Necessary guidance is provided by the Department to the students for career planning and personality development. The campus interview with prospective employers are regularly arranged for the placement of students from all branches. These include Public and Private Sector Organisations, Multi National Companies and Govt. Organisations. During the academic year 2009-2010 the Institute has been able to place 91% under graduate students in various industries before they actually pass out from the institute.

Placements

The Placements activities are undertaken throughout the academic year for both, under graduate and post graduate students of all disciplines mentioned below:

a) Under Graduate Students : Civil Engg., Mechanical Engg., Electrical and Electronics Engg., Electronics & Communication Engg., Computer Science & Engineering., Metallurgical & Materials Engineering and Mining Engg., Chemical Engg, B.Arch.

b) Post Graduate Students : Environmental Engg., Water Resources Engg., Integrated Power Systems, VLSI Design, Computer Science Engg., Structural Engg., Structural Dynamics & Earthquake Engg., Industrial Engg., Heat Power Engg., CAD & CAM, Materials Engg., Urban Planning, Power Electronics & Drive, Construction Techniques & Management.

Activities of the Placements A gist of activities carried out by the Department every year is given below:

  • Organising meeting with 3rd year students to appraise the procedure for Campus Recruitment.
  • Preparation of a merit list of eligible students from all branches.
  • Carry out correspondence with various Industries and organizations for inviting them to the Campus for placements of students.
  • Follow up for finalisation of suitable dates of Campus Interviews in consultation with the industries / organizations.
  • Arrange for and provide necessary assistance in the conduct of written tests , group discussion, and personal interview by the HR personnel from visiting industries and organizations.
  • Arrange for display and dissemination of information related to the training and placements of students. The Campus Interviews for pre-final year students are arranged after completion of the end semester examination in May and continued through July onwards till March. To enable the students undergo summer practical training, the recruitment activity is temporarily suspended in the month of June.If the situation warrants, interviews are also arranged , in the interest of students, at the Corporate Office of the concerned industry/organization.

Dream Job Placements: The Institute has adapted “Dream Job ” Policy since last few years. The policy provides for eligible students to opt for the industry/organization offering a minimum salary ( CTC) of 4 lac per annum.
Overseas Placements: The students are also offered job overseas through campus. M/s Hasan Juma Backer Co. LLC, Sultanate of Oman, Muscat has been regularly visiting the Institute since last seven years and has offered job to several students.

Outside Examinations

In recognition to the reputation of the Institute and the availability of infrastructure, VNIT, Nagpur is usually chosen as Centre by different govt. / public sector organizations to conduct Competitive and Entrance Examinations at national level such as Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE), NITIE, Bombay, ( For M.S.E.B. ), M/s Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Mumbai etc.Large no. of students from various engineering colleges in and around Nagpur prefer the VNIT as the Centre. The number of such students is increasing continuously over the years, it is observed.

Training

Optional Training The students undergo Industrial training during summer vacation generally for a period of 4 weeks. This training is meant for the engineering disciplines viz. Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics., Electronics & Communication, Computer Science & Engineering, Metallurgical & Materials and Mining. Although the training is optional, majority students take advantage of the same.

Training seats received for Summer Vacation 2009-2010 are summarized below:

Discipline

No. of Industries Offering Training Seats

No. of Seats Offered

Civil Engineering

06

24

Chemical Engineering

08

15

Mechanical Engineering

18

54

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

14

44

Electronics & Communication Engineering

09

29

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

04

09

Mining Engineering

05

24

Computer Science & Engineering

02

07

Total

66

206

Applications forwarded for Self arranged training seats 2009-10 (Maximum-to /student):-

Discipline

No. of Industries

4th Sem B.Tech

6th Sem B.Tech

Civil Engineering

25

31

Chemical Engineering

38

30

Mechanical Engineering

64

21

Electrical and ElectronicsEngineering

47

32

Electronics & Communication Engineering

67

18

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

48

35

Mining Engineering

04

02

Computer Science & Engineering

10

13

Total

302

182

Compulsory TrainingMining Engineering Course

In keeping with the course curriculum, all mining engineering students are required to undergo compulsory training in mining industry. This training is arranged during every summer and winter vacation. Architecture Course The students of fourth year Architecture & Planning Course have to undergo a compulsory training for a period of 6 months towards the end of 4th year. On successful completion of the training, the students carry out a project of 6 months duration in the Institute under the guidance of the faculty at the Department.

Training of M. Tech. Students

While the industrial training for PG students of engineering is not compulsory, several students from various departments carry out their dissertation work for a period of about 4 to 6 months in concerned industries and organizations. This activity is coordinated by the concerned faculty from respective Department.

Placement Stats

Year 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11
Branch Eligible  Placed  Eligible  Placed  Eligible  Placed 
Civil 42 37 45 41 54 48
Chemical 41 32 52 40
Mechanical 48 47 50 49 54 49
Electrical & Electronics 54 54 51 43 54 50
Electronics & Communication 57 49 53 45 52 49
Comp.Sc. & Engg. 44 36 51 49 56 48
Metallurgical & Materials 50 45 38 38 57 37
Mining 9 8 12 11 13 11
Architecture 12 2
Total 304 278 341 308 392 332
% UG 91.44% 90.32% 84.69%
M.Tech Students Placed 30 10 49

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