Hyderabad: Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad is all set for Phase I of the Campus Placements for Academic Year 2019. The Phase I of Campus Placements will begin on 1st December 2019 and will be held till 20th December 2019. The Phase II of Placements will be held from January 2020 to end of the Academic Year. A total of 476 students have registered for Campus Placements 2019-20.
The Placements have gone on to a strong start as the number of Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) have nearly doubled from last year’s 19 to 37 as on 30th October 2019. This also includes Two International Offers. Most of the offers have come from Information Technology and Information Technology-Enabled Services (IT/ITES). Most of the PPOs that have come so far are for undergraduate students.
Speaking about the efforts of the Institute on Campus Placements, Dr. Pradeep Kumar Yemula, Faculty In-Charge (Placements), IIT Hyderabad, said, “The placement process at IIT Hyderabad is a student-lead activity, and thanks to their efforts in last six months, the Institute is gaining in strength each year in terms of quantity and quality of placements. As our institute is more than a decade old, we have built a reasonable alumni base who are supporting the Institute. The fact that we have almost doubled the number of PPOs this year shows encouraging outlook for the upcoming placement season.”