Staff Reporter

Nearly 2,000 jobs to be on offer at `Career Fair-2007'

  • Twenty companies will participate in `Career Fair-2007'
  • It has job offers for experienced candidates

    CHENNAI: The University of Madras will organise a job fair on March 31 and April 1 on its Chepauk campus.

    "Nearly 2,000 jobs will be on offer at `Career Fair-2007' ... we expect around 50,000 candidates to visit," Madras University Vice-Chancellor S. Ramachandran told presspersons here on Tuesday.

    Twenty companies would participate in the fair and make a wide range of offers to arts and science graduates and postgraduates seeking jobs.

    Besides those for fresh graduates, the fair would have job offers for those with experience.


    Companies scheduled to participate include HCL Technologies, Slashsupport, Nittany, Reliance, Allsec Technologies, CADD Center, HDFC, Fullerton India and Godrej Global Services.

    The objective of the fair was to not just to showcase job opportunities, but serve as a forum for candidate-industry interface, create awareness among students about various careers, and help in creating a database of employable candidates, said Dr. Ramachandran.

    How to go about it

    Candidates could either register online or walk in, according to representatives of Riddhi Consulting, which is organising the fair.

    Around 9,000 persons with work experience have already registered online.

    Freshers can send their resumes to, while those with experience could mail them to

    For more information, call 98842 35054/42613123 or log onto