Naval force to Oil, IT industry giants turn top recruiters at UPES
Posted by: Clara Fernandes at 8/18/2016 12:27:00 am
· Demand for Industry-ready professionals attracts 28% more recruiters
· 16 students hired by companies overseas
New Delhi, August 18th, 2016: Indian Navy, corporate giants Reliance Industries Limited, Tata Consultancy Services and IT majors Infosys, IBM and L&T Infotech are among the top recruiters this year at UPES. This year saw over 300 recruiters hiring 1251 students from the University. Number of organizations that appeared for campus placements this year is 28% more than last year.
While the overall placement figure stands at 90%, 100% of BBA students, 94% of MBA students, 92% of LLB students and 87% of B.Tech students have been successfully placed. Top recruiters this year includes Reliance Industries Ltd., TCS, Infosys Ltd., KPIT, IBM, L&T Infotech, Global Data, CGI Information Systems & Management Consultants. Another 16 students got placed in Middle-East and in the African continent.
Indian Navy, through its University Entry Scheme, has hired 4 B.Tech students from Aerospace, Electronics, Oil & Gas Informatics and IT Infrastructure specializations. “We are pleased to inform that campus selection from UPES has been very encouraging in the preceding years. High selection rate of the UPES students at 'Service Selection Board' speaks volumes about the high standard of grooming and professional education being imparted. We look forward to visit UPES campus for 'University Entry Scheme' once again in 2016”, said Capt. Ajay Sharma, Director, Manpower Planning& Recruitment, Indian Navy.
This year saw significant demand for students with specialization in Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technology, Mainframe Technology, Business Analytics and Optimization, Artificial Intelligence, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Nuclear Science, Renewable Energy, Transportation and Industrial Design and Applied Petroleum Engineering.
Commenting on this trend, Rituraaj Juneja, Director- Career Services at UPES said, “While we are witnessing great demand for industry-specific specialized knowledge and skills, recruiters place equal emphasis on a candidate’s soft skills like professional eagerness, communication and presentation skills, general aptitude and most importantly, their attitude! Our industry-aligned curricula designed to cater to industry requirements coupled with rigorous ‘Personality Enhancement Programs’ has helped us in creating genuine industry-ready professionals”.
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) was established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. UPES is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956 and accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).UPES offers 87 graduate and post graduate courses in the high-growth sectors like oil and gas, power, infrastructure, information technology, transportation, electronics, high technology, design, business, planning and architecture, public policy, legal studies and more. BBA, MBA, B Tech, M Tech, B Des, M Des, LLB, LLM, B Plan, M Plan, MA and many more are offered under these schools and colleges. Because of its multi disciplinary courses, UPES graduates are a preferred choice for the companies. UPES has maintained a consistent placement track record of 85% placements year on year. This demonstrates UPES’ commitment, quality of students, and the holistic approach of its dedicated faculty.