Over164 corporate houses have taken in a record of 936 students of Bachelor of Engineering (BE), Master of Engineering (ME), Master of Computer Applications (MCA), M.Sc & MBA courses before students passed out. Interestingly, 181 out of the 936 students were also offered double or triple placements. For the year 2012-13, 103 organizations have taken 652 students from various disciplines of engineering including Master of Engineering, MBA & MCA.
"To ensure this rate of placements, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology has worked very hard. To provide the students practical knowledge of the subject, training programmes with joint supervision from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology and the industry are conducted," said Dr KK Raina, Director, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology.
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology has a dedicated placement centre named Centre for Industrial Liaison and Placement (CLIP) which acts as an interface between the Industry and the institute.
"CLIP arranges trainings for the students in all the streams, to integrate the academic studies with work experience. This helps in ensuring that all students get optimum placements," Dr Raina added.
It body maintains a data base of the organizations, understands their personnel needs and organises campus placements for the students in a way that the positions are filled as per the employee requirement ascertaining convenience of both students and corporate sector.
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology lays a lot of focus on the role of the industry in upgrading the course curriculum to bring it at par with the industry demands. Members from various corporate houses are part of Senate and various other bodies at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology. They are responsible for designing and planning the course curriculum followed at the institute.Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology reviews its course structure every 4 years and changes it according to the current industry requirements. It has also designed various learning programmes basis the needs of the industry's current and future needs.