Thursday, 23 July 2020

Chandigarh University registers record number of multinationals conducting virtual recruitment drives during lockdown phase

Chandigarh University registers record number of multinationals conducting virtual recruitment drives during lockdown phase

After completing campus placements for 2020 batch; University kick-starts recruitments for batch 2021 
Engineering students of Chandigarh University bags record 35 LPA package during campus placements 2020 


The placements of passing-out batch 2020 have bucked the fears of a slowdown in campus recruitments due to the global pandemic and lockdown situation prevailing in the country. Continuing its success story in Campus Placements, Chandigarh University saw 119 MNCs conducting virtual recruitment drives during lockdown phase which has turned out to be a national record. This was informed by Chancellor, Chandigarh University, Satnam Singh Sandhu, and Vice-President, Corporate Relations, Prof. Himani Sood during a media interaction at University Campus.




While giving details about the Campus Placements for its students during lockdown, Satnam Sandhu said, “With 119 Multinationals which includes 57 new recruiters conducting Virtual Placement Drives during lockdown phase, the total number of recruiters for 2020 batch has touched 691 companies which is 30% more than last year while the number of offers has registered a growth of 40% and touched a whopping figure of 6617”. Chandigarh University has become the only university of the country to have kick-started placement process for 2021 batch as more than 25 companies have already conducted their placement drives till date. “Fortune 500 Companies of the World and India’s top 100 Companies which includes Microsoft, Google, IBM, Amazon, Deloitte, Walmart, Boeing, American Express, Qualcomm, National Instruments, Saint Gobain, TCS, Infosys, Dell, Cisco, Oracle, SAP Labs, Wipro, Cognizant, Capgemini have been some of the major recruiters for 2020 batch”. The total number of offers bagged by the students during lockdown touched 362. The highest package offered in 2020 batch campus placements has been Rs. 35 LPA 

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