Plaksha University students secure placements with leading MNCs and startups in the country
Average salary jumps to highest ever INR 19.45 LPA, highest salary at INR 41 LP
Delhi, 18/19 October 2022
Plaksha University has completed the placement drive for its Technology Leaders Program (TLP), Class of 2022. The average salary stood at a record INR 19.45 LPA, with the highest salary being INR 41 lakh. The average salary for the top 10% and the top 25% of the class were at an all-time high of INR 38.2 LPA and INR 29.4 LPA, respectively.
Plaksha TLP handpicks young graduates and working professionals with high potential and takes them through a rigorous, one-year, transformative learning that enables them to emerge as technology leaders. The Program is co-delivered by University of California, Berkeley,
The students in the Class of 2022 were from diverse academic backgrounds like B. Tech - Computer Science (29%), as well as other streams (49%) - BCA & B.Sc in Computer Science, Statistics, Maths, Economics, Physics, and other non-technical streams.
The highest offer acceptance was from Banking, Financial Services & Insurance sector (21%), followed by E-commerce (19%), Engineering Technology (17%), and IT & Education Tech (15% each). Established and reputed companies as well as new-age startups like Amazon, Apptio, Infoedge, tbo.com, HRS Group, XpressBees, Aakash Byju’s, Harappa, Ei, Senseforth.AI, and others recruited from the 3rd batch of TLP graduates. Data Science and Product Management roles added up to 79% of the total offers..
Congratulating the students on coveted employment offers Dr. Prof. Rudra Pratap, Founding Vice Chancellor of Plaksha University, said, “I am delighted to see our TLP students undergo a transformation at Plaksha. Through this one-of-a-kind master’s level Program, our larger vision is to make students excited about solving problems rather than just landing a job. Our TLP graduates, who are curious and passionate about creating a change, want to solve societal challenges with emerging technological advancements. I am
sure they will carry their passion along with the skills and knowledge they gained at TLP, to the organizations they join, research they conduct or startups they build.”
He further added, “At Plaksha University, we believe in preparing a socially conscious generation that brings in high-quality intellect, ideas, dynamism, and passion for innovation. Our flagship program at master’s level, TLP, is a fairly new and distinct offering in the Indian higher education ecosystem. These outstanding placement results, especially in the current uncertain times, demonstrate the world-class technology education being imparted at Plaksha University.”
Srabani Ghosh, Program Director, Technology Leaders Programsaid, “The Class of 2022 performed exceptionally well during the placements season. They have received offers for many sought-after roles across sectors. At Plaksha University, we are focused on delivering personalized education with advanced curricula to a niche group of competent participants, ultimately creating technology leaders from India for the world. Transformative personal and professional journeys like a junior manager at a steel company getting placed as a Data Scientist and a fresher in transportation technology getting a tech role in an investment bank make us very proud and fortify our belief in the mission.”
Of the 48 students eligible for placements, 44 got placed, one opted for higher studies, and three are in the placement process. A total of 53 offers were made by 39 participating organizations during the placements process.
Admissions for TLP Class of 2024 are now open. The entire TLP Placements Report 2022 can be accessed here.
About Technology Leaders Program (TLP)
Technology Leaders Program (TLP) is a transformative postgraduate program, which is designed by a global community of CEOs, entrepreneurs and academia. This curriculum of this one-year program integrates coursework in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Design Thinking, Systems Thinking, applications of data science, entrepreneurship and an understanding of self and leadership. Students are taught by leading faculty from around the world and mentored by industry leaders. Through innovative courses like these, Plaksha not only equips students with technical skills but also enhances their leadership abilities to phenomenally transform their career paths. Since its inception three years ago, more than 170 TLP students have graduated.
About Plaksha University
Founded by a global community of more than 100+ technology and business leaders from 5 countries, Plaksha envisions to reimagine technology education and research for India and the world. With strong partnerships with UC Berkeley, Cornell University, Purdue, UC San Diego, IIT Kanpur, and IISc Bangalore, Plaksha aims to create an entrepreneurial and research ecosystem nurturing a new generation of catalytic leaders. The university collapses the traditional boundaries of engineering and promotes interdisciplinary learning by combining technology, design and entrepreneurship.
The leaders behind Plaksha include business leaders such as Neeraj Aggarwal, Chairman – Asia Pacific, BCG; Hitesh Oberoi, Co-promoter, MD & CEO, Info Edge (Naukri.com); Srikanth Velamakanni, Co-founder, Fractal Analytics; Manas Fuloria, Co-founder and CEO, Nagarro; Alok Mittal, Founder & CEO Indifi Technologies, Ashish Gupta, Founder, Benori Knowledge Solutions; CP Gurnani, MD; CEO, Tech Mahindra; Gagan Hasteer, VP, Content Engineering, Netflix; Mohit Thukral, Founder and CEO, Vivtera Global Solutions; Pankaj Chaddah, Co-founder, Zomato; Pramod Bhasin, Chairman, Clix Capital; Vineet Nayyar, Former Executive Vice Chairman, Tech Mahindra; Rakesh Bharti Mittal, Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprises; among others. Corporate donors include companies like Bharti Foundation, Mphasis, Axis Bank and Motilal Oswal. The global community of business leaders who founded Plaksha can be seen here.