Jamshedpur, Sept. 3: The final year student of National Institute of Technology( NIT), Jamshedpur are on cloud nine these days.
The mood at the campus is upbeat as series of companies are lined up with the job offers. The placement drive has kicked off on a buoyant note.The students studying in various disciplines of BTech and MTech, besides MCA.
About 18 companies recently visited the campus, making a total of 116 offers, including 18 pre-placement offers made by five firms. Firms offer pre-placement to students who have previously performed well as interns.
According to an NIT training and placement cell source, the highest so far was Rs 27 lakh a year, offered by e-tail giant Amazon to five computer science students.
Other high paymasters were Acolyte, which offered 10 lakh per annum, followed by United Health Group with Rs 9.88 lakh per annum and Belzabar Software with Rs 9.38 lakh per annum including perks and emoluments. The three companies together recruited 11 students.
Training and placement cell data revealed L&T Construction made the highest number of offers, 35, followed by Mu Sigma Inc, 16, Tata Steel 11 (pre-placement) and Oracle Global Business nine.
L&T Construction, Mu Sigma and Oracle offered students yearly pay packages of around Rs 10 lakh. Tata Steel offered Rs 8.3 lakh each per year.
Other recruiters included John Deere Technology Center (Pune), Philips Innovation Campus and Ashok Leyland offering yearly salary package of over Rs 7 lakh per annum.Those making pre-placement offers were Amazon, Belzabar Software, Tata Steel Limited, MAQ Software and Envestnet Yodlee.
Officials of the training and placement cell of the tech cradle informed that so far around 18 companies have participated in the campus recruitment process. Some of the other companies which recruited students.
NIT training and placement professor in-charge Rajiv Bhushan noted that the placement drive this season has started on a positive note and most of the students have been placed till now.
“The economy in the country has improved the companies want to recruit young talent and this has helped the institute bag plum job offers,” noted the professor.
Notably, NIT (erstwhile Regional Institute of Technology) is one of the eight regional engineering institutes established in the country in the year 1960.
The Institute was fully taken over by the Central Government on 1st April, 2003 and renamed National Institute of Technology.