After IIM Lucknow, BITS Pilani Reaches Out To Alumni For Help With Job Placements For Students

Recently, the news of IIM Lucknow reaching out to ex-students to help arrange for job opportunities for its students went viral. It highlighted the lack of work opportunities for some of the brightest minds in our country. Incidents like this have made it evident how one of the major crises our country is going through right now is the massive dip in employment opportunities.

After IIM Lucknow, BITS Pilani has reached out to its alumni for the same – supporting the institute in finding suitable work opportunities for its graduates. A picture of the notice was shared on X (formerly Twitter) by Ravi Handa.

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“In spite of business adversities, BITS Pilani has stood strong, with our closing placement statistics for the academic year 2022-23 standing at a healthy 89.2% for Indian Campuses. Since then, however, the hiring slowdown has only deepened. Although the placement teams are doing their best, they would be very appreciative of support from our esteemed alumni to help them tide through the current crisis,” the notice by BITS Pilani read.

“First IIM Lucknow, now BITS Pilani asking alumni to help out with placements. This is the first time I am seeing such groveling after 2008,” Handa wrote.

Several people raised serious concerns regarding the condition of placement drives in some of the top institutes of the country. However, many thought that it was perfectly fine for institutes to reach out to the alumni and ask for help in such conditions. Here’s how some of them reacted:

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