SRM Univ observes Placement Achievers’ Day

Summit Report

Gangtok, 06 Jun:

SRM University Sikkim observed Placement Achievers’ Day 2022 today in a function organized at the university. A press release informs that the University has witnessed a stellar year as far as placements are concerned. A total of 204 companies from the IT, banking, edutech & e-Learning, business consulting & staffing, as well as hospitality & tourism and real estate sectors interviewed candidates. These included companies such as KPMG, Pricewater house Coopers, BYJU’S, Moengage, upGrad, Flipkart, Wipro, Edelweiss, HDFC, Bank, Pantaloons, AIM India Pvt. Ltd., Ceasefire and Coffee Day Beverages, the release mentions.

From this year onwards, SRMUS is following the practice of centralized placements in coordination with other SRM campuses, so more recruiters visit the Sikkim campus. A total of 131 offers were made and upto 90 per cent of the students appearing for interviews were placed, which was at par with the annual uptake, the release adds.

The guests invited to speak on Achievers’ Day were RanjitMohapatra, Plant Head, Sun Pharma;Barnabas Sherpa, Director, Sajilo Taxi; and BishnuAcharyay, AccommodationsManager, Lemon Tree Hotel.

Mr Mohapatra told students about the importance of focus for success; Mr Sherpa exhorted students to take on responsibility as a way to grow; and Mr Acharyay showed how adaptability is key to growth.

In his special address to the gathering, vice chancellor Prof. Ch. Satish Kumar stressed that Placement Achievers’ Day will be an annual event, not only to celebrate students’ success but also to train them for the workplace.