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IIT Guwahati’s Robust Start to Placement Season: 164 Offers on Day One, Top Recruiters Include Google, Microsoft, and Bajaj

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The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati) commenced its Campus Placements for the 2023-24 Academic Year on a strong note, with 164 offers made by 59 companies during Day One’s Sessions 1.1 and 1.2. The placements, as of 5:30 PM on 1st December 2023, have exceeded the previous year’s figures, reflecting the institute’s resilience and the demand for its talented pool.

Key Highlights

  • Impressive Numbers: A total of 164 offers were made on Day One, surpassing the 160 offers made by 46 companies in the last Academic Year. The placements span Core, Software, and Business Analyst profiles.
  • Diverse Offerings: The placement drive includes a variety of sectors, with major offers in Core Engineering and Finance profiles. The institute has received a total of 214 Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) during the Academic Year 2023-24.
  • High-Value Packages: Notably, 11 placement offers above a 1 Core package have been extended, indicating the high value placed on IIT Guwahati graduates by recruiters.
  • Top Recruiters: Leading the pack of recruiters are prestigious companies such as Google, Microsoft, Bajaj, HPCL, Navi, Piramal, Qualcomm, and Texas Instruments, among others.

Placement Drive Details

  • The Campus Placements began with Session 1.1 around midnight, followed by Session 1.2 at 8 AM. The Final Session 1.3 commenced at 4 PM and is scheduled to conclude by midnight.
  • The Institute has received a total of 378 offers in this year’s placement drive, including PPOs and Day 1 placement offers.
  • Phase I of placements is set to continue until 15th December 2023 at IIT Guwahati.

Quotes

Prof. Lalit Mohan Pandey, Head, Center for Career Development, IIT Guwahati, expressed satisfaction with the steady placement statistics, attributing success to rigorous training that prepares students to meet the demands of companies effectively. He emphasized that the process fosters a comprehensive understanding between employers and potential employees.

Prof. Rajeev Ahuja, Officiating Director, IIT Guwahati, congratulated the selected students and expressed delight in the strong start to the placement season. He commended the enthusiasm of recruiters from different sectors hiring the talented pool from IIT Guwahati.

Enthusiastic Participation

In the 2023-24 Academic Year, a total of 1491 students have registered for placements across different study streams. The institute has witnessed participation from 262 companies in Phase I of Placements, recruiting for approximately 422 profiles. More than 50 startups and seven Public Sector Undertakings have also registered for recruitment in the ongoing academic year.

Conclusion

IIT Guwahati‘s stellar start to the placement season showcases its commitment to academic excellence and industry relevance. The diverse range of recruiters and high-value offers reflect the confidence that leading companies place in the institute’s graduates. As the placement drive progresses, the institute remains a hub for talent sought after by renowned organizations across various sectors, affirming its position among the top engineering institutions in the country.

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