A bigger shock hasn’t been dropped in tech colleges in India, every since ISRO’s mission to Mars .Mangalayan’ Space Orbiter was launched into orbit on a shoestring budget of $74 million. Which turned out cheaper than the likes of producing hollywood blockbusters like ‘Gravity’($100mil). Apple is finally making a debut in India for campus recruitment at IIIT Hyderabad. Though the campus placement will start in December the students are already gearing up for the Big Day. More than 350 students from varied streams like BTech and MTech have already registered their name for the placement drive. This famed campus recruitment will pave way for other big companies to scout the Indian campuses and will help our budding engineers gain the much needed international exposure.. It’s time for Indian techies to take over the world by bringing Engineering Innovation across the globe.
Why has Apple chosen IIIT-Hyderabad for their debut campus hiring?
IIIT Hyderabad is one of the finest technology institutes in India producing world-class engineers through an excellent teaching-learning process. It boasts of an impeccable track record when it comes to placement and has helped students down the years get into their dream companies. Tech giants like Google, Microsoft, and many other big corporations have already invaded its campus to hire techies .Now the competency and skill of these students has lured Apple to scout its campus and scoop the best talent. IIIT-H students has also seen to shine regularly in various national and international contests and have embarked their name on the international wall. Started in 2008, in such a short span of time , it has become one of the most popular platforms for companies to hire techies with a motive to change the world through their innovation. Recently, the demand for students having the knowledge of application-specific integrated circuit has tremendously increased and IIIT-H is considered to be the budding ground of these talents. Since Apple did not want to miss out on this talent pool it is finally landing its feet over here.
Impact of Apple landing its feet in IIIT-H
Working with Apple is a dream of every engineering aspirant. Since this tech giant didn’t invade the Indian campuses earlier it led to many speculations like- isn’t there talent pool good enough to match the expectation and excellence of this firm? Aren’t there students that could churn out some disruptive innovation? Or is the company’s recruitment policy a bit snooty? But the recent decision by one of the world’s top company to carry their famed campus recruitment in IIIT-H blew away all these rumors in a single shot. Apart from high compensation and knowledge of latest technology these students will get a bigger bite of the latest inventions. This will also open the doorway for other big firms invading Indian campuses and will help the techies in attaining the best positions.
There will be three to four preliminary short-listing tests every day and preference will be given to students well acquainted with Python (a computing language) software. The company is currently looking for students with product development and research and development profiles. The students picked up on the campus drive will mostly be positioned at Apple’s India facility. The India page for Apple currently shows three job openings in India. One is for Senior Engineering Operations Manager, second is for the Project manager and third is for software manager for Apple online store.
The entire educational sector of India is waiting for the big arrival of this tech giant. We wonder who would be the first one to get the golden tag of Apple. It’s not only an opportunity but an accomplishment worth remembering. All the best to all those who make it to the top!