Making a mark globally

Making a mark globally

Delhi Technological University (DTU), formerly known as Delhi College of Engineering, is riding high on a wave of decently successful placement session and selection of its students in prestigious academic programmes of top international universities around
the world.

With the session drawing close to an end, a good number of students are headed for higher education, cracking Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) and the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).

Many have chosen jobs over higher studies. In this academic session (2012-13), the students of the varsity, located in Bawana, received 852 job offers from 145 reputed companies. Last year 754 job offers were received from 176 companies.

A spokesperson for the university says: “This year with the impressive campus placements, the University shall cross its last year’s milestone and achieve the target of over 1,000 job offers for its UG and PG graduating batch.”

The students say they owe this achievement to parents and teachers. Also, the updated course curriculum is at par with international educational institutions.

Arushi Arora, a final year student of Engineering Physics who has been selected for MS in Stanford University and Ph.D in University of Michigan, USA, says right from the application process to college grades and the statement of purpose, matter.

“To get accepted to Stanford University is a dream come true for me. I owe a large part of this success to all my teachers and my stream whose updated course curriculum is at par with what is being taught at universities abroad.

To prospective students, I would say that all elements of the application process, including college grades, grades of GRE and TOEFL and statement of purpose and recommendations are important,” she says.

Akshit Peer, a final year student of software engineering, has been selected for MS program of University of Michigan. Elated over his feat, he says: “I felt extremely ecstatic when I received admit offers for MS from the University of Michigan. My advice to the prospective graduates is to aim for a high grade point average, engage in creative research, do well on the GRE and TOEFL and have a good statement of purpose.”

Prof. PB Sharma, Vice Chancellor, DTU, says this the result of varsity’s strong focus on both educational and research programs. “Our educational strategy provides for the troika of education, research and innovations right from Under Graduate education onwards. This way we equip our students with the wings of knowledge and power of innovation so much needed for excelling in the international arena”, informs the professor.

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