India is a home to the second largest consumer base in the world. The major companies of the world are ready to go to any extent for the acquisition of this booming market. And Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) decided to take charge of the Make in India campaign of the worthy Prime Minister and came calling to the country after an unsuccessful tryst with China. In his promise to Shri Narendra Modi, Tim Cook, CEO – Apple, had made many promising moves in India but the recent news of placement has brought the significance of Indian IT professionals to raise a cheer amidst the past year’s negative trends.
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In a series of firsts, Apple has a bag of offers for India. One one hand, Job opportunities for International Institute of Information and Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad to charm all students and offer something to all section of society. Undoubtedly, it may result in a better standard of living, besides a dream start of their career for many students.
Apple has decided to recruit for both Bengaluru and Hyderabad locations. The world’s most valued brand is presently assembling iPhone SE model in the country.
With the Indian IT sector emerging from the global meltdown aftermath, it is finding difficult to deliver the country with lucrative career opportunities. In such situation, a placement opportunity from the world’s most valuable technology company is no less than blessings for deserving students.
Global majors like Apple, Philips and Microsoft offer placement to the IIIT students and raising smiles with lucrative pay package. As of now, 350 students have already registered for the drive.
The December is the schedule for the drive of delight and focus is on raising a breed of ‘Python’ handlers. The situation proves to be a win-win deal for the company as well as the young Turks. The modified H1B visa norms make it difficult to outsource talent to the existing facilities and hence, the majors decide to tap the market and invest in the India shining initiative.
“We are elated that Apple has decided to come for our campus placements this year. We are not sure of the kind of profiles that the company will be offering. However, it will provide an opportunity to the graduating students to showcase their skills before representatives of the firm”, as quoted by TV Devi Prasad, Head of placements at IIIT Hyderabad.
The iPhone maker recently released its much awaited iPhone X and Indians are going gaga over the newer version. If this trial of Apple placement drive goes well then a newer market expansion will be underway soon.
Amid to the new, many of us may be wondering what made Apple select IIIT Hyderabad over IIT students. A lush campus of IIIT Hyderabad spread over 27 hectares is the home to quality Education in engineering. With accreditation from top-notch Government organizations like NBA, the quality of future leaders is visible. The placements are already on 100 percent mark and existing annual CTC is hovering Rs. 35 lacs (US$55,000). An average student has a salary package of 18 lacs. Along with the Bengaluru centre, the news of leading MNC’s thronging the campus is going to raise expectations to a new level.