Delhi's newest technological university has seen an uprising with placements crossing last year's mark by 117 job offers received this year, including the highest pay package offered so far for this year is Rs 11.8 lakh per annum. For 2010-11, 144 companies have already visited the Delhi Technological University (DTU) campus and made 800 job offers to about 500 eligible students, a university statement said adding placements would continue for two more months. “This further implies that about 115 students have got multiple job offers this year,” the statement added. DTU was previously known as the Delhi College of Engineering which received 683 job offers in 2009-10. Over 138 companies had visited the DTU campus and made 683 job offers to approximately 460 eligible candidates in the placement season which went on till June 2010. In 2008-09, 620 job offers were received by DTU students. The prominent companies which have visited DTU this year include Microsoft, Maruti, IOCL, GAIL, Sony, Yahoo, C-Dot, Nestle, JP Morgan, L&T, Tata Motors, Google, TCS and NTPC, among others. The largest number of recruiters in the last few years are from the IT and software sector, followed by automobile and allied engineering, civil and construction, and polymers and chemicals, the statement said. “The emerging sectors where hirings are taking place are knowledge process outsourcing and business analysis, with companies like Deloitte, Goldman Sachs and Mckinsey & Co hiring students. “There is also an increase in demand in the construction industry with companies like Bector, Punj & Lloyd, Larsen & Turbo, Ansal Construction (this year), GS Construction, among others, recruiting DTU students in good numbers,” the statement.