OUCE students get record job offers.

HYDERABAD: Despite Osmania University being the hotbed of Telangana agitation and disruption of academic activities, Osmania University College of Engineering surpassed its previous record and placed 627 students in this academic year from its BE, ME and MCA streams. Last year, its students got 619 job offers.

The Placement and Training officer, V. Uma Maheshwar, said the average pay package is Rs. 4.2 lakh per annum. Majority of these students were placed from December 2010 to till the first week of March this year though the season started last August itself. He said 10 job offers were made by three visiting companies – Transgraph, HeadStrong and Satyam Ventures – this week itself.

Earlier in the season, Osmania University College of Engineering saw a unique recruitment drive where the four IT giants – Accenture, Cognizant, Infosys and Wipro Technologies – came for the premium company recruitment drive.

The 10-day-long drive organised from December 13 to 22 amidst Telangana agitations and tension on the campus saw the companies making a record 478 job offers on a single day to the final year students.

Prof. Uma Maheshwar said Cognizant made 179 job offers, Wipro Technologies offered 140, Infosys offered 122 and Accenture offered jobs to 37 students.

He said job offers made by Cognizant, Infosys and Wipro Technologies were the highest ever made by the respective companies. Job offers made by other companies include HP (30), Deloitte (17) and Capgemini (13).

Other prominent companies that visited the college include Morgan Stanley, Microsoft and JP Morgan Chase which offered high pay package of Rs 10.5 lakh, Rs 8.5 lakh and Rs 6.5 lakh respectively.

Campus results

Campus results of some PSUs like BEL & Midhani and Hyundai Motor India Ltd are still pending and Prof. A. Venugopal Reddy, Principal of OUCE hopes that the number will further increase.

Source : The Hindu

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