Guwahati: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati) started the placement season for 2019-20 on a strong note with 80 offers received from Microsoft, Uber, Goldman Sachs, JPMC, IBM, Nutanix, American Express, Quadeye, Oracle, Bajaj, Google, etc. companies by the end of Session 1.1. These offers are for SDE, Analyst, Systems Engineer, Product Engineer, Analog/Digital Engineer, Engineer Trainee, etc. job profiles. The Institute also received 04 international offers from companies like Microsoft and Uber.
The Institute is conducting multiple sessions starting from 1st December (early in the morning). The Phase 1 of campus recruitment for 2019-20 will be held between 1st and 15th December 2019.
For the Phase 1 of placements, 250 companies have registered so far, compared to about 200 companies in the whole of last year (2018-19). A total of 1060 students have registered for placements across departments this year.
Prominent first-time companies this year includes:
Quadeye Securities, Analog Device, Atlassian, Accenture Japan, SOU Japan, Squarepoint Capital, Human Resocia, BNY Mellon-US etc.
Profile of the sectors (such as Core, Analytics, FMCG & IT)
Consulting, Machine learning and artificial intelligence, Product Manager, Education etc.
Total number & names of PSUs participating
We are expecting 3 PSUs (BEL, GAIL, POSCO) to participate in campus placement
Total number & names of the start-ups participating
Udaan, NoBroker, Bounce, Meesho, Groww, Embibe etc.
Traditional recruiters such as <Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Nutanix, American Express, Google, Uber, Samsung R&D, Oracle, JPMC, TI, EXL, Walmart, Qualcomm, Amazon, IBM, Adobe, Intel, SAP lab, Cisco, Mahindra, L&T etc.,> are coming to IIT Guwahati for recruitment this year as well.
Speaking about placements, Prof. Rakhesh Singh Kshetrimayum, Head, Career Development Centre, IIT Guwahati, said, “We are positive about the recruitment at the IIT Guwahati this year. Several companies have already lined up and started recruiting our students for job profiles in India and abroad in day 1 itself.”
The Institute received a total of 119 pre-placement offers (PPOs) this year (2019-20) compared 100 PPOs last year (2018-19). Companies like Microsoft, DeShaw, Goldman Sachs, JPMC, NVidia, Kivi Capital, Texas Instrument, IBM, Rubrik, Uber, Deutsche Bank etc. made these offers.
Prof. T. G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati said, “”The number of recruiters coming to campus has seen an upswing this year, which is clearly an indicator of the growing perception about the quality of students coming from IIT Guwahati. We are seeing a large number of profiles from companies IT/Software, Finance, Analyst, Management, Core electronics, Design which depicts present industry trends.”