GITAM Deemed to be University celebrated Achievers’ Day here on Monday following with all covid19 protocols to hand over the offers of appointments to students who got placements during the online campus recruitment drive during the 2020-21 academic year. A total of 3250 students have been placed through the online campus recruitments conducted by about 350 companies including corporate banks and reputed financial institutions.
Coromandel International HR Regional Head K.Rangakumar, Invenio Business Solutions Executive Vice-President Ramesh Naidu, GITAM Vice President Prof.M.Gangadhara Rao, Vice-Chancellor Prof.K.Sivaramakrishna, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Prof.Jayasankar Variyar, GITAM Secretary M.Bharadwaj, participated in the program and congratulated the young Achievers.
While addressing the gathering GITAM Vice-Chancellor Prof.K.Sivaramakrishna informed that a strong focus on Blended Learning, provision of online platforms, intense Employability Skill programs and a sound mentoring system to guide the students during their academic journey have resulted in an excellent number of offers during these challenging times.
GITAM Vice-President Prof.M.Gangadhara Rao mentioned that pre-placement offers for GITAM students are seeing growth with the offers increasing yet again during 2020-21 compared with the preceding academic year, despite the impact of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. He appreciated the students for their achievements.
GITAM Career Services Assistant Dean Commander Gurumoorthy Gangadhran said that GITAM fulfills the career aspirations of the student community including Campus Placements, Higher Education, Government Services & entrepreneurship by providing them unique technical and soft skills development programs.
GITAM Career Guidance Cell (GCGC), Director CA Sreeram informed that special skill development programs were provided in-house by industry experts, on how to face interviews and group discussions. Such initiatives helped the students to undergo rigorous online selection processes including online tests, virtual interviews by technical and HR panels which test their cognitive abilities, he added.
GITAM Engineering Dean Prof. Vijaya Sekhar, Management Dean Prof.Y.Gowtham Rao, Pharmacy Dean Prof.S.Ganapathi, Science Dean Prof.A.Subrahmanyam briefed about the achievements of their students during the online recruitment drive.