The industry reports suggest that the mobile phone tech giant Apple has decided to visit the India’s another engineering institute, International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-H) for the campus placements. The institute has already been hosting major tech companies and multinationals from all over the globe. But the faculties and the management of the institute seems excited to host the iPhone maker during their placement session.
The institute officials have informed that the tech giants like Google and Microsoft are on the top of the list of companies which speaks about the students’ desiring enterprises but the students have also expressed that getting a job in Apple is better than anything else; rather, it is almost a dream come true. The reports suggest that it is for the first time, Apple is going to come for campus placement at the IIIT-H.
The recent reports also suggest that some other major tech multinationals who will be appearing at the campus placement session are Microsoft, Google and Philips. The Head of Placements at IIIT-H, T V Devi Prasad said, “We are elated that Apple has decided to come for our campus placements this year. We are not sure of the kind of profiles that the company will be offering. However, it will provide an opportunity to the graduating students to showcase their skills before representatives of the firm.”
According to the placement cell, around 350 BTech, BE, MTech and MSc (research) students from the institute have so far been registered for the placement drive and the campus placements are set to begin soon. While keeping in mind the hiring trends observed for years, the officials of the institute have informed that there has been an increase in the hiring of artificial intelligence (AI), automation and deep learning along with data science since this session.
Prasad has further informed that the there is a major necessity of hardware engineers this year as many companies are targeting to hire students with the knowledge in application-specific integrated circuit and design verification. He has also stated that there is a high demand for students having knowledge about two-dimensional to three-dimensional graphics in mobile.