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IIT Madras has been performing exceptionally well in campus placements over the years. Usually, the placement process for the various courses offered by IIT Madras begins in December every year. The first phase placements of IIT Madras begin in the first week of December. Top companies visit the campus of IIT Madras to recruit students and students are offered jobs in top national and international companies. At the same time, these companies offer lucrative salary packages to students. The average placement percentage of institute stands at 75-80% every year.

Some of the top companies that visit the campus of IIT Madras are Samsung, Microsoft, Infosys, JP Morgan, Amazon, Deloitte, etc. Companies from Japan, Korea, etc also visit the campus of IIT Madras to recruit students.

The highest package offered by top companies goes up to Rs. 1 crore per annum every year. IIT Madras graduates have a huge demand in the job market. The placement cell of IIT Madras provides excellent placement assistance to students.

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IIT Madras Phase-1 Placement Report 2020

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras has just commenced the IIT Madras final placements, which began on 1st December 2019. This marks the beginning of the Phase-1 of the IIT Madras placements 2020. Here is the IIT Madras Phase-1 placement report 2020.

The first day of the phase-1 of IIT Madras placements, there have been over 100 job offers made to the students at the institute. Various organizations, like Microsoft and Uber, participated in the first day of the placements, where the institute witnessed a total of 102 offers being made its students.

Compared to the previous year’s placement report, more than 20 companies had made offers to the students on the first day of the placement session. Last year, there had been 85 offers made by 19 companies. Among the offers that had been made, 4 international offers had also been offered to the students, this year.

A report released by the Institute, states that most of the offers that had been made were from the domain of Computer Science and Consulting. Here is a list of the top recruiters who were engaged in the placement sessions for 2020 batch.

Top Recruiters in IIT Madras Placement Phase-1 for 2020 batch

These are some of the top recruiters in IIT Madras placement Phase-1 for 2020 batch that had made offers to the students from the batch of 2020.

Companies

Offers

Microsoft

20

Goldman Sachs

11

Qualcomm

9

Boston Consulting Group

7

ISRO

6

As per the release that had been posted by IIT Madras, 227 companies and organizations have registered for the Phase-1 of the IIT Madras placements 2020.

IIT Madras Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) 2019-20

IIT Madras Pre-Placement Offers witnessed an increase in the number of students receiving an offer. 158 students secured PPOs as compared to 135 students last year.A total of 1,334 students have registered for 2019-20 pre-placement

IIT Madras Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) 2019-20 Highlights

Check out the IIT Madras PPOs 2019-20 highlights in detail below:

No. of Companies Registered for Phase I of Placements 170
Total No. of Job Roles 322
No. of International Profiles 35
No. of Startups 54
No. of Students Secured PPOs 158

 

IIT Madras Placements 2018-19

The first phase placements at IIT Madras concluded on December 08, 2018. Over 326 companies visited the campus this year.  A total of 92 offers (including six international offers) were made during the Day 1 of first phase placements at IIT Madras 2018-19. The first session of IIT Madras placements, which is also known as 1.1, witnessed the participation of popular recruiters such as Apple, Google and Microsoft. Consulting sector dominated the first phase (Day 1) placements at IIT Madras this year. The following are top international consulting firms that offered 13 jobs together -

  • Bain & Co.
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • McKinsey

Microsoft dominated the Day 1 placement with 25 offers in three job profiles. Other major companies that offered the maximum number of offers were -

  • Apple - 08 Offers
  • Goldman Sachs- 07 Offers

IIT Madras Sector Wise Placements 2018-19

Here are the complete details about the sector-wise break-up of job offers at IIT Madras Phase I placements 2018-19 -

Name of the Sector Total Number of Offers Percentage of Offers
Consulting/ Finance/ Analytics 248 28%
R & D/ Core 346 39%
Information Technology (IT) 290 32
FMCG 4 1% +
Total 888 100%

Top Recruiters and Number of Offers at IIT Madras Phase I Placements 2018-19

A total number of 888 job offers were made to IIT Madras students during the Phase 1 placements for the academic session 2018-19. The following are the major recruiters which offered a maximum number of offers.

Name of the Company Total No. of Offers
Micron Technology, Inc 26
Capgemini Technology Services India Pvt ltd 10
ANI TECHNOLOGIES 10
RIVIGO Services Pvt. Ltd. 10
HCL Technologies 10
Oravel Stays Private Limited 10
J.P Morgan Services India Pvt.Ltd 11
Indus Insights & Analytical Services Pvt. Ltd. 12
Eaton Technologies Private Limited 13
CSS Corp 13
American Express 13
Mahindra & Mahindra 14
GE 14
Flipkart 16
EXL Analytics 17
L&T Construction 18
EY 18
Qualcomm 21
Citibank 22
Microsoft 22
Intel Technology India Pvt Ltd 26

Major Highlights of IIT Madras Phase 1 Placements 2018-19

  • On Day 1 (first slot) of IIT Madras first phase placements 2018-19, 19 companies hired students across 32 job profiles.
  • Google, Microsoft, Boston Consulting Group, Goldman Sachs and Texas Instruments were some of the top recruiters on Day 1.
  • The first time recruiters were Nutanix Technologies and Bain & Company.
  • The second slot of the placement process on Day 1 witnessed the participation of 23 companies offering 48 profiles.
  • Some of the popular companies that participated in the second slot on Day 1 were General Electric, Qualcomm, Intel, Star India, JPMorgan, Shell and Airbus.
  • In the first three days of IIT Madras placements 2018-19, over 133 companies made 680 offers to students.
  • 33% hiring was done by the Consulting sector while Core and Research & Development (R & D) accounted for 37%  job offers.
  • By Day 3 of campus hiring, IT (Information Technology) sector made 29% offers and FMCG with less than 1% offers.

Stay tuned for the updates on IIT Madras Phase II placements 2018-19.

IIT Madras Witnesses Increase in Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) in Placements 2018-19

IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Madras has witnessed an increase in Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) this year. Close to 130 students (excluding Department of Management Studies) bagged PPOs until October 22, 2018. Compared to the previous year, there has been a significant growth in the pre-placement offers this year. One of the major reasons for the rise in PPOs at IIT Madras was robust internship programme of the premier institute, which has been helping students to secure internship opportunities in popular companies.

Apart from the engineering internships, Department of Management Studies of IIT Madras has also recorded a significant growth in PPOs this year.

Sector-Wise Percentage of PPOs Offered to IIT Madras Students 2018-19

Here is the sector-wise report of the percentage of pre-placement offers made to students by different companies this year –

Name of the Sector

Percentage of PPOs Offered

Information Technology

6%

FMCG

14%

Analytics, Consulting & Finance

19%

Core & R&D

61%

 

Company-Wise PPOs Offered at IIT Madras Placements 2018-19

Here is the list of major recruiters that offered PPOs to IIT Madras students this year –

Name of the Company

Total Number of Offers

Qualcomm

19

Samsung Research (Bangalore, Delhi, Noida)

16

Microsoft

09

Goldman Sachs

08

ITC Limited

07

Aether Energy

01

 

Other Recruiters

Apart from the above recruiters, the other major recruiters at IIT Madras placements 2018-19 is –

  • Crisil
  • Titan
  • Fresh Works
  • Wipro
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Tiger Analytics
  • IBM
  • Amazon
  • Ford
  • Dell
  • VIP Industries
  • Accenture

Some students were also selected for internships in social organisations such as Rural Technology Action Group and Madhya Pradesh Government Projects.

DoMS – IIT Madras Placements 2017

Department of Management Studies (DoMS), IIT Madras successfully completed its final placement for its 2015-2017 batch. Companies from the various domain like Consulting, IT/ITES, E-Commerce, BFSI, Manufacturing actively participated in the placement process.

Highlights of DoMS – IIT Madras Final Placements 2017:

Factors

Figures

Number of students who applied for placements

56

PPOs/ PPIs offered to students

15

Median salary offered

Rs. 12.00 lakh p.a.

Average salary offered

Rs. 12.01 lakh p.a.

Highest salary offered

Rs. 22.15 lakh p.a.

Average salary of top 10% of the batch

Rs. 18.20 lakh p.a.

Median salary of top 50% of the batch

Rs. 13.00 lakh p.a.

Average salary of top 50% of the batch

Rs. 14.43 lakh p.a.

Department of Management Studies (DoMS), IIT Madras achieved 98% placement for 2017 with 11% rise in the average salary offered as well as 6% increase in the highest salary. Google, Amazon, Dell, McKinsey & Company, ICICI Bank, etc. were some of the top recruiters at DoMS – IIT Madras.

Check out the sector-wise hiring done at the institute:

Sector

Percentage of Hiring

Some of the Visiting Companies

Information Systems

27%

  • Wipro

  • Dell

  • CTS

Integrative Management

24%

  • Google

  • McKinsey

  • Mu Sigma

  • Cisco

  • PwC

  • Vistuasa

Operations

20%

  • Titan

  • Ford

Finance

18%

  • ICICI

  • RBS

  • HSBC

Marketing

11

  • Amazon

  • FSS

  • Carw

 

IIT Madras Placements 2017 - Engineering

The first phase placements at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras that started on December 1, 2017, has been concluded. The institute witnessed a magnificent increase in the number of offers made by different companies on the first day of the placement drive. Various reputed companies made 877 offers and 23 students bagged international offers. Companies like Microsoft, Indeed, Uber, Rubrik, Mercari, Sekisui Chemical and Softbank.

According to the placement report of IIT Madras, 62% of the students who registered for the placements bagged jobs in the first phase of placement. In 2016, 132 more students of the institute were placed before the end of the first phase of placement.

According to sources, the highest package offered on Day 1 was Rs. 1 crore per annum. Students took part in the placement process actively without much stress. IIT Madras’s decision to end the graveyard session this year reduced pressure and stress among the students. On day one of placements at IIT Madras, over 33 companies recruited students in two sessions. The total number of offers rolled out at the institute in the first phase of placement was 763.

Top Recruiters at IIT Madras Placements Day One: -

Name of the Company

Number of Offers Made

 

Samsung Research Institute, Bangalore

 

10

Microsoft

10

Goldman Sachs

10

EXL Services

10

Sector-Wise Percentage of Recruitment on at IIT Madras Placements Day One: -

Name of the Sector

 

Percentage of Offers Made

 

Consulting/ Finance and Analytics

41%

Core, Research & Development

32%

Information Technology (IT)

25%

FMCG

2%


90% of the students from the Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering Design and Electrical Engineering departments were placed this season. There was also a 10% rise in the placements of Postgraduate students.

Also, the placements for research scholars saw a rise of 50% in 2017 and companies like UIDAI, Intel India, Qualcomm, ABInBev and Bajaj Autos recruited research scholars. This year, students of IIT Madras were also offered 114 PPOs. Goldman Sachs, Microsoft and Qualcomm were the top companies that offered PPOs to students who excelled as interns.

32 startups also visited the Institute for placements this year and offered 85 jobs. The first phase of placement process began at most of the IITs on December 1, 2017. Reputed firms lined up to hire students on Day 1.

IIT Madras Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) - Engineering 2017

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras has witnessed a 56% rise in the PPOs (Pre Placement Offers) for the academic session 2017-18. Compared to the previous academic session, there has been a widespread increase in the number of PPOs. This year, IIT Madras received 114 PPOs, whereas, the figure in 2016 was 73.

According to data released by IIT Madras, core sectors offered the highest number of PPOs. On the other hand, financial services firms also showed a keen interest in recruiting students from IIT Madras. The major firms that gave out PPOs at IIT Madras were: -

  • Texas Instruments

  • Samsung R & D

  • Goldman Sachs

  • Microsoft

  • Qualcomm

Students of electrical engineering and computer science engineering departments bagged over 60% of PPOs. Core engineering industry concentrated in offering PPOs to students of other departments.

A final year student from the civil engineering department, Nori Archana, bagged a PPO from Goldman Sachs. The student added that the number of PPOs have increased magnificently this year. She termed the scenario as a good sign for both students and companies. Many companies are drifting towards PPO format of recruitment from conventional campus placements, she added.

Advisor to Training & Placement, IIT Madras, Professor Manu Santhanam stated the main reason for the increase in PPOs. This year, there were many large recruiters and these companies evinced keen interest in offering PPOs to IIT Madras students, Santhanam opined.

At IIT Madras, the internships for students are facilitated through an institute-coordinated process.

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    drcourses@iitm.ac.in
  • Website:
    https://www.iitm.ac.in
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