IIT Bhubaneswar successfully inaugurated the Phase-1 of its 2020-21 placement drive on December 1, 2020. Even amidst the pandemic, the institute has already provided 32% of Placements to its students.

This year, the domestic placement offers managed to surpass that of the previous year, while the total number of international offers were lower than last year’s figures. As of now, the highest salary package stands at INR. 45 LPA which was offered to 7 students from IIT Bhubaneswar.

During the 2020 placement drive, The undergraduate students witnessed about 87% placements, and the M.Tech placements are close to 65% up till now. The highest CTC of INR. 43.4 LPA was bagged by the students of the UG program, while the average CTC stood at 15.8 LPA, a sharp increase of 34% over the last year.  The premier institute had also observed a surge in PPOs in 2020.

The highest number of job offers had been received from core industries. PSU’s like ISRO, IOCL, NCCBM had also participated in the campus placements. MNC companies like Goldman Sachs, GE India, Honeywell, Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra, Infosys, TCS R & D, and Adobe had participated in this year of placements

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IIT Bhubaneswar Placements 2021 Highlights

IIT Bhubaneswar kick-started its 2020-21 placement drive on December 1, 2020. Over 32% of its students have already been hired by some of the reputed firms. A total of 88 offers have been made up till now.

The highest salary package that has been offered since the inauguration of the 2020-21 placement season is INR. 45 LPA.

The following table represents the previous year’s (2019-2020) placement statistics:

Placement Statistics UG: 87%
M.Tech: 65%
Highest CTC INR. 43.3 LPA
Average CTC INR. 15.8 LPA
Specialization with the Highest Placement Electrical Engineering

Over 160 UG students bagged placement offers from some of the topmost recruiters and bagged the maximum salary package of INR. 43.3 LPA.

The average CTC witnessed a 34% hike as it reached INR. 15.8 LPA from INR. 11.44 LPA last year.

The institute witnessed a surge in PPOs this year, Offers as high as INR. 43 LPA have already been received, majorly from core industries. MNC companies like Goldman Sachs, GE India, Honeywell, Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra, Infosys, TCS R & D, and Adobe have participated in this year of placements.

The trend this year shows 51% of students getting jobs in core engineering fields. Students also got offers from the Analytics Sector (8%), IT Sector (32%), and Consulting (9%). PSU’s like HPCL, IOCL, Oil India Limited participated in the campus placements.

3rd-year students have received internship offers in reputed industries. The majority of CS and circuital branches engaged in Internships has the possibility of a full-time offer.

IIT Bhubaneswar Placement 2020 Branch-Wise Statistics

Tabulated below is the detailed data regarding placements offered to the students under different branches at IIT BBS:

Branch No. of Placements
Comp. Science & Engineering 97%
Electrical Engineering 100%
Electronics & Communication Engineering 97%
Mechanical Engineering 80%
Minerals, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering 57%
Civil Engineering 62%

So far, The department of Electrical Engineering achieved a 100% placement record, followed by the department of CSE and ECE with 97% placements each.

During the previous year, the CSE department had boasted a 100% placement record. The following graph depicts the year-wise analysis of placements done under each of the Engineering branches:

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IIT Bhubaneswar Placements 2020 Sector-Wise

Students majorly received offers from Core Engineering Fields (51%) followed by the Analytics Sector (8%), IT Sector (32%), and Consulting (9%).

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Since the institute hasn’t yet released the Final Placement report for the 2020 batch, the following tabulation represents the sector-wise placement statistics observed during the 2019 placement drive:

Sector Participating Companies Placement Statistics
IT & Analytics Microsoft, IBM, Adobe, Oracle, Mathworks, Samsung India, HCL, Deloitte, Capgemini, Cognizant, TCS, Wipro, Accenture 23%
E-Commerce Amazon, Flipkart, Oyo, Grofers, Nykaa 5%
NBFC Goldman Sachs, RBI, KPMG 1%
Core L&T, Tata Power, Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Texas Instruments, Hindalco Industries 53%
Educational SOA University, KIIT University, FIITJEE, Aakash Institute 10%

IIT Bhubaneswar Year-wise Placement Analysis 

Tabulated below is the placement trends observed in IIT Bhubaneswar since 2017:

Category 2020 2019 2018 2017
Number of Companies Visited - 89 55 41
Average Salary 15.8 LPA 11.44 LPA 11.15 LPA 10 LPA
UG Placement % 87% 90% 86% 85%
PG Placement % 65% 70% 80% 78%

IIT Bhubaneswar Stream-wise Placement Analysis

Below is a comparison of placement offers received by students in the past 3 years across different streams/branches of study:

Stream Placement Recorded in 2019 Placement Recorded in 2018 Placement Recorded in 2017
Civil Engineering  89% 62% 52%
Computer Science & Engineering  100% 100% 97%
Electrical Engineering  86% 83% 91%
Mechanical Engineering 83% 91% 83%
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering  90% 88% -
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The above record illustrates a gradual increase in placement rate across all branches with every passing year. However only Mechanical Engineering has received a consistent number of job opportunities with a sudden spike in 2018.

IIT Bhubaneswar Summer Internship 2020

  • IIT Bhubaneswar offers summer internships in the third year of undergraduate engineering studies. 
  • The summer internships last from May-July every year, which is a part of the curriculum.
  • In 2020, students were placed in reputed organizations such as ONGC, CIL, and institutes like PRL, WIHG.
  • MTech students also got placed in renowned organizations such as Amazon, Microsoft, BHEL, DRDO, Hindalco Industries, NTPC, Aditya Birla Group, etc.

IIT Bhubaneswar Alumni Network

The following table represents the number of alumni working under different recruiters:


No. of Alumni



Wissenaire, IIT Bhubaneswar


E-Summit, IIT Bhubaneswar






Larsen & Toubro




Indian Oil Corporation Limited






Dell Technologies


Indian Institute of Science (IISc)




IIT Bhubaneswar Recruiter-wise Placement Criteria

The following table represents the selection criteria adopted by some of the past recruiters at IIT Bhubaneswar:


Job Profile

Selection Criteria

Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Engineer Trainee

Online Test followed by 1 round of Interview.


Software Engineer

Online Test followed by 2 rounds of Interviews.


Embedded Engineer


Online Test followed by 3 rounds of Interviews.

HCL Technologies

Software Development Engineer

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)

Officer - Engineering

Initial shortlisting based on CGPA, Branch, category followed by 1 round of Personal F2F Interviews.

Samsung R&D

Software Development Engineer

Online Coding Test followed by 2 rounds of Interviews.


R & I Engineer

Resume shortlisting followed by 2 rounds of Interviews.

Sigmoid Analytics

Data Engineer

Online test followed by 3 rounds of Skype Interviews.



Online Test followed by 4 Rounds of Interviews. Each round is an elimination round.


Goldman Sachs

Online Test followed by two interviews. The number of interview rounds is different for each candidate. 


3 Round of Online Interview