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Dec 13, 2019, 08.26 AM IST

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IIT Kharagpur students receive 1300+ jobs in 11 days

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur saw its first phase of placements starting on 1st December 2019 and continued till 11th December 2019, in which 280 pre-placement offers were extended to students and over 1300 students got placed. The median salary calculated on the available data stands at Rs 15 lakh per annum.

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  • 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.

    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.

    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.

    The highest offer for the GMBA program is Rs 45 lakh and the average offer Rs 20 lakh. The Highest Salary in 2019 witnessed a 10% increase as compared to 2018. The Global MBA program is designed for professionals with 3+ years of work experience and the batch has an average work experience of over 6 years.

    The School saw hiring from recruiters across a wide spectrum of industries such as Consulting, IT/ITES/Technology, E-Commerce, BFSI, FMCG/Retail, Healthcare, Education, Media and Entertainment, Real Estate and Infrastructure, and Global Capability Centres.

    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.

    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.

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