Career Development Centre
The Career Development Centre plays an integral role in creating the illustrious placement record of VIT. It ensures smooth functioning of the placement activities in the campus. The centre further facilitates training activities of the students and makes sure they get placed in the best of both national and international companies.
The Placement in Vellore Institute of Technology starts from January and ends a year later when students have smiling faces and have secured a placement in leading MNCs with Cost to Company of more than 3 lakhs. The students would refer to the placement processes as a Mega Event and are excited to participate in it. The CDC cell makes sure that all the students are well-versed in Coding and aptitude skills, for better performance in the placement interviews. The Career Development Centre (CDC) help the students to prepare for placement interviews in technical and HR aspects by arranging meetings with professional trainers and VIT alumni.
The Career Development Centre also ensures that the students are well-prepared in group discussions. By July, the hiring companies arrive on the campus with offers to fulfill the dreams of the students by providing various placement opportunities. There is a wide range of job placements offered in campus recruitment from various companies.
In 2020-2021 alone, CDC has brought more than 844 companies on campus for placements and around 600 students had multiple offers. Over the recent years, many reputed companies such as Intel, Ebay, Amazon, Dell, GE, Texas Instruments, Schneider Electric, DE Shaw & Co, Hitachi, HP, PayPal, Tata Motors, L&T, Dr. Reddy’s, Bosch, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, Qualcomm, Ashok Leyland, Honda, Ford, Global Analytics, TCS, Cognizant, Accenture, Wipro and Infosys have participated in hiring from VIT. VIT achieves the highest number of dream offers, with attractive salaries, in the country.
The following are some of the very high salary packages (CTC-in Rs) offered at VIT
Company CTC: Microsoft: 44.00 Lakhs, Appdynamics: 39.20 Lakhs, D. E. Shaw India Private Limited: 35.20 Lakhs, Udaan: 35 Lakhs, Work India: 35 Lakhs, Cloudera: 31.30 Lakhs, Amazon: 29.50 Lakhs, CISCO: 29.17 Lakhs, Swiggy: 28. 2 Lakhs, Motorq: 26 Lakh, Morgan Stanley Advantage Services: 25.33 Lakhs, Codenation: 25 Lakhs, PayPal: 23.80 Lakhs, Commvault: 20 Lakhs, WellsFargoEGS India: 20 Lakhs, Indian Oil Corporation (Core): 17.30 Lakhs.
Wipro Technologies (Wipro Turbo) made job offers to 278 students with a CTC (cost to company) of 6.50 lakhs per annum from the 2020 graduating batch of Vellore Institute of Technology during the campus recruitment drive held at the VIT campus. This is the highest number of dream offers given by the company to the students from a single institution, and has found a place in the Limca Book of Records in its 2020 edition (9th Time).
This surpasses the earlier record of 238 dream offers made by the same company to the 2019 graduating batch of VIT. This is also the 8th time that the VIT is entering the Limca Book of Records for campus placements. Earlier, VIT has entered into the Limca Book of records in 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015 (two records), in 2016 for the highest number of IT services placements, in 2017 and 2018 for the highest number of dream offers.