Several top executives of IT companies on Saturday said the software industry would continue to provide jobs for budding engineers with constant changes in technology. Those who proved themselves in their respective course and improve their communication skills would get campus placements easily.
About 600 students of the GMR Institute of Technology-Rajam got placement orders from representatives of various companies at a function organised in the college. Cognizant vice-president U.V.Ramana and Wipro senior manager of global campus hiring team asked youngsters to develop logical thinking, acquire new skills and update their knowledge in the respective subjects.
GMRIT principal C.L.V.R.S.V. Prasad and vice-principal J.Raja Muruga Doss said the college could attract 15 multinational companies including Mu Sigma, Virtusa, Aviso, Cognizant, Hyundai Mobis, Apps Associates and HCL Technologies for campus recruitment.
They congratulated five students – A.Ram Bharadwaj, D.Vijaya, P.Yashaswini, V.S.M. Bhargav and Y.Sowjanya who got the highest package of ₹21 lakh.
Focus on rural students
GMR Varalakshmi Foundation CEO Rajendra Prasad said the GMR Group was giving top priority to improving educational standards among rural students also. GMRIT placement wing head Tushar and computer science wing head V.S.M. Bhargava expressed happiness over the selection of more than 75% of students in campus recruitment. The selection process comprised an online test, technical round, HR round and a coding test.
AP Government Vocational Junior College, Visakhapatnam principal S.Bheemeswara Rao said the students from the North Andhra region were able to reach top positions in their careers with their hard work and dedication. He urged parents to give freedom to their children in selection of companies so that they would develop independent thinking and come out with flying colours.
Earlier, some of the parents shared their ideas on the campus selection process.