Amidst global challenging factors like, slow world economic growth and changing global business environment where media is talking about IT slump, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University opens its Campus-2018 Recruitment program with global IT Companies TCS and Wipro. A team of Technical and HR Panellists headed by Narender Chandel, Regional Head (TA) from TCS conducted the Campus Drive for 2018 passing out students on 8 – 11 October 2017. 118 students from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University appeared in this campus drive. After passing through a rigorous campus selection process consisting of Online Test, Technical Interview and HR Interview, 43 students from B.Tech., M.Tech. & MCA from SMVDU, Katra, were declared finally selected by the TCS Recruitment Team.
Narender Chandel, Regional Head, TCS also met Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Jain, Vice- Chancellor, SMVDU, to understand and deliberate on challenges for and expectations from technical institutions. Dr. Jain and Mr. Chandel both discussed & agreed upon various strategies and initiatives required to be taken in the current scenario of automation, artificial intelligence, digitization and low economic growth, for providing better employment opportunities to the students. Earlier, TCS had offered 06 students and Wipro had selected 07 students of the same batch. SMVDU has placed so far 56 students from the batch passing out in 2018.
Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Jain, Vice-Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, congratulated all the final selects and advised them to be sincere, hardworking and honest to their work after joining. He also asked the students to stay at least 3 to 5 years with their campus recruiters so that they get specialization in their field which will also be helpful for their juniors at the university.