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Over 700 students of AMU got jobs in national cos, MNCs

Aligarh: AMU’s Training & Placement Officer (General) Sa’d Hameed and Member Incharge of Public Relations Department, Dr. Rahat Abrar said here on 20 July that by the end of educational semester 2015-16, 540 students studying in different departments of this University had got themselves registered with Training & Placement Office for employment and with the efforts of this office 731 students got opportunities of employment and this office succeeded in providing employment to 135 percent more students than the target. According to them, during the educational semester 2015-16 more than 70 companies in the fields of software, manufacturing, marketing and sales, telecom, IT, law, ITES, banking, finance, education, NGO and health and nutrition toured the University and selected the students. These companies offered the selected students employment package of upto Rs. 8 lakh per annum (on an average, Rs. 65000 pm). They said that this office (T&PO(G)) provided job opportunities to BA, BCA, B. Com, BSc., M.Com, MA, MSc, M.Com, MBA, MCA, Law, Engineering & Polytechnic students. According to them during the semester 2012-13 about 47 companies working in different fields had toured the university and selected 515 students. They said that the credit for so many companies visiting this university’s campus and selecting so many students this year goes to VC Lt Gen. (Retd.) Zamiruddin Shah and Pro VC Brig (Retd.) S. Ahmad Ali. They further said that for the first time 100 percent selection of students in Business Admn, Computer Science and Physical Education Department has taken place and in Social Service Department about 70% students could be selected. They also said that in AMU Centres (Mallapuram, Kishan Ganj etc) 80 students were selected for the first time by reputed multi-national companies. They said that T&PO, in order to prepare students for jobs, organised different workshops, job fairs, lectures on ‘How to be an entrepreneur’, seminars, group discussions, workshops on ‘Career in Civil Services’ etc. etc.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-31 August 2016 on page no. 15

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