Registration for Xavier Admission Test (XAT-2020) has been extended till December 10 with the late registration waived off this year. Students who get through XAT will be able to get the admission to XLRI’s Delhi-NCR campus.
The current placement season at IITs is witnessing record salary offers from the likes of Google, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs. Annual pay packages of Rs. 30 lakh and more-going up to Rs. 1 crore and beyond- are more numerous than ever before.
Microsoft has offered the highest number of offers to 30 students including 2 international offers, followed by Intel which gave 27 domestic offers. Other international offers include one each from Uber USA and Squarepoint Singapore. Among other companies offering high number of offers include Qualcomm with 16 offers and Goldman with 12 offers.
India's salary growth for 2020 stood at 9.2%, while real-wage may stay constant at 5% in 2020, as per a report.
Japan, which has been the frontrunner among international recruiters at the IITs in the last few placement seasons, continues its strong run, with the likes of Sony Japan, Mercari, Honda Japan, NTT-AT, SMS Datatech, Tonichi Insatsu Co and Diverta Inc vying for tech talent.
More cos are likely to offer crore-plus packages. Salesforce is set to pip Microsoft as biggest paymaster.
The research was undertaken by a team led by Anil Sao and Arnav Bhavsar, professors at IIT Mandi along with research scholars -Srishti Gautam and Krati Gupta. The team, along with the industry collaborators, has developed AI-based algorithms that enables the device to undertake automatic screening for cervical cancer.
Executive search firms such as Korn Ferry, EMA Partners, Transearch, Insist and Head Hunters said they are all witnessing an at least 20% increase in search mandates for CXOs over last year.
Students at these engineering colleges have bagged more offers and higher pay packages in the placement season that started in August, compared with the previous years.
The axe will fall mainly on midlevel employees and those who haven’t picked up relevant skills.
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