Most IITs get 50% more job offers than last year

Published on Dec 03, 2021 10:41 PM IST

Placements at the most Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) is witnessing a high number of job offers in the first couple of days, with many institutes announcing that the job offers made on Day-2 was almost 50% more than what they had received last year

Most IITs have also received a high number of international job offers compared to last year. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Most IITs have also received a high number of international job offers compared to last year. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)
By, Mumbai

Placements at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) is witnessing a high number of job offers in the first couple of days, with many institutes announcing that the job offers made on Day-2 was almost 50% more than what they had received last year. Similarly, most institutes have also received a high number of international job offers compared to last year.

“By the end of Day 2, we had 756 students with job offers, higher than the 503 recorded last year. This is a 50% increase in selections compared to 2020,” said B V Ravi Shankar, training and placement officer, IIT-Bombay. He added that eight international companies that participated on day two made quite a few job offers.

Similarly, at IIT Guwahati, 530 job offers were made by the end of day two, nearly 50.14% higher than 353 job offers made by end of the second day of placements last year.

IIT Roorkee recorded the highest number of international job offers over the first three days of placements. “Thirty-one international job offers have been made in the first three days and the total job offers stand at 810, by the end of day three. We are expecting this year to be the best placement season compared to the last few years,” said a spokesperson for IIT Roorkee placement team.

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    Shreya Bhandary is a Special Correspondent covering higher education for Hindustan Times, Mumbai. Her work revolves around finding loopholes in the current education system and highlighting the good and the bad in higher education institutes in and around Mumbai.

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