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IIT Kharagpur offers 100% placement assistance to students. Usually, the first phase of placements at IIT Kharagpur begins in December every year, while the second phase begins in January. Every year, top companies across the world visit the campus of IIT Kharagpur to recruit students. IIT graduates are most preferred by top companies across the country, and lucrative salary packages are offered to these graduates. The highest package offered at the placements of IIT Kharagpur goes up to Rs. 1 Crore every year. On the other hand, students also have the option to opt-out of placements for pursuing higher studies or setting up startups.

Over the years, thousands of IIT graduates have bagged jobs in top companies such as Microsoft, Infosys, Google, etc. International companies from Japan, Korea, USA, etc visit the campus of IIT Kharagpur for recruiting students. The outstanding curriculum and standard of education at IIT Kharagpur are the major reasons for an excellent placement record. IIT Kharagpur publishes its annual placements report on the official website.

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B.Tech - 2019

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    1000
  • Companies Visiting
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    INR 15 Lacs
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    1000
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    INR 13.3 Lacs
  • Total Offers
    1309
  • Companies Visiting
    258
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    480
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    INR 41 Lacs
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    USD 0.2 Million
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    83 %
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IIT Kharagpur Placement Report 2019-20

Along with the other IITs, the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has begun the final placement drive for the batch passing out in 2020. Within the first five days of the placement drive, in 2019, the institute saw a total of 1,000 offers made to the students from different sectors.

Reports state that there had been a total of 144 companies that have participated in the first five days of the 2020 placement drive at IIT Kharagpur. IIT Kharagpur also saw large participation from international companies as well, with Japanese companies expressing their interests in the students.

There had been a total of 51 international offers that have been made to the students during the IIT Kharagpur 2020 placement drive. Japanese led the way, with the US and Taiwanese companies following the trend as well.

Students had been offered job profiles in different sectors during the current placement session. Some of the sectors where the IIT Kharagpur students have been placed include Core Engineering sectors along with sectors such as hardware, software, consulting, finance and banking sectors.

The Placement Cell at IIT Kharagpur has also announced that the students have also received a total of 280 pre-placement offers as well. Among the companies that have selected the students, various Public Sector Units have also sent in a total of 19 offers.

The Phase-1 of IIT Kharagpur Placements 2019-20 is scheduled to be conducted till the 11th December 2019. The second phase of the IIT Kharagpur placements has been scheduled to begin from the first week of January 2020.

Top Recruiters at IIT Kharagpur Placements 2019-20

As mentioned above, there had been a total of 144 companies that had visited the campus for the 2020 placements. Here is a list of the Top recruiters at IIT Kharagpur Placements 2019-20.

Recruiters

Domestic Offers

Honeywell

35

Exel

25

Microsoft

20

Barclays

20

PSUs

19 Total Offers

There had been more companies that had offered the students at the institute job profiles in different sectors. Among the International offers that had been made, there had been a total of 46 total offers made to the students at IIT Kharagpur. Among the offers, Japanese, the USA and Taiwanese companies have made offers to the students.

  • Japanese Companies - 28 offers from 5 Companies

  • Microsoft - 4 Offers

  • Uber - 1 Offer

  • Honeywell - 1 Offer

  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company - 9 Offers

IIT Kharagpur Placements 2018-19

The Phase 1 placements of IIT Kharagpur completed on December 14, 2018. A total number of 192 companies participated in the campus recruitment process and made1,275 offers.

IIT Kharagpur placement process for the graduating batch of 2018-19 has commenced on a positive note. The Phase 1 placement process of IIT Kharagpur, which began on December 01, 2018, witnessed the participation of popular companies and lucrative job offers. On Day 1 of IIT Kharagpur placements, close to 400 job offers were made to students. So far,362 companies have registered for IIT Kharagpur placements 2018-19, and are offering jobs in almost 618 job profiles. 

Out of 400 offers made to students on Day 1,256 were PPOs (Pre-Placement Offers). Qualcomm and Microsoft dominated the Day 1 placement at IIT Kharagpur with 21offers.

On Day 1 of IIT Kharagpur placements 2018-19, 12 international offers were made to students by popular companies such as Microsoft (4 offers) and Mercury Japan (6 offers). 

Over 16 new companies participated in IIT Kharagpur Day placements 2018-19, and some of them were Bidgely, Blackrock, AB InBev and ARPWood Capital.

Japanese Firms Dominate IIT Kharagpur International Placements 2018-19

By the end of the sixth day of IIT Kharagpur placements 2018-19, Japan emerged as the top international recruiter with the maximum number of offers. So far, various international companies made 23 offers to IIT Kharagpur students, out of which 11 offers were made by four Japanese companies. Rakuten is another Japanese firm that will take place in IIT Kharagpur placements 2018-19. A total of five Japanese companies are expected to make 50% of international offers to IIT Kharagpur students this year. 

German companies participated in IIT Kharagpur placements for the first time with two international offers. 

The total number of companies that took part in IIT Kharagpur placements 2018-19 in the first six days was 112. The total number of offers crossed 1,000 in the first six days, which is the highest among the older IITs.

IIT Kharagpur Phase 1 Sector-Wise Placements 2018-19

Here is the complete break-up of IIT Kharagpur sector-wise placements 2018-19 -

Name of the SectorPercentage of Offers
Finance10%
E-Commerce15%
Analytics15%
Core Engineering20%
IT Software40%

Top Recruiters at IIT Kharagpur Phase 1 Placements 2018-19

Here is the list of top recruiters at IIT Kharagpur phase 1 placements 2018-19

Name of the CompanyTotal Number of Offers
Google09
Apple09
Jio-Data12
Eaton21
Master Card21
Microsoft21
Goldman Sachs21
Barclays21
Oyo 24
Qualcomm25
JP Morgan26
Flipkart30
Quantiphi31
Intel33
EXL37

Around 33 startups recruited IIT Kharagpur students. Other popular companies such as Flipkart, Oyo, Ola and Zomato visited the campus in the first week of December 2018. 

More details about IIT Kharagpur placements 2018-19 will be updated here soon. Stay tuned. 

IIT Kharagpur Placements 2017

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur was more commonly known as IIT, Kharagpur started its placement process with 36 companies participating in the hiring process on the first day. More than 1000 students got placed out which 22 were overseas posts.Apple Inc. made its first appearance at IIT Kharagpur and recruited five students for its Bangalore division. Quantity Analytics has emerged as the major recruiter so far with 34 job offers. Second in line was Intel with 33 job offers  ONGC and ISRO made 13 offers during the early placement season. Samsung emerged as the highest recruiter, offering 47 jobs including pre-placement ones.

Highlights

  • 36 companies took part in the recruitment process on day 1 and made 147 offers.

  • More than 1000 students got placed

  • Apple Inc. made its first Appearance

  • Offers from ISRO and ONGC

 Top Recruiters at IIT Kharagpur Placements 2017

Apple

Credit Suisse

HSBC

Goldman Sachs

Adobe

American Express

Schlumberger

 

Airbus

IBM Research

JP Morgan

Citi

Samsung

ITC

Flipkart

Uber

Qualcomm

Vedanta

Tower Research Capital

Microsoft

EXL Services

Oyo Rooms

IIT Kharagpur Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs)

IIT Kharagpur recorded an impressive number of pre-placement offers for the year 2017.A total of 200 pre-placement offers (PPOs) were made to the students of IIT Kharagpur.

Some of the top firms offered pre-placement offers at IIT Kharagpur. Companies like Goldman Sachs, Qualcomm, Samsung, Texas Instruments, Wipro and Adobe Systems offered over 10 PPOs each. Students taking internships after the third year of their engineering course have received pre-placement offers on the basis of the work done by them during their internship.

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IIT KHARAGPUR Placement Reviews

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Devansh Pandey | 2018-03-14

The placements in IITkgp are very good with more than 250 top firms from all over the world including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Apple etc. As people here are very talented they are offered a handsome package.Some people get PPOs(pre-placement offers ) for doing a great job in their internships.Institue has its career and development cell which takes care of placement of each and every deserving candidate.

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Related Questions

What is the average package of Electrical Engineering students at Kharagpur IIT?

-SunkaraSriharikaUpdated on October 14, 2020 11:14 AM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The average package for Electrical Engineering at IIT, Kharagpur is 15.25 LPA and 12 LPA for dual degree students. Around 60% of the students from Electrical Engineering were placed in the last year. Some of the companies that visited the IIT Kharagpur for Electrical Engineering placements are Wipro, PepsiCo, Amazon, Microsoft, Yahoo, Adani Group, BPCL, etc.

To learn more about IIT Kharagpur EE placements, you can also check IIT Kharagpur Placements.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.

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What is the age limit for admission to B.Tech at IIT Kharagpur?

-Vipul KumarUpdated on August 06, 2020 09:29 PM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The maximum age limit to apply for admission to B.Tech program at IIT Kharagpur is 25 years (30 years for SC/ST) at the time of application.

If you are confused about the right B.Tech specialisations to choose, check How to Choose a Right Specialization/Branch in B.Tech after Class 12th?

To learn about the admission process, eligibility, selection process, and fees for B.Tech, also read Engineering (BE/ B.Tech) Admission Process 2020.

If you are looking to take direct admission to B.Tech and have no score in any entrance exam, you can ...

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When the admission process of b.tech aerospace engineering will start?? And what are the criteria for admission?

-Mekhla Mahesh Shet.Updated on June 16, 2020 01:30 PM
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Sakunth Kumar, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

The admission to Aerospace Engineering at IIT Kharagpur is done on the basis of JOSAA counselling done on the basis of rank obtained in JEE Advanced. If you want to avail admission to Aerospace Engineering at IIT Kharagpur, you will have to appear for and qualify the JEE Advanced exam.

You can find the detailed eligibility criteria for admission to IIT Kharagpur by clicking on the link below:

Eligibility Criteria for Admission to IIT Kharagpur

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FAQs about IIT KHARAGPUR Placement

How many B.Tech students got placed in the IIT KHARAGPUR placements in 2019?

Around 1000 B.Tech students got placed across leading MNCs in 2019.

What was the median package offered to a B.Tech student at IIT KHARAGPUR in 2019?

The median package offered in B.Tech in 2019 was INR 15 Lakh.

Which companies were major recruiters at IIT KHARAGPUR?

Amongst the companies that recruited from IIT KHARAGPUR, some of the prominent recruiters were American Express, EXL Services, Goldman sachs, Microsoft, etc.

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