6 Days, 1000+ Offers

Share this:

Times of India   Business Standard   India Today    CNBC TV18   Anandabazar

IIT KGP has received 1000 job offers in a record 6 days. A total of 112 companies visited till December 6, 2018 with the 6th day ending with 1000+ offers. This included more than 250 PPOs. This has been the fastest 1000 till date, typically it takes a little more than a week.

About 40% of the profiles offered are in IT-Software followed by 20% in core engineering, 15% each in analytics and e-Commerce and 10% in finance.

“The dynamic content of the curriculum equipping the students with the necessary technical skill which is fetching fruitful results,” said Prof. G P Raja Sekhar, Chairman, Career Development Center at IIT Kharagpur.

Some of the top recruiters are:

EXL 37 Intel 33 Quantiphi 31 Flipkart 30
J P Morgan 26 Qualcomm 25 Oyo 24 Barclays 22
Goldman Sachs 21 Microsoft 21 Master Card 21 Eaton 21
Jio-Data 12 Apple 9 Google 9

“Students have been presenting the right mix of academic performance and an attitude groomed through their extracurricular activities. Several companies have focused on the creative and managerial aspects of students which they get to learn during their association with various student societies and cells in socio-cultural techno-management activities, sports,” remarked Vishal Singh, Students’ Vice President.

“My interview for the profile of product development analytics was mostly based on my association with the branding function and how we conceptualized new initiatives to support outreach activities of the Institute,” said a former member of a student’s cell.

23 international offers have been received till now. Japan has been leading in international offers with 4 Japanese companies making 11 offers, 6 offers in the US by Microsoft, Uber and Cohesity, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. has made 4 offers. Germany is the new entrant this year at IIT Kharagpur with 2 offers made by KPIT. For the last two years, 26 international offers were received. The phase I of the placement will go until December 12 and will resume again from January 1st week which will continue till mid-April, 2019.

“Few more international profiles are lined up. Also, we are expecting few PSUs to visit the campus during phase-II,” added CDC Chairman.”

The Career Development Centre at IIT Kharagpur has a 15-member strong students’ team managing placement right from interacting and inviting companies for placement, to conducting the placement activities led by a group of faculty members and the Students’ Vice President. “All the team members along with the staff of the Career Development Center have been working relentlessly since last month ensuring the best experience for recruiters and students,” he added.



By Shreyoshi Ghosh

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Related Posts