IIT Madras Placements 2018-19

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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
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




Analytics, Consulting & Finance


Core & R&D



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



Samsung Research (Bangalore, Delhi, Noida)




Goldman Sachs


ITC Limited


Aether Energy



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.

Placements Stats for All Degrees

84.3 Lacs
Highest Package
8.5 Lacs
Average Package
Students Placed
Total Offers

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    IIT Madras P.O., Chennai 600036, INDIA

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