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UPES gets recruiters from Navy, Oil, IT industry giants

Updated: Aug 18, 2016 12:45 IST

New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): Indian Navy, corporate giants Reliance Industries Limited, Tata Consultancy Services and IT majors Infosys, IBM and Larsen and Toubro Infotech are among the top recruiters this year at UPES.

This year saw over 300 recruiters hiring 1251 students from the University. Number of organizations that appeared for campus placements this year is 28 percent more than last year.

While the overall placement figure stands at 90 percent, 100 percent of BBA students, 94 percent of MBA students, 92 percent of LLB students and 87 percent of B.Tech students have been successfully placed.

Top recruiters this year include Reliance Industries Ltd., TCS, Infosys Ltd., KPIT, IBM, Global Data, CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants. Another 16 students got placed in Middle-East and in the African continent.

Indian Navy, through its university entry scheme, has hired four B.Tech students from aerospace, electronics, oil and gas informatics and IT Infrastructure specializations.

"We are pleased to inform that campus selection from UPES has been very encouraging in the preceding years. High selection rate of the UPES students at 'Service Selection Board' speaks volumes about the high standard of grooming and professional education being imparted," said Director Manpower Planning and Recruitment Indian Navy, Capt. Ajay Sharma.

"We look forward to visit UPES campus for 'University Entry Scheme' once again in 2016," added Capt. Ajay Sharma.

This year saw significant demand for students with specialization in cloud computing and virtualization technology, mainframe technology, business analytics and optimization, artificial intelligence, computational fluid dynamics, nuclear science, renewable energy, transportation and industrial design and applied petroleum engineering.

"While we are witnessing great demand for industry-specific specialized knowledge and skills, recruiters place equal emphasis on a candidate's soft skills like professional eagerness, communication and presentation skills, general aptitude and most importantly, their attitude. Our industry-aligned curricula designed to cater to industry requirements coupled with rigorous 'Personality Enhancement Programs' has helped us in creating genuine industry-ready professionals," said Director- Career Services at UPES, Rituraaj Juneja. (ANI)