The graduating students of the batch of 2022 of Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), one of India’s leading law schools, have secured a record 48 accepted offers from some of India’s most prestigious law firms on Day Zero and Day One of the placement process.
Despite the turbulence of the global pandemic, this year’s tally of 48 surged well past last year’s record of 36 accepted offers. This includes 6 pre-placement offers (PPOs) and 7 Day-One offers.
The largest recruiter across the board was Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas with 15 accepted offers including 1 PPO, followed by AZB & Partners (Mumbai) and Trilegal with 7 accepted offers each. Indus Law extended 4 offers, while AZB & Partners (Delhi) andShardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.hired 2 students each. Argus Partners recruited 1 student. HCL, one of India’s most prestigious IT services and consulting organizations, recruited 5 students for its general counsel practice.
Also, while Veritas Legal extended 2 pre-placement offers, Khaitan & Co., J. Sagar Associates and Sarvada Legal also extended pre-placement offers to 1 student each. The Zero Day Placement for the Graduating Batch of 2022 was held on August 4-5, 2021, followed by Day One Placements.
Commenting on the achievements of the students of JGLS, Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice-Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University and the Founding Dean, Jindal Global Law School said, “Jindal Global Law School has moved from strength to strength despite the trying times. With the second wave in full force, the Office of the Career Services and our students had to not only work within the overly competitive environment but also work against an adverse economic landscape.”
JGLS was ranked as India’s Number One Law School by QS World University Rankings by subject in 2021.
The other law schools of repute as per NIRF Rankings 2020 include NLSIU Bangalore, NLU Delhi, NALSAR Hyderabad, IIT Kharagpur and NLU Jodhpur. Other Law colleges featured in the list include WBNUJS Kolkata; GNLU Gandhinagar; SIU Pune; Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia and RGNLU Patiala.