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  • Delhi University placement: Students receive higher pay packages this year

    The students from Delhi University (DU) seem to feature on the hot favourites' list of recruiters not only across the country, but also a few multi- national companies (MNCs). These companies have shelled out job offers, with pay packages weighing as heavy as 8 lakh per annum, to as many as 850 students and are expected to offer jobs to more students in the coming few days.

    According to the university officials there 2014 has witnessed is a huge jump in the number of job offers being made. While this year the number has already touched 850, last year only around 500 students were placed by the end of April by varsity's Central Placement Cell (CPC).

    "We are seeing a very good response this year. In comparison to last year we have seen a very good jump in terms of numbers," said an official.

    The placement record is expected to cross the one thousand mark as many companies are still approaching the varsity for conducting a placement drive, which began in October last year, according to an official handling CPC.

    "Around 850 students from various colleges and courses have been placed in companies till now. Companies like HCL Technologies, Genpact, Wipro, Accenture, Genpact and TATA Capital have already given job offers to hundreds of students. There are many companies who want to come to hire students and this year more than 1000 students will be placed," said J M Khurana, dean students' welfare.

    The highest package offered this year is around Rs.8 lakh per annum, officials said. "The salary packages offered this year are starting from Rs 2 lakh per annum and have already touched Rs.8 lakh per annum mark. We also expect the packages to go higher," said Khurana.

    Students who are registered with CPC are eligible for placements.

    For students from off campus colleges CPC is a great platform as companies usually don't come to their colleges. "I have a job offer from an IT company with the package of Rs 3.4 lakh per annum. Many of my friends will take part in the coming placement drive," said Kartik, a student of Economics. Source