PEC Placements lead the way – break all records of last Years and bags highest salaries this Year!

Career Development & Guidance Cell of PEC is dedicatedly preparing students to meet their career aspirations, which has resulted from establishing networking connections and relationships between students, alumni, and potential employers. Large companies that seek out graduated students as well as do the hiring for six-month internship from PEC include Arcesium, Microsoft India Development Centre, Goldman Sachs JP Morgan, Texas Instruments, General Electric, Western Digital, BCG, ITC, Maruti Suzuki, Amazon, American Express, McKinsey, Tata Motors, Amadeus, Samsung R&D, Uber, Ramboll, WS Atkins, Nestle India, Infosys, Wipro and many other Fortune 500 companies. Over the years, PPOs have been a new trend of hiring talent from PEC. The season saw a total 68 Pre-Placement Offers made to the students on the basis of Internships and 02 International Placements from Slingshot, US.

The new companies, which have been invited and visited this year, are:  Shell IT, Exxonmobil, Chegg, Oyo, Directi and many new startups have been included as a part of special drive.

A total of 136 companies declared the result in form of On Campus Placements & Pre-Placement Offers at Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh.

The institute witnessed many Fortune 500 companies, companies had opened up for various profiles lying under different line of services/ sectors like Analytics & Consulting, Information Technology, Software Development, Business Development, Operations & Services and Core Engineering.

The institute is striving to increase the number of companies visiting the campus so as to increase the number of opportunities for the upcoming batches. The Career Development & Guidance Centre of the institute firmly believes that for the coming years the placement scenario of PEC will exponentially increase given the fact that the batch strength has increased.


The median salary saw a substantial increase in most disciplines.

The highest median salary increase was experienced by Aerospace Engineering by 32.12%, followed by Computer Science Engineering (24.45%), Electronics & Communication Engineering (19.55%), Materials & Metallurgical Engineering (10.556%) and Electrical Engineering (8.33%).

The institute saw various high package offering companies, giving a huge increase in the statistics of the highest package offered to all the disciplines,

Electronics & Communication Engineering saw a 94.28% increase in its highest salary, opening great avenues of development in this particular discipline, closely followed by Production & Industrial Engineering (76.47%).

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