The first professional college of Welfare Education Society, Army Institute of Technology is expecting to have higher number of placements this year. Last year, 85 per cent of placement registrations took place. According to a report in Times of India, AIT principal BP Patil said, “We had an excellent placement record for 2013-14 where 235 out of 276 students were placed with leading companies.”
The institute will be going to celebrate its foundation day on February 24. Every year, the institute gives award in different categories. This year, the institute has decided to give awards to the best outgoing student Lavpreet singh, lifetime achievement award will be offered to author Achyut Godbole and Vishnu Mujumdar, founder of the institute of applied research, Pune. The chief guest of the event will be army southern command, headquarters, chief signal officer Maj. Gen. Rajeev Sabherwal.The institute was recognized on February 24, 1995 as the first professional college of the army Welfare Education Society. An initiative by the late Gen BC Joshi, former Chief of Army Staff.
“Last year, the highest salary package offered was Rs 12.5 lakh per annum. This year, it is Rs 15 lakh per annum so far. We expect the figure to rise,” said training and placement officer Manoj S Khaladkar.