LPU students have uniquely thanked the university for its placement support by sending the institute into Guinness World Records history.
LPU, India’s leading university, on September 13, 2021, stated that its students got more than 8500 offers even during the pandemic. In the engineering discipline, the highest salary package offered was INR 42 lakh per annum by Microsoft while the highest package offered in the management discipline was INR 21 lakh per annum by Trident. Lovely Professional University students have uniquely thanked the university for this placement support which has sent the institute into Guinness World Records history.
Despite COVID and students learning from their homes, LPU attracted over 1400 coveted recruiters in the country including Amazon, Microsoft, Cognizant, Infosys, Capgemini, Bosch, TCS, L&T Technology Services, Wipro, Federal Bank, Aditya Birla Group, DXC Technologies Optum, Accor Group of Hotels, CISCO, Lowe’s India, TiVo Corporation, Infineon, Hitachi, Havells, South Indian Bank, Informatica, Siemens Home Appliances Group, and Acko General Insurance. Over 1000 placement events were conducted for this year by the institute.
In a bid to celebrate the triumphant placement season, the students, who are currently learning from their homes, came up with a unique way to thank the university. They decided to create a new Guinness World Records title for “The Largest Online Video Album of People Saying the Same Sentence”. 5656 LPU students, recorded themselves on video saying, “I am thankful to LPU for making us a part of its largest placement network, I am proud to be a Verto.” The record has been officially confirmed and included in the Guinness World Records database.
Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional University said, “We are proud that our students have been placed with some of the most renowned MNCs, startups and IT companies, despite the challenges the industry has faced due to COVID. Their innovative effort to thank us while they are at their homes, by creating a World Record has lifted the spirits of the entire management, teaching and placement team.”
Thousands of LPU alumni are currently placed with the top companies of the world including Mercedes, Google, Samsung, Cisco, Apple, Intel, Adobe, and other top Silicon Valley companies at a package of INR one crore and above. The massive demand for high-quality engineering talent has also resulted in hundreds of LPU students bagging seven-figure packages in their first jobs itself with leading product companies like PhonePe, Google, Optmyzr, Playsimple Games, Amazon, and Commvault Systems offering top dollars to students who are equipped with the latest digital skills.