6064 Record Placements at SRM University

SRM University has set a new placement record on Day One with top four IT companies offering jobs to 6064 students.

Created On: Oct 15, 2015 10:32 IST

Wipro,TCS,CTS and Infosys share day 1 at SRM

SRM University has set a new placement record on Day One with top four IT companies offering jobs to 6064 students. Assuring recruiters that SRM University will continue to maintain its Number One status Dr. Paarivendhar, Founder Chancellor, said that apart from constantly reviewing the syllabus to meet the demands of the market forces, the University keeps in mind the talent and skill requirements of the industry.”Placement is one part of University life. Grooming to work in a multinational company and being better citizens is the other part”, the Founder Chancellor said.

The highest numbers of offers were from Wipro 1641, followed by TCS 1611, Cognizant 1506 and Infosys 1306. This is the first time in India that four major IT companies have offered 6064 jobs, hiring more than 1,300 students each from a single institution.  In the case of Wipro, it is its highest offer in a single institution.”SRM students are among the best in the country. It is absolutely a great pleasure to be here” said Mr. v.Vishwanathan , National Head of  Engineering Campus Recruitment for Wipro.

The placement season for the current year 2015-16 started on a brisk note in May, 2015 with more than 50 top notch core companies recruiting 621 students.  Some of the prominent recruiters included Goldman Sachs, Accenture, SAP, Philips, Amazon, GE, Dell, MuSigma, Think @ Learn, Amadeus, Flipcart, Fidelity, ThoughtWorks and HUL.

There were a clutch of super dream companies offering jaw dropping packages like D.E.Shaw India Rs. 18 lacs per annum, Amazon Rs. 16 lacs, Goldman Sachs Rs 14 lacs, and Amadeus Rs 8 lacs. Think @ Learn, System Insights Rs. 7 lacs, and ThoughtWorks Rs 6.8 lacs; Dell, GE, and Flipkart were at Rs. 6 lacs.

“We owe a great sense of gratitude to the many companies that have reposed their trust in the quality of our students”, said Dr Prabir Bagchi, Vice Chancellor, SRM University. “Universities have to satisfy the needs of business. We have to re-engineer the curriculum in a way that meets the demands of the industry. SRM University wants to climb to higher echelons and curriculum will be up to the mark”, he added.

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