6064 Record Placements at SRM UniversityOctober 16, 2015
SRM University sets a new placement record on Day One with top four IT companies offering jobs to 6064 students. Speaking on the occasion on placement results, Dr. Paarivendhar, Founder Chancellor, said that this is the first time SRM University shared the slot 1 with four companies – Cognizant, Infosys, TCS and Wipro. “Such sharing helps the students to make their own choice of the company with multiple offers in hand” he said.
The highest number 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.
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 D.E.Shaw India, Goldman Sachs, Accenture, SAP, Philips, Amazon, GE Health Care, Dell, MuSigma, Amadeus, Zoho, Fidelity, ThoughtWorks, Hindustan Unilever, Teksystems, Icon Resources, etc.
There were a clutch of super dream companies offering jaw dropping packages like D.E.Shaw India and Amazon Rs. 16 lacs per annum, Goldman Sachs Rs 14 lacs, and Amadeus Rs 8 lacs. System Insights Rs. 7 lacs, and ThoughtWorks Rs 6.8 lacs; Dell, GE Health Care, Zoho, Teksystems and Icon Resources 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. “Placement is a complex process, matching the needs of industry with the skills and competencies of the students. It is also a dynamic and exciting process, filled with myriad options, to help students to step into the future to make an impact”, Prof. Bagchi added going on to congratulate faculty, students and the Placement Cell for helping to make placement a success year after year.
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