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Day Zero

Day Zero is usually the first day of recruitment at Indian law schools, at which the most favoured recruiters visit campus and/or conduct interviews with students for placement, often more than a year before graduation.

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23 May 2019

JGLS Sonepat’s 2020 graduating batch have secured 24 Day Zero accepted offers and pre-placement offers with seven law firms, with 98 out of 484 three- and five-year LLB students participating in the organised campus recruitment activities.

15 May 2019

NLU Delhi penultimate-year students had secured 23 early jobs to start work in 2020; this is around 28% of a batch of 81, though two-thirds of the 35 students who have directly participated in campus recruitment activities (with litigation presumably being quite popular in Delhi).

19 April 2019

NLSIU Bangalore students have landed a record 44 jobs after Day Zero and Day One of recruitment for careers beginning in 2020, across most of the large law firms and companies.

18 April 2019

GNLU Gandhinagar has sent a press release of its Day Zero and Day One recruitments for the 2020 graduating batch with a massive 49 combined jobs, Bar & Bench has reported.

14 April 2019

NLU Jodhpur’s 2 April Day Zero of recruitment for the 2020 graduating batch in combination with strong pre-placement offers (PPOs) has yielded a total of 42 confirmed job offers or vacation placements, as well as three sought-after vacation schemes with international firms.

12 April 2019

NUJS Kolkata’s 2020 graduating batch has seen a stonking so-called Day Zero of recruitments so far, which has seen between 33 to 35 students secure pre-placement offers (PPOs) and at least around 30 students accepted around 40 offers to start in 2020, after recruiters’ campus interviews.

10 April 2019

Nalsar Hyderabad’s 2020 graduating batch has kicked of its first day of recruitments (also popularly known as Day Zero), on 6 April, with students having already sewn up 23 pre-placement offers (PPOs) and a total of 8 prestigious vacation schemes and/or training contracts with foreign law firms.

04 May 2018

JGLS Sonepat has concluded its so-called Day Zero interviews, which were staggered between April and concluded in early May, resulting in a total of 23 accepted jobs for students graduating in 2019.

19 April 2018

NUJS Kolkata, which continues to maintain an omerta over its campus recruitment figures and declined to confirm, deny or otherwise speak about Day Zero recruitment figures citing long-standing “policy”, has so far received possibly up to 84 job offers from nine domestic law firms, including more than 20 PPOs.

17 April 2018

Nalsar Hyderabad has already placed 34 out of 77 students who will graduate the LLB degree next year, as first published by Bar & Bench.

13 April 2018

NLSIU Bangalore has already placed 46 out of 76 students who will graduate the LLB degree next year.

12 April 2018

NLU Jodhpur has already placed 32 out of 103 students who will graduate the LLB degree next year, including three foreign firm vacation schemes.

04 April 2018

NLU Delhi has already placed 23 out of 78 students who will graduate LLB next year, including four foreign firm vacation schemes, with 10 of those jobs gained during the 24 March ‘Day Zero’ of recruitment at the law school.

28 April 2017

Day Zero recruitments of the 2018-graduating batches by the law firms paying the highest starting salaries, have revealed that Day Zero demand has increased, with 9 firms hiring 202 students, mostly from top national law schools, to start working with them in 2018 (in 2016 and 2015, the total number had held steady at 191 and 190 respectively).

08 April 2017

Nalsar Hyderabad has placed 27 students with domestic top tier law firms out of a batch of 72 by its first day of 2018 recruitments, or so-called Day Zero on 5 April, in addition to one actual high-paying job with a foreign law firm, and one vacation placement with a foreign law firm.

07 April 2017

GNLU Gandhinagar has seen Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas make a record 12 offers on its Day Zero of recruitments in addition to 5 pre-placement offers, bringing its total haul of 2018 accepted job offers to 30, reported Bar & Bench, citing a GNLU press release.

04 April 2017

NLSIU Bangalore’s Day Zero of recruitments yesterday (3 April) has yielded 30 job offers, alongside a record 20 pre-placement offers (PPOs), of which a total of 34 job offers were accepted.

03 April 2017

Seven law firms have made 24 offers to NLU Delhi students by its Day Zero of 2018 recruitments on Saturday, 1 April, with 20 NLU Delhi students having now bagged jobs upon graduation.

20 May 2016

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.

12 April 2016

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.

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