IIT Kharagpur has started its 2019-2020 placement journey with 469 offers including PPOs. This is a clear increase from last year’s Day 1 figures.
The first day started with 30 companies which is 25% more than last year and included 76 profiles from core, software, analytics, finance and consulting. The preplacement offers witnessed a 7% increase which is almost three times from last year in public sector offer.
There is 50% increase in international offers that includes many pay packages with over a crore.
The top recruiters on day one so far are EXL, Microsoft and Goldman Sachs, American Express, Qualcomm with 25, 24,14 and 11 each respectively.
“We feel that the placement trends are very promising and we expect the overall season to be very fruitful,” said Prof. G P Raja Sekhar, Chairman, Career Development Centre, IIT Kharagpur and Chairman, All India Placement Committee.
More information is expected by the end of Day 2.