National Law University, Jodhpur - Interview with Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit, Director on Admission, Courses
National Law University, Jodhpur, is ranked 5th in the NIRF India Rankings 2020 for Law. Established in 1999 and recognised by the Bar Council of India (BCI), NLU Jodhpur offers unique integrated law programme. The university also hosts the School of Insurance Studies which offers programmes in insurance. Careers360 talked to Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit, Director, National Law University, to know about the legacy of the university, its mission, courses offered,admission process, placements and more. Read the full interview with Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit, Director of National Law University, Jodhpur below.
Careers360: Please tell us about the ranking and accreditation acquired by National Law University, Jodhpur.
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit: There is no separate accreditation for MBA in insurance as of now. However, the university stands at the 5th rank in NIRF with 64.29 percentage.
Careers360:What are the admission criteria and the required cutoff?
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit:The basic required qualification is graduation. The candidates must have at least 50% in their graduation. Also, the candidates must have passed either CAT, CMAT or GMAT examination with a minimum percentile of 50%, 160% and 400% respectively. Candidates who have not taken these examinations will not be considered for admissions.
Careers360: Tell us about the rich diversity the university has to offer.
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit: We want students to come from all over the country. The university welcomes students hailing from all the states. Most of the students come from North India. But we also want the students from South India to apply for admissions.
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Careers360: Are there any hostel facilities for the students?
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit: Yes, there is a hostel facility provided to the students. There are separate hostels for boys and girls with 24-hour security and Wi-fi connection. Every hostel room has a single-seated room. The mess facility caters to both vegetarians and non-vegetarian students.
Careers360: Why MBA in insurance?
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit: Initially every person would get experience in insurance by practice. We decided to start formal and theoretical education because more and more students are interested in learning about it. The insurance sector is going to be one of the largest industries in times to come, therefore courses like these are of great importance. Formal education has to be there so that all professionals are well-versed with the industry.
Careers360: What kind of students should choose Insurance specialization?
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit: Specialization has become the need of the hour nowadays because the insurance sector is purely specialized. Students coming from the engineering background, CA background, B. Com background can apply for the course. We also train the students for management too.
Careers360: Does the university also provide internship opportunities to the students?
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit: Yes, we ask the companies for internship opportunities too. We have nowadays started sending our students to various brokerage firms too. Internships are dependent on the requirements of the companies. We have made the one-month internship mandatory in our university. We arrange for industrial visits too and till date we have arranged for such visits to the textile, cement and other such industries. With the help of such visits, students get to know how the premium calculation and payment by industries to the insurance companies.
Careers360: What is the placement procedure and who are the top recruiters?
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit: A lot of popular companies come on campus like HDFC, Bajaj Allianz, IFFCO Tokyo, ICICI Bank, etc. These companies also offer an off-campus recruitment process to the students through virtual meetings. Our alumni are well placed in most big companies.
Careers360: What are the job profiles and salaries offered to students?
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit: The salary depends on the positions available and the profile of the students. The average salary starts from 4. 50 lakhs and goes up to 8.50 lakhs on an average.
Careers360: Any advice you would like to give to students who are seeking admission in MBA?
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit:Just keep your mind clear while pursuing such courses or while making decisions. We, at National Law University, make our students ready to be directly employed. Nowadays, broking firms also give good packages to the students hailing from the insurance sector. If you want to make a career in insurance or service marketing, this can be a good opportunity for you.
Careers360: Any advice to prospective B-school aspirants?
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Purohit: We are modulating the courses in such a way that these fit the requirements of the insurance companies. So, students need not worry because we are making them job-ready in this university. The insurance sector is going to be one of the best career-oriented sectors in the near future.
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Questions related to National Law University, Jodhpur
what is the best score for nlu jodhpur law college?
Allotment of seat depends on the cut off rank and cut off rank depends on number of seats available, number of candidates appeared, difficulty of exam etc. In 2019 the cut off for NLU, Jodhpur was as follows
- SC: 4930
- General Pwd: 6538
- General pwd: 2052
You need to secure the rank accordingly based on your category.
what score should i get for nlu jodhpur ?
Being ranked in one of the top law schools in India, NLU Jodhpur stands out in many aspects some being infrastructure, academics, and culture . Check the below link to now cut off of NLU Jodhpur .
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cut off marks for national law University Jodhpur
According to the expected cut off marks 2020 in CLAT for NLU, Jodhpur university your marks should be in the range of 109-111. Highest rank is 181 and lowest rank is 354 for Jodhpur university. It will be vary from year to year depends on the difficulty of paper, number of candidates appeared in the exam and etc...
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hello I am a clat aspirant 2020, my mock scores is 40, please tell me how to improve my mock scores in order to get a seat into nlu Jodhpur is just 22 days
Follow this preparation pattern. This might help you:
You will be given passages of about 450 words. These passages are usually from Contemporary or Historically signification fiction and nonfiction writing. The standard would be of 12th standard student. So each Passage has a series of questions which will check your Comprehension and language skills. You will be required to Read and comprehend the main point discussed in the passage. Draw Inferences and conclusions based on the passage. Summarise the passage. You will have to compare and contrast the different viewpoints set out in the passage. You will have to understand the meaning of various words and phrases used in the passage.
Current Affairs including General Knowledge: You will be given passages of upto 450 words and these passages are usually taken from News, Journalistic sources and nonfiction writing. The questions may include legal information or knowledge but do not need any additional knowledge of the law beyond the passage. This sections requires you to demonstrate knowledge of various aspects of current affairs and general knowledge including Contemporary events of significance at National and International Level, Arts and Culture, International Affairs and Historical Events.
Logical Reasoning section consists of Short passages of about 300 words each. You have to recognise an argument, its premises and conclusions. You have to read and identify the arguments set out in a passage. Critically analyse the patterns of reasoning and assess how conclusions may depend on particular premises or evidence. You have to infer what follows from the passage and draw relationships and analogies, identify contradictions and equivalence.
Legal Reasoning section has passages of 450 words each which may relate to fact situations or scenarios involving legal matters, public policy questions or moral philosophical enquiries. You need not require any prior legal knowledge. General awareness will do. Yuo have to idenify and infer the rules and passages set out in the passage and apply those rules to various fact situations and understand how changes to the rules or principles may alter the application to various fact situations.
Quantitative Techniques section includes short set of facts or prepositions, graphs, or other textual, pictorial or diagrammatic representations of numerical information followed by a series of questions. You need to apply 10th standard mathematical operations on ratios and proportions, basic algebra, mensuration and statistical estimation.
For preparation material and sample papers, please visit the official website: https://consortiumofnlus.ac.in/clat-2020/ug-lms.html
You can read our page for tips to prepare for CLAT: https://law.careers360.com/articles/how-prepare-for-clat-without-coaching
Is National Law University,Jodhpur good for MBA? If yes what is the cutoff?
Yes !! , It is good for MBA according to placements and infrastructure.
National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur was established in 1999 under NLUJ Act as sanctioned by the Rajasthan State Legislature in the same year.
The law university is a member of Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) that comprises 22 self-governing colleges. The university which was earlier started with a five-year integrated law degree now offers five more degrees including an MBA degree.
NLU offers different MBA course:
3:MBA Risk management
4:MBA Human Resource Management
Admission is based on the CAT or MAT or CMAT and scored minimum-
50 percentile in case of CAT 160 total score in case of CMAT
400 composite score in case of MAT
For more information about cutoff .Kindly go through this link:
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