Good news for engineering students as leading tech giant Apple has decided to come to International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-H) for campus recruitment for the first time.
Nearly 350 BTech, BE, MTech and MSc (research) students from the IIIT Hyderabad have registered for the placements in Apple.
According to reports, the placement is set to begin in December.
“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,” TV Devi Prasad, head of placements at IIIT-H told TOI.
“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,” said Prasad.
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“The requirement for hardware engineers is high this year with many companies looking forward to hiring students with knowledge in the application-specific integrated circuit and design verification. There is also high demand for students who have knowledge into the 2D-3D graphic in mobile communication,” she added.
Earlier, Apple CEO Tim Cook has hailed the demonetisation drive undertaken by the Indian government as a "great move" in the longer term. The Apple CEO said as he emphasised the company's strong intention to "invest significantly" in the country.
Describing India as a "great" market, Cook said Apple will make significant investments in the country going forward.
About International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad:
The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT Hyderabad) is an information technology research university based in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It was the first autonomous private institute of its kind to be established in 1998. The institute runs Computer Science courses and research projects and is focused on research.