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April 13, 2019

Two-day career fair concludes at GIK Institute


April 13, 2019

SWABI: The two-day ‘Open House and Career Fair’ concluded on Friday at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan (GIK) Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology.

About 72 multinational and national companies attended the event. Syed Ali Abbas Hasani, Managing Director of Pakistan Software Export Board, was the chief guest.

Representatives of multinational and national companies from all over the country, academia and GIK final year students attended the career fair.

Engr. Jehangir Bashar, Rector GIK Institute, Prof Dr Jameel-un- Nabi, Pro-Rector (Academics) and Sardar Aminullah Khan, Pro-Rector (Administration & Finance), Deans, Heads of Departments, officials of the companies and students also attended the gathering.

The organisers said the ‘Open House’ was a major event for the BS students.

The students displayed research projects, attracting the attention of industrialists. The representatives of companies interviewed students for recruitment.

The academia of the institute said that about 120 research projects were displayed by final year students in the ‘Open House’.

According to some participants, the ‘Open House’ provided an ideal platform to leading industrialists and multinational companies to judge the young talented students and see if they could meet the requirements for recruitment.

The employers met the students, saw their displayed projects and asked questions about the vitality of their work.

The ‘Open House’ was an opportunity for the students to learn about potential job givers in the industry and new technological and scientific trends and challenges in the industrial world.

The employers said the event gathered the academia of university, students and representatives of the companies on one platform.

The students opined that there was a dire need for universities to train students according to the needs of the country’s industries.

They said industrialists should provide financial assistance to the universities to conduct result-oriented research for development in the industrial sector.

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