SRM students score big on placements, despite pandemic Over 600 companies make 7111+ offers in ‘Season 2020-21’


@ Vikas Sharma | Sr Journalist

Kattankulathur: The Covid crisis notwithstanding, SRM Institute of Science and Technology has kept up its reputation for high scores in campus recruitments this year too, with leading IT and core engineering companies coming up with over 7111 offers to the graduating class of 2021.

The highest offer, Rs.35 lakhs per annum, came from Bengaluru-based WorkIndia Information Technology and Service, rated among the topmost blue-collar job portals in the country.

More than 600 companies have already visited the campus (virtually) since the commencement of the placement season. Many more are expected as the ‘season’ continues till the end of June 2021.

The centralized placement process organised at the Kattankulathur campus brings students from the SRM campuses including Modinagar, Ramapuram and Vadapalani, said Director, Career Centre at SRMIST Mr. N. Venkata Sastry. “Top companies are drawn to the SRM due to the cosmopolitan composition of the students and quality of students” he added.

About 2000 Super Dream (Rs.10 L Pa+) and Dream (Rs.5 L Pa+) offers have been made so far. Students are also recruited by companies from the Core Engineering sector.

“At the conclusion of ‘Day One’ processes, Cognizant-1018, TCS-983, Wipro-634, Infosys-602 offers were made,” said Venkata Sastry.

Various prominent recruiters visited the campus for hiring this year such as WorkIndia, MotorQ, Amazon, Arcesium, DE Shaw, Paypal, Direct i, Barclays, Amadeus, Nielsen, Commvault, Oracle, Adobe, Capgemini, Deloitte, Bank of America, ZS Associates, Fractal Analytics, EY and many others . Even among the the core sectors, companies such as HeroMotocorp, Reliance Industries, Akzonobel, HUL, IFB, Siemens, Titan, Ceat, Hitachi ABB, Fiat, Linde, Schneider, TATA Chemicals, L&T group, Cummins, KPIT, Adani Group, Nilkamal among many others supported our endeavour to provide core opportunities to our students

A clear leader 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 is home to over 50,000 students from all over India and abroad. It 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 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.

The fountainhead of this institution started in 2002 is a farmer-turned- educationist Dr T. R. Paarivendhar, who is the Founder Chancellor of SRM Group of Institutions, Member of Parliament and a philanthropist.


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