December 10, 2020 10:12:10 pm
A complete of 821 affords had been made to the graduating batch of 2020-21 at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur within the first phase. The campus placement began on December 1 and ended on December 9. The length of phase-1 of placements for this yr was lesser than final yr. In 2019, the phase was for 13 days versus 9 days this yr, the IIT knowledgeable.
In phase-1 placement season of IIT-Kanpur, roughly 232 recruiters visited campus to hire college students. About 45 high tier corporations with 60 completely different profiles from numerous sectors visited campus for interviews on day 1, the place 232 job affords had been prolonged, and 203 of these had been accepted by IIT-Kanpur college students. Till day 9 or finish of phase-1, a complete of 821 affords had been acquired, out of which 709 affords had been accepted together with pre-placement affords, the IIT stated.
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The highest home package was provided at Rs 82 lakh every year, whereas the highest worldwide package was provided at Rs 1.47 crore every year. Out of 19 affords, 15 college students have accepted their affords.
The placement drive witnessed the highest participation from coding and software corporations (59 per cent), whereas 18 per ent core corporations additionally strongly contributed. Around 50+ start-up corporations primarily from the software area had been invited to hire at IIT-Kanpur. The complete placement course of was performed on-line. A particular contribution from CDAP (Cell for differently-abled individuals) at IIT-Kanpur additionally pitched in by sensitising their particular must the recruiting corporations beforehand.
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Based on the hiring numbers, the highest recruiter for placement season was Microsoft, which visited campus on day one and employed the utmost variety of college students. Other high recruiters for the phase-1 had been Apple, Google, Qualcomm, EXL, Intel, Zomato, Amazon, Axis Vmock, Sterlite, ICICI financial institution amongst others.
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