#RecTracker: GLC Mumbai places 97 in Class of 2016, holds first ever Day Zero [Updated]

Government Law College (GLC), Mumbai

The Government Law College in Mumbai has recently ended the recruitment process for the graduating batches of 2016, with a total of ninety-five ninety-seven students placed. Of the 600-odd students across the 3-year and 5-year course, 60 students were recruited through the college’s placement committee while the remaining 35 students were privately placed.

In terms of recruiters, Wadia Ghandy & Co has picked up five students, with Desai & Dewanji, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Parimal K Shroff, and Nilesh Ojha & Associates recruiting four students each. Interestingly, Cyril Amarchand had made seven offers, including one pre-placement offer.

Firm Offers Acceptances
Wadia Ghandy & Co 5 5
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas 7 (1 PPO) 4 (1 PPO)
Parimal K Shroff 4 4
Nilesh Ojha & Associates 4 4
Desai and Diwanji 4 4
Manilal Kher Ambalal 3 3
Khaitan Legal Associates 3 3
Mansukhlal Hiralal & Co. 2 2
Vaish Associates 2 2
Dave & Girish 4 2
 MZD Legal  3  2
Shah & Sanghvi 2 2
 SDS Partners  2  1
Clove legal 1  1
 Shiralkar & Co  1
 Lodha Legal 1  1
Mulla & Mulla & Craige Blunt & Caroe 1 1
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas 1 1
 Vidhi Partners  1  1
Nedumpara & Nedumpara 1 1
Total   52  45

A total of twelve students were placed across different corporate with Godrej Properties and Reliance Commercial & Home Finance hiring three students each.

Corporate Offers  Acceptance

Reliance Commercial & Home Finance

3 3
Godrej Properties 3 3
KPMG 2 2
HDFC 3 1
JSW 1 1
Raheja Universal 1 1
Nomura Services 1 1
Total 14 12

Two students have been placed in the chambers of practicing lawyers (Manoj G Menda and Neel G Helelkar) while one student has been placed as a judicial clerk in the Delhi High Court.

In addition to this, the college held its first ever Day Zero in the month of February this year. During the day zero recruitments, a total of six students from the Class of ’17 were placed with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and AZB & Partners picking up two students; Talwar Thakore & Associates, and Trilegal recruited one student each.

Private Placements

When it comes to non-placement committee related recruitments, a total of thirty-five students have been recruited across law firms, corporate, and individual counsels. Of these, Bharucha & Partners recruited five students.

Firm Acceptances 
Bharucha & Partners 5
Juris Corp 2
Mulla & Mulla & Craige Blunt & Caroe 2
Economic Law Practice 2
Vaish Law Associates 1
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas 1
AZB & Partners 1
Trilegal 1
Agama Law Associates 1
Advani & Co 1
Dhru & Company 1
Juris Partners 1
New Era Juris Corp 1
Rajiv Sawant & Associates 1
Indian Law Partners 1
Samvad Partnes 1
Total 23

Corporate Placements 

Corporate  Acceptances 
Wockardt 2
Abhyudaya Corporate Bank 1
Treelife Consulting 1
Optima Legal Solution 1
3i Infotech 1
Scisormix 1
Meru Cabs 1
Reliance Inc. 1
PWC 1
KPMG 1
Total 11

Two students chose to join the chambers of practicing lawyers (Madhusoodanan Nair and Vipul Joshi) while one student opted for a central government service.

GLC Placement Committee
The Placement Committee (2015-2016)

The GLC Placement Committee has Prof. H.D. Pithawalla as Professor In-Charge while the General Secretary is Arpit Kumar Mishra, and the Assistant General Secretary is Ayushi Arora.

The “Senior Coordinators” of the Placement Committee include Aradhana Yadav, Anuja Mukunde, Chandra Tanay Chaube, Ishita Pandey, Osheen Chawla, Rucha Kolte, Saad Khan, and Yashika Joshi.