LPU sets Placement Record in North India: Celebrated Placement Day- 2020
Jalandhar: The management of LPU, faculty, members of staff, students placed and their parents celebrated Placement Day-2020 at the campus. It was primarily to felicitate and inspire the students, who got selected in the campus placements, for further career journey. The celebrations were held at different venues including Shanti Devi Mittal Auditorium at the campus.
Mammoth celebrations held at the campus were for thousands of LPU students placed in top MNCs, in just first six months of this academic session-2019-20. Among thousands of offers made; 2,000+ offers alone have been made by Fortune 500 companies; Rs 42 LPA has been the highest package secured by engineering student with Microsoft; Rs 19.75 LPA highest package is offered for management students; and, 500+ multinational and national companies including Amazon, Bosch, Capgemini, Cognizant, Virtusa, Wipro, TCS and many more have recruited LPU students. In addition, 110+ companies that recruit from IITs, NITs and IIMs have also recruited from LPU; 25+ companies have offered international placements; and, 200+ offers have been availed at CTC Rs.10 LPA and above for 2020 graduating batch till date.
In order to commemorate the day and make it memorable one, thousands of students, wearing sashes of the companies they are placed in, assembled at a common point; had group photographs with LPU dignitaries; released multi-coloured balloons and sky lanterns; held a long procession on the tunes of pipe-band and drums; made stops at Centre for Professional Enhancement (CPE) and Division of Career Services to pay reverence to both which contributed a lot in shaping their bright career. On this occasion, among other students, BTech student placed with Microsoft at Rs 42 lakh package, Tanya Arora shared her motivating experiences at LPU and advised all to be sincere in their approaches towards career formation.
While congratulating the placed students, their parents, Division of Career Services (DCS) and Centre for Professional Enhancement (CPE) officials; LPU Pro Chancellor Rashmi Mittal said: “We are committed to fulfil the career aspirations of the students that joined our University. In order to make our graduating students job-ready, we have updated our curriculum to be in line with Industry expectations. This involves inclusion of the latest and emerging technologies.” Mrs Mittal also shared that LPU also invests a lot by providing students training and exposure in current industry trends, along with a holistic course structure. Such initiatives indeed make LPU a preferred destination for recruiters.