Assam down town University achieves a record of 90 percent placements during the pandemic

New Delhi: Assam down town University (AdtU) has achieved a record of 90 percent placement between 2019 and 2020. The university has collaborated with more than 300 recruiting partners and secured more than 700 job offers for its students. The job offers secured by AdtU attracted an average salary package of Rs 4 lakhs per annum, with some salary packages reaching as high as Rs 25 lakhs per annum.


The university has formed a formidable partnership with multinational and national corporations and firms who provide the bulk of recruitment for her students. These include Amazon, BYJU’s, Wipro, TCS, Cognizant, Capgemini, IBM, HCL, Accenture, P&G, Cipla, Nestle, HP, Genpact, Apollo Group, NIMHANS, Taj Chennai, Lemon Tree Group of Hotels, and Radisson Group among many others. Each year, representatives from these firms troop into AdtU to pick some of the best talents India has got to offer in order to beef up their manpower.


Chhohan Das, prior to pursuing bachelor in pharmacy, was uncertain about his future. As time went by Das realised he was in safe hands. Currently working with one of India’s top companies, Alembic Pharmaceutical, he credits his university for the right guidance and consistent support. “Like most students I too was worried about my career at the starting of my academic course. But thankfully I received immense support from Assam down town University faculties and the in-house placement cell. They not only focus on the course material but also make sure the students are well prepared to face the real deal. Mock interviews are held for boosting confidence and necessary guidance are provided in case of doubts. I’ve got placed in several reputed companies such as Tech Mahindra and Margdarshak previously.”


Prasanjit Das, an alumnus of AdtU Bachelor in Hospitality Management Programme shares how the university has shaped not just his career but overall personality. “The university has the best staff and placement cell. The teachers are extremely supportive and are always available when in need. The placement cell has excellent training modules; from personality development to facing interviews, one gets trained on a professional level. Honestly due to the current pandemic situation, I was not even sure of getting a job. I thank my stars and my alma mater for always guiding me in this journey. I’m currently employed with Upgrade Jeet in Banaglore, and was associated with multiple prestigious organisations as Avadh Utopia and Reliance Jio in the past.


Saniya Agarwal, who studied B.pharm and MBA between 2013 to 2018 has got a 25LPA job at Allegiance Manufacturers Private Limited which is the highest package from AdtU to date. Sanya Agarwal said, “ADTU has paved the way for my dreams, it helped me build the courage to face any obstacles that come in the way. It taught me patience is the key to success.”


Debapriya Paul, a student of AdtU MBA 2021 batch has set a shining example by achieving the highest number of placements in prestigious organisations such as Tech Mahindra, First Connect, BYJU’S, Caliche, Upgrad and Magdarshak. Currently she is associated with Planet Spark as Business Development Counsellor, drawing a salary of Rs 7.6 LPA.


Dr. NC Talukdar, Vice Chancellor, Assam down town University said, “During the pandemic and lockdown, when there is a large number of job cuts everywhere, we are extremely happy that more than 90% of our students have got placements within a very short period of time. Our endeavour would be to take the placements up to 100% in the future.”


Established in 2010, AdtU has around 8,000 students enrolled in more than 60 carefully designed programmes. A Nielson Company 2017 survey which measured 11 comprehensive parameters ranked Assam down town University in the top 10 of India’s private universities.


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