IITs will Conduct Special Placement Drives For Students Affected By COVID19
Students whose placement offer got revoked due to Corona Virus ( Covid-19), for them special placement drive will be organised according to education minister.
Minister’s announced this after several companies rescinded the offers they made to students from various IITs due to Corona Virus.
Before this, Union Human Resource Development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ”Nishank” had requested to the recruiters not to cancel any job offers made to students in campus placements earlier in the year.
In IITs placement process was already completed, before virus outbreak.
“I have also asked all IIT directors to hold special placement drives for the students affected by canceled job offers. The students to whom the jobs were offered during the placement drive are among the country’s brightest minds and can help recruiters in times of crisis,” he said.
“I have also appealed to all campus recruiters not to withdraw jobs offered to graduating students of technical education institutions,” he added.
As per the IIT Delhi policy, the student is not allowed to sit for other placements. Students trust the companies with their offers and do not even apply to other companies.
For the students whose placement got cancelled and are with no job offers now .