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Samsung to hire over 1,000 fresh graduates from top engineering colleges in India

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Salka Pai | Updated on: 28 Nov 2018, 12:29:13 AM
Samsung to hire over 1,000 fresh graduates from top engineering colleges in India (Representational Image)

New Delhi:

Samsung India on Tuesday announced hiring plans from some of the top engineering colleges across the country.

“More than 1,000 students will be hired from premium engineering colleges from across the country,” Samsung India Head (Human Resources) Sameer Wadhawan said.

With the Company and its market growing facilities in India by hiring new engineers, the Korean electronics company plans to strengthen its research and development (R&D) facilities, said Wadhawaan.

Indian tech students can look forward to working with one of the global’ s top electronic giant companies as Samsung set to visit the leading engineering colleges in the country.

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The hiring spree will be starting from December 1 and Samsung will visit some of the top engineering colleges, including IITs in Delhi, Kanpur, Bombay, Madras, Kharagpur, Guwahati, BHU and Roorkie, the official said.

Wadhawaan said, “Hiring process will also include the newer IITs in Hyderabad, Dhanbad, Ropar, Indore, Gandhinagar, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Mandi and Jodhpur as well as other premium engineering colleges like BITS Pilani, IIITs, NITs, Delhi Technological University (DTU), Manipal Institute of Technology, and IISc Bengaluru.”

The new recruit engineers will work on cutting-edge technology at the Samsung India’s three R&D’s centres in Bengaluru, Noida and Delhi, which have evolved as centres of expertise, it said.

Wadhawan said most of the new hires will work in cutting-edge domains of artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoT, natural language processing, camera technology and 5G networks.

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Samsung had said last year that it will hire a total of 2,500 engineers for its R&D operations over the next three years.

 “There’s a tactical shift that we have made to spot talent early and offer PPOs. This year, we had a slightly longer internship period so that students can spend more time in the company, giving them opportunity to interact with the leaders and managers. This helps us spot a bright talent amongst them, Wadhawan said.

He added that the company will continue to add engineers for R&D in cutting-edge technologies, developing innovations for the Indian market as well as for the globe.

“R&D for us has become a key differentiator and we continue to leverage India’s intellectual capital and rapidly grow our reputation as the most innovative company in the areas which we operate,” he said.

(With PTI inputs)

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First Published : 27 Nov 2018, 06:56:03 PM