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08 March 2013

ILS Pune’s class of 2012 has reportedly seen only 20 placements so far for 105 total students, reported the Indian Express. The 131-strong batch of 2011 apparently secured 60 jobs, plummeting from 2008's 100% result.

Veteran ILS campus placements-visitor ONGC allegedly complained of a decline in students’ standards.

Principal Vaijayanti Joshi blames it on lack of the college’s autonomy and funds (being affiliated to Pune University), while students say it is due to lack of infrastructure and “exposure” when compared with the national law universities. [Express]

The law college was one of the five law schools felicitated by the Bar Council of India last month in its golden jubilee celebrations, for “outstanding contribution to legal education”, as first reported by Legally India.

In July 2012 Legally India reported on difficulties faced by several law schools to attract recruiters, amidst increased competition and a slowing economy.

11 October 2012

A day (zero) at NLU Delhi Exclusive: NLU Delhi placed five students from its first ever batch, which will graduate in 2013, in three Indian and one UK magic circle law firm in its ongoing recruitment efforts. Ten other law firms have expressed interest in conducting recruitment interviews for the batch of 2013 in the coming academic semester.

19 September 2012

RGNUL new campus In RGNUL Patiala’s second graduating batch more than 53 per cent were placed after the largest part of the batch joined court practice and many others secured law firm positions through internships.

27 July 2012

LI and Mint, together every fortnight In today’s edition of Mint: Law firms enjoy unequal bargaining power in a market where the talent pool is deepening every year.

The sobering state of the economy has got India’s law students worried. For many, particularly at the top few schools, getting a high-paying job was the primary aim of their legal education. The higher pay packets also justified the pursuit of an interest in the law, especially when it came to convincing parents who would otherwise prefer their children aspire for admission to an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) or Indian Institute of Management (IIM).

25 June 2012

CNLU-shopped-croppedExclusive: CNLU Patna’s second batch of 80 students found twenty-five jobs in its 2011-12 campus placement, with legal process outsourcing (LPO) companies and the All India Reporter (AIR) accounting for 80 per cent of jobs.

14 June 2012

RMLNLU RMLNLU Lucknow’s 2012 graduating class of 154 this year secured 25 jobs, with most going to legal process outsourcing (LPO) companies and eight law firms that were first-time recruiters.

10 June 2012

image The number of recruiting law firms visiting Christ College of Law Bangalore slumped to two this year, but the second batch graduating from the college made it up in terms of pre placement offers (PPOs) to secure 21 total jobs, one short of the college’s debut recruitment record.

17 May 2012

Nalsar-hyderabadNalsar Hyderabad’s recruitment coordination committee (RCC) for 2012 placed all 43 of its campus placement participants from the batch of 72 students graduating from the law school this year. The 100 per cent target achieved in campus placement spanned 14 Indian organisations and two foreign law firms.

Out of the 29 non-participating students while some have accepted LLM offers and judicial clerkships, most will join court practice.

15 May 2012

NUJSExclusive: 57 out of a class of 100 NUJS Kolkata students graduating this year secured jobs with 26 organizations, through a mix of campus recruitment and applying independently, while almost a third of the remaining class opted to appear for civil and judicial service exams.

15 May 2012

NLSIUBangaloreLibrary_2b3a5331ae2db119ea3e40cd27bebf8525 out of 76 students in NLSIU’s class of 2013 were placed across seven law firms and a foreign firm after 47 students participated in the law school’s so-called “Day Zero” on 12 May 2012, when six law firms and a foreign firm visited the campus.

10 May 2012

NLU Jodhpur Amarchand Mangaldas, Trilegal and Majmudar have hired 14 fourth-year students from NLU Jodhpur, as the final year has seen 45 41 job offers for 51 52 campus placement participants.

08 May 2012

NLIU: Fairly satisfiedExclusive: Around 50 out of 82 NLIU Bhopal students graduating this year participated in the campus recruitment activities, out of whom 31 found employment with recruiters led by Amarchand Mangaldas, two legal process outsourcing (LPO) units, a public sector undertaking, a private company and ICICI Bank.

25 April 2012

The milk round Exclusive: Around 40 fourth-year students at Nalsar Hyderabad, GNLU Gandhinagar and NLIU Bhopal have been hired by law firms led by Amarchand Mangaldas and Trilegal, after the three colleges held their so-called recruitment “day zero” events weeks ahead of traditional first mover NLSIU Bangalore.

25 November 2011


Law firms pay lawyers with six years of experience up to around Rs 30 lakh per annum in Mumbai, revealed analysis of data collected in Legally India’s associate survey, as first published in Mint today.

31 October 2011

mortarboards Exclusive: Almost none of the 2010-11 graduates with LLM masters’ degrees from India’s top three national law schools have secured jobs in top tier law firms, with most of the 118 going for academic careers, as law firms actively avoid recruiting from outgoing Indian post-graduate batches.

21 July 2011

NUJS_Kolkata-darkExclusive: At least 41 final year NUJS Kolkata students in a 2012 graduating batch of around 95 have secured office-based jobs, including three training contracts abroad and numerous offers from Amarchand, Trilegal, Luthra and AZB and Bharucha.

23 June 2011

image RGNUL Patiala’s 2011 graduating students are only now starting to secure the first ‘desk jobs’ after serious delays now being rectified by the college’s new vice chancellor, who only recently joined from HNLU Raipur.

15 June 2011

imageExclusive: Sixty-five Amity Law School Delhi graduates have secured ‘desk job’ offers out of a batch of 136 students, with 11 additional law firm jobs still to be confirmed after interviews.

13 June 2011

image Exclusive: At least 13 students in the very first graduating batch of RMLNLU Lucknow will be joining desk-based jobs, with three securing has placed out of which three were pre-placement offers (PPOs).

10 June 2011

Legally India newsletter Everyone loves cake, particularly lawyers who really like cakes that just keep growing. Unfortunately cakes do not do so without hard work so this week many have been busy baking.