Unique feature remained this year that a large number of students from all streams got placed. It is to highlight that LPU's MBA students got 125% placements. For the first time, campus placement was also for Physical Education students and 70% of them got placed. Many of the companies made repeated approaches for campus placement drives throughout the year.
Companies like HCL Technologies recruited 109 students in a single campus drive. Not only multi-national companies, private sectors & NGOs but prestigious government sectors also reached for recruitment. Indian Armed forces offered lucrative salary package of Rs 7.75 lakhs (Rs 64,583 per month), whereas leading Federal Bank also selected LPU students on package of Rs 6,50,000 (Rs 55,000 per month).
LPU campus became a preferred destination for brands like Pepsi co, Asian Paints, Google, Trident & Microsoft, and these conducted tests for massive on campus selection. Selected by renowned brands from the sectors of IT/ITES, Pharmacy, Education, Logistics, Banking, Consultancy, Health Care & Pharma; LPU students have been offered to serve in top cities mainly in Bangalore, Pune and New Delhi.
LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said, "I am immensely pleased to note that many top companies have recruited remarkable number of LPU students this year. The selected students will not only be working in the country but abroad as well. In this regard, I am happy to share that one of our students, Bibin Babu has been covered on the front page of prestigious magazine ‘India Today' for his being selected as a Google Developer, and Brand ambassador for finance conglomerate Bloomberg Institute." Mr Mittal also told that many of LPU students have been placed with renowned Banks, Consultancies, Info-services and other sectors of utmost importance.
Adding he said: "Our main endeavor is to guide students to get placed with top brands even before their final year's examinations."
Illustrative, this year major companies like Syscom Corporation, MIND, NIIT Ltd, Indian Armed Forces (Navy, Army, Air-Force), Federal Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, Reliance, Madura Fashion, Naukri.com, Transport Corporation of India, ICICI, IBM Global etc have recruited students in large number.
Moreover, big names like HCL, Pepsi Co, ITC Ltd came repeatedly to the campus. Different 40 IT/ITES, 20 Health Care Pharma/Pharmacy, 13 Manufacturing, 06 Education and other sectors' Units/ Companies visited LPU campus time and again for recruitment.
The other visiting companies from different sectors include ACC, Alembic, Artech Info-system, Asahi India, BalaJi Tele Films, Bioserve Biosciences, Bose Corporation, Best Seller, DLF Pramerica Life, Ceasefire Industries, Essae Teraoka, GETIT Info-services, HDFC, Standard Life Insurance, Essilor India, Volvo Eicher, WIPRO, Indswift, Inoxapps, Tommy Hilfiger, Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Life cell International, Henkel Adhesive Technologies, Zenga Media, Zensar Technologies and many others