Placement & Training Centre
The PAT centre plays an integral role in creating the illustrious placement record of VIT. It ensures smooth functioning of the placement activities in the campus. The centre further facilitates training activities of the students and makes sure they get placed in the best of both national and international companies.
In 2018-19 alone, PAT has brought more than 600 companies on campus for placements. Last year, the highest offer made was 39 lakhs per year by Microsoft. Over the recent years, many reputed companies such as Intel, Ebay, Amazon, Dell, GE, Texas Instruments, Schneider Electric, DE Shaw & Co, Hitachi, HP, PayPal, Tata Motors, L&T, Dr. Reddy’s, Bosch, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, Qualcomm, Ashok Leyland, Honda, Ford, Global Analytics, TCS, Cognizant, Accenture, Wipro and InfoSys have participated in hiring from VIT.
Dr. Arockia Selvakumar & Prof. V. Anantha Krishnan
Assistant Director – Placements and Training
VIT Chennai Campus, Vandalur – Kelambakkam road,
Wipro Technologies (Wipro Turbo) made job offers to 238 students with a CTC (cost to company) of 6 lakhs per annum from the 2019 graduating batch of Vellore Institute of Technology during the campus recruitment drive held at the VIT campus. This is the highest number of dream offers given by the company to the students from a single institution, and has found a place in the Limca Book of Records in its 2019 edition (8th Time).
Apart from Wipro the following MNC’s have given highest offers from a single Institution (VIT).
Deloitte – 191 offers, Bank of America – 108 offers, Intel – 147 offers
This surpasses the earlier record of 135 dream offers made by the same company to the 2018 graduating batch of VIT. This is also the 8th time that the VIT is entering the Limca Book of Records for campus placements. Earlier, VIT has entered into the Limca Book of records in 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015 (two records), in 2016 for the highest number of IT services placements, and in 2017 for the highest number of dream offers.