SMVDU Katra, December 2019. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra started off its Campus Placement Programme-2020 in September 2019 for the students of batch passing out in May 2020. Infosys was the first company to visit SMVDU on 17th September 2019 and selected (37) students, followed by Wipro (20), ICICI Bank (15), TCS (24), ICICI Prudential (20), Ceasefire Industries (04), Ezmata Technologies (09), Orange (13), Ericsson (15), Indian Navy etc. Thus, students of SMVDU bagged 170 placements offers with highest CTC of 7 Lac/Annum and average CTC of 3.75 Lac/Annum. Among 12 recruiting companies 09 are the regular recruiters and three companies, namely Ezmata Technologies, Pune, Berger Paints Kolkata and Ericsson Global Guru Gram are the new ones to visit SMVDU first time for campus hiring. The SMVDU also conducted 03 pool drives considering the students of other institutions of the region for campus placement. Despite the economic slowdown being talked about much, Campus Placement in SMVDU Katra has actually ascended in the current session. Padma Shri, Professor R.K. Sinha Vice Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, has a mid-session campus placement-2020 review to personally monitor the status of employment opportunities being made available to the students of SMVDU. Significantly, education of global standards, Quality research and ample employment opportunities for student are the top priorities in the agenda of Professor Sinha. Professor Sinha also mentioned that the figures mentioned here are till November 2019 and more recruiters are expected to visit SMVDU for Campus-2020 hiring .