SMIT’s Sheelu Pradhan secures placement in Mercedes-Benz

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2024 10:15 [IST]

Last Update: Tuesday, Feb 13, 2024 04:41 [IST]

SMIT’s Sheelu Pradhan secures placement in Mercedes-Benz

GANGTOK, : A Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT) student, Sheelu Pradhan, has secured a placement in Mercedes-Benz through a campus recruitment organized by the institute’s training and placement cell.

Mercedes-Benz, a globally renowned name in the automotive industry, had recently conducted a campus hiring event at SMIT for the first time. Known for its rigorous selection process, Mercedes-Benz provided an opportunity for students to compete at a national level, and Sheelu Pradhan, a mechanical engineering student, secured placement amidst stiff competition and multiple rounds of assessments, informs press release.

The SMIT, in a press release, said Sheelu has showcased exemplary dedication and academic prowess throughout her journey at SMIT. Her outstanding performance and unwavering commitment to excellence have undoubtedly played a pivotal role in securing a placement with one of the world's leading automobile manufacturers, the release adds.

Dr. Biswaraj Sen, head of training and placement at SMIT, expressed his admiration for Sheelu's passion for excelling in academics in the technical domain. He noted that she had previously received a job offer from one of the world’s renowned real estate service companies founded in the United Kingdom. However, with her selection at Mercedes-Benz in the Research and Development (R&D) profile, she has decided to accept the offer and contribute her expertise to this esteemed German automobile company. 

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
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