door campaign, guiding the local people in getting access to justice.


  1. The Intending Applicant shall fill up the Enclosed Format in his/her own hand legibly or by typing in Block Capital Letters.
  2. The candidate shall annex self-attested photocopy of the relevant testimonials regarding his/her age, Educational Qualification, Nationality & Residential Status
  3. The candidate must bring all documents and testimonials in ORIGINAL at.the time of the viva-voce test.
  4. The top of the envelope containing the Application shall be superscribed in BOLD LETTERS “APPLICATION FOR PARA LEGAL VOLUNTEER UNDER D.L.S.A GOLAGHAT”.
  5. The Application Form shall be affixed with 3(three) Passport size photographs of the Candidate of which one should be affixed in the format and the rest 2(two) photographs shall be Enclosed with the Application Form.
  6. One self-addressed envelope with Rs. 10/- (Rupees Ten only) postal stamp shall also have to be submitted along with testimonials.
  7. The Application must be addressed to the Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Golaghat, Magistrate Colony, Stadium Road, PO & Dist- Golaghat, PIN-785621, Assam.
  8. The job of PLVs is for rendering service to the society on voluntary basis and as such it does not entitle him/her for being regularized in Government Service.
  9. The last date of submitting of Application is within 15 (fifteen) days from the date of publication of the advertisement within office hours i.e. (5 PM) positively. Candidates are required to visit the official website of Golaghat District Judiciary i.e, http://golaghatjudiciary.gov.in for regular information.

LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION: 15 (fifteen) days from the date of publication till office hour i.e., 5 PM.

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