Despite the Covid pandemic, record placement at SMIT

SMIT student bags a placement offer worth Rs 24 lakhs per annum at an American data management software company

Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT), one of India's premier private engineering colleges, located at East Sikkim, has been able to provide multiple career opportunities to its engineering students graduating in July 2021. Despite the recession in the economy and shrinking manpower requirement, SMIT due to its exceptional credentials has attracted multiple MNCs who are handpicking soon-to-become SMIT Engineers and offering them job opportunities.
Like previous years, top MNCs such as Microsoft, Dell, Shell, Boston Scientific, Medtronics, Wipro, Infosys, Cognizant, Capgemini, Keysight, Nomura Fintech, RSM Astute, L T Elevators etc conducted hiring events on its campus.
Arnab Biswas, a student of B. Tech Computer Science & Engineering Department of the institute, has bagged the most lucrative job opportunity in Commvault - a highly respected American data management software company commanding a global footprint.
SMIT has been consistently ranking high in various placement surveys and is ahead of many government and private engineering colleges
The company is offering a staggering salary compensation of INR 24 Lakhs per annum, which he will receive from July 2021. In addition, the company is supporting Mr Arnab with INR 40, 000 per month as a stipend during the period of Feb to Jun 2021 while the student is in his eighth-semester programme.
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The curriculum of SMIT is tailored to suit industry requirements where the final semester is dedicated to Industrial internships. Accordingly, most of the companies which are offering job opportunities to the students offer a handsome stipend in the tune of INR 10000 to INR 25000 during the final semester of the candidate which usually commences in the month of January for a period of 4 to 6 months. This year, as of January 15, the average salary stands at INR 5.4 LPA and till now nearly 60% of the eligible students have been placed in the first phase of campus placements.
As per sources within the Institute, more companies are in the pipeline and the hiring events are likely to be held regularly till Jun 2021. SMIT has been consistently ranking high in various placement surveys and is ahead of many government and private engineering colleges.The college boasts of state-of-the-art infrastructure and is one of the premier institutes of higher learning with a global footprint of illustrious alumni.



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