BY : Kampuzz Team

Date : 17-09-2015

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VIT: 7947 Job Offers made by top 5 IT companies


A whopping 7, 947 job offers were made to the students at Vellore Institute of Technology in the placement drive shared by five of the top IT companies that visited its Vellore campus.

Cognizant, Accenture, Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro and Infosys were the five companies to recruit from the campus in slot one. All five companies made more than 1000 offers. This year two companies including Tata Consultancy Services and Cognizant increased their remuneration by 10 percent.

Chancellor of the University said, “The selection process for all the companies happened between September 1 and 15, 2015. Last year only one student got INR 24 lakh offer, this year three students were offered Rs 22 lakh each.”

“This is the first time in India, 5 companies are hiring more than 1000 students each from a single institution”, said Sekar Visvanthan, VIT Vice President. 

Number of Job Offers made by the companies individually is listed below:

Company

Job Offers

Cognizant

1914

TCS

1864

Accenture

1472

Infosys

1456

Wipro

1241

“We have broken our own record again this year. We will be submitting this to the Limca Book of Records soon,” said Samuel Rajkumar, Director, Placement and Training Cell.

Recruitment process in VIT started in the month of July. The first company that came for recruitment was Paypal that recruited 13 students with a pay scale of 20 lakhs per annum. The highest package was offered by the company Helpchat which recruited 3 B.Tech students with a remuneration of INR 22 Lakhs per annum.

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