Why should Industry Perception of a University matter to you?

Jul 10, 2017 17:00 IST

In the last decade, we have moved into an era, merely possessing a degree doesn’t guarantee a job and this is even true for those who are opting for professional programmes such as engineering and MBA. Today, a professional’s employability is highly dependent upon the industry perception about the college / university they are walking out of. Therefore, industry perception has emerged as the second most important aspect that students must assess while choosing their college, after the quality of education.

To an extent, the quality of education provided at an institute / university can also be assessed on the basis of what perception industry has about the students walking out of their college. Simply put, the quality of education provided by an institution can gauged from what the people who hire its graduates have to say about them. These are the people who have one-on-one interaction with the recent pass outs and know everything about the quality of their work. This feedback is important for varsities committed to providing good education which can be used by the students in their respective professions.

When it comes to industry perception, the Mathura based GLA University has often been touted as the ideal example among private universities, when it comes to placements.

The University has companies like placement partners like Accenture, Amazon, LAVA, HCL, JK Tyres, Royal Bank of Scotland, HDFC Bank, TATA, Samsung etc visiting the campus every year to hire students across courses and fields. Over 500 companies have visited the campus and recruited over 10,000 students till now. The placement average over last 6 years stands at a whopping 74 per cent, which is a testimony enough to reflect the quality of education imparted here. This year itself, over 2000+ B.Tech students have already been placed so far.

Why should Industry Perception of a University matter to you

The placement statistics at GLA University is excellent, similar to the corporate testimonials which show how skilled the students of this university are.

Here's what some of the top employers of GLAians have to say about the quality of talent it produces:

WIPRO Technologies Ltd

"Wipro has been a regular recruiter at GLA University for many years now and we have been experiencing a set of very professional and well-groomed candidates for our recruitment. The institution has a good talent pool of fresh minds who have been trained to become industry ready in state of the art infrastructure with a very high focus on technical capability, domain knowledge as well as soft skills of students. We have been getting excellent support from the management as well as career development cell in all our engagements with the college and we would like to make this association to bloom further in times to come, adding to our talented global workforce pool enabling our organization and society to reach greater heights. We are proud to have been in collaboration with GLA for many years now as our Academic Partner, Wishing the institution all success to become a destination of choice in Engineering education"

Mr. Farhan Khan Location Campus Manager-North, WIPRO Technologies Ltd.

LAVA International Limited

"GLA has always offer me best & once again today we are going back with me best !!! Truly a pleasure being at GLA University"

Mr. Sachin Kumar Sharma Head-Talent Acquisition, LAVA International Ltd.

Devyani International Limited

"Energy, Exuberance, Enthusiasm that's what GLA stands for high need for learning & equally high for delighting are key goals"

Dr. V. P. Singh Executive Director HR, Devyani International Ltd.

Couponhaat Pvt. Ltd

"One of the best University which focus most on their students growth. They keep relations with student after completion of course too. Teachers worked very hard with students"

Mr. Vipin Kumar Yadav Founder & CEO, Couponhaat Pvt. Ltd

Supertech Precast Technologies

"Good efforts are put in by the University in terms of giving young engineers to industry. Training and Placement team is very young, energetic & trying to bridge gaps in between Academics and industry."

Mr. Anil Seth Dep. General Manager, Supertech Precast Technologies Pvt Ltd

These positive feedbacks are proof enough that GLA is the place you should be at if you want your dreams to turn into reality.  With emphasis on research and all-round development of its students, the university has reached new heights in past decade. You can read more about the great initiatives that GLA University has initiated with regards to improve the employability of their students and improve the overall industry perception about their institute here.

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