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NHPC Recruitment Based on CLAT 2022: Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaUpdated On: March 25, 2022 05:28 pm IST | CLAT

Students are shortlisted by NHPC for the post of Trainee Law Officer through CLAT. Take a look at the article to find out all about the NHPC recruitment through CLAT 2021 along with the important dates, eligibility criteria and selection process.

NHPC CLAT Recruitment

NHPC or National Hydroelectric Power Corporation has released a notice regarding the recruitment of Trainee Officers (Law) through CLAT scores 2022. The application form of the NHPC Recruitment Through CLAT 2022 will be released on the official website.

Candidates who are eligible and interested in NHPC Recruitment had to appear for the CLAT exam applicable for postgraduate courses admission (CLAT PG 2022). CLAT exam is a standard measure through which deserving candidates are shortlisted for companies such as NHPC, NTPCIOCL, PGCIL, BHEL, PSU and ONGC.

The minimum marks required for getting recruited as a Trainee Law Officer in NHPC is set by the CLAT authorities. Apart from the post of the Trainee Officer, NHPC also recruits Trainee Officers (HR and Finance) and Trainee Engineer (Civil, Mechanical). Scan through the article to get a clear picture of the NHPC recruitment through CLAT 2022.

Important Dates for NHPC Recruitment through CLAT 2022

Provided below are the key dates related to the NHPC CLAT Recruitment 2022. Go through the table to stay updated with the schedule.


Important Dates

Commencement of Online Application for NHPC Recruitment

To be Notified

Last Date of Online Application for NHPC Recruitment

To be Notified

CLAT Exam Date

19 June 2022

CLAT Result

To be Notified

Interview of Shortlisted Students for Law Officers (E2 Level)

To be Notified

Eligibility Criteria of the NHPC Recruitment through CLAT 2022

The minimum eligibility criteria of NHPC CLAT Recruitment is provided underneath. Candidates who do not satisfy the same, are disqualified from further rounds of the admission process.

  • The applicant must possess a full-time, regular graduate-level degree in law. Both 3 years LLB and 5 Years integrated LLB degrees are accepted.

  • The candidate must have passed the undergraduate degree with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks or its equivalent grade.

  • The graduation level degree must be from a recognized Indian Institute/ University that has been acknowledged by BCI.

  • The age of the candidate must not exceed 30 years till 1st October 2022.

How to Apply for NHPC Recruitment through CLAT 2022?

An eligible candidate has to sit for the CLAT exam for the PG courses in order to be able to participate in the application process. Candidates with a valid registration number can only apply for the post of a Trainee Officer (Law). If an individual has an invalid CLAT application number, his/her form will be rejected automatically. Mentioned below are the steps through which you can apply for the NHPC CLAT recruitment process.

  • Candidates have to log in to the official website of NHPC.

  • Click on the option that says ‘Apply Online’.

  • Read all the instructions mentioned on the website.

  • Enter all the required information carefully and correctly.

  • Upload all the scanned documents in a separate space provided in the online application form and submit it.

  • Take the printout of the form/ slip for future reference.

Note: The scanned documents must be between 100 KB to 200 KB in either PDF or JPEG format. The passport-sized coloured photograph and signature must be in JPEG format of less than 23 KB size and 15 KB size respectively.

Documents Required for NHPC Recruitment through CLAT 2022

The scanned copies of certificates should be readable otherwise, the candidature shall be treated as rejected. The documents that need to be scanned and submitted are as follows.

  • Secondary School Certificate/Matriculation as proof of date of birth.

  • Complete set of certificates/mark sheets in support of qualification of class X, class XII, Graduation and Post Graduation (if applicable).

  • Caste certificate (if applicable)

  • Disability certificate issued by the competent authority (if applicable). 

  • Certificate from the Principal stating that the candidate has passed the course on a regular/full-time basis (except AMIE) certified by the Institution/ University from where they have obtained the graduation / post-graduate degree. 

  • A certificate for the conversion of CGPA/ Grades to the percentage of marks shall be based on the procedure certified by the Institution/ University from where the concerned has obtained the graduation level degree.

  • Copy of the CLAT 2022 Registration Form/Admit Card.

Note: No application fee is required while applying for Trainee Officer (Law) NHPC Recruitment through CLAT.

Selection Process of NHPC Recruitment through CLAT 2022

The selection process of NHPC Recruitment through CLAT 2022 is stated below.

  • It is important to qualify the cut-off set by the CLAT authorities. In case of absence of the qualifying CLAT marks, the unreserved category has to secure 40% marks while the reserved candidates have to acquire 30% marks.

  • Those who qualify the previous stage move to the next stage where they have to either appear for an interview or a group discussion.

  • Students will be finally selected on the basis of their overall performance, i.e. based on the academic, CLAT result and personal interview/group discussion round.

Seat Allocation of NHPC Recruitment through CLAT 2022

A trainee law officer is expected to extract a salary that falls anywhere between Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 1,60,000/-. The detailed seat breakup of the NHPC CLAT Recruitment is given below.


Number of Vacancies

Vacancies for ST


Vacancies for OBC


Vacancies for Unreserved Category


Total Vacancies for Trainee Officer (Law)


Also Read: CLAT 2022 Exam Dates (Released) & Notification

All About CLAT 2022 PG

The CLAT PG exam is all set to be conducted on 19 June 2022 from 2 PM to 4 PM. No descriptive essay is expected this year. The exam will have 120 questions that are comprehension and MCQ based. A quick snapshot of the CLAT exam for LLM has been provided below.



Exam Name

CLAT Exam for LLM

Duration of the Exam

2 Hours

Mode of the Exam

Online (Computer-Based)

Total Number of Questions

120 Questions

Total Number of Marks

120 Marks

Type of Questions

MCQ Questions based on the Comprehension

Medium of Instructions


Marking Scheme

No descriptive section for CLAT 2022

+1 for each correct answer

A penalty of 0.25 marks for an incorrect answer

No marks deducted for unattempted question

The detailed information regarding the CLAT 2022 PG exam can be gathered from the links mentioned below.

CLAT Preparation Strategy 2022

CLAT 2022 New Exam Pattern

CLAT Exam Centres 2022

CLAT Syllabus 2022

Best Books for CLAT 2022

CLAT 2022 Mock Test

CLAT Previous Years' Question Papers

CLAT 2022 Admit Card

CLAT 2022 Exam Analysis

CLAT Results 2022

Also ReadLSAT India Vs LSAT Abroad - What is the Difference between them?

The syllabus of the exam comprises the legal subjects of graduation level as well as contemporary legal issues of both international and national importance. 

The NHPC Recruitment through CLAT 2022 will only happen once the CLAT cut-off has been declared by the concerned authorities. Students must note that it is not always possible to meet the cut-off as the competition is very high in the law field. Students can also consider some of the popular Private Law Colleges in India Accepting CLAT Scores to check out the colleges that can provide high-quality legal education. For any admission-related help, reach out to the admission counsellors of CollegeDekho on 1800-572-9877 (toll-free). 

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