OP Jindal University Sets a Benchmark with a Massive Campus Placement

This year was a ‘Positive Season’ for Campus placement at OPJU.- Dr R. D. Patidar, VC, OPJU

Raigarh : OP Jindal University, Raigarh, has set a benchmark in the state Chhattisgarh to have a large number of National and Multi-National Companies for Campus Placements in an academic year.

With more than 65 Companies from different areas such as Steel Sector, IT Sector, Telecom Sector, Aviation, Banking, Retail, Civil Construction, Power Generation & Management, Automobile sector thronging the university campus, and OPJU has earned the distinction of being the University to have the large number of companies recruiting the students during the placement session 2018-19. More than 155 offers were given by the companies to the eligible students of the OP Jindal University.

Terming the placement as remarkable feat to achieve, Dr R. D. Patidar Vice-Chancellor, OP Jindal University said, It has been a very encouraging and ‘positive season’ this year. So far, 65 companies have come for campus placement for those students who are graduating in 2019. Top companies from Steel Sector-JSPL, JSW; IT Sector included TCS (Tata consultancy services), Wipro, Cognizant; while the core engineering companies includes JSPL, JSW Steel, Tata Motors, Airport Authority of India, Crescent Engineers, Chaphekar Constructions, conducted their campus placement drive at OPJU and selected engineering students”. Core Engineering companies were the main recruiters which picked up more than 91% students during the placement session. There has been surge in number in companies visiting university for campus placements which is an endorsement of the quality of education that we are imparting to our students, he added.”

Prof. Jyoti Nair, Director, Career Services, OP Jindal University added that, “The recruitment of Engineering and Management students touched new glory as more than 65 companies reached out for the recruitment of fresh talent during the campus placements. Interbiz Consulting, Colabera, Pin click, Techment, Bigwig media pvt ltd, Just Dial, PieChain, MindTree, Appeal Group, BYJUS, D & H Secheron Industries Pvt. Ltd, Pin Click, Jayaswal Neco, Sunflag Iron & Steel, GSG (Go speedy Go), Dixon, Eleation Services, Interbiz Consulting, MAAN Aluminum Ltd. and Cognixia were among the 65 companies which selected B.Tech. and MBA students from OP Jindal University”. He further added that Campus Placements for 2018-19 registered a jump of over 40% as more than 20 MNCs have selected the students. The placement percentage on the campus is 91%. The highest salary package offered was 7.00 LPA, and the average was 4.75 LPA. Prof. Nair also shared the information that 40% students are placed in IT Consulting sector, 24% in Manufacturing, 22% in Marketing, 11% in Infrastructure and 3% in other sectors.

Talking about the teaching pedagogy Dr P.S. Bokare, Dean School of Engineering, said, “The University has a good and advanced infrastructure. The quality of labs and classrooms is good. The teaching pedagogy is based on experiential learning and the students get an opportunity to learn more through the internship, industrial training, and workshops. All the third year students of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME), Computer Science& Engineering, and Electrical & Electronincs Engineering are working in reputed organisations and companies as interns. Mechanical and EEE students have been selected as Research Interns at DRDO, New Delhi and Hyderabad; and Mechanical and Computer Science & Engineering students are interns in Siemens India , working in the area of Artificial Intelligence and computer-aided design. Mr Srinjay Sneh of the third year, EEE has got a pre-placement offer from Metalman Auto Private Limited, New Delhi to work in the area of Industry 4.0 for the company and other students are at Tuls and Corps, Metalman Auto, Tata Steel, DRDO, JPL, JSPL, Sigmaweld as interns. Apart from DRDO, Siemens India, TATA Steel and Jindal group companies like JSPL, JPL, JSL and JSW; more than 50 companies have offered internship opportunities to the Engineering students. Some of the reputed organisations where OPJU students are pursuing their internship are Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles, Eicher Motors, Tata Motors, D & H Secheron, Capgemini, Fronius India Private Limited, Metalman Auto Private Limited, Larsen & Toubro, Tuls and Corps, Indo-Danish Tool Room, Neco Industries, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Honda, NTPC, Tata Aerospace Limited, Bhilai Steel, Indian Railways, Maruti, Yamaha, at Airport Authority of India, L&T, AshokaBuildcon, State Urban Development Authority (SUDA), Avinash Groups, and etc. MME students are bringing laurels at TATA Steel, NML, Jamshedpur, Minex Metallurgy Ltd., Maan Aluminium, Vedanta, JSW Bellari, Vasind and JSPL, Raigarh.

Dr Shesadev Nayak, Associate Dean, School of Management said that the Management students of the University have bring laurels in the companies and earned a name for their tireless efforts. He also informed that MBA students have also been placed and selected for internship in reputed organisations like, JSPL , Kotak Mahindra, TATA Refractories TRL, Peerless Kolkata, Amazon, Gems & Jewellery , Tauras Mutual Fund, Mahindra and Business Standards.

It is well known that located in Punjipathra, Raigarh, OP Jindal University was established in Chhattisgarh in 2014 (State Bill Act 13) by the prestigious Industrial Group of the country – Jindal Group; with the objective of providing world-class education and training to the students of the country and abroad. The University offers UGC and AICTE approved B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Metallurgical and Materials Engineering), M.Tech. (Structural Engineering, Power Plant Engineering & Energy Management, Computer Science & Engineering, Material Science and Technology, and Power Electronics and Power Systems), BBA, MBA, B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD courses.

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