The second and final day of the PHD-PTU Job Fest, 2011 saw participation by over 900 candidates. 287 candidates were shortlisted over the period of two days, informed Dalip Sharma, Regional Director, PHD Chamber.
“The success of this job fest has laid down a strong foundation stone for the pan-Punjab placement drive announced by the Vice Chancellor, Punjab Technical University, PTU, Dr. Rajneesh Arora,” said Sharma. He added that the job fests to be organized in four other districts of Punjab would cover students all over Punjab.
Dr. Anshu Kataria, Convener, Punjab Education Committee, PHD Chamber said that Synergy shortlisted fifty two candidates while SBMC shortlisted 28 candidates for HR, anchoring and marketing, OPK e C and Surya Health Care shortlisted eighteen each, 3MAPL shortlisted twenty, Modern Automobiles Ten, Aryans Group of Colleges selected 9 candidates; India Bulls shortlisted thirteen candidates, eleven by Sebiz and six were taken in by Standard Yellow Pages. Wipro shortlisted nine, Sony fifteen, Mahindra & Mahindra three, Jubilant Foods Ltd. (Dominos Pizzas)14 selected and shortlisted twelve. The other companies were still in the process of short listing at the time of filing the release.
Dr. A.P. Singh, DSW, PTU said that PTU would continue its efforts to provide more such avenues for the benefit of both students and the industry.
Er Navdeepak Sandhu, TPO, Punjab Technical University (PTU) said that the whole process was satisfying as good number of students got placed in this fest.