The National Law University (NLU), Delhi today launched Eklavya – a ‘Research Affiliate’ programme, under its new academic initiatives. This scheme is open to those who do not have a traditional law degree. Through this, the university aims to emphasise its commitment to actively seek partnerships outside the varsity and draw from their experiences and perspectives to develop quality legal scholarship. The programme is open for any individual with at least three years of demonstrable experience working on issues that have significant interface with the law. At least three years should have passed after the completion of the undergraduate degree for the candidate to be eligible for this programme. Candidates should remember that if an applicant is in full time/ parttimeemployment with any organisation/ firm/ company/ law chambers/ government department etc, approval to be part of this fellowship will be required at the time of final selection. Self-employed individuals/ freelancers/ independent consultants etc will have to provide a declaration to that effect at the time of final selection.