Delhi University recently concluded a job fair where over 5,000 students were given opportunity to secure employment, who are going to get graduated in the year 2015. During the first of the placement drives of the session, three companies came in to the campus and around 100 students got hired. 35 students secured jobs for themselves.
Not only the fair produced good job opportunities, it kept the remuneration of these students in mind as well. Among various jobs that were on offer at the fair there were profiles like content writing, business development, nutritionist, customer care executives and academic coordinators which remained favorite. The average package offered to the students was Rs. 4.8 Lakh per annum. Some of the companies which visited the fair were, Litchi Knowledge Centre, Experts Intellectual Solutions Pvt Ltd and EXL Service.
Delhi University has its Central Placement Cell (CPC) where it conducts such placement drives every year where students from different courses can register and find out job openings provided by the companies through the cell. The job fairs at CPC are open to all the undergraduate students irrespective of which department they belong to.
JM Khurana, Dean Student’s Welfare DU said, "Online registrations for the placements began on 18 September this year. Over 5,000 students registered for the first placement drive. We plan to conduct a placement drive in December after the exams. Another one is likely to be held in January."
Last year around 1,200 students got placed during sessions of placement drives conducted by CPC. Some of the big companies like WIPRO, Housing.com, Oravel Travel, Freight Systems, Ingenious e-brain Solution, Aon, Hewitt, Medley Marketing and HT studymate came in last year to recruit students from DU through the fairs.