Rolls Royce's job offers fake
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Rolls Royce's job offers fake

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, 30 October 2008, 05:36 Hrs   |    13 Comments
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Bangalore: Offer letters from global leaders may not see much excitement further with Rolls Royce, a power systems and services provider's offer letter turning out to be fake. The offers were made to 120 graduates, mostly comprising of IIT alumni.

As reported by Economic Times, the company has denied making any such offers to any student. Reacting to the misuse of the company name, Srinivas Duvvuri, Regional Director of Rolls Royce India said, "As a company, we take any misrepresentation of our name and brand very seriously and will be investigating what happened in this case so that steps can be taken to avoid any further occurrence."

The students were very excited after receiving the offer-letters issued on Rolls Royce letterhead, erasing every doubt on fakeness. It read, "As of the discussions made by us, you have been selected as a Graduate Trainee for our organization with an Annual Pay of $92,000 or 3,85,4000 INR with a bond period of 5 years." The defaulter has also mentioned that further queries regarding the offer will be entertained only through emails. "Since he had got the offer letter and, that too, in the name of Rolls Royce, we were very happy and didn't think of foul play," V Balasubramaniam, Placement Officer Kongu Engineering College, where one of its student K Prasanna was offered. Infact, according to Prasanna, the students were asked to reach Singapore on visit visa with a deposit of 12 lakh for the bond. It was this clause that raised suspicion and finally after further queries the grim truth dawned.

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Reader's comments(13)
1: We can just feel sorry for u Prasanna.
But remember tat Genius guys never look back n they just move away...i think u would have understood the meaning
Posted by:Dr.Siva - 30 Oct, 2008
2: Beware guys with this type of offer
do some investigation before ..........
Posted by:Gajendra - 30 Oct, 2008
3: It a foul play of culprits... confirm first before you get any offer... its as simple.
Posted by:vicky - 23 Oct, 2008
4: I read his college article in the newspaper"The Hindu" last month about prassana's placement in Rolls Royce. It's is the mistake of Kongu engineering college not Prassana. Bogus companies
Posted by:Shakthi - 22 Oct, 2008
5: guys donot worry abt what had happened to u. concentrate on ur future now. I used to get so many offered from companies like chevron, philips petroleum etc.. every week, all are fake only.

wishing u guys good luck.
Sivakumar
Posted by:Sivakumar - 22 Oct, 2008
6: Prasanna... Sorry for that... Don't worry if not Rolls-Royce there are more comps

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Posted by:Shilpa - 22 Oct, 2008
7: In an article that i read, in which Prasanna from kongu said he passes thru 9 stages... question from R
Posted by:Prabhu - 22 Oct, 2008
8: Mr.Narendra,
Is RIO is Number 1 lucrative work in the universe to be paid?At least are you getting 10 times less than the above offered amount? If not ,how can you quote your's as a reference?
Posted by:narendra - 22 Oct, 2008
9: I'm Narendra working with RIO. Even I'm not getting that much salary,.. how can they expect $92,000 ..Surely it should be fake....
Posted by:Narendra_kumar - 21 Oct, 2008
10: Mappu, Vechittay AAppu
Posted by:Narendra_kumar - 21 Oct, 2008
11: This is the thing happening all around we need to be very careful when getting the offer letter,whichever the company may be.Go through its website make all inquiries further so that u gain a confidence into it. Since this is done intentionally one has to be careful know...
Posted by:Sanjeev Kulkarni - 21 Oct, 2008
12: I believe that it's just a mere start however the picture will be a bit different as now with the economy turnmoil more and more of companies are going to deny the offers placed in the campus last year and this is the time when management is looking at their P
Posted by:Nitin Gupta - 21 Oct, 2008
13: i think the trust factor is weathering away...day by day...now it has reached the offer letter saga too...
Posted by:dilip - 21 Oct, 2008
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