IIT-BHU students have received lucrative job offers in this placement season with more than 50 percent students already placed even as the premier institutes expects around 200 companies to visit the campus by the end of ongoing placement season, says official.
As many as 510 offers have already been accepted by the students, Dr. Anil Kumar Agarwal, Training & Placement Officer, IIT-Varanasi said, adding, “So far, a total of 558 jobs offers have been made, with an average annual package of Rs 12 lakh per annum, at the campus by domestic and international companies.”
Reflecting on the ongoing placements, he said that the number of offers and the average packages offered at the campus this year is higher than the last year.
“The placement season has been very promising this year. âIt has been different from last year in terms of number of hirers and packages being offered. More companies have visited us this year across all sectors with our past recruiters hiring higher numbers at better packages,” says Dr. Agarwal.
At the campus this year key recruiters include Software giant Google and Oracle.
Other key recruiters in software domain include VISA Inc, Walmart Labs, Microsoft, Epic, Works Applications, Amazon, Flipkart, âDE Shaw, Ebay and Adobe for Software domain.
Consultancy/Analysts domain, major hirers were Goldman Sachs, EXL Services, Axtria, ZS Associates, Amazon, Fractal Analytics, Flipkart, Accenture and Microsoft Sales.
According to the placement official, recruiters from IT and Consultancy domains are leading the premium job offers at the campus.
“Major rise has been in IT and Consultancy/Analysts sectors. âThe international placements have also risen exponentially this year with more firms offering international offers. The past International recruiters have also significantly raised their packages,” he says.
In automobile space, major companies like TATA and Maruti have recruited in good numbers. Besides this, FMCG companies like HUL has also offered jobs in core-Engineering area, Dr. Agarwal said.
“The statistics vary across branches. Since there has been an increase in total number of companies visiting across all sectors, students have more opportunities than before. In few branches like Mechanical Engineering, almost all students have opted for Core Engineering companies while few others like Ceramic Engineering preferred new-age jobs,” he says.
The start-ups which came into the placement scene this year are Nutanix, BrowserStack, OyoRooms, GetMeAShop, âEdgeverve, Clavileno Capital, Practo and Sigmoid Analytics, among others.
“A lot of alumni returned to campus with their start-ups for hiring students. Number of Indian startups visiting us has also gone up this year,” he says.
Start-ups at the campus:
IIT-BHU helps those students who are willing to make a mark in entrepreneurships with their start-ups with its incubation centre – Malviya Center for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (MCCIE), providing them technical and logistical assistance.
“The institute has witnessed more number of students opening their startups this year as compared to previous year. Students incubate their startups at the Malviya Center for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (MCCIE) which provides them technical and logistical support, says the placement official.
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