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NLIU Bhopal alumni make up 17% of latest MP civil judge selection list


Lower judiciary results are out
Lower judiciary results are out

Disproving a common complaint that national law school graduates don’t give back to the judicial system, NLIU Bhopal alumni made up 16 out of a total of 92 candidates to have made it past the written exam cut-offs for the latest Madhya Pradesh lower judiciary recruitment, according to an NLIU alumni Facebook page.

11 LLB alumni from the 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 batches, and 5 LLM alumni from the 2012, 2015 and 2017 batches of NLIU secured ranks on the provisional merit list released on 17 May, candidates on which will be inducted as civil judges in Madhya Pradesh subject to interview by the high court.

Navishta Qureshi from the 2011 LLB batch secured rank 4 in the general category. LLM alumni Anupreksha Jain from the 2017 batch secured rank 6 and Manoram Tiwari from 2017 secured rank 9 in the general category. Richa Jain from the 2009 LLB class with rank 43 was the only other alumni to have made it in the unreserved category.

The other successful alumni were:

Name Rank in Gen Rank in SC Rank in ST OBC Batch Course
1 Navishta Qureshi 4 2011 LLB
2 Anupreksha Jain 6 2017 LLM
3 Manoram Tiwari 9 2012 LLM
4 Richa Jain 43 2009 LLB
5 K Shivani 9 2010 LLB
6 Nitin Jain 10 2017 LLM
7 Sitaram Das 12 2012 LLB
8 Jagat Pratap Atal 15 2012 LLB
9 Nikita Pawar 3 2012 LLB
10 Ayush Kanel 5 2012 LLB
11 Shivani Dhurve 10 2012 LLB
12 Archana 8 2011 LLB
13 Aarti Gautam 11 2011 LLB
14 Ajay Uikey 13 2011 LLB
15 Prachi Kaurav 1 2015 LLM
16 Smriti Patel 11 2015 LLM

The high court had advertised 94 posts for civil judge - grade 2, which is eligible for a pay scale of Rs 27,700 to 44,770 and a posting in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, according to local newspaper Rojgar Aur Nirman, on 9 January 2018. One other backward class (OBC) cteogry post was later deducted, the notification with the results stated.

The exam was conducted on 10 May 2018 after being postponed from 30 April 2018 due to a bank holiday on 30 April, as per notification.

If you have similar interesting statistics about other law schools in lower judiciary examinations, please do reach out and let us know.

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