Apple – the most beloved brand across the world, is going to recruit Engineers from International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) of India. The elite smartphone manufacturer is expected to offer jobs to Hyderabad or Bengaluru amenities of IIIT by end of this year i.e. December 2017.
According to TV Devi Prasad – head of placements at IIITH (International Institute of Information Technology of Hyderabad), “We are elated that Apple has decided to come for our campus placements this year. We are not sure of the kind of profiles that the company will be offering. However, it will provide an opportunity to the graduating students to showcase their skills before representatives of the firm.”
This is the first time when Apple will be hiring human resources from India, however it is not the first company to have registered with IIITH, prior to this pioneer companies like Microsoft, Google and Philips have also enlisted their names as recruiters.
Almost 350 BTech, BE, MTech and MSc (research) students from IIIT Hyderabad have listed their names for the placements in Apple.
As per the report, most of the companies have lately been hiring for artificial intelligence, data science etc. Prasad said that the companies coming over for placements would be conducting interviews for the students who are well-versed with Python, a computer language, will be preferred. He also added that the requirement for hardware engineers is high this year “with many companies looking forward to hiring students with knowledge in application-specific integrated circuit and design verification.”