India, June 30 -- Amid uncertainty in the academic calendar and downsizing in the industry due to Covid-19, the higher educational institutions in Kashmir had very low placements during the lockdown while research, educational and software companies are now showing some promise in online recruitments as the sectors are unlocking.

The placement in-charges of universities and other educational institutes of the valley say that the period of lockdown was very bad in terms of placements.

"Man big brands used to come to our university in tourism, automobiles and banking sectors but since the lockdown the corporate are not showing any interest. Our known brands are not responding and we are still waiting," said Dr Zia-ul-Haq, placement office...