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USTM-ICT Academy Mega Pool Campus
Drive held successfully
More than 1500 students from
60 institutions of NE joined
Guwahati, 21 December 2017: A mega recruitment drive was
held at the campus of University of Science and Technology
Meghalaya (USTM) today where in more than 1500 students from 60
institutions across the North East appeared for interviews with
HR professionals of six reputed Chennai based companies working
in diverse fields. The drive has been organized by ICT Academy
in association with the Regional Institute of Science and
Technology (RIST) & USTM and it has been supported by All India
Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
Inaugurating the Campus Drive, the USTM Chancellor Mahbubul
Hoque called upon the participating students to be innovative
with new ideas so that apart from getting a job, they can also
become employers in the future. He said that the fresh students
need to look for organizations having good culture and
background to work with, rather than measuring the salary while
starting their professional career.
Addressing a vast gathering of job aspirants, Anand Babu P,
Senior Manager-ICT Academy said that the ICT Academy is now
working for skill development in all the north-eastern states
with 17,000 students and also helping them in placement. The
Academy has been endorsed by the NITI Ayog as a model
organization and has been working in collaboration with the
state Governments and Industries. “ICT Academy is a
not-for-profit society, the first of its kind pioneer venture
under the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) model that endeavours
to train the higher education teachers and students thereby
exercises on developing the next generation teachers and
industry ready students”, he added. Pradip Chetry, State Head,
North East States, ICT Academy also addressed the participants
and announced that in March 2018, more companies are coming up
for campus drive in the North East.
The employment drive has been organized through “Link 2017” that
engages itself in organizing campus drive across the country.
The recruiters in the Link Job Fair 2017 at USTM includes,
ALLSEC Technologies based in Chennai and Noida, AEGIS based in
Chennai, TNQ based in Chennai and Coimbatore, S10 Health based
in Shillong and Chennai, First Source based in Chennai and
IMARQUE Solutions Global Technology Services based in Chennai.
The inaugural session of the event ended with vote of thanks by
Dr HK Barua, Director Academics, ERDF.