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IIT Roorkee placements: Companies look for software engineers, geophysicists

The Institute has so far received 13 international offers from renowned companies like Microsoft, Webstaff and Mercari. This year, 34 start-ups registered for placements

education Updated: Dec 18, 2017 18:37 IST
IIT,Indian Institute of Technology,IIT Roorkee
Companies visiting the IIT Roorkee campus included Goldman Sachs, Tower Research, Uber, Samsung, Maruti, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Bajaj Auto, Hero, Mahindra & Mahindra, Directi, Walmart, Societe Genrale, Texas Instruments, Intel, Oxane Partners, Accenture, ITC Ltd., Schlumberger, ONGC, ISRO, IOCL, C-DOT, DE Shaw, L&T, JP Morgan, Flipkart, Qualcomn, Oracle, Bain, Citicorp Services India Pvt Ltd and UIAI. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Roorkee About 196 companies have made about 822 offers to students of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee during the institute’s placement season. Hirers have looked for diverse profiles - from those of software engineers to geologists and geophysicists.

Companies like Goldman Sachs, Tower Research, Uber, Samsung, Maruti, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Bajaj Auto, Hero, Mahindra & Mahindra, Directi, Walmart, Societe Generale, Texas Instruments, Intel, Oxane Partners, Accenture, ITC Ltd., Schlumberger, ONGC, ISRO, IOCL, C-DOT, DE Shaw, L&T, JP. Morgan, Flipkart, Qualcomn, Oracle, Bain, Citicorp Services India Pvt. Ltd, among others, have made the offers, a release from the institute said.

When it came to core and non-core offers, 288 offers were made in the former category and 534 in non-core.

The Institute has so far received 13 international offers from renowned companies like Microsoft, WebStaff and Mercari. This year, 34 start-ups have registered for placements.

IIT Roorkee also saw participation from PSUs namely: ONGC, ISRO, IOCL and C-DOT.

The profiles selected included those of analyst, applications engineer, geologist, geophysicist, member of technical staff, associate applications developer, management trainee, assistant technical, scientist, graduate trainee engineer, platform engineer, GET, MT, PGET, software engineer, officer/engineer, senior software engineer, member technical, software developer engineer, business analyst, analog engineer, digital engineer, software engineer, and young technical leader.

First Published: Dec 18, 2017 16:18 IST