VIT University record placement : Nearly 8,000 job offers 5 companies
The top five IT companies that are Cognizant, Infosys, Wipro, Accenture and Wipro in a 15-day placement drive have given 7,947 job offers to students from VIT University, Chennai and Vellore campuses.
Among the 5 top companies, cognizant was the one to fetch the highest number of offers i.e a whooping total of 1,914 offers to students from both the Vellore and Chennai campuses. TCS was the next highest to give 1,864 offers. On the third it was Accenture who gave 1,472 offers followed by Infosys 1,456 and Wipro 1,241. The average salary package given to student this year is Rs 3 lakh to Rs 3.5 lakh which is 10 per cent higher than the pay given last year.
The results of the 15-day placement drive was announced at the university by Chancellor G Viswanathan who got the applause from the students present at the auditorium and booked VIT University record placement. The placement process was from September 1-15, in which 3 days given to all the 5 companies to complete their recruitment process. In the Chennai campus, 84 students received offers from all five companies.
In the month of July, ‘Super Dream’ companies which are PayPal, Flipkart, Visa, Microsoft and Cisco with payscale more than 10 lakh per annum recruited more than 90 students from VIT University.
Earlier this year, VIT University has entered the Limca Book of Records for placing highest number of students in a single slot as part of its campus placement drive for the 2015 graduating batch.