Vagisha Kaushik|Jan 13, 2022
Samsung hires 1,000 BTech students from IITs, NITs, other engineering colleges: Report
Samsung is hiring 1,000 BTech students as engineers from Indian engineering colleges including IIT Delhi, Madras, Bombay, IIITs, BITS Pilani.
NEW DELHI: Samsung has hired 1,000 engineering students from Indian engineering colleges such as the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, the Economic Times reported.
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The organisation is visiting two new IITs at Jodhpur and Goa this year besides IITs at Delhi, Madras, Bombay, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Tirupati, Palakkad, Indore, Gandhinagar and Varanasi (BHU), the report said.
"Of the total 1000 offers this year to engineering students, 250 are pre-placement offers," HR Head of Samsung, Sameer Wadhawan was quoted as saying.
The BTech students hired by the company will work at the three Research and Development centres at Bengaluru, Delhi and Noida. They will work on new technologies and digital solutions such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, Internet of things, very large scale integration (VLSI), networks, etc., the report said.
Currently, around 10,000 engineers work at Samsung across these R and D centres, most of whom have been recruited from the engineering campuses. The last campus hiring by Samsung India was done in the year 2019 when it gave offers to over 1,200 engineers.
Owing to the pandemic, the exams got delayed at the engineering colleges and the onboarding process also got deferred to 2020-end or early 2021, as per the report.
Meanwhile, HCL, an information technology company, recently launched ‘First Career Programme’ for engineering freshers to prepare them for entry-level jobs in the organisation itself.
‘Fresher Engineers’ programme is especially made for BTech students, is a 6-month job training at the end of which a job is assured for those who complete the course successfully. The fee for the programme is Rs 1,50,000.
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