JOB POST: Senior Law Officer/Law Officer at Indian National Space Promotion & Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe), ISRO: Apply by May 31

Indian National Space Promotion & Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe), ISRO under the Department of Space (Government of India) is seeking to hire a professional for the job role of Senior/Law Officer in the Legal Directorate at Ahmedabad.

About IN-SPACe

Indian National Space Promotion & Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) is an independent Nodal agency under Department of Space (DoS) for promotion and authorisation of Space activities and usage of DOS owned facilities by Non-Government Private Entities (NGPEs).

About the Job Opportunity

IN-SPACe invites applications for the post of Senior Law Officer/Law Officer in the Legal Directorate.
Talented and motivated Indian Nationals working in State Govt./UT cadres, Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), Autonomous Bodies, Statutory Organisations, Universities, Recognised Research Institutes, Private Sector Companies, Consultancy Organisations, International/ Multinational Organisations etc, and willing to contribute towards expanding the Space activities in the Country are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities of the Law Officer

  • Frame regulations under the Space Activities Act and submit for Board approval.
  • Liaising with Government Ministry/ Departments in legal matters.
  • Conduct background checks of applicants for grant of license, following due process of diligence.
  • Assess company background, compliance aspects of statutory norms, legal implications etc.
  • Provide legal inputs to the Board in case of disputes arising out of grant/denial of license.
  • Handle matters related to liabilities arising out of licensed Space activities.
  • Handle matters related to legal actions against deviations/ violations of license conditions.
  • Develop methodologies and mechanisms for assessing and evaluating the proposals from the legal point of view.
  • Implement the tasks identified by the Directorate.

Note: The Job Description given is indicative. The appointees are liable to discharge any other task(s) as duly assigned, in addition to those indicated in the Job Description for all the Posts.


A: Educational

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law with minimum 60% marks or CGPA 6.32/10 from a recognised University
  • Must have completed a course on Space law/Commercial law/Arbitration law.

Desirable: LLM in the field of Space law.

B: Experience:

Minimum work experience of 3 Years for Law Officer and 6 years for Sr. Law Officer.

Desirable: Experience in the field of Commercial Law/Space Law.

Age Limit: 35 years for Sr/Law Officer, as on May 31, 2022

Pay Scale

Level-11/10 of the Pay Matrix (7th CPC) for Sr/Law Officer

Consolidated pay of:

  • Sr. Law Officer: Rs. 1,18,685/-
  • Law Officer: Rs.1,00,009/-

How to Apply?

  • Soft copy of the application in the prescribed format along with supporting documents/certificates, in pdf file or compressed .zip single file and not exceeding 10 MB, may be forwarded to:
  • Applicants may scan in 200 dpi grey scale ensuring that the scanned documents are legible when a printout is taken.
  • The following documents are to be attached:
    • Copy of Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent certificate indicating date of birth.
    • Copy of Degree/Diploma certificates in proof of educational qualifications claimed, alongwith Consolidated Mark Sheet.
    • Order/letter in respect of equivalent Educational Qualifications claimed, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement.
    • For experience, up-to-date and full Experience Certificate, unambiguously indicating the nature of duties, dates and duration of experience, level/position, responsibilities etc issued by the employer may be forwarded. In case, the submitted documents do not convincingly support the claim made, the application is liable to be rejected.
    • Similarly, applicants who have claimed relevant experience but the Experience Certificate attached in support of that is not for the entire duration claimed or do not support the claim made would be rejected. Only the time period of relevant experience for which Experience Certificate has been submitted would be considered.
    • Appointment letters, office orders, transfer orders, resignation letters, pay certificates, service certificates, posting orders, affidavits and the certificates attested by the Applicants themselves or self employment certificates are normally not considered as proof of experience. However, if the candidate is unable to submit experience certificate in the given format, any document unambiguously indicating the experience, nature of duties and the period claimed may be submitted and it would be considered on merit.
    • Documentary support for any other claim(s) made.

Duty Station

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Click here for the application format prescribed by ISRO – IN-SPACe.