Nearly 2,000 students from 18 engineering colleges, including eight from the Chaitanya group, are participating in the campus recruitment drive being conducted by the Microsoft at the Chaitanya Engineering College at Kommadi here on November 18, CEO of Chaitanya educational group Capt. D.L.N. Raju said.

The campus drive is for the 2013 pass out students of all CSE and IT branches having 70 per cent and above marks, with a salary package of Rs. 16 lakh a year. The drive is also for internship for 2014 pass outs for all CSE and IT branches with 70 per cent and above with a stipend of Rs. 26,000 a month.

Bus facility will be provided from Kommadi junction at Madhurawada to the college and back, for the students attending the recruitment drive.

MLC and chairman of Chaitanya group K.V.V. Satyanarayana Raju thanked Microsoft for selecting Chaitanya Engineering College, Kommadi as venue for organising the recruitment drive.