The PAT 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.
In 2018-19 alone, PAT has brought more than 600 companies on campus for placements. Last year, the highest offer made was 39 lakhs per year by Microsoft. 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.
The key responsibilities of the PAT center are listed below:
- To organize campus interviews for final year students with industries and business houses of repute from all over India.
- To prepare students to face campus interviews by arranging training in Aptitude tests, group discussions, preparing for Technical and HR interviews through professional trainers and VIT alumni.
- To promote career counseling by organizing guidance lectures by senior corporate personnel and most importantly by the immediately placed senior students.
Director – PAT
Dr. Pradeep Reddy
Deputy Director, PAT
Dr. S. Gopikrishnan
Dr. Sibi Chakravarthi
Dr. BKSP Kumarraju Alluri
Dr. Anoop Kumar Mishra
Mr. Kalyan Chakravarthi E
Dr. Manas Kumar Pal
Dr. Usha Seshadri
Mr. R.Rajsekhar Patnaik