Amazon offered two students of Lovely Professional University a package of Rs. 28 lakhs per annum each. Manish Tolani and Gurpreet are the two students from LPU who bagged these packages from Amazon owing to their expertise in Artificial Intelligence. The university stated that the placement season of this year was highly rewarding to students who were skilled in digital efficiency. Students who were adept in Digital Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning etc. received better offers than those had only the traditional abilities.
The digital skills are what helped these two LPU students to land at Amazon. Manish Tolani belongs to the batch of 2018 and did an internship with Amazon for a year before getting hired in May 2018. Gurpreet is a year junior to Manish and is completing his internship under Amazon right now. He has already been given a pre-placement offer for the position of a Software Development Engineer.
There are several universities like LPU that provide students with advanced training and skill set. They aim at imparting knowledge which will help their students secure positions in these technologically fast-paced industries. These universities offer various certificate courses to enhance the diversity of their students. They hire trainers from leading industries and partner with online platforms pertaining to education to provide better learning opportunities to their students. Udacity, Simplilearn, and Upgrad are some of these online education platforms. LPU also provides a choice of minor subjects which cater to efficiency in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Android and Machine Learning.
Some certifications that LPU provides are-
- CISCO Certifications
- ABAP Certifications
- Juniper Network Certifications
- Azure Certifications
- Pega Certifications
- Google Course on Digital
From the batch of 2020, a number of about 1,300 students have received placement due to these certifications. HCL, Zoho, TCS, Bosch, Adobe and Virtusa are some more leading companies that recruited students of LPU because of their technical skills.