IIT Hyderabad Placement Report 2018
Samiksha Jain, 09 Jun 2018, #IIT Hyderabad
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IIT Hyderabad Placement Report 2018: Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH) is one of the six new IIITs established by the Government of India in 2008. IIT H saw its first batch placed in 2012 where some of the prominent firms recruited the best talent from the pool. From 2012 onwards, the placement reports of IIT Hyderabad have shown a drastic improvement. Careers360 has gathered the IIT Hyderabad 2018 placement report from the officials to allw students keep a track on the placement trends of the institute. According to the placement report of IIT Hyderabad 2018, recruitment is from diverse sectors ranging from Core (Technical), Research and Development, Information Technology/Computer science, IT-Enabled Services, E-Commerce, Automotive/ Ancillaries and Hospitals / HealthCare to Design, Finance, and Consulting.

Placements at IITH, like any other institute activity, are lead by students. A team of student placement coordinators work in the background with faculty, staff, and administration acting as facilitators for the entire process. Some of the prominent companies that visit the campus include Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO),  Yahoo Japan and SMS DataTech. Also popular companies like Microsoft Corporation, Goldman Sachs, Qualcomm and D. E. Shaw & Co. also step in for recruitment. In 2018 - each company had registered for atleast three job profiles. In addition, four startups too had registered for placements. To get detailed information about the recruitment scenario in the institute, read IIT Hyderabad 2018 placement report below

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IIT Hyderabad Placement Report 2018





Number of participating students



Number of participating companies



Average salary

11.5 LPA (INR)


Highest salary

40 LPA (INR)


Highest recruiting sector



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Highest recruiting profile/function



Company making the highest offer

Qualcomm, Goldman Sachs

Top recruiting companies- Qualcomm, Microsoft, D.E.Shaw, Oracle, Goldman Sachs, ISRO, HPCL, BPCL, CDoT, Mentor Graphics, L&T, Renault Nissan, Vedanta, Bombardier, Cyient Limited, TCS, Samsung, Accenture, Arup, Maruti Suzuki, Schlumberger, Honeywell, Tesco, Xilinx, Wallmart Labs, Flipkart, Eaton, Yahoo Japan, Rakuten, SMS Data, Synopsys,MediaTek to name few.

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Previous Year IIT Hyderabad Placement Overview

A total of 424 students from different disciplines and departments of IIT Hyderabad had registered to appear for the Campus Placement of 2017-18. On the pre-placement front, the institute had witnessed a increase in Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) in academic year of 2017-18.  A total of 47 PPOs were offered to IIT Hyderabad students in 2017 compared to 18 during 2016. Among the firms that issued PPOs, American E-commerce firm Amazon, Qualcomm, Samsung (Delhi), Boston Scientific and WorksApp are some well known ones.

If we look at the figures of 2016-17, phase 1 had about 70 companies visiting the campus, while the total companies in all phases were close to 130.


IIT Hyderabad- As an Institute

In less than 10 years, IIT Hyderabad has 181 full-time faculty, 2,328 students, more than 100 state of the art laboratories and 9 research and entrepreneurship centers. IIT Hyderabad offers undergraduate engineering programmes in 9 disciples- MSc in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, M.Phil. in Liberal Arts, M.Des. in Design, and Ph.D. in all 13 departments.

IITH has MoUs with 50 universities across the U.S., Japan, Australia, Taiwan and Europe. IITH students and faculty are credited with more than 1,500 research publications and patent disclosures, 300 sponsored/consultancy projects, and 50 industry collaborations.

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