Training and Placement Section
The Training and Placement Department of VNIT Nagpur aims to provide students with a platform for using their technical acumen to gain valuable experience by working in the mainstream industry. It also acts as an interface for Companies seeking talented young graduates and post-graduates in various disciplines. Necessary guidance is provided to the students for career planning and personality development.
A structured training programme of 120 hours is implemented for all UG and PG students, spread over their academic semesters. This training focusses on majorly these areas: Programming Language, Data Structures, Algorithms, Domain Knowledge, Professional English Communication and Aptitude. Regular and rigorous assessments are conducted for all students appearing for campus placements. Mock Interviews in the HR and Technical domains are arranged regularly by the T&P Department.
Series of Lectures are arranged with the help of Corporate Stalwarts to make students aware of Expectations by Corporates and Industries from young engineers. Orientation program for placements, career guidance seminars on Higher Education in India & Foreign countries are organized to help the students for planning their careers
Companies offer Summer Internships to B.Tech 2nd year, 3rd year and M.Tech 1st year students. Summer internships offer an opportunity to the students to work in a professional space, on the technologies they are learning on campus. This exposure helps them when they decide to join the industry as working professionals. The internships are a great way for the companies to attract the good students and monitor them during their tenure. Based on their performance of the intern, the companies extend a Pre-Placement offer (PPO) to the interns and inform the T & P department about their decision.
- Tech students, upon completion of their 3rd year, can pursue summer internship for 8-10 weeks. (Tentatively 13th May 2024 to 19th July 2024)
- Tech students have provision to pursue year-long internship (July 2023 to April 2024) in their final year.
- The T&P Dept also supports the students in applying for trainings at various Govt undertaking units like PSUs, Research Units, Defence Organizations, units of Central Govt or any state govt, by arranging NOCs and related documents.
Various public and private sector organizations are invited for campus recruitment of final year students. The Placements at VNIT have been on consistent rise from last three years. For Batch 2023 passout, 1000 students from all UG and PG courses got placed through Campus Placements. 1233 job offers were released till 03 July 2023.
239 leading organizations across diverse sectors participated in the Campus Placements. 56 companies visited us On-Campus where as others conducted the selection process virtually. These included all the major companies like Google, D.E Shaw, Oracle, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, Citi India, Siemens, BNY Mellon, J.P.Morgan Chase, Deloitte USI Consulting, L&T Group, Bajaj Auto, Godrej Industries, Vedanta, IOCL, Fractal Analytics and many more.
Along with core-sector jobs, over the past few years, students have also shown a keen interest for jobs in IT and Software, Management and Consultancy firms, Educational Organizations and even in Start-Ups. While core disciplines attract students with strong technical know-how, other sectors invariably open doors to students interested in dynamic work-profiles and aptitude-based skill requirements.