Nalsar Hyderabad placed 41 students on Day Zero of campus placements for its LLB class of 2017, with all the “Big Seven” firms except JSA, foreign firms Allen & Overy, Linklaters and Herbert Smith Freehills, and five other recruiters.
It's not the 80s anymore, jobs don't just land in your lap (unless you're at... just kidding, they don't)There are no surprises on which law schools outperform the others where campus recruitments are concerned. The older national law universities (NLUs) – which also lead in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) law school preference rankings – have the upper hand when it comes to attracting the best recruiters, the earliest.
This is a chronological index of all campus recruitment stories on Legally India, and the stories are grouped under the law schools about which they report (in no particular order).
HNLU Raipur placed almost half of its LLB 2016 graduate class – out of 146 graduates, 10 sat for campus placements and 61 accepted law firm, in house legal department and LPO offers. Seven graduates got jobs with four of the Big 7 law firms.
NLIU Bhopal: 50% had already won top-paying jobs one year before graduationNLIU Bhopal has placed 25 of its 2017-graduating students on its Day Zero of recruitments held between 1 and 3 April 2016, with a mix of large law firms and two corporates.
Graphic via MintBoth sides of the now divided Amarchand Mangaldas family empire have considerably increased their recruitments for 2017 from top law schools, many top firms have filled up their quota from recruits from top law schools already.
NLU Delhi has placed 21 students graduating in 2017 after its Day Zero
NUJS Kolkata placed at least 40 fourth year students in seven big Indian law firms, confirmed the recruiting firms after the NUJS recruitment coordination committee (RCC) declined to disclose its statistics citing “university policy”.
NLSIU Bangalore’s 2017-graduating batch placed 33 out of 53 participating recruitment coordination committee (RCC) members, out of a total batch of 81, on 2 April.
hgau4fu0NLIU Bhopal placed 48 out of 89 graduates in its batch of 2015. 11 Companies, including one NGO, recruited 19 graduates and 12 domestic law firms hired 20 graduates, with 10 students joining three Big Six firms. Five graduates joined two legal process outsourcing companies (LPO).
NLU Odisha: Getting olderNLUO Cuttack brought home 24 jobs for this year’s class of 109 graduates, after 81 enrolled in the campus placement process. Biggest share of the pie went to law firms.
NLU Delhi’s 2015 batch saw 44 graduates getting placed out of the 56 who had signed up for campus placements, from a batch of 71. 15 out of 44 accepted offers were from the Big Six law firms and three students accepted offers from international law firms.
NLSIU BangaloreNLSIU Bangalore placed all 54 graduates who opted for campus placement in its class of 71 students who graduated in 2015. The Big Six firms took away more than half of the recruited graduates.
CNLU Patna placed 11 out of 23 students who sat for placements in a batch of 64 graduates this year, while six students of the batch were recruited outside campus. The Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) sector claimed the maximum placed graduates.
NUJS 2015 batchNUJS Kolkata’s class of 106 students graduating this year secured 78 jobs on and off campus, all 78 jobs being bagged by the 78 students who participated in on-campus recruitment (CRC).
Nalsar Hyderabad’s class of 74 LLB students graduating this year have secured 52 jobs with domestic and foreign law firms, in house, Big Four consulting and other organizations. Khaitan & Co and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas were the largest recruiters from the batch.
HNLU Raipur placed 58 students in this year’s graduating batch of 146 students with corporate and litigation law firms, advocates, legal process outsourcing companies (LPO), government departments and CLAT coaching centres.
Nalsar Hyderabad has placed 39 out of 81 students with confirmed jobs after its Day Zero of recruitment on 11 and 12 April.
NUJSNUJS Kolkata has set a new Day Zero record, with 40 students having accepted jobs after kicking off its 2016-batch campus recruitments on 17 and 18 April.
NLU Jodhpur bagged approximately 31 jobs for its fourth year class in Day Zero yesterday, including 13 pre-placement offers (PPOs), for 88 students.
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