Mumbai: IT major Tata Consultancy Services has selected 202 students from Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli, as part of its Campus recruitment program this year, according to a press release.
Out of a total of 450 students from all streams of engineering including Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics, Mechanical, Electrical and Civil engineering from the Walchand College, 376 students have been placed in 55 companies till date, the release said.
Dr Y.V. Joshi, Director, Walchand College of Engineering said, "Despite challenging economic environment, the placements have been very encouraging, with most of our students being sought after by premier corporate houses".
A total of 454 offers were made by 55 companies from IT, Engineering and Infrastructure fields. Tata Consultancy Services has chosen 202 students, Capgemini 19, Dhruv Consultancy 16, Scope Switchgear 15, John Deere 13, HCC 12, HSBC 12, Torrent Power 11 and 154 candidates were selected by other companies including Persistent, Bajaj Auto, Tata Technology, BPCL, Lafarge, Alfa Laval, Shapoorji Pallonji, Mahindra & Mahindra and L&T, the release said.
Walchand College of Engineering, established in 1947, is one of the oldest engineering colleges in India. The Administrative Council of the college is headed by Ajit Gulabchand, Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Construction Company.
First Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 19:47