[Following is a Jamia press release dated Sept 5, 2012]
Jamia Millia Islamia has kicked off its placements activities for this year with some of the world’s largest companies like Microsoft, Google, Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra and Mahindra and Works Application visiting Jamia to recruit students.
This is the first time that a Japanese Company, namely Works Application, visited Jamia to recruit students for its Singapore Office. The Japanese company is recruiting students from B. Tech. (Computer Engg.), MCA, M.Sc. Tech. and M.Sc. (Computer Science). In the first round itself, they have short-listed 9 students for final recruitment. They are offering a salary package of 60 lacs Japanese Yen Per Annum (equivalent to Rs. 38 Lacs per Annum), which is by far the highest figure till date.
Microsoft India had recruited two students last year on a package of Rs. 16 lacs per annum. This year too Microsoft India has conducted their online tests in Jamia for final year students as also for 3rd year students who they wish to recruit for summer internship. They have short-listed 6 students from the final year and 13 students from the 3rd year for the final round of interviews which will be conducted very soon.
Similarly, Maruti Suzuki also visited Jamia to recruit students especially from the Mechanical Engineering branch and conducted its online test for students and short-listed 24 students for the final round of interviews.
Mahindra & Mahindra also visited Jamia and conducted their online tests and short-listed 6 students for the final round of interviews.
There are many companies lined up to visit Jamia for recruiting students. In this month itself, Jamia is expecting to receive on campus: ADOBE India, HCL, SAMSUNG, Impetus, Lurgi India, Open Solutions, TATA Steel, Birlasoft, Snapdeal.com, etc.
Last year, there were 105 companies which had made offers to 475 Jamia students.