Delhi University : Hundreds line up for placement exercise
Posted: Nov 8 2011
( Jaipur Rugs is offering placements across the country )
New Delhi, Nov 8 (PTI) As many as 800 students of Delhi University lined up today for the first round of placements in the campus that saw four companies holding their recruitment processes. The Central Placement Cell of the University has this year registered over 21,000 students for its services of facilitating employment opportunities. The day began with around 800 students turning up for today_s placement process and Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh giving them a pep talk before the companies began their recruitment drives. At the end of the day, 22 students -- 18 girls and four boys -- ended up clinching jobs while a number of others would know their fate tomorrow. ""Out of the four companies that came today, one of them finalised their results and selected 22 students. The other three companies will let us know their selections tomorrow,"" said Dr Gulshan Sawhney, deputy dean of students welfare.
The four companies that were lined up for today were Aakash Institute, Jaipur Rugs, Naukri.com and Teach for India. This year, the placement cell is for the first time catering to students enrolled with the School of Open Learning (SOL) as well as students of the Non-Collegiate Women_s Education Board (NCWEB), in addition to the regular students it registers every year. Last year, 12,000 students had registered themselves with the placement cell.