School of Design, under the aegis of MIT World Peace University (Formerly MIT Pune), has upped its placement drive for AY 2022 with reputed national and multi-national firms offering distinct job opportunities to its students. The latest batch of students have achieved 65% placement this year and the highest package secured by final year B.Des. student, Rutuja Malvankar, stands at ₹20 lakh per annum. This also increased the average package for this batch to ₹9.23 lakh per annum. With this, MIT-WPU has raised the bar with steady year-on-year growth in placement records due to its student-centricity, industry-wide partnerships and global alumni network.
Students sitting for placement were able to choose from a plethora of companies spanning various industries and domains offering global opportunities. Some of the leading recruiters at the drive included IBM, Newzera, PhonePe, TechMahindra, TATA ELXSI, Xpansion, iZura, Reach Technologies, Hyster-Yale, Uprank Digital, and Elemental amongst several others.
Dr Suman Devadula, Head of School of Design, MIT-WPU said, “We are elated at the results so far of the MIT-WPU School of Design’s placement drive this year and we extend our gratitude to the visiting companies for their support. With our contemporary, continuously updated curriculum and experiential learning-based pedagogy, students pursuing B.Des. programs at MIT-WPU are provided with ample opportunities to lead as design entrepreneurs and industry-ready glocal professionals.”
The Centre for Industry-Academia Partnerships (CIAP) at MIT-WPU works towards building strong collaboration between the institute and industry partners, thereby offering students lucrative career opportunities. CIAP’s role is pivotal and acts as a catalyst in creating numerous opportunities for equipping students with the necessary industry-relevant skills through initiatives such as — Industry Partnerships, Career Services, Internships and Alumni Engagement.
MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU, formerly known as MIT Pune) has a legacy of four decades in educating India’s youth. Ranked as India’s 3rd Best Private University, MIT-WPU boasts an acclaimed faculty and a network of over 1,00,000 global alumni. The university offers over 100 undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma and PhD programs. It is well known for its prolific placements and career support provided to the students. Spread over 1000 acres, the MIT Group now encircles 10+ campuses across India, all equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and student conveniences. Over 50,000 students enrol every year for different courses, across the 65+ institutes of MIT World Peace University.