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NLIU 2018 batch secures 80 out of 84 jobs, LLMs, exams • CAM, Khaitan, Trilegal biggest • 8 go for MP judiciary

NLIU 2018 batch celebrates great recruitments
NLIU 2018 batch celebrates great recruitments

NLIU Bhopal’s 2018 batch has seen 72 out of 84 graduating students secure jobs with law firms, corporates and legal process outsourcers (LPOs), and pursue further studies and other career opportunities.

On top of that, an additional 8 students have cleared the preliminary rounds for the Madhya Pradesh judiciary exams on a first attempt.

The biggest law firm recruiters were Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co and Trilegal, which picked up 6 students each.

Singh & Associates and Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan hired 4 and 3 students respectively, while L&L Partners hired 2. A number of other law firms hired one student each, including Link Legal, Universal Legal, DSK Legal, Bharucha & Partners, Legasis Partners, Singhania & Co and Vertices Partners (see full break-down in table below).

A total of 20 joined companies in-house or went to LPOs, including Thomson Reuters (4) and Integreon (1). Vedanta and Wipro each picked up 3 students, while other corporate recruiters included ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Kotak Group.

One student accepted an offer to pursue an LLM at Oxford University, 2 would take an LLM at NLIU Bhopal, 1 at Nalsar Hyderabad and 1 at Jagran Lakecity University.

Six students were placed with litigation chambers.

The placement coordination committee (PCC) commented:

These results would not have been possible without the tireless efforts and undying support of our faculty coordinator Dr Raka Arya. The PCC would also like to thank the NLIU, Bhopal Administration, various Committees in the University and the alumni of NLIU, Bhopal, for their constant support.

We would also like to thank and express our gratitude to all our recruiters for their continued support to the University. The PCC looks forward to nurturing and strengthening the relationships and ties with our current recruiters as well as build relationships with new recruiters in an ever-changing and dynamic legal services market.

Lastly, we would like to congratulate our peers from the Batch of 2018 at other law schools for a terrific performance in terms of recruitment this year. We wish all of them all the very best for all their future Career endeavours.

The 2017-18 PCC at NLIU was included faculty coordinator Dr Raka Arya, and Milind Mohul Ghosh, Sachin Arora, Vaibhavi Tadwalkar (coordinators), Shivesh Tripathi (V year member), Aishwarya Srivastava, Christina Shaju, Mrinal Mishra, Udyan Arya, Varnika Taya (IV year members), Aryan Gupta, Bhavik Shukla, Kashish Mahajan, Mincy Mathew, Prabal De, Sahil Mathew Mishra, Shounak Banerjee, Utsav Mitra (III year members).

NLIU Bhopal 2018 recruitments: The full figures

Law Firms Recruited
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas 6
Khaitan & Co 6
Trilegal 6
Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan 3
Singh & Associates 4
Trust Legal 1
Luthra & Luthra 2
Link Legal 1
Universal Legal 1
DSK Legal 1
Bharucha & Partners 1
Musthafa and Almana, Dubai 1
Legasis Partners 1
Singhania & Co 1
New Delhi Law Offices 1
Vertices Partners 1
SKV Law Offices 1
Patanjali Law Associates 1
Malhotra & Malhotra 1
Credo Advocates 1
ICICI Bank 1
HDFC Bank 1
Vedanta 3
Thomson Reuters 4
Wipro 3
Kotak Group 1
International Institute of Financial Markets 1
Integreon Management Solutions 1
Karvee Consultancy 1
Pramata Knowledge Solutions 1
University of Oxford 1
NLIU Bhopal 2
NALSAR Hyderabad 1
Jagran Lakecity University 1
Chambers of Advocate Anshuman Singh 1
Chambers of Jai Sahai Endlaw 1
Chambers of Additional Solicitor General of India 1
Chambers of Mr Arvind Baheti 1
Independent Practice in other Litigation Chambers 2
Total: 72
Source: NLIU PCC
NLIU Bhopal recruitment committee celebrates great 2018
NLIU Bhopal recruitment committee celebrates great 2018
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