Schools of Engineering of KIIT University have posted its most remarkable performance in campus placement ever. More than 90% students of 2016 passing out batch bagged job offers at the onset of the placement season from Day Zero and Day 1 companies. They gave away a record 3800 job offers – most students getting multiple offers. Four major Day 1 companies - Accenture, Wipro, Cognizantand Infosys - handed out over 3406 offers. Accenture was the top recruiter with 1414 offers. Wipro, Cognizant and Infosys picked up 899, 705 and 388 students respectively.
Total students registered and eligible for placement in Schools of Engineering (B.Tech and M.Tech) and School of Computer Application (MCA) is 2750. So far, as on September end, 2300 students have already been placed with at least single offer. Total jobs generated stand at 3900 – most students bagging multiple offers – by 24 companies, which includes multinationals like Ericsson, Deloitte, iNautix, MU Sigma, Robert Bosch, Capgemini, Shapoorji & Pallonji and TVS Motors, besides four Day 1 recruiters mentioned above. By the mid of October, 100% placement will be achieved as more than 10 companies have scheduled their visit in the next fortnight, a senior official of KIIT Training & Placement Cell informed, adding that total job offers is set to top 4000 . Placement activities will continue till May 2016 with another 150 companies scheduled to visit.
This apart, many students are likely to join reputed national and foreign institutions for higher studies. KIIT University uniquely places equal emphasis on such academic placement. It is rare in any institution of the country to generate so many job offers on Day 1 when compared to the number of students appearing, opined corporate experts.
KIIT was established as an institution imparting degree engineering programme in 1997. First batch of students passed out in 2001. Ever since, it has been achieving very successful campus placement for its graduates. “Though Schools o f Engineering has broken all previous records in placement this season, it is not surprising as KIIT has among the highest placement conversion rates in the country”, said Prof. Saranjit Singh, Head of KIIT Placement Cell . It is satisfying that all recruiters had very high opinion on the quality of students here, he added. There has not only been tremendous response from recruiters, but also salary package offered this year is better than previous years. Record placement this year has resulted in a wave of joy among young graduates of the University and their guardians from across the country. “I was always assured of my ward's bright future after sending him to KIIT”, said an elated parent.
It may be mentioned that KIIT had recorded very excellent campus placement in all its Schools for 2015 passing out batch also. As many as 307 companies and organizations had participated in the campus placement process in six Schools – Schools of Engineering, School of Computer Application, School of Rural Management, School of Biotechnology, School of Management and School of Law – generating 3627 offers for 2848 registered & eligible students. Placement process for 2016 passing out batch students of other Schools is due to start soon. Excellent placement for the 2016 batch students once again proves that KIIT continues to be one of the most favored talent hunting ground for the corporate world.
Such superlative achievement year after year is sustained because of high brand value of KIIT, wide exposure to students, quality academics and quality students. Quality academics and research of KIIT University develops strong foundation for core academic competencies along with high quality IT skills making them more attractive to recruiters.
While congratulating the placed students , Dr. Achyuta Samanta , Founder, KIIT and KISS said , KIIT's student - friendly policies, personal mentoring and exposure bring out the best in its students, making them most suitable for the corporate world . He attributed this year's remarkable placement to the combined effort Training & Placement Cell, academic staff and intelligentsia of KIIT, the students.
Previous Years :
RECORD PLACEMENT IN ALL SCHOOLS IN 2015
RECORD PLACEMENT IN ALL SCHOOLS IN 2014
RECORD PLACEMENT IN ALL SCHOOLS IN 2013
RECORD PLACEMENT IN ALL SCHOOLS IN 2012