Jamshedpur : Job offers from major corporate houses are all set to rain at National Institute of Technology, NIT, Jamshedpur as 30 more companies are lined up to recruit in next couple of months.
The Adityapur tech cradle has done remarkably well as far as placement scenario is concerned with respect to other NIT’s of the country. ” We figure among top eight NIT’s of the country as far as annual placement is concerned. In all there are 30 NIT’s across the country,” said an official.
The recruitment drive for the 600-plus students of the 2012-15 batch started in July last year and will continue till May. So far, around 60 companies have visited the campus, offering 565 jobs. Another 30 companies will come to recruit the students in the next couple of months.
“We are looking forward to a better placement session than last year. Till now several students have been placed in reputed firms. 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.
Last year about 50 companies took part in the recruitment drive and, this year it is expected that about 90 companies would take part in the recruitment drive, according to training and placement cell sources.
In 2011-12, Infosys had recruited 78 students which was highest at that time. Samsung Research Institute(SRI) recruited 27 students(Computer Science-26, MCA-1) at Rs 7.75 Lakh per annum.
L&T Construction offered jobs to 20 students( Civil-12, Electrical-6, Mechanical-2) @ 3.77 LPA. So far 259 job offers have been made to the students.
NIT director, Prof. Ram Babu Kodali, is personally supervising the placements and under his leadership the institute is reaching one milestone after another in the area of job placements for students.
The annual placement season has kicked-off at the state’s engineering cradle, on positive note with companies making beeline at the onset.
Rajiv Bhushan said that the students are upbeat as the placements kicked off on a spectacular note. This year the recruitment scenario looks upbeat. This year the number of companies will surpass the figure.
Notably, NIT (erstwhile Regional Institute of Technology) is one of the eight regional engineering institutes established in the country in the year 1960.
The Institute was fully taken over by the Central Government on April 1, 2003 and renamed National Institute of
The placement season at the Adityapur tech hub stretches on for a year. NIT’s class of 2015 has 600 students from various streams of BTech. Last year, a total of 91 companies had come headhunting to the institute. This year, the number is expected to cross 100, said NIT spokesperson Rajiv Bhushan.
In 2013-14 the company recruited a single student from the BTech computer science stream offering an annual salary package of 5 million yen ( currently in Indian currency its valuation will be less than Rs 32 lakh)