PIT always believe in equipping our students with the right talent and personality to face the industry
requirements. Our focus on placement centers on creating new approaches to attract the best from the
industry to our campus.
Placement time is not a mere annual ritual; it is a time for showcasing the very best in our young
engineers to the industrial world. The Placement & Training Cell functions with the primary aim of
placing students in top-notch companies even before they have completed their courses. The Placement
& Training cell train the students to meet the high industry expectations.
The cell interacts with reputed organizations in order to arrange campus interviews for placement of
final year students. The placement cell also arranges in-plant training for students in industries. The
students visit the industrial units and companies to gain first-hand work experience of various
Placement Department Faculty
Dr. I. Paul Theophilus Rajakumar
Dean, Industry Collaboration & Placement Officer
Dr. I. Paul Theophilus Rajakumar has completed his B.E in Mechanical Engineering (1990)
from Karunya Institute of Technology affliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, M.B.A
(1997) from Hindustan Engineering College affliated to University of Madras, Chennai, M.S (1998)
from Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences, Pilani, M.E (2006) from Sathyabama
University, Chennai and Ph.D (2013) from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, College Engineering,
Anna University, Chennai. He has about 27 years of teaching experience out of which he has
served 24 years in Panimalar Group of Institutions since 1996. Currently he is serving as a
Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Panimalar Institute of Technology and Dean
for Industry Collaboration & Placement, Panimalar Institute of Technology, Chennai.
He has written a book on Mechatronics. He has published several papers in both National &
International Conference. He is also a recognized Supervisor under Faculty of Mechanical
Engineering, Anna University, Chennai. He has coordinated several National & International
Conferences. He is member of many Professional bodies such as SAE and ISTE. He has guided
several B.E final year students projects and one of which recently recently received Aarohan
Awards 2019 Gold Winner sponsored by Infosys worth Rs. 20 Lakhs.
He is also member of many HR forums such as CHROMA, SHARP, ATHMA,…. Every year he conducts Job
Fair for the final year students of Panimalar Group of Institutions and the same day 500+ offers
are issued to the students. He also coordinates the Annual Celebration of SHARP HR forum. He
coordinated a first of its kind, Marathon for HE FOR SHE, a movement for gender equality &
empowerment of women initiated by United Nations (UN) on 5th March 2016 at Marina Beach,
Chennai. This Marathon was sponsored by Panimalar Group of Institutions jointly with a leading
France based MNC Schneider Electric. He played an important role in signing of MOU with many of
the leading MNC’s and several Central Government Organizations such as GARC, NATRIP Oragadam,
Chennai under Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Govt. of India and CIPET, Harayana under
Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Govt of India. He always works with the aim of getting
placement for all the students studying in the Panimalar group of Institutions.
Name & Designation
Dr. I. Paul Theophilus Rajakumar MS, MBA, ME, PHD,