Over 600 companies offer job to SRM students

Beating last year's impressive count of 3020 offers from the big four IT companies (TCS, Cognizant, Infosys, Wipro), a phenomenal 4749 offers have been made to the graduating class of 2020 students of the SRM Institute of Science and Technology this placement season. More than 600 companies have already visited the campus since the commencement of the placement season on July 22, 2019, and over 6514+ offers have been made. Many more companies are expected to come as the placement season will continue till April/May 2020.

This year, the highest offer made on the campus, was 41.6 lakhs per annum by Microsoft. Other top recruiters this year include Amazon (18 offers of 32 lakhs per annum), Barclays (25 offers of 10 lakhs per annum) and startup Udaan (4 offers of 30 lakhs per annum). Organizations like Veritas and Pay Pal have made internship linked placement offers.

At the conclusion of 'Day One' processes, TCS made 1437 offers ('Ninja Track'), Infosys 1315, Cognizant 1175, and Wipro 822. Apart from this, TCS has made 183 offers under 'Digital Track' (7 lakhs per annum), said Director, Career Centre at SRMIST, Sriram S Padmanabhan. This is the highest number of offers made by these four companies in any single campus in the country, he said.

The centralised placement process organized at Kattankulathur campus, brings students from SRM Campuses including Modinagar, Ramapuram and Vadapalani, said Padmanabhan.

About 1210+ students have been made Super Dream (Rs.10 L Pa+) and Dream offer (Rs.5 L Pa+) so far. Students are also recruited by companies from the Core Engineering sector.

Padmanabhan said top companies are drawn to the SRM Campus due to the cosmopolitan composition of the students. "We arrange mock interviews and impart advanced computing skills to students as they prepare for the placement season," he said.

A landmark on the educational map of India, the SRM Institute of Science and Technology is located in Kattankulathur, about 35 km from Chennai. The 250-acre campus, home to over 20,000 students from all over the country and abroad, has state-of-the-art laboratories for engineering and technology students, a full-fledged medical college, hospital and research centre beside a School of Public Health which is a nodal centre for implanting the National Family Health Survey in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. The fountainhead of this institution started in 2002, is a farmer turned educationist Dr T R Paarivendhar who is a Member of Parliament and philanthropist. Semester Abroad programme at SRM enables students to do internships at Harvard and other top-notch foreign universities.

SRMIST is accredited with the highest grade of A++ by NAAC and graded as Category I university with 12 B status. All Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, and MBA programmes are approved by AICTE. SRMIST has secured the third rank in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA). SRMIST is ranked globally by QS and rated with '4 Star' globally and awarded India centric QS IGAUGE Diamond rating. SRMIST carries out cutting edge research in frontier areas with more than 224 government-funded research projects at an outlay of Rs. 115 Crores since 2007. It has 11 international patents also.

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