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IIT Delhi students receive 700+ job offers

The total number of job offers to IIT Delhi students stand over 750. The students selected are from undergraduate, post graduate and PhD programmes. Some companies who made domestic job offers include Microsoft with 30 offers including 2 international offers, Societe Generale - 13 offers, Mastercard - 11 offers, Standard Chartered - 10 offers among others.

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ISB sees 1,383 offers on Day 1 of placements in comparison to 1,194 last year

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  • Monday was the second day of campus recruitment and the premier institute has received offers from companies to the likes of Microsoft (19 offers), Uber, Goldman Sachs (9 offers), JPMC (9 offers), IBM, Nutanix, American Express, Quadeye, Oracle (14 offers), Bajaj, Google, etc.

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    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.

    The offers recorded an increase from 85 during Session I of last year at IIT, Madras, a press release said. "In this placement season, IIT Madras has exceeded the number of offers achieved in session 1.1 of last year. We expect the positive trend to continue..," IIT Madras, Training and Placement, Advisors Manu Santhanam and Professor C S Shankar Ram said.

    "We feel that the placement trends are very promising and we expect the overall season to be very fruitful, " said GP Raja Sekhar, chairperson, CDC in a statement.

    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.

    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.

    The Global MBA program of SP Jain was recently ranked #12 in the world by Forbes.

    More cos are likely to offer crore-plus packages. Salesforce is set to pip Microsoft as biggest paymaster.

    Qualcomm is the biggest recruiter so far, with 23 offers made. Samsung Research has made eight offers, while multinational drink and brewing company AB Inbev (of Budweiser beer fame) has also made eight offers. Semiconductor company Texas Instruments also made eight offers. Technology and semiconductor company Intel made seven offers.

    Top FMCG players are apparently going strong on campus placement. Biggies such as Hindustan Unilever (HUL), ITC, Marico, Godrej and Dabur are expanding their reach across B-schools and top engineering and general colleges, and rolling out new roles for the Class of 2020.

    As the campus placement season has kicked off, the discussion around jobs seems to be occupying most of your time. There might be added pressure of expectations too. However, worry not as there is a right way to approach it. Here's how.

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