PSU recruitment through CLAT 2017

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PSU recruitment through CLAT 2017

PSU recruitment through CLAT 2017PSU recruitment through CLAT 2017 – If you are appearing in Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) for admissions into post graduate law programmes (LLM), you might also be interested in working as legal executive trainee in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), which will be recruiting through CLAT 2017. Candidates can look into the details of recruitment process in PSUs through CLAT including notification, eligibility, application mode and important dates, even as the PSUs will be inviting application forms for Assistant Legal Advisor (or Trainee Legal Advisor) recruitment through CLAT 2017. You can also check here the listing of PSUs which have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with CLAT Committee for the recruitment of candidates through the common law admission test. These PSUs will be accepting CLAT 2017 scores for recruiting candidates against vacant positions of law officers/ legal advisors.

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What is a PSU?


PSU or the Public Sector Undertaking as termed is the public sector enterprise (or organisation) owned by the Union Government or either a state or a territorial government or both. In a PSU, majority of the paid share capital (51% or more) is held wholly by the Union Government or by a State Government or partly by the central government and partly by one or more State Governments. A PSU has its own recruitment procedure, which recruits for both technical and non-technical positions.


PSU recruitment for Legal Advisors through CLAT


The PSUs notify vacant positions of legal advisors and selections against these vacancies are based on CLAT scores. Candidates need to apply for the vacant positions in each of the PSUs individually after which the organisations will announce their merit lists based on the scores of the law entrance examination.


PSU recruiting through CLAT 2017: Eligibility Criteria


Candidates can check here the eligibility criteria before filling in application form of PSU recruitment. While each Public Sector Undertaking will have its own eligibility criteria, candidates need to go through each of the PSUs notification to know the conditions required before applying for the legal advisors’ positions. However, in common you need to be a LL.B graduate (passed out from either three-year or five-year integrated law programmes) securing a minimum percentage of marks as specified by the PSUs. Apart from these, the candidate should also be appearing in CLAT 2017 and secure qualifying marks in the law admission test. Each of the PSUs will have its own age criteria too while recruiting through CLAT 2017.


PSU recruiting through CLAT 2017: Application Process


Candidates can apply for PSUs’ recruitment through the official links available in this page. The application form for Executive Trainee (Law)/ Legal Advisors can also be downloaded through the official links. Candidate should fill only one application form for the recruitment as Legal Advisors in each of the PSUs; else the candidature may get cancelled in case of multiple applications.


PSU recruiting through CLAT 2017: Selection Process


The selection process for Executive Trainees in PSUs through CLAT will be done on marks secured by the test takers. Based on CLAT 2017 scores, candidates will be called in for further selection rounds, which include interview and group discussion process. Moreover, candidates need to note, while some of the PSUs accept last year’s score of CLAT, others may not; hence it is advised to check the selection process of PSUs individually through the official links provided in this page.


List of PSUs recruiting through CLAT 2017


There are as many as five Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) who will be recruiting through CLAT 2017. Candidates can check the table below which lists out the PSUs, their notification date and the application link.


List of PSUs recruiting through CLAT 2017

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Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Second week of April 2017

Second week of May 2017

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National Thermal Power Corporation Limited

Second week of May 2017

Last week of May 2017

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Oil India Limited

May 11, 2017

May 31, 2017

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Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

May 5, 2017

May 25, 2017

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Power Grid Corporation of India Limited

First week of May 2017

Last week of May 2017

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*Tentative Dates


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