With 140 plus top-notch companies doling out over 2411 job offers for a batch size of 2800 eligible B.Tech students of 2018 graduated batch, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Deemed University looks well poised to achieve cent percent campus placement for yet another year. In an absolute sense, till date 82% students have already been placed, over 350 of them bagging multiple offers. The number of placed students is set to rise as some of the companies that participated in the campus recruitment process are yet to declare results.
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KIIT Well Poised to Achieve Cent Percent Placement Again (Highlights as on 3rd August 2018)
- 2470 plus job offers for a batch of 2800 B.Tech students
- Over 1200 placed in ‘Day 1’ & ‘Day-Zero’ companies
- 350 plus students bagged multiple job offers
- 140 plus top-notch companies conducted campus recruitment drives till date
- Highest salary offered is Rs. 39.00 lakh by Adobe Systems
- 14 companies offered CTC of Rs. 10.00 lakh or more
- 41 companies offered CTC of Rs. 5.00 lakh or more
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‘Day Zero’ Dream campus drives alone resulted in placement of about 500 students by multinational companies like World Quant, Linked In , Amazon, Dell, Microsoft, Deloitte, VMware, SAP Labs, TEK Systems, HighRadius, Endurance International Group, McKinsey & Company, Mu-Sigma, Directi, Amazon CSA, Factset, Optum, Cybage, Cause Code, CGI, Aricent Technologies, KPIT Technologies, Adobe Systems, Sokrati Technologies, Zen Technologies, IBS Software, MRoads, Mahindra Comviva, L&T Technology Services, NSE Infotech Services Ltd., NRI Fintech, Novartis Business Services, Zycus, IBM, Standard Chartered (Scope International), MUVI, Net 2 Source, Net Cracker, ZS Associates, MyPerfectice, HP R&D, Think & Learn, Smart Prix, etc.
‘Day One’ campus recruitment drive this season generated about 800 jobs offers from three companies: Accenture, Wipro and Infosys. Accenture was the top recruiter with 575 job offers. This is an excellent ‘Day One’ & ‘Day zero’ conversions taking into account the current job market scenario, according to the corporate experts. The highest CTC of Rs. 39.00 lakh was offered by Adobe Systems. The average CTC so far has been Rs. 5.25 lakhs.
Several core companies like Shapoorji & Pallonji, TVS Motors, Hyundai Motors, Robert Bosch, Zentron Labs, Elegant Shipping, Voltas, Soctronics Technologies, UX Reactors, Aveva, Tega Industries, Simplex Infrastructure Ltd, Praxair, Adani Wilmar, Asian Oilfield & Energy services (Oilmax), Bharat Light & Power Ltd, Enervision, Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd., Uniparts, Juspay, Rane Group, Rassaa.com, SA Infrastructure Consultant Ltd., Sea Geo-Services Ltd. Tata Project, Think Zone, Artha Group, Global Archer, Ashiana Housing, H&R Johnson India, HFFC, Sparc, SRR Project, Stellarix, Usha Martin Ltd., Vaaman Engineering, Webcon Consulting India, Windmoller & Holsecher India Ltd, Yash paper, Mallak Specialties, Patel Infrastructure , ITC Infotech, Emphasis, MindTree, Argusoft, Tavisca, Tech Mahindra, Techment Technologies, T Tech India, ETech, Artech Services, Collebera, Gyansys Infotech, Exilant, Cognizant, Thoomri.com, CMS IT Services and ESSPL, Darwin box DBS Asia, Citrix R&D, Hexaware, Josh technology, LG Soft India, Zopper, Ericsson, ESSPL, Experis IT, HSC Software development India ltd., Digi Champs, valued Epistemic had also visited campus for 2018 Graduated Batch. KIIT will achieve almost cent percent placements for all deserving eligible students like previous years.
KIIT was established as an institution imparting degree engineering programme in 1997 and first batch of students passed out in 2001. Since its inception, the institute has been posting remarkably successful campus placement drives for its students.
Personally congratulating the successful students, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS commended their hard work as well as persistent efforts of KIIT’s Training & Placement Cell in preparing the students for the day of reckoning. KIIT has academic tie-up with 162 reputed universities across the world. This arrangement presents an excellent opportunity to KIIT students to pursue higher education abroad. Dr. Samanta encouraged students to avail this opportunity. Last year, more than 500 students had been selected in reputed national and international institutions / Universities for higher studies. Students got confirmed offers from top universities in Switzerland, France, Norway, Canada, Poland and Germany for higher studies courses, including Ph.D.
The University is able to achieve excellent placement record consistently due to its student-centric culture and innovative teaching-learning system, driven by a highly qualified and competent team of faculty, drawn from institutions of repute such as IITs, IIMs, XLRI, IISc, JNU, etc. It has 2500 faculty members who impart rigorous curriculum and provide access to varied learning opportunities and hands-on research.
Because of its excellence, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India has conferred it Category ‘A’ status (on Tandon Committee recommendations) and NBA has accredited it in Tier 1 (Washington Accord) for engineering streams, placing KIIT among the most elite universities of the country. It has also been accredited in ‘A’ Grade by NAAC for the third time.
In a major boost to the brand value of KIIT globally, B.Tech programmes have got the coveted Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK accreditation. KIIT is also the first self-financing Deemed to be University in Odisha and eastern India to enter into the prestigious QS BRICS World University Rankings for 2018.
Students get unmatched exposure by attending and interacting with eminent academicians, legal luminaries, corporate leaders, policy makers and scientists, who come to KIIT to attend numerous academic conferences, seminars and workshops organized round the year. Nobel Lecture Series and KIIT Knowledge Tree are part of this initiative under which 20 talks by Nobel Laureates have been arranged for the benefit of students and faculty. Apart from these, KIIT has created enormous infrastructure and facilities, which are most conducive to academic pursuit. All these factors go a long way in ensuring that the students are ‘market ready’ and their success in placement interviews.