06 November 2017, India:
For the first time, the tech-giant Apple is coming to India for campus recruitments. Apple is coming to International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) with job offers.
“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,” T V Devi Prasad, head of placements at IIIT Hyderabad told The Times of India.
Devi Prasad further told “The companies will be holding technical interviews in which students who are well acquainted with Python (a computing language) will be preferred. Majority of them are offering jobs for product development and research and development profiles.The requirement for hardware engineers is high this year with many companies looking forward to hiring students with knowledge in application-specific integrated circuit and design verification. There is also high demand for students who have knowledge into 2D-3D graphic in mobile communication.”
Devi Prasad also told that the placements are likely to be for Hyderabad and Bangaluru facilities of Apple.
Other tech giants, Google, Microsoft have also registered with IIIT Hyderabad for campus placements. Approx 350 students from B Tech, BE, M Tech and MSc (Research) have so far registered for the placement drive. The placement drive will start in December.
A Times Of India report states that, this placement season companies are showing more interest in hiring for Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Science and Automation.
IIIT Hyderabad was established in 1998, under the not-for-profit Public Private Patnership (N-PPP) model. It was accredited at Grade A by National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) in September 2011. IIIT Hyderabad offers research-led undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
(News – The Times of India, Image – qz.com)