By OUR STAFF REPORTER
Dehradun, 10 Oct: Graphic era has created a new record by taking a leap in placement of its students. In the first week of the campus placement drive held at Graphic Era, 1082 students were selected for jobs in various renowned National-International companies. President of Graphic Group Prof (Dr) Kamal Ghanshala said that, last year, the highest package scored was Rs 55 lakh and also this year they were on the same track. Graphic Era University celebrated the success of achieving 1082 placements in its first week of the campus drive. The students expressed their happiness by tapping their feet to the tunes of a DJ and setting off crackers. Interacting with the media, Dr Ghanshala said that the Graphic Era students, due to their study of highly advanced technology and practical approach, were able to grab lucrative jobs in leading corporate groups. He added that this was quite evident through the rising graph in this regard. Dr Ghanshala said that around 20 students had grabbed a package of more than Rs 10 lakh PA. The list included 6 students with a package of Rs 8 lakh per annum in Infosys, 5 students with a package of Rs 6.8 lakhs in Cap Gemini and 95 students with package of Rs 7 lakh in TCS. During the first campus placement drive of Graphic Era University, 432 students were placed in Infosys, 159 in Cognizant, 210 in TCS, 194 in Cap Gemini, 18 in Nineleaps and 6 in BYJUS including the students of BTech, BCA , MCA and BSc IT. Mohit Singh Adhikari, the highest placement scorer with a package of Rs 17 lakh per annum said it was just like a dream come true. Dr Ghanshala congratulated the students by cutting a huge cake. These placements were done through an online test and interviews conducted by the Multi National Companies. Several more placements will be conducted till the month of June and the placement figure is expected to rise. The Vice Chancellor of Graphic Era Hill University Prof (Dr) Sanjay Jasola, Director Graphic Era Hill University Dr Ajay Kumar, Registrar Graphic Era Hill University Col, BS Bisht, BK Kaul and the entire placement team of Graphic Era Deemed and Graphic Era Hill University were present. The convenor of the programme was MP Singh.