Jamshedpur : The placement season for the final year 2016 has started flying colours with 11 B.Tech students of the institute being recruited by Tata Steel at the annual package of 8.33 lakh through pre placement offer.
The students who have received the offer are : Ambar Katyayyan(Metallurgical Engineering), Harshit Chaturvedi(Metallurgical Engineering), Pritam Banerjee(Metallurgical Engineering), Pranay Ranjan(Metallurgical Engineering), Divya(Metallurgical Engineering), Sandeep Prasad(Metallurgical Engineering), Sheeraz Zama Khan(Metallurgical Engineering), Raushan Parashar(Mechanical Engineering), Akshay Thakur(Mechanical Engineering), Avinash Kumar(Electrical Engineering) and Deb Diptesh(Electrical Engineering)Moreover, e-commerce giant Amazon, which happens to be the largest Internet-based retailer in the US, has locked four NITians from the computer science stream, offering each an annual package of Rs 27 lakh, the highest this placement season that started this month.The annual campus recruitment for the Class of 2016 with over 680 students comprising BTech and MCA has given 50 students plum jobs so far, but Amazon’s pay package has been the most generous yet.
NIT professor in-charge Rajiv Bhushan noted that the quality of teaching at the institute has improved which has led to so many companies coming in for the placement sessions in the past few year. Many more companies are lined up for the placement session but the NIT authorities have refused to divulge their names.
Last year, the highest annual package of 67 lakh was offered to two B. Tech. Computer Science and Engineering students of the Institute by Epic Systems of the USA.
In the same year also Tata Consultancy Services(TCS) had recruited 164 students of institute at the annual package of 3.34 lakh for M.Tech & MCA and 3.18 lakh for B.Tech.. This was a record as this was the largest number of students selected by a single company in the history of NIT, Jamshedpur.
“We are looking forward to a better placement session than last year. Till now several students have been getting offers and the highest salary has crossed Rs 8 lakh per annum mark. Last year, the institute witnessed a 100 per cent campus placement and many students received more than one offers under the ‘dream job’ scheme,” said placement committee official.
Grofers India, an online shopping company, also recruited seven students, two each from civil, metallurgical engineering and computer science and one from electrical engineering, offering an annual salary of Rs 10 lakh to each.
Accolite Software, selecting three students from the computer science stream, offered Rs 10.5 lakh per annum. Mahindra Comviva, a software solutions company, selected 14 students, eight from electronics , one from computer science and five from MCA, offering an annual package of Rs 6 lakh, including perks and other emoluments.
Two-wheeler major Honda offered two jobs – to students of electrical and production engineering streams – offering Rs 8.25 lakh per annum.