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KIET Students knockdown the lockdown by earning the placement offers of Rs 27.40LPA & winning Rs 3L in Hackathon

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Dr Manoj Goel

New Delhi/Ghaziabad –The outbreak of the pandemic, Covid-19 has precipitately brought a halt to all educational institutions as they have been padlocked. Although this time has brought a lot of disturbances, one of the best institutes of Engineering, Management and Pharmacy, KIET Group of Institutions, situated in NCR-Delhi, Ghaziabad, has learnt abundantly during this period. The happiest moments for the institute came amidst lockdown when the students of KIET brought laurels by excelling in placements and earning the offers of 27.40 LPA package, by commencing the online internship for 3500 students, by winning 1st prize of Rs 3 Lac in Hackathon and launching an extremely educative Techno Magazine. Even the faculty members of KIET enhanced the pleasure of learning by successfully filing their patents.

To reiterate KIET Group of Institutions switched to digital & distance learning models in no time after the pandemic was announced. When they faced challenges in conducting practical/lab work, they created virtual labs to facilitate their students. Nevertheless, the institute has been seamlessly participating in internships and recruitment activities to save guard the future of their students. It seems that the pandemic has taught them that if we get into our learning mode instead of fighting, we can survive any catastrophe.

It is a matter of pleasure and pride that KIET has maintained its trend of bringing the best multinational companies to the institute for recruitments, wherein the average CTC for B.Tech students is more than Rs 4 LPA since last 3 years. The finest thing that has been announced during lockdown is that two girls of final year, Ms. Mehak Gupta and Ms Palak Aggarwal, from the department of Information Technology, have been offered a package of Rs 27.40 LPA by the eminent IT Brand‘Adobe’.

“My passion and perseverance to work in the company par excellence has made my dream come true. I am extremely grateful to the institute, the placement department, my department, the faculty members and even my friends who have motivated me ever since I was able to make through the first round at Adobe. My sincere confession, I’m proud to be a KIETian!!” said Mehak Gupta after receiving the offer.

Moreover, the Campus Hackathon Challenge 2020 organized by Lowe’s India brought some of the brilliant minds of KIET to the forefront as the students of 3rd year, Aakash Bajpai and Isha Bansal, blew it up with their incredible hacks. They won the Campus Hackathon beating more than 1000 other teams. They secured 1st position and an amount of 3 lakh rupees and the team has been offered an internship, with a stipend of Rs 40,000 per month, to be followed by a job offer at Lowe’s India.

Speaking with a feeling of contentment, Dr A Garg, the director of KIET Group of Institutions remarked, “We believe KIET has already set an example of being an epitome of agility and adeptness, towards the inevitable changes that were the need of the hour. We believe, that in the Education Sector, seamlessly delivering technology implementation, is the most powerful tool in the coming days. We have prepped our students, including those of core branches, to gain proficiency in Information Technology. I appreciate the diligence of our students & efforts put in by IT department and CRPC in bringing glories to the institute.”

Also the lockdown has been marked with the launch of the first edition of the E-magazine Bits n’ Bytesthat’s been brought out by the members of INNOGEEKS Club at KIET through which an attempt has been made to bring insight into the latest technologies and various tech-related news during COVID-19. This magazine is a creative venture of the students to encounter the Gospels of cutting edge technology, that’s being played upon during this time of pandemic http://online.anyflip.com/oalvj/keql/mobile/index.html

Replicating their glee and feeling of pride, Dr Manoj Goel, the Joint Director, Dr Adesh Pandey, the head of IT department and Mr Arvind Sharma, Head CRPC congratulated these students for their accomplishments.

KIET Group of Institutions is one of the premier destinations for young minds, offering courses in Engineering, Management and Pharmacy. It continuously strives for the welfare of its students providing them with best opportunities both on the national and international platforms.

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