IIT-KGP students get over 100 pre-placement offers at start of semester

IIT-Kharagpur students have got 118 pre-placement offers (PPOs) from top companies at the start of the semester. As on August 11, Microsoft and Wipro have made the highest number of offers at 14, while Qualcomm has made 13 offers, Samsung at 12 and Texas Instruments at 11, professor in-charge of Career Development Centre at IIT-KGP… Continue reading IIT-KGP students get over 100 pre-placement offers at start of semester

Student employment, inflexible university policies drive online dropout

Employment is the main reason students drop out of online degree courses, our new research shows. This is despite claims that online university programs offer greater flexibility to workers and employers who want to up-skill. Most online dropouts occur due to students’ changing employment commitments, which affect their ability to complete assessments on time. However,… Continue reading Student employment, inflexible university policies drive online dropout