Placement Cell

One of the main responsibilities of the Placement Cell is to motivate, train and prepare the students of the University and its affiliated Colleges for campus interviews. It plays a very important and key role in counselling and guiding the students of the University and its affiliated Colleges for their successful career placement, which is a crucial interface for the students between the stages of completion of academic programmes of studies and entry into suitable employment.

Some of the major activities of the Placement Cell are:

  • Organising On-and-Off campus interviews
  • Organising training programmes like Personality Development Programmes, Mock Aptitude tests, Group Discussion training and mock interviews
  • Co-ordinating Industrial Visits
  • Co-ordinating semester long or year-long Project Placement for the Students
  • Supporting Technical Seminars, Conferences, Workshops,etc., organized by various departments
  • Organising Student level  workshops/meets  with major Corporates
  • Organising Faculty Development Programmes (FDP),  collaborating with companies,etc
  • Facilitating Industry Institute Interactions by inviting experts for lectures, as members of  Project and Laboratory evaluation panels, members of Selection Committees, etc.


Dr. S. Balakrishnan
Chairman – Placement Committee

Dr. R. Paneerselvam
Member – Placement Committee

Dr. H.P. Patil
Member – Placement Committee

Mr. S.K.V. Jayakumar
Placement Co-ordinator


PLACEMENTS 2003 – 2009

BATCH No. of Companies No. of Placements
2003 – 2004 9 24
2004 – 2005 28 68
2005 – 2006 55 357
2006 – 2007 56 806
2007 – 2008 63 1059
2008 - 2009 (as of Feb'09) 17 278


Companies visited PU during 2007-2009
TCS, CTS, Infosys, Wipro, Satyam, HCL, HP, Caritor, L&T Infotech, IDBI, HSBC, Standard Charted, Kotak Securities, Honeywell, Hindustan Zinc, Reliance, ICICI, LVB, Accenture, Syntel, etc.,.


Off Campus Interviews organized
TCS, Accenture, Wipro, Scope International and Caritor for the passed out students during 2007-2009.

Recruitment Details (2007-2008):
Total Number of Students Registered: 1700
Number of Students Placed: 1059
Placement Percentage: 62.3%
Engineering Placements: 490
Arts and Science Placements: 470
MBA Placements: 99
The University achieved 100% Placements for the students
of M.Tech (CSE)., MCA and MBAs.