RecTracker: 89 students of NUJS 2019 batch secure placements, law firms offer 15-18 lakh per year

RecTracker: 89 students of NUJS 2019 batch secure placements, law firms offer 15-18 lakh per year

The 2019 batch of West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) has had a fruitful recruitment season, securing a whopping 89 jobs for its students.

Once again, NUJS has claimed that its 2019 batch has secured the highest number of placements across all National Law Universities (NLUs) in the country.

The batch received a total of 121 offers, out of which 89 were accepted. 60 of these were from law firms across the country. 7 students accepted Training Contracts and Vacation Schemes at international law firms.

Indian Law Firms
Law FirmNo. of hires
AZB & Partners12
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas11
L&L Partners7
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas4
Khaitan & Co4
Talwar Thakore & Associates2
J Sagar Associates1
Clarus Law Associates1
Pathak and Associates1
ChirAmrit LLP1
S Jalan and Co.1
PLA Advocates1
Anand and Anand1
Agarwal Law Associates1
International Law Firms
FirmVacation Schemes/Training Contracts
Linklaters LLP1/1
Allen &  Overy1/1
Herbert Smith Freehills2/1

Among the Indian law firms, AZB & Partners was the biggest hirer, taking on board 12 NUJS students. Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas was next with 11 hires, followed by Trilegal with 8 and L&L Partners with 7. Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co, and IndusLaw made 4 hires each.

The average salary package offered at Indian law firms was Rs. 15-18 lakh per annum. International law firms offered Rs. 42-46 lakh per year.

A total of 22 students accepted in-house jobs. SAIL and ICICI Bank were the biggest hirers, with 9 and 4 each. These students received packages ranging from Rs 12-14 lakh. 

OrganisationNo. of hires
Steel Authority of India Limited9
Thomson Reuters LLP3
SVF Entertainment1
Anand Rathi Wealth Management1
McNally Bharat Engineering Company Ltd.1
Ernst and Young1

6 students opted for litigation at various chambers, while one student each secured judicial clerkships at the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court.

Another 5 students opted to pursue higher studies at universities like University of Cambridge, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, and Boston University. One student secured a Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University.

13 students decided to prepare for judiciary exams, while another 7 are studying for civil services exams. ODRWays, a startup created at NUJS employed 2 students.

The Recruitment Committee for the Batch of 2019 comprised Aditi Somani, Ankita Agarwala, Aparimita Pratap, Guncha Dhiman, Isha Choudhary (Coordinator), Mishail Khan, Shubhankar Jain, and Tanmai Shukla (Coordinator). 

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