PSU Recruitment through CLAT 2021

There are many benefits of appearing in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). As you all know, one of them is obviously to get admission to one of the top NLUs.

But if you are a 3-year-LLB graduate or 5-year-graduate and applying for the Post Graduate Law programs (LLM), you can also register for Public Sector Undertaking (PSU), which will hire you based on CLAT score.

Wondering what these PSUs are? Well, Public Sector Undertakings(PSUs) are owned by the Union Government or a territorial government or both.

This post shall guide you through the PSU Recruitment through CLAT, types of PSUs, eligibility criteria, selection process, and more.

Latest Update: The Consortium of NLUs has released the CLAT Result 2021 on the 28th of July on the official website. You can download the scorecard by using your application number and date of birth and check whether you have qualified for the exam or not.

List of PSUs using CLAT Score

Every year, some of the reputed PSUs will hire Law Officers, Legal Advisors, Legal Executive trainees, Trainee Legal Advisors based on CLAT scores.

PSUs hold a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the CLAT Committee for the hiring process through the common law admission test. Each PSU will open a separate application form for PSU Recruitment through CLAT.

The list of PSUs who have had their signs an MoU with CLAT in 2021 is given below.

Name of the Organization Notification Date (Tentative)
ONGC Ltd, Dehradun August 2021
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) 28 July 2021
Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) August 2021
National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) September 2021
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) August 2021
Oil India Limited (OIL) August 2021

Eligibility Criteria for PSUs through CLAT

If you wish to apply for PSU Recruitment, you must follow the required criteria for a smooth application process.

  • There’s no upper age limit for applying to PSU.
  • You need to have scored a minimum of 55% (SC/ST/: 50%) when applying for PG (LLM)
  • For certain PSUs, it is required to score 60% marks or above. 

Apart from PSUs, you can also apply for the various state-level Judiciary Exams if you have secured 55% in your graduation.

Types of PSU Recruitment through CLAT

In India, Public Sector Undertaking can be classified into three categories: Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs), Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs), and Public Sector Banks (PSBs). 

CPSEs are given different statuses, as explained below:

Maharatna: Companies that have been given the Maharatna status have an annual turnover of Rs 20,000 crore on average in the last three years. The average annual net worth or the combined value of the assets must be Rs 10,000 crore.

Navratna: The CPSEs with a Schedule ‘A’ and a Miniratna Category 1 status are eligible to be considered for the Navratna status. The status gives the power to the PSU to invest up to Rs 1,000 crore without the government's approval.

Miniratna: The CPSEs that have continuously made profits in the last three years and have positive net worth are eligible to be considered for grant of Miniratna status.

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PSU Recruitment through CLAT: Selection Process

Based on the marks scored in the CLAT Exam, PSUs will call you for group discussion and personal interview rounds conducted by different PSUs. The selection process for PSU via CLAT will include three stages:

  • Shortlisting of Students
  • Release of the invite list
  • Interview

Shortlisting of Students

In the first phase of the selection process, PSU will shortlist the students based on their merit list in the CLAT 2021 Exam.

Release of the invite list

Students whose names are present in the list will be sent call letters for the interview process.

At the time of the interview, you have to produce the interview call letter and other important documents like CLAT Scorecard, academic certificates, etc.

Interview

PSUs will interview either online or offline mode. You will be notified about the mode of conduct at least one week before the interview.

BHEL Recruitment through CLAT 2021

BHEL invites applications from willing and qualified Law Officers (Indian National only) to join its various Units/Offices at Bangalore, Bhopal, Haridwar, Ranipet, Jhansi, Delhi/NCR.

Name of the Post: Law Officer/ Grade E1

Salary Intake: INR 24,900 – 50,500

BHEL Notification Details
Minimum Required Eligibility LLB graduate
Maximum Age Limit 30 years
Job Location Across India (Bhopal, Bangalore, Haridwar, Jhansi, Ranipet, Delhi/NCR, Kolkata, Chennai, and Nagpur)
Total Vacancies 12 (Tentative)
Notification Click here
Commencement of Registration April 2021

ONGC Recruitment through CLAT 2021

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) is a “Maharatna” Public Sector Enterprise. The official ONGC Notification will be released tentatively in April 2021. 

Name of the Post: Assistant Legal Adviser/ Grade E1

Salary Intake: The average PCS J Salary of an assistant legal advisor ranges between INR 60,000 – 1,80,000 (3% of the increment is applicable annually)

ONGC Notification Details
Minimum Required Eligibility LLB graduate
Maximum Age Limit 30 years
Total Vacancies 15 (Tentative)
Notification Click here
Commencement of Registration April 2021

IOCL Recruitment through CLAT 2021

Indian Oil Corporation Limited is a Navratna Public Sector Undertaking, an explorer of national upstream Oil and Gas Company.

The Oil India Limit will release an official OIL Notification for inviting individuals for the position of Legal/ Land Officers. 

Name of the Post: Law Officer

Salary Intake: INR 60,000 – 80,000 per month

OIL Notification Details
Minimum Required Eligibility LLB graduate
Maximum Age Limit 33 years
Total Vacancies 10 (Tentative)
Notification Click here
Commencement of Registration May 2021

NTPC Recruitment via CLAT 2021

National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) will soon invite the eligible individuals for the post of experienced Law Officers via CLAT 2021. 

It is expected that the official NTPC Notification will be released in May 2021.

Name of the Post: Law Officers, Assistant Legal Advisors

Salary Intake: INR 20,600 - 46,500 per month

NTPC Notification Details
Minimum Required Eligibility LLB graduate
Maximum Age Limit 30 years
Job Location Across India 
Total Vacancies 11 (Tentative)
Notification Click here
Commencement of Registration May 2021

PGCIL Recruitment via CLAT 2021

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited will soon recruit the PGCIL Notification for Executive Trainee (Law) via the CLAT exam 2021.

The pay scale could vary between Rs.24900-50500. The tentative CTC till the continuation training will be Rs.8.15 lakhs, while on regularization post-training, it will be increased to Rs.14.44 lakhs.

PGCIL Notification Details
Minimum Required Eligibility LLB graduate
Maximum Age Limit 28 years
Job Location Across India 
Total Vacancies 08 (Tentative)
Notification Click here
Commencement of Registration May 2021

OIL Recruitment through CLAT 2021

Oil India Limited is a Navratna Public Sector Undertaking company, and it is also a pioneer national upstream Oil and Gas Company.

Name of the Post: Legal/Land Officer

Salary Intake: INR 24,900 - 50,500 per month

OIL 2021 Notification Details
Minimum Educational Eligibility Graduate degree in Law with at least 60% marks from a university recognised by AICTE/UGC and BCI
Upper Age Limit 29 Years (Relaxation to the reserved categories) as of 1st May of the Current Year
Job Location Across India
Total Vacancies 4 (Tentative)

Career apart from PSUs

You don't need to get a job in PSU after completion of the LLM program. Instead, you can also choose Law as a Career after Graduation.

After completion of your LLM program, you can apply for civil judge posts through the Judiciary Exams. 

To become a successful lawyer, you must obtain an undergraduate degree with a GPA above 3.0.

As a lawyer, you will be entitled to get an annual median salary of Rs.1,56,000 and an hourly mean wage of Rs.4147 per hour. However, this figure can vary widely depending on the practice's experience, speciality, and geographic location.

FAQ's

How do I get into PSU through CLAT?

To get into the PSU through CLAT for which candidates should know the complete eligibility criteria. Candidates should be passed out from either three-year or five-year integrated law programs, securing a minimum percentage of marks as specified by the PSUs. Also, candidates need to qualify CLAT 2021 securing minimum qualifying marks.

What is the eligibility to apply for PSU Recruitment through CLAT?

Candidates who Graduated in Mechanical/ Electronics/ Electrical/ Production/Computer Science/ Metallurgy/ Aeronautic Branches of Engineering from any recognized Institution or University. Candidates of General and OBC should have to secure 65% marks and SC/ST should have secured a minimum of 55% Marks.

What is the salary if I get Job through PSU Recruitment through CLAT?

 PSU offers a good salary which goes 5 lakhs to 14 lakhs at the initial level of the selection. Also, candidates will get the perks and allowances like- Dearness Allowances, CPF Allowances, Pension Schemes, Medical Benefits, and so on.

Is PSU a govt job?

It is not a pure government job and it may be probable that in the future it will get privatized. Job stability and security is the most important factor circumscribing the choice of the job.

I have a CLAT score of the previous year. Will that be accepted this year by PSU’s?

Only some PSU’s will accept the previous year CLAT score. Generally, it depends on the respective PSU that it will accept the previous year score or not.

When will the PSU CLAT 2021 recruitment starts?

Generally, the PSUs recruiting through CLAT 2021 will get started after the declaration of the results. 

Do we need to pay any amount after selection in PSU through CLAT 2021?

Yes, those who are finally selected by the concerned PSU have to pay a certain amount as service agreement and that ranges from Rs. 100000 for General Category to Rs. 50000 for SC/ST category.

What is the selection process of PSU Recruitment through CLAT 2021?

You will get shortlisted based on the marks scored in the CLAT exam and then next you have to appear for the personal interview and group discussion rounds conducted by each PSU.

What is the minimum age limit for PGCIL Recruitment through CLAT 2021?

You minimum age should be 28 years to apply for the PGCIL Recruitment through CLAT.