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24 Jun 2018

#CareerBytes: Top 6 IITs and their placement numbers this season

All about the placement stats of IITs

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most premier public institutes offering the best engineering and technology education in India.

Every year, thousands of candidates graduate from IITs. While IITs already offer quality technical education, placements at these prestigious institutes are also getting better every year.

Here's a list of top 6 IITs and their placement numbers in this session so far.

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All about the placement stats of IITs
IIT-M highest placement package nearly Rs. 1cr; 70% students placed

IIT Madras

IIT-M highest placement package nearly Rs. 1cr; 70% students placed

In the 2017-18 placement season, 256 companies visited IIT-Madras and made 968 offers (undergraduate/postgraduate/PhD).

Overall, 832 students (70%) got placed. 73.96% BTech students and 81.03% Dual (BTech+MTech) Degree candidates were placed, respectively.

Citi Group was the top recruiter, making 25 offers. Other top recruiters were Intel, EXL Services, Flipkart, and HCL Technologies.

Computer Science Engineering department saw the highest package of Rs. 95.87 lakh.

IIT Bombay

Microsoft made highest offer of Rs. 1.39cr at IIT-Bombay

In 2017-18, IIT-Bombay received highest package offer of Rs. 1.39cr from Microsoft, followed by Uber's Rs. 99.87L offer in the first phase of placements.

Average salary package was Rs. 13L. Goldman Sachs, Qualcomm, IBM, Microsoft among others made the highest number of offers.

In Phase-I, 1023 offers were made by 250+ companies; overall, 60% of students were placed; Phase-II concludes on 30 June.

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IIT Kharagpur

Placements at Indian Institute Of Technology in Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur saw participation from 1,839 students so far in 2017-18 placement season whereas 258 recruiters visited the campus.

1309 offers were made (as of June 14) and CSE department received most of them.

QuantaFi and Intel were the top recruiters. The average salary package is Rs. 13.3L. Though IIT-KGP didn't officially disclose this, some students claimed the highest package was Rs. 1cr.

IIT Delhi

IIT-D's highest offer of Rs. 1.4cr, too, came from Microsoft

In the first phase of placements, IIT Delhi saw a 15% rise in the figures compared to last year. It received 905 job offers.

It decided not to release high-value placement offers, but reports say Microsoft offered a whopping Rs. 1.4cr package to one Computer Science student, adding that three other students of the prestigious institute received CTC packages of over Rs. 1cr.

IIT Kanpur recorded good placement percentage than others

IIT Kanpur

IIT Kanpur recorded good placement percentage than others

In Phase-I of 2017-18 placements, IIT Kanpur saw 219 recruiters visiting its campus while 1,015 students participated; of them, 782 (77%) got placed.

While the highest placement offer, which again was made by Microsoft, stood at Rs. 1.5 crore, the average salary package was Rs. 15.8 lakh.

Other top recruiters included Adobe, EXL Services, GE, Goldman Sachs, Intel, Oracle, and Samsung among others.

IIT Roorkee

IIT Roorkee students also offered Rs. 1.39cr by Microsoft

Meanwhile, at IIT Roorkee, nearly 200 recruiters made about 822 placement offers to the students in the Phase-I of 2017-18 season.

The highest offer was made by Microsoft -Rs. 1.39 crore annual package- to three students.

Packages this year ranged between Rs. 20 lakh and Rs. 1 crore, the institute said. Other leading companies included Uber, Goldman Sachs, Schlumberger, WebStaff, ONGC, and ISRO.

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What is the admission fee for the top six IITs?

Asked on 07-07-2018 by Ñikhil Ñarkhede

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The admission fee of the top six IITs are as follows: (1) IIT Madras- 9,83,000 INR. (2) IIT Bombay- 5,43,002 INR. (3) IIT Kharagpur- 2,78,000 INR. (4) IIT Delhi- 5,00,000 INR. (5) IIT Kanpur- 8,24,988 INR. (6) IIT Roorkee- 6,28,120 INR. For detailed fee structure, you can visit the websites of the concerned institute.

My rank in JEE Advanced is 6000 can I get an admission in IITs?

Asked on 24-06-2018 by Ratna Singh

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Most probably you should be able to get a seat in an IIT although which IIT and course would also depend on your category and choice as well. You can check the last year cut-offs here, to get an idea.

Which are the top NITs in 2018 and what are there placement records?

Asked on 24-06-2018 by John Yathish

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Some of the top NITs according to the NIRF rankings are- National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, National Institute of Technology Surathkal, National Institute of Technology Warangal, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology and more. You can check the rankings of NITs and their placement records here.

What are the placement records of IIT Hyderabad 2017-18?

Asked on 24-06-2018 by G A Naidu

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IIT Hyderabad has updated its placement records only until 2016-17 on its site. You can check the previous placement records of IIT Hyderabad here. Also, you can read more about the college, its placements, median salary, etc, using this link.

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