Undeterred by the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Institute of Technology, Nirma University manages to find its rhythm in campus hiring for 2021 passing batch of students. Sixteen pre-placement offers have been rolled out for final year students of 2021 pass out batch which includes seven PPOs offered by Amazon with CTC of INR 30.00 LPA, three PPOs offered by Deutsche Bank with INR 19.63 LPA and six PPOs offered by ZS Associates with INR 13.43 LPA respectively. Considering the current health situation, campus hiring processes are conducted using virtual platform.
During 2020 campus hiring season, students bagged 670+ offers from 130+ organisations. 50 students have been placed with an annual package of INR 12 LPA and above, 157 students have been placed with an annual package ranging between INR 7.00 to 12.00 LPA. Whereas rest of the students have been placed with an annual package up to INR 7.00 LPA. Highest package for 2020 pass out batch was INR 29.95 LPA offered by Media.Net.
Comparative Study of Package Offered to BTech Students
Recruiters for 2020 pass out batch were Media.Net, Amazon, Samsung R&D, Qualcomm, Cypress Semiconductor, NVidia, ARM Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Bank of America, Endurance, Intel India, Oracle, Juniper Network, Informatica, and Crest Data Systems. In core domain major recruiters are Reliance Industries Ltd, NBC Bearings, Thermax, MG Motors, Galaxy Surfactants, CEAT Tyres, Adani Energy, L&T Tech Services, ABB, Secure Meters, DCM Shriram, ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India, J K Paper, Torrent Power, and Worley, among others.
More than 85 companies visited the campus in 2020. The campus witnessed 100% placements. While average or mean compensation package stood at Rs 9.00 LPA, median salary at the institute rose from Rs 8.5 LPA to Rs 8.75 LPA. The maximum salary was Rs 12.33 LPA offered by Dell Technologies in the ITES sector.
The campus placement drive witnessed offers from prominent companies, from the sectors including, Consulting, Automobile, IT&ITES, Social Media, BFSI, FMCG, Market Research, Manufacturing, Construction & Real Estate, Healthcare, E-commerce, Analytics, Micro Finance, Power, Consumer Durable, and Telecom. More than 30 new companies participated in the campus hiring process. Companies like Smart Cube, Bytedance, Ingersoll Rand, Pesticide India, Jubilantlife, Spacematrix, Birlasoft, Malcom, MG Motor India, TTK Healthcare, Phone Pe, and South Indian Bank hired from the campus for the first time. Two students have been hired by PT Jaykay Files Indonesia, which has its presence in Indonesia. Companies including Infosys, EXL services, Kotak Bank, Axis Bank, Neilsen, CARE, CRISIL, TCS, HDFC Life, Performics Convonix, and Heidelberg Cement are among the regular recruiters.
Pantaloons, CRISIL, EXL Services, Decent Appliances, Spacematrix, Mercados, Symettn, HDFC Bank offered PPOs. Companies like UNIDO, J P Morgan, Publicis Groupe, EXL Services, Smart Cube, Bigbasket, SBI life Insurance, Radio Mirchi, Textron, Coca-Cola, Havmor, Jio Studios, Nephroplus, and Maeer+Vidorno participated in the summer placement process.
For the Academic year 2019-20, a total of 40 MPharm and BPharm students, 33 from MPharm, and 7 from BPharm have been placed. The average salary has been 2.82 LPA with highest salary offered at 5.05 LPA. The companies that visited the institute include ACME LIFETECH, Aegis Lifesciences, Amneal Pharma, APCER Lifesciences, Cadila (Zydus) Healthcare, Fedora Advantage Healthcare, Finecure Pharma, Intas Pharma, Meteoric Biopharma, Molkem, Novartis India, Piramal Pharma Solutions, Puniska Healthcare, Sun Pharma, Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Sundyota Numandis, Emcure Pharma, CBCC Global Research, Aculife Healthcare, HealthArk, LA Renon Healthcare, Planet Health, Y J Trivedi Law firm, Axio Biosolutions, O2H Research, and PhytoLifesciences.
It is very encouraging to note that out of the 40 students placed, 34 students are placed in profiles related to their core area of specialisation which would provide them opportunity to utilise their specialised knowledge and build technical expertise. Alumni network and strong industry connect has been of great help to face the challenges in placement posed by COVID-19. Performance of past students and the trust on quality education provided by the institute has helped the students to remain preferred choice for industry while recruiting fresh talent. Prior to placement season, all MPharm students of final year undertook their industry internship at various reputed companies like Sun Pharma, Cipla, Alkem, Freyr, Cadila Pharma, Intas Pharma, Zydus Cadila Healthcare, Meshayu Consultants, etc.
The Institute of Law works relentlessly towards providing the students with a plethora of options available in their field. From contacting various stakeholders in the legal sector, such as law firms, companies, and public sector institutions, to providing the students with an opportunity to work in the social sector and judicial clerkship in the High Courts, the Institute has left no stone unturned to achieve outstanding results in the placement services and has successfully produced graduates who have been warmly accepted in legal fraternity through internships, placement, and summer trainings.
More than 30 plus Law firms and companies participated in the placement process. While the average salary and mean compensation package stood at 4.0 LPA. The maximum salary offered is Rs 7 LPA by RKC infra build Pvt Ltd.
The campus placement drive witnessed offers from prominent Law firms and companies like, Legalogic consulting, Veeta legal Services Pvt Ltd, DMT Social & Co Advocates, Sintex industries, RKC Infrabuild Pvt Ltd, and GIDC. The Placement has also seen boost from summer internship programme and winter internship programme leading to Pre-Placement offers. Law firms including, Juris Corp, Nanavati & Company, Amlegal Saakshya Law, Nishith Desai Associates, Cuts International Competition Law Centre, Joyce law, Am I Complaint Law, offered PPOs to the students.