IIT Hyderabad kick-started its 2020-21 placement drive on December 1, 2020. The institute witnessed the participation of 222 students who got placed within the first phase of the placement drive itself. The students received 30 international offers from 63 companies. The students had already bagged 46 pre-placement offers this year, bypassing last year’s (2019-2020) total PPOs of 37.
The first phase of the placements concluded with the participation of 116 companies as opposed to 120 recruiters who had visited the campus last year. During the 2019-2020 placement drive, IIT Hyderabad had witnessed a surge of domestic as well as International offers. The institute had concluded its 2020 placements with an average salary package of INR. 22.07 LPA.
As many as 38 international offers had been secured by the students during phase I of the 2019-2020 placements. IITH witnessed the growth in placement percentage and the highest package offered in the year 2020 was INR 60.41 LPA. The top recruiters were- Infosys, Dell, Deloitte, Microsoft, AMD Bangalore, Amazon, Oracle, and etc.
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IIT Hyderabad Placement Highlights 2021
IIT Hyderabad inaugurated its 2021 placement drive on December 1, 2020. The institute concluded phase one of its 2021 placements on December 6, 2020. The students bagged over 222 placement offers (30 International Offers) from 63 companies. A total of 30 International offers were provided by 8 recruiters based in Japan and Taiwan. More international offers are expected in Phase 2.
|No. of Students Registered||500|
|No. of Students Placed||206 (Phase-1)|
|Total No. of Recruiters Registered||244 (Total)|
|No. of Recruiters Offering Placements||63|
|Total No. of PPOs/PPIs||46|
|Total No. of Offers||222 (Phase-1)|
|No. of International Offers||30|
A total of 244 companies have registered for placements, out of which 116 were registered for the first phase itself. Over 75% of the students are already placed in the first phase of the placements. Some of the top recruiters who participated in the Phase-1 of placements include- Microsoft, Goldman & Sachs, Jaguar, Land Rover, MTX, BNY Mellon, Airtel, OPPO, and etc. Most of the offers so far were from the IT/ITES sector with few in the core sector as well.
The following table represents the placement statistics observed during the 2019-20 placement drive-
|Total No. of Recruiters||120+|
|Total No. of PPOs/PPIs||37|
|Total No. of Offers||325|
|No. of Single Offers||293|
|No. of Double Offers||32|
|Students Registered for Higher Studies||57|
|Highest Salary||INR. 60.41 LPA|
|Average Salary||INR. 22.07 LPA|
IIT Hyderabad made up another highly successful placement session. The placement witnessed various recruiters offer and multiple roles in numerous departments such as Consulting, IT, Finance, Sales, and Marketing.
Placements at IIT Hyderabad for the academic year 2019–2020 had received 291 offers (as on 30 July 2020) for 479 registered students. The top paying companies were TSMC, Microsoft, Richtek, Denso and D.E Shaw. The highest salary offered for this year was INR. 60.41 LPA and the average salary is INR. 22 LPA. There were 38 international offers
A good number of students from UG, PG and M.Sc. opted for higher education in India and abroad.
IIT Hyderabad Course-wise Placements 2020
Over 490 students from the following streams had participated in the recruitment drive of 2019-20:
The maximum number of participating students were from the B.Tech. stream followed by M.Tech. A total of 12 students had registered for placements from the M.Des. and 8 from Ph.D. programs. 25 students had registered from the Dual Degree program.
|Courses||Students Opting for Higher Studies||Average CTC||No. of Placements|
|All Courses M.Tech. (ACM)||1||26.83||76.92%|
A good number of students from UG, PG and M.Sc. opted for higher education in India and abroad. Mentioned below are the few Universities opted by students for higher education:
- University of Tokyo
- Purdue University, USA
- University Della Svizzera Italiana
- University of Minnesota
- University of Texas, USA
- Hokkaido University, Japan
- Yokohama National University
- University of California
- University of Massachusetts
IIT Hyderabad Department-wise Placements 2020
The following graph represents the number of students who participated in the placements from different departments at IIT Hyderabad-
|Computer Science Engineering||66|
|Material Science & Metallurgical Engineering||10|
|PhD (All Branches)||8|
|Dual Degree (All Branches)||7|
IIT Hyderabad Course-wise Salary Trends 2020
The following tabulations represent the salary packages offered to the students from different engineering disciplines-
|Branch||Minimum CTC (LPA)||Average CTC (LPA)||Highest CTC (LPA)|
|Branch||Minimum CTC (LPA)||Average CTC (LPA)||Highest CTC (LPA)|
M.Sc./M.Tech. (ACM)/Dual Degree/Ph.D./M.Des.
|Branch||Specialization||Minimum CTC (LPA)||Average CTC (LPA)||Highest CTC (LPA)|
IIT Hyderabad Top Recruiters 2020
There were many companies pouring in to recruit students. The placement drive was successful and the interaction of students was extremely great. The highest offer made was INR 60.41 LPA.
The following table represents the top recruiters that visited the campus during the 2020 placement drive-
In terms of Department-wise recruitments, Maximum number of students from the CSE batch (both B.Tech and M.Tech.) were hired by the following companies-
Ph.D. Hired Companies For 2020 Batch-
All Course M.Tech (ACM) Hired Companies For 2020 Batch-
M.Design Hired Companies For 2020 Batch-
- Value labs
- TCS Design
IIT Hyderabad Year-wise Placement Analysis
IIT Hyderabad is consistently performing well in terms of placements. The following table shows the last three years' comparison table with the Highest packages and average salary being paid to the students.
Being in the top 10 IITs in India IIT Hyderabad has excelled in placements every year, placing the students in various international companies with a huge amount of pay.
|Placement Year||Highest Salary||Average Salary|
|Placement 2019-20||INR. 60.41 LPA||INR. 22.07 LPA|
|Placement 2018-19||INR 53.79 LPA||INR 18 LPA|
|Placement 2017-18||INR 40 LPA||INR 11.55 LPA|
IITH Summer Internship 2020
Over 50 companies participated in the Summer Placements for the 2019-2020 batch, which provided over 157 placement offers.
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|No. of Recruiters||50+|
|No. of Offers||157|
|No. of International Offers||14|
14 out of the total 157 offers were International all of which were from Japan. Some of the reputed companies and universities for this year's interns such as EA Sports, Arista, Amazon, Accenture, Infosys, Swiggy, Apex Plus, TCS, Cisco, Mathworks.
IITH Recruiter-wise Placement Criteria
The following table represents the recruiter-wise selection criteria for each designation-
|Recruiter||Job Role||Selection Criteria|
|Adobe||Technical Staff||Coding Test followed by an Interview (3 Technical, 1 HR)|
|Electronic Arts (EA)||Software Engineer||Online Coding Test of 3 questions followed by an Interview of 5 rounds (2 Technical, 1 Personal, and 2 HR)|
|GE||-||90 min. test on an online platform with coding questions in C/C++ language. Some MCQs were from CS backgrounds from data structure followed by 3 rounds of Interview|
|Goldman Sachs||-||Preliminary Test (Programming, Problem Solving, Advanced Programming, and Quant & Analytics) followed by 4 rounds of interview.|
|HSBC Technology||Trainee Software Engineer||Online Test, Online Immersive Assessment (OIA) and Job Simulator, followed by Technical Interview and HR Interview.|
|Intel||-||Preliminary Test (GATE level questions, Aptitude Test) followed by Interview (Technical and HR)|
|Indian Oil Corp. Ltd.||-||2 Rounds (first round comprised of psychological eva;uation followed by a personal interview)|
|Jaguar Land Rover||Vehicle Design R&D||3-hour long online test divided into 3 parts, HR online test along with submission of SOP, and an hour long interview.|
|Microsoft||Software Engineer||1 hour 30 minutes common coding test for both profiles. Followed by 1 hour MCQ (Machine Learning) test for Data Scientist Profile.|
|Oracle||Applications Engineer||Screening Test: 87 timed MCQ's to be answered in 87 minutes. Brief resume walkthrough followed by an HR round.|
IITH Alumni Network
The following table represents the recruiter-wise alumni network:
|Recruiter||No. of Alumni|
IITH Placements 2020 FAQs
Ques. Does the institute offer multiple placement opportunities?
Ques. How to register for placements?
- Company registers with OCS
- Student registers for the company before deadline
- Dates for PPT and online/written test are announced by coordinator after confirmation of company
- Student attends PPT, and attends tests
- The company shortlists the students and informs Office of Career Services
- Office of Career Services/student coordinator announces shortlisting for interviews
- Interview slot are allotted to company
- Shortlisted students attend final interview
- Company provides the Job offers
Ques. How were the salary statistics during the 2020 placement drive?
Ques. Who were the top recruiter at the IITH placement drive 2020?