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UPES Lands 1,868 Job Offers For 1,789 Students In Placement Drive

UPES has undertaken several unique initiatives with an aim to transform students into employable


UPES concluded its campus placements for the academic year 2017-18 on a high note with record placements of 1,789 students and 1,868 job offers. Overall, 93 percent of graduates who were eligible and opted for placements have been placed with more than 400 companies this year, out of which 56 percent were first-time recruiters at UPES. 

The companies who recruited UPES graduates include Amazon, Accenture, Aditya Birla, Bombardier Capgemini, Belcopters, CA Technologies, Commvault, Dell, Denso, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, FedEx, Flipkart, Flutura, Fluor Daniel, General Motors, Honda Cars, HSBC, HCL, IBM, Infosys, Jubilant Life Sciences, KPMG, KPIT, Royal Enfield, Reliance, Siemens, Shell India, Schlumberger, TATA, Trident Juris, UST Global, Vodafone India, Vedanta, ZS Associates and many more. 

Alka Madhan, Director-Corporate Relations at UPES, said, “This is the third consecutive year of UPES placement track record of above 90 percent. The quality and the sheer number of organizations who recruit UPES graduates every year validates our approach to developing industry-aligned, future-ready professionals.”

UPES has undertaken several unique initiatives with an aim to transform students into employable, agile professionals who are ready to take future jobs. These initiatives include:

1. Industry-academic collaborations: Most of the programs offered by UPES are co-designed, co-certified and co-delivered by leading organizations from various industries. UPES has such academic partnerships with IBM, Cisco, L&T, Aditya Birla, Philips Carbon Black, Xebia, Bombay Stock Exchange Institute, Infosys and many more.

2. Personality Enhancement and Professional Assessment: UPES has created several tools to facilitate holistic development and multi-dimensional growth of students throughout their tenure at the campus. These tools include personality enhancement programs conducted by professional trainers from Dale Carnegie Training and systematic Professional Assessment. In addition to a student’s academic performance, this Professional Assessment will help employers assess the student on desired workplace competencies such as analysing and problem-solving, working well with others, adapting to change etc. 

3. Faculty Internship: A four to six weeks of learning process in a business environment provides opportunities for the faculty to correlate theory with practical application, in turn making teaching relevant to the industry and augmenting the realism of the classroom course.

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