IIT-Delhi placements cross ‘10-year benchmark’

07 Mar, 2019
IIT-Delhi placements cross_‘10-year benchmark’

NOIDA– IIT-Delhi registered the record placements this year with a hike of 15% in the number of companies visiting Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

The campus has convincingly crossed the benchmark of previous 10 years with over 1,000 job offers logged in (pre-placement offers included). As per a statement issued by IIT-D, the phase II of the placements is yet to be conducted in May, which is expected to witness the footfall of many more companies from diverse industries.

It also mentioned that over 900 students got their desired job offers.

The core engineering disciplines like civil, mechanical, chemical, and electrical saw the most placements with whopping 32%.

43 students got the international placement offers from the companies operating in Singapore, Japan, South Korea, US, and Taiwan, though 33 accepted the offers as per IIT-D. Out of 160 pre-placement offers rolled out for the students, around 90% were accepted.

IIT-Delhi said, “A few of the students chose deferred placement option, which is mostly opted by the students dreaming for the entrepreneurship.”

Head of Placement & Training, S Dharmaraja stated, “The offers raised by core companies were up to our expectations, including those working in the Information Technology sector, rolled out over 60% offers for the students.”

Industry Liaison Officer (T&P), Anishya Madan said, “The mammoth hiring numbers could be achieved because of the painstaking efforts by the entire placement cell, encompassing student coordinators & volunteers, staff, and of course, the positive reaction from the industry.”

The placement drive of IIT-Delhi is conducted in two phases. Phase I was started in December 2018 while the Phase II had began in January with last till the May 2019 end.

Writer by passion, journalist by profession, Ankit has a sensitive nose for news, especially about educational affairs.

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