More than 50% HBTI students picked up
THE PLACEMENT scenario at the Harcourt Butler Technological Institute (HBTI) has been extremely encouraging during the first phase of campus interviews, which ended on February 15, 2006. Out of a total of 452 final year students, 320 got placed in multi-national companies with a good pay package.Updated: Mar 18, 2006 00:15 IST
THE PLACEMENT scenario at the Harcourt Butler Technological Institute (HBTI) has been extremely encouraging during the first phase of campus interviews, which ended on February 15, 2006. Out of a total of 452 final year students, 320 got placed in multi-national companies with a good pay package.
The most startling fact was that for the first time, about 68 students got double job offers from different companies.
The highest number of students, who received double job offers, were of the Information Technology department. The department had 40 students. All these students had appeared for the campus interviews and all were placed. But 16 of them got double job offers .
Similarly, out of 49 students of Chemical Engineering, 38 appeared for the campus interview and all were given good placements. Thirteen students of the Department received double job offers. In the Computer Science Engineering out of 60 students, 49 were interviewed and all got placed. Eleven students got double placement opportunities.
Bio engineering (1), Civil Engineering (2), Electric Engineering (6), Electronics (6), MCA (6), Mechanical Engineering (5), and Oil Technology (2) students too, received double job offers during the placement .
Almost all students who appeared for the campus interview were given good job offers by prestigious national and multi-national companies. Not a single student was left unemployed.
According to the professor in-charge of placements, Dr JSP Rai, there were 207 general category candidates, 80 Backward Class candidates and 33 candidates of scheduled Caste who appeared for the campus interview.
From general category 49, from Backward Class 13 and from Scheduled Caste six students got double job offers.
Dr Rai told HT that the placement scenario has constantly been improving every year due to better teaching and library facilities at the institute and the efforts of the alumni. He said besides administrative efforts, the alumni have played a grater role in pushing the Institute and its students.
He said the IBM company has offered summer training to two students of the institute this year, after examining their written performance and the performance at the personality interview.
He said more companies would visit the campus from March 21 to conduct campus interviews.
The details about the departments at the Institute and the CVC of the students have already been put on the Internet to facilitate companies in holding interviews.