National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh recorded an increase in campus placement for the Academic Year 2020-21, despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. As many as 78.7 per cent of students were placed through campus recruitments during 2020-21, for which placements are still ongoing. This compares favorably with the preceding year of 2019-20, which recorded 70.62 per cent placements. This is a significant achievement considering the current scenario. The entire selection process was conducted online.
Top Recruiters who came to NIT Andhra Pradesh include multinational companies and reputed firms such as L&T, Deloitte, Accenture, TCS, Infosys, ADP, Cognizant and Modak Analytics, among others.
Elaborating about the campus placements, Prof. C.S.P Rao, Director, NIT Andhra Pradesh, said, “Placements provide an opportunity to the students to test their employability skills gained for current industry requirements. Further, this outcome allows them to know better the confident level and decision-making towards their professional career. NIT Andhra Pradesh emphasizes skill development through curriculum and promotes interdisciplinary studies and innovative projects among student community. ”
Further, Prof. C.S.P Rao said, “The departments are also engaged in placement process and conducted several training programs in their expertise. The curriculum has been revised for 2020-21 admitted batch onward based on New Education Policy (NEP)-2020 and future industry needs thereby to enhance the good relationship between academia and industry. We have strived to retrain the best performance in the placement record during pandemic. This young institute is overcoming the challenges involved strategically to present a head start in the students’ career.”News, States