#RecTracker: HNLU places 44 students of 2017 batch, 18 picked up by state law ministry [Updated]

Bar & Bench May 24 2017

Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur has placed 44 of its 2017 batch students.

A total of 73 students sat for placements, with the others opting for the UPSC and Judiciary exams, and litigation. The batch strength was 170. A significant chunk of the students who were placed (18) were picked up by Chhattisgarh’s Ministry of Law and Legislative Affairs.

A few students were also picked up by top law firms like Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners and Trilegal. Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan made as many as 4 hires. Other law firms like Link Legal, Advaita Law, Arthe Law, Singh & Associates, Vaish Associates and BMR Legal also took part in hiring students of the 2017 batch.

ICICI and IMS also hired 1 student each, while 3 landed roles at Thomson Reuters, subject to an internship after graduation.

Four students decided to pursue higher studies in universities abroad and in India, while one student took up a Teach for India fellowship. One student joined the Chambers of Karan Joseph in Bangalore.

Below is the breakup of the acceptances:

Organisation Placements (PPOs) Total
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas 1 1
AZB & Partners 1 1
Trilegal 0(1) 1
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan 3(1) 4
Singh & Associates 0(2) 2
Vaish Associates 0(1) 1
BMR Legal 0(1) 1
Tuli & Co. 1 1
Arthe Law 0(1) 1
Link Legal 0(2) 2
Advaita Legal 0(2) 2
SK Farhan & Associates 0(1) 1
Nexus Legal 1 1
Chhattisgarh Law Ministry 18 18
ICICI 1 1
IMS India 1 1
LexPlosion Solutions 1 1
Thomson Reuters 3 3*
DraftSpotting Technologies 1 1
TOTAL 32(12) 44

* subject to internship

The student members of the Recruitment Co-ordination Committee for the 2017 batch were Nipun Gautam, Astha Sinha, Om Kukreja, Prerana De, A.Rishi and Sharanya Mukherjee.

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