Amaravati, August 24 (MExN): VIT-AP University organised a programme on Thursday showcasing student achievements in campus placements and higher education. The event underscored the crucial role of the Career Development Centre in guiding and training students for placements in leading companies both in India and abroad.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr G Viswanathan, Founder & Chancellor, VIT said that the Career Development Centre (CDC) plays a vital role in creating the illustrious placement record of VIT. The university has a dedicated CDC which works in coherence with VIT centralized career development centre for the enhancement of the student’s skills and aptitude.
The VIT Supported Advancement of Rural Students (STARS) program aims to provide quality higher education opportunities to underprivileged rural students. This initiative offers a 100% fee waiver covering academic, hostel, and basic medical expenses, enabling these students to achieve their potential. In this graduating batch, STARS achieved a 100% placement rate at VIT and approximately 90% at VIT-AP, spanning national and multinational companies.
Dr V Samuel Raj Kumar, Director, CDC highlighted that by organising sessions with experienced trainers and VIT alumni, the centre assists students in honing their skills for placement interviews, encompassing both technical and HR dimensions, as well as effectively preparing them for group discussions.
During the academic year 2022-2023, the CDC facilitated interactions with over 900 companies, hosting approximately 14500 on-campus placement opportunities. Impressively, 4500 Super dream, 3500 Dream and 6500 regular job offers approximately, reflecting the effectiveness of the centre’s efforts.
On the feat, Dr SV Kota Reddy, Vice Chancellor said, “Looking ahead, we are dedicated to forging even stronger partnerships with industry leaders, with the goal of nurturing socially conscious and responsible leaders who will leave a positive and lasting impact on our world.”
The campus placements for the graduating batch 2023 realised a significant achievement with a total of 1021 students securing the placement. Total offers secured by students 1560 which encompass an impressive 384 super dream offers and 360 dream offers. Notably, the highest package extended at VIT-AP by an MNC is Rs 34.4 LPA. Moreover, the 2023 graduating batch’s average salary has also witnessed a substantial rise, climbing to Rs.7.20 LPA from the previous batch Rs 6.39 LPA. This remarkable outcome was made possible through the participation of over 900 recruiters in VIT Placements 2022-23, encompassing a diverse array of industries, with approximately 100 core companies and a significant representation of around 800 IT companies.
On the other hand, a promising trend is evident as more than 150 students eagerly prepare to embark on their journey of higher education through Master’s program at prestigious universities worldwide.
Dr Jagadish Chandra Mudiganti, Registrar highlighted that VIT-AP’s distinctiveness extends to its diversity, as each batch boasts an impressive representation of female candidates who have achieved exceptional placements with leading companies.
Ramani Balasundaram, Trustee, VIT-Bhopal, Dr SMAK Azad, Assistant Director, Dr E Anupriya, Deputy Director-Training, Dr Srinivas Reddy and Dr Anil Negi, Coordinators, CDC, Deans, Directors, Staff and students were also present.