Over 350 students of National Institute of Srinagar (NIT) got job offers, while 280 students were placed in different companies across the country during 2021-22 placement sessions, officials said. Director NIT Srinagar, Prof (Dr.) Rakesh Sehgal extended his greetings to the students and stated that the institute is committed to serve society in all spheres of technology. 

“Despite various challenges, the Training and Placement Department led by Dr. Obbu Chanda Sekhar played a vital role in placements and prepared students to get placement in well reputed companies,” he said. Prof. Sehgal said in the rapidly changing ecosystem, it is very important to focus on the skills and knowledge that are relevant to the future. NIT Srinagar Registrar NIT Srinagar, Prof. Kaiser Bukhari stated campus placements provide the students with a foot-in- the-door opportunity, enabling them to start off their career right after they have completed their course curriculum. 

“Placements have gradually become an integral part of an institute’s offerings, which was not the scenario earlier. NIT Srinagar will continue such placement seasons in future, so that more students would be placed,” he said. Head Department of Training and Placements and Placement Officer, Dr. Obbu Chandra Sekhar informed that over 350 students got job offers and 280 students were placed during the first 6 months of placement Session 2021-22. 

The Department congratulates the whole NIT Srinagar family and all the students and their parents for this momentous achievement. About placement breakup, he said 53 students from NIT Srinagar have been placed in Balco Vedanta, with an annual CTC of Rs. 9.45 lakhs. This is the most number of selections that has been made by a company to the NIT Srinagar students till date, he said.

 “Seven students were placed at Samsung R&D with an CTC (cost to the company) package of rupees 20 lakh per annum (LPA). These students are also offered a 6-month internship following which the students will join full-time. He said around 30 students have been placed at Samsung SDS for an internship + PPO (Pre Placement Offers) of 10-12 LPA and with stipend of 30,000 during the internship period. 

Dr. Obbu Chandra said with this, the placement percentages for the respective branches stand as 74.6% in CSE, followed by ITE – 74.57%, ECE – 57.89%, ELE – 34.66%, MEC – 57.5%, CIV – 18.93%, CHE – 37.68% and MME – 45.45% respectively. He said apart from this, there are six more months of the placement session left and many more companies including various reputed PSU’s are set to visit campus for recruiting more students. “While more than 135 students are selected for 6 months internship and starts from 3rd January 2022 and they will get a monthly stipend during internship from rupees 80,000 per month to 35000 PM,” Dr. Obbu Chandra said. He also informed that in 2020-21 sessions’ July pass out batch, despite Covid19 more than 250 students were placed and over135 companies conducted the interviews in virtual mode.

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