UPES placements: The final placements of University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) have been completed for the academic year 2016-17. According to an Indian Express report, a total of 1,447 students were placed. Noteworthy, a total of 1527 jobs were offered. Also, the highest package that any student got was of Rs 29.76 lakh per annum. According to details given in the Indian Express report, the placements at three constituent colleges of UPES – College of Engineering Studies (CoES), College of Management and Economic Studies (CoMES) and College of Legal Studies (CoLS) stand at 90 per cent, 94 per cent and 85 per cent respectively.
Prestigious companies like IBM, Infosys, KPIT, Nestle, Philip Carbon Black Limited, Shell, Sony, Tech Mahindra and others were among the 325 recruiters. The first-time recruiters include Adobe, Armstrong, Amazon, Aditya Birla Solar, Athena Legal, Arka Consulting, Azure Power, Birlasoft, Byjus Think & Learn, Cognizant, etc, the Express reported said.
Rituraaj Juneja who is Director-Career Services at UPES says that over the years, there is a clear trend of organisations preferring to hire fresh talent that can be quickly deployed and made billable. According to Juneja, the UPES enables students to focus on domain-specific, industry-endorsed programs that are co-designed, co-delivered and co-certified by our industry partners.