COVID-19: LPU students receive over 8500 placement offers during pandemic

Lovely Professional University has announced that its students have received more than 8500 placement offers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

LPU placements 2021 (Image Source: Official Website)LPU placements 2021 (Image Source: Official Website)

Team Careers360 | September 16, 2021 | 04:51 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Lovely Professional University (LPU) has announced that its students have received over 8500 placement offers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the engineering department, the highest annual salary package that the students have received is Rs 42 lakh offered by Microsoft. On the other hand, the highest salary package received by management students is Rs 21 lakh offered by 21 lakh offered by Trident.

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“Despite COVID and students learning from their homes, the university attracted some of the most coveted recruiters in the country including Microsoft, Amazon, Cognizant, Capgemini, Infosys, Bosch, TCS, Wipro, L&T Technology Services, Federal Bank, Aditya Birla Group, Accor Group of Hotels, CISCO…,” a statement from LPU said.

The university conducted more than 1000 placement events this year.

Moreover, the university has made its way to Guinness World Records by uploading a unique video. In order to celebrate the placements, the students decided to thank LPU in a unique manner and record a video for “The Largest Online Video Album of People Saying the Same Sentence”.

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Over 5000 students recorded a video saying “I am thankful to LPU for making us a part of its largest placement network, I am proud to be a Verto.” The record has been included in the Guinness World Records.

Ashok Mittal, chancellor, Lovely Professional University said: “We are proud that our students have been placed with some of the most renowned MNCs, startups and IT companies, despite the challenges the industry has faced due to COVID. Their innovative effort to thank us while they are at their homes, by creating a World Record has lifted the spirits of the entire management, teaching and placement team.”

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Recently, LPU ranked under several categories in NIRF Ranking 2021 declared by Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan on September 9.

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