IIT Madras Phase I of Placements Conclude; 848 students have been placed at the end of Phase I,

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848 students have been placed at the end of Phase I, including PPOs; Phase II to begin 2nd half of January 2020

Chennai: Indian Institute of Technology Madras witnessed as many as 831 offers made from 184 companies during the Phase I of Campus Placements, which concluded yesterday (8th December 2019). This included 34 international offers from 17 companies.

Including the 167 Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs), the total number of offers stands at 998 at the end of Phase I. This number increases to 1016 including the offers made to students of 2018-19 who re-registered for the current Phase I. The Phase II of Placements will begin in the second half of January 2020.

A total of 1,298 students were in the fray for the campus Phase I Placements during 2019-20. 22% of the registered students were females.

Including the accepted Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs), a total of 848 students have already been placed at the end of Phase I Placements for 2019-20 Academic Year. This is around the same as last year (2018-19) when 844 students had been placed at the end of Phase I.

The top recruiters (in terms of job offers >10) during 2019-20 include:

SL. NO

COMPANIES

NO. OF OFFERS

1

Micron technology India Operations

31

2

Intel

20

3

Microsoft India Pvt. Ltd

19

4

Tata Consultancy Services

16

5

VMock India Pvt Limited

15

6

Tiger Analytics

15

7

Standard Chartered GBS India Pvt Ltd

14

8

Axis Bank Ltd.

14

9

Citi

13

10

Mastercard

13

11

Flipkart

13

12

Samsung R&D Bangalore

13

13

Bajaj Auto Ltd

12

14

L&T Construction

12

15

Wells Fargo EGS India Pvt Ltd

12

16

Mercedes Benz Research and Development India

11

17

Goldman Sachs

11

18

Bajaj Finance Limited

11

19

OLA (ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd)

10

20

EY India

10

21

BYJUS – The Learning App

10

22

American Express

10

34 international offers were made in total in this Phase I, out of which 17 came from Micron Technologies for their Singapore office. Other major international recruiters include ANZ, Cohesity, Deskera, Ebara Corporation, MediaTek, Salesforce, Threesides and Uber.

Speaking about Phase I of Campus Placements, Prof. Manu Santhanam and Prof. C. S. Shankar Ram, Advisors (Placement), IIT Madras, said, “The Phase I Placement process at IIT Madras has once again been strong. We are optimistic to build on these numbers in the second phase of our Placement process. We have started preparations focussing on the Education sector for Phase II Placements.”

The sector-wise breakup of job offers is as follows:

SECTOR

% Offers

Analytics/Finance/Consulting

31

Core / R&D

43

Information Technology (IT)

23

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

1

Education

2

TOTAL

100

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