- Placements are in almost all sectors including Management, IT, Engineering, Banking, Consultancy, e-commerce, Navy, Architecture, Pharmaceuticals etc.
- International placement by Adnani Wilmar of US & Al Rakha from Dubai was a new add on.
- IT sector led the race as it recruited highest number.
- proved as preferred destination for global giants Cognizant, HCL Technologies, Vodafone, IBM and other prestigious brands.
Sharing about the coveted placements of the students, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said: “This year our students were also offered international placements by top companies including Adnani Wilmar of US and Al Rakha from Dubai. The successful completion of the recruitment cycle for the batch graduating in 2014 is a strong testament to the high quality of students at the university and the robust nature of the placement process that provides adequate flexibility to both students and recruiters.” The costs to company packages offered are up to nine lakh per annum. Most of the students have been offered location of service in top metros including New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, and Hyderabad.
Management students this year were well attracted by the e-commerce as well consultancy firms. In the management field the top sector to recruit highest numbers remained retail & financial services. Pharmacy students also saw steep rise in the offered package as not only pharmaceutical companies but also research centers came for the recruitment of the talent. Students of even physical education saw fantastic students as all 61 students doing M P Ed from the university also got placed in top MNC’s. LPU’s Hotel management students also got great opportunities in big hospitality groups like Leela, Taj, Oberois etc. Not only multi-national companies, private sectors & NGOs but prestigious government sectors including Navy reached LPU campus to get the best human resource, and many of these companies made repeated approaches.
Further commenting about the placements, Chancellor Mr Mittal said, "I am happy to note that this session too many top companies have recruited remarkable number of LPU students. I feel proud while sharing that our students are being sought after by prestigious banks, consultancy, info-services, pharmacy and other important sectors.” Adding he said: “No doubt, we ensure that LPU students are job ready and are given training of global standards; yet, we also encourage students to take up entrepreneurship as a career. This year, many students also opted out of the placement process to start their own ventures.”
Illustrative, major companies which recruited LPU students include L & T Infotech, Godfery Philips, Hewlett Packard, HT Media, IBM India, Blue Dart, Ceasefire, CRYO Bank International, Cummins India, Ericsson India Global services, Eureka Forbes, Flip-kart, Amdocs , AON Hewitt, Ranbaxy Laboratory, Royal Bank of Scotland, Tata Consultancy Services, Tommy Hilfiger, Vardhman Poly, Vodafone (Punjab), Asahi India, Asian Paints, Idea cellular, Ind Swift Labs, Indian Navy, Life cell International, Acro-petal technologies, Snapdeal.com, Arvind Life Style, Madura Fashion & Life Style and more.