IIT Roorkee students received 272 offers for the academic year 2020-21. Highest package received on the first day of placement is 80 Lakh per annum.
On December 1, 2020, IIT Roorkee started the placement process in virtual mode for all the students who are to graduate next year. The institute invited renowned companies soaring high in the current market in the pandemic situation.
IIT Roorkee not only managed to bag international opportunities but also accepted the highest package of 80 Lakh per annum on the first day.
The institute has received job offers by around 265 prominent companies including Microsoft, Goldman, Sachs, Amazon Analog Devices, Cohesity, Flipkart, Jaguar Land Rover and JPMorgan Chase & Co., Micron Technologies Operations India LLP, Oracle and Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd.
Other organisations included Quantbox Research Pvt. Ltd., SAP Labs, AppDynamics India Pvt. Ltd., Bajaj Auto Ltd., Codenation, Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), Sprinklr India Pvt. Ltd., Intel Technology Pvt. Ltd., Squarepoint Capital, Texas Instruments, Uber, Vedanta Limited (Cairn Oil & Gas)and Flipkart.
A total of 25 renowned companies have extended pre-placement offers to the students.
The highest package to the IIT students has seen a huge difference from last year. Students managed to grab INR 80 Lakh packages this year and three students even secured international opportunities.
All in all, companies have made 153 pre-placement offers compared to last year where 139 offers were made. IIT Madras experienced the virtual placement drive with 182 PPOs received, this year.
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