VIT prioritizes campus recruitment and in a well-defined process, trains and prepares its job aspirants meticulously and ensures that a majority of students are placed at reputed organizations. The institute aims at providing organizations with talent who are an appropriate fit for the corporate world's needs. The Training and Placement Cell, led by a senior and experienced person, has a focused approach on preparing students for recruitment.
The institute maintains strong ties with the industry and arranges opportunities for student interactions through industrial visits, guest lectures, internships, conferences and workshops to help them to get a corporate perspective.
Focus on imparting technological abilities for application at the work place, personality development, enhancing communication skills, and extensive exercises to inculcate analytical and verbal abilities to empower job aspirants.The students are trained on aspects like:
Companies which would like to recruit freshers visit the institutes, conduct the process of recruitment and recruit the students when they are in final year of engineering. It will be a day-long process.
Various companies have different eligibility criteria. However, there are companies which do not have any eligibility criteria. All the students studying in the final year will become eligible in that case. Some of the eligibility criteria to participate in the campus placements are given below:
Companies will have all the above or some as the eligibility criteria.
The following are the stages of recruitment:
Consists of verbal reasoning, logical reasoning and mathematics.
Duration of the test varies, depending on the company.
Every company has minimum marks section-wise or overall.
Some companies have negative marking also
Those who clear the aptitude test will go to the next round of the selection process.
Group discussion is conducted to evaluate the students on the basis of knowledge on current affairs, communication, leadership qualities and group behavior.
Those who clear the group discussion will go to the next round of the selection process.
HR interviews are conducted to evaluate soft skills and confidence.
It ensures that the company is not only hiring a person who is good technically but also someone who fits in to the company and its culture.
The attitude of the students is tested in this round of interview.
When a student is giving personal interview, how he/she enters and walks in to the room, how he/she sits, how and what he/she answers are all important.
Conducted to test the technical knowledge of the students.
Questions will be asked on the basics of engineering subjects studied.
In case a student has done any certification course, his knowledge in that area is also tested.
Yes. It will be declared on the same day by many companies. But a few companies will mail the results later.
College identity card.
Updated resume in the given format (3 copies)
Original and photocopies of mark sheets and other certification if any.
2 passport size photographs.
Students should be formally dressed and follow code of conduct.
Yes. Every student should be attired in formal wear. Please go thorough the code of conduct.
Yes. Pre-placement training will start from the fourth semester onwards and it will continue till the campus placements begin.
Please go through the list of the companies mentioned under placements on website.
No. Once a student is selected by any company, he will be out of the campus placement activities. However, if a company, which pays a salary difference of about 2 lakhs and above per annum, vists VIT all the students already selected will also be allowed.
Prepare well for the campus placements and avoid being overconfident and complacent.
Give utmost importance to punctuality; reach the venue 30 minutes before the scheduled time.
Be well-groomed and professionally dressed in formal wear during the entire process of the campus placements.
Display your identity card throughout the placement process.
Visit the websites of the recruiting companies to be well-aware of the recruiting companies. This will help you during HR interviews as there will be questions on this.
Remember that you are an ambassador for your Institute and you are expected to project a positive image of your Institute.
Three passport size color photographs
Photocopies and original certificates of SSC, HSC/Diploma and Engineering. For any reason, if mark sheet of any semester has not been issued by the University, the provisional mark sheet should be obtained from the college authorities. If the originals of SSC, HSC and DIPLOMA are with the college authorities, photocopies of the same should be carried.
Three sets of your résumé. It should look impressive and be properly formatted and updated.
Switch off your mobile phones.
Sign on the attendance sheet that will be circulated on the day of campus placements at our Institute and also at other institutes during pool campus.
Be serious and attentive during the pre-placement talk.
Maintain silence during the pre-placement talk and do not engage in side-talk with fellow candidates.
Make a note of important points mentioned. There will be questions during the HR interviews on what has been told during the pre-placement talk.
If the company speakers encourage you to ask questions at the end of the talk, communicate in a responsible and intelligent manner.
Clarify doubts (if any) only at the end of pre-placement talk and do not interrupt the speakers during the pre-placement talk.
Do not approach the company HR personnel directly. Always approach the college placement officer for any reason before and after the campus placements.
Switch off your mobile phones.
Be seated in the classrooms quietly till the team comes to conduct the aptitude test or technical test.
Strictly avoid malpractices (like copying, discussing) during the tests.
Do not get into any arguments for any reason with the supervisor/company representative present in the classroom.
Carefully listen to and comply with all instructions given by the person conducting the test.
Be present at the stipulated time of declaration of results of the aptitude test, group discussion and the final selection.
Immediately after coming out of the interview room, write down the questions you were asked on the perforated sheet of the student diary and submit the same in the placement cell. This will help create a question bank for guiding your juniors.
Once selected by a company, you will be ineligible for appearing for further placement.