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DUSU Job Fair provides 460 placements to Delhi University students

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th and 12th  of June. The inaugural ceremony started at 10 am on June 11 with Dr. C.P. Thakur, National Vice- President (Bhartiya Janata Party) and M.P (Rajya Sabha) and Ch. Krishan Pal Gujjar, Minister of State (Transport, Govt. of India) as the Chief Guests for the event. The Job Fair was largely seen as an important initiative taken up by the University. “It is a perfect step towards change”, said Dr. Thakur.  Krishan Pal assured that any help in the future regarding such an initiative will be provided by the government if the university somehow fails to do the same. After the inauguration, students headed up to the various stalls allotted to the companies for submitting applications and registration. A total of 42 companies including Times Pro, NIIT IFBI, HT Media, Whirlpool, Convergys, CITI Bank came for recruitment, with around 15000 registrations for placements. The average salary offered was 1.5 Lakhs to 1.6 Lakhs per annum and the highest being 4.6 Lakhs per annum. 460 students got placed and over 13000 students got internships with various companies. The various job positions offered by the companies were in sales, customer care execution, management, content writing, finance, banking and teaching. The closing ceremony on 2nd June saw Meenakshi Lekhi, MP (Lok Sabha) and Spokesperson (BJP) and Chaitanya Mahajan, Yuva Morcha. Utkarsh Chaudhary, DUSU Vice-President said “So far, the university has been taking decisions that are against the students, but now against this dictatorship, it has done something very significant for the students”.]]>

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