Its raining jobs at Delhi Technological University!

Its raining jobs at Delhi Technological University!

Delhi: Delhi Technological University (DTU), formerly Delhi College of Engineering, has witnessed an impressive start of placements this year.

The new academic session of the university commenced on August 2, 2010 and has already witnessed 24 reputed companies visiting DTU for campus placements. Jobs have been offered till date to 159 students.

Last year, about 15 companies had visited DTU during the same time for recruitment and had offered jobs to 128 students, which shows a clear improvement in the placement scenario this year.

In total 138 companies had visited DTU for placements in 2009-10 academic session and had made 683 job offers to about 461 eligible students, which implies that many students had more than one job offer in hand.

The companies visiting DTU are from diverse sectors like software development, investment banking, defense, core, knowledge process outsourcing and financial services. The recruiters include leading MNCs like Samsung, Cisco, Microsoft and Texas Instruments, to mention some.

Even Indian organizations like L&T, Mahindra, Maruti and Government bodies such as IOCL, Indian Airforce and Indian Navy have visited DTU campus for placements this year. The maximum numbers of selections have been made from the field of Computer Engineering followed by Electronics & Communication Engineering and Information Technology.

The highest salary offered so far is ‘10.49 LPA, which has been made to four students by a reputed MNC, whereas the average salary is around ‘6 LPA, which is also slightly better than the last year’s average of ‘5.5 LPA.

The maximum number of students that is 33, have been recruited by Deloitte so far. About 10 more companies have already registered themselves to visit DTU for recruitments in the near future. Placements at DTU is a year-long activity and will go on till May 2011.

“The impressive start in placements reflects the faith of industry in us and our students. DTU’s strong linkage with the industry enables us to prepare the students beyond the prescribed curriculum and as per the future requirements of the society. The inter-disciplinary focus of engineering and promotion of team work for design, innovation and new product development at DTU, further strengthens the competency and caliber of our students,” said Prof. P. B. Sharma, Vice Chancellor of DTU.


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