Coal India was the largest recruiter at the IIT Kharagpur campus with a total of 31 job offers.
"Coal India made the highest number of offers standing at 31 while the department of Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering had the maximum number of placements with 155 students placed," an IIT official said.
More than 1100 students accepted the job offers out of the 1220 offers, made by 282 recruiters in the very first phase of placements.
Google, Oracle, Deloitte, Microsoft, Toyota, VISA in total made 32 international offers. Companies also recruited from Japan and Taiwan with the main focus on core engineering. Keeping the same in mind, 400 offers were made by 85 companies in the sector.
Among the top recruiters in core were Coal India, CartHero, Cypress Semiconductor, Innoplexus, John Deere, OLA, Mentor Graphics, Reliance Industries, TATA Steel, all ready to pay handsome amount to the students.
An IIT-Kgp student had disclosed that he has bagged a package of 2 crores per annum from Google after finishing with his internship with the company. Many others have decided to keep their internship a secret due to various reasons such as complaints of peer and parental pressure on students.