ROURKELA,26/12/18:A student of National Institute of Technology, named Asmita Chihnara, B.Tech final year student has got the placement in Adobe System India Private Limited with a annual package of Rs.40.63 lakhs per annum which has brought splash of joy in the campus of NIT. When contacted this lucky girl she had expressed her satisfaction and says, there is no substitute to hard work and dedication. She had dedicated this achievement to her parents, teachers and the Almighty. In recent time there is a thought that, reading engineering gives less result in term of earning than other profession but this package has changed the mindset of many engineering students reading in NIT and other engineering colleges in Odisha. Training and Placement Centre of NIT have been coordinating with various organizations to provide quality placement for the graduates, post-graduates and doctorates and there were all total 237 recruitment drives been made from different 212 companies for full-time employment. Out of which 43 Ph.D students got jobs through campus which is the highest. A total of 1016 job offers were received in the campus placement drive, out of which 777 were boys and 239 for girls. The head of the Training and Placement Centre, Saroj Kumar Patel said, we are trying hard to achieve % placement record. For the cause we organize personality development workshops, communication skill training programmes ahead of the placement season so that performance of every candidate will improve and so as the recruitment. In the year 2017-18, there is an increase of 53% in job offers compared to that of the year 2016-17. In the campus major PSUs have participated among them HPCL, BPCL, IOCL and EIL are the few ones. Among the big Private companies who have participated the campus were Adobe, Amazon, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Oracle, Qualcomm, SAP Labs and Teradata.