Call for Editors by The Democratic Line Magazine of AFPR [Adhyayan Foundation For Policy And Research]: Apply by Feb 28

Adhyayan  Foundation

About the Organisation

Adhyayan Foundation for Policy & Research (AFPR) is an independent non-profit, research and educational organization dedicated to producing quality research to help in the formulation, assessment, and implementation of public policies. We aim at covering a wide range of issues that are of significance to this country from economy to administrative efficiency and from legal lacunas to international affairs. We strive towards bridging the gap in policymaking for the wholesome growth and development of our country.

About the Opportunity

The Democratic Line

Published from Lucknow, The Democratic Line is a monthly journal issued under the name of AFPR, a policy think tank (registration- NPC [section 8] Companies Act)

The distinctive feature of The Democratic Line is to bring together the academicians, researchers, policymakers, lawyers, experts, and activists coming from different fields to debate and discuss various social science disciplines (Political Studies, Legal Studies, Economic Studies, International Relations) and bring in a unique platform for both knowledge and opportunity.

Adhyayan Foundation invites applications from motivated students across India to take advantage of this learning opportunity by joining the Student Editorial Board for its monthly publication “The Democratic Line” to maintain the editorial direction of the magazine and to ensure engaging, thought-provoking, original and contemporary publications.

Designation and Duration

Student Editor: The position is for a 3+3 month, total 6 months period, which shall continue for the second phase of 3 months on the basis of the performance of the student.

About the Vacancies

4 (Four)


3rd & 4th Year law students pursuing a 5-Year integrated law degree enrolled in any BCI approved college/institution.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conducting preliminary review on a submitted piece.

  • Sending conditional acceptance and feedback after consultation with Senior Student Editors.

  • Coordinating with the authors of submitted pieces on a regular basis until final publication.

  • Handling queries submitted by authors/students regarding publications.

  • Basic editing of articles, case commentaries, essays, news articles, and other miscellaneous editorial tasks.

Application Procedure

Interested students can submit their applications by sending an email to thedemocraticline[at] with a mail body, attaching an updated CV and a recently written article, with the subject head “Application for Student Editor.”

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and will be asked to edit a sample piece within a deadline based on which the final results will be declared.


After successfully serving as the Student Editor for a specified time, the student shall be awarded a  Certificate of Acknowledgement/Appreciation signed by a designated professional within the Advisory and Editorial Board of the organization.

The candidate will be provided non-monetary based on performance from time to time and shall also be given free access to webinars, workshops, and the opportunity to be in the organizing team for various national & international events conducted by Adhyayan Foundation.

Application Deadline

28th February 2021 by 11:59 PM

Click here for AFPR’s official website.

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