Vellore Institute of Technology has maintained an excellent placement record by providing its students with ample opportunities to blossom their career goals. The university has been ranked at the 28th, 55th, and 15th positions by the NIRF under the Overall, Management, and Engineering categories respectively.

VIT inaugurated its 2020-21 placement drive, wherein have received 7,403 job offers from 382 companies during the phase. So far, 4,503 students have received multiple offers from a diverse group of companies.

The university bagged over 7771 offers from 713 companies. Wipro Technologies (Wipro Turbo) made job offers to 278 students with a CTC of 6.50 LPA to the 2020 graduating batch. This is the highest number of dream offers given by the company to the students from a single institution and this feat landed the university a place in the Limca Book of Records 2020 edition for the 9th time.

VIT University Placements 2021 Highlights

VIT inaugurated its 2020-21 placement drive, wherein have received 7,403 job offers from 382 companies during the phase. So far, 4,503 students have received multiple offers from a diverse group of companies.

No. of Companies

382 (Phase-I)

No. of Offers

7403

No. of Multiple Offers

4503

Average CTC

UG: INR. 6,39,564 LPA
PG: INR. 6,07010 LPA

Top Recruiters

Microsoft, Virtusa, Capgemini, Mindtree

IT majors Cognizant, Infosys and TCS rolled out 3517 job offers with Cognizant making 1321 offers while Infosys made 778 offers. TCS recruited over 224 students for its Digital Practice with a package worth INR. 7 LPA followed by Wipro hiring 419 students with an average package of INR. 6.5 LPA.

No. of Companies 464
No. of Super Dream Offers 668
No. of Super Dream Internship Offers 258
No. of Dream Offers 1499
No. of Dream Internship offers 450
No. of Regular Offers 1849
No. of Regular Internship offers 47
Total (unique) 4771
Over All Offers 8007
Average CTC Offered UG: INR. 6,39,564 LPA
PG: INR. 6,07010 LPA
Highest CTC Offered INR. 44 LPA

The institute witnessed the participation of more than 464 companies on campus for placements.

A total of 8007 job offers were made to the students across all the streams. Some of the leading companies that became a part of the placement process include Microsoft, Philips, HP, TCS, Wipro, and Bosch among many others.

1021 students were presented with offers with CTC of 10 LPA and above. Last year, about 140 companies offered 1021 super dream placements offers. Microsoft offered the highest CTC of 44 LPA. 7 students have got their placement in Microsoft with the Super Dream Offer.

Over 2534 students were presented with offers with Cost of Company (CTC) of 5.5 Lakhs and above per annum. More than 386 companies provided this placement offer to enable students to have multiple choices in the dream placement category.

The salary trend in VIT has improved over the years with a maximum average salary being INR. 6,39,564 LPA for UG and INR. 6,07010 LPA for PG. The highest salary offered in Placement 2020 is 44 LPA.

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Wipro Technologies (Wipro Turbo) hired over 278 students with a CTC of INR. 6.50 LPA, this earned the institute a position in the Limca Book of Records in its 2020 edition for the 9th time. This surpassed the earlier record of 238 dream offers made by the same company to the 2019 graduating batch of VIT. This is also the 8th time that the VIT entered the Limca Book of Records for campus placements. 

VIT University Year-wise Placement Statistics

There has been a massive growth in the number of recruiters that visited the campus for the 2020 recruitments. Last year, the total number of companies that visited the campus was 690. 

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Total job offers in Placements 2021 were 8007 which was 7771 in the year 2020. The following table depicts the total number of job offers provided in the past 5 years:

Year Total No. of Offers
2021 8007
2020 7771
2019 6180
2018 4372
2017 4026
2016 5418

VIT University Salary Trends

Under the regular offers in the placements 2020, 1321 students were offered CTC greater than 3 LPA which was 2470 last year in 2019.

The following table represents the Average CTC provided under different placement offers-

Category CTC (INR/ANNUM)
Super Dream Companies 10 Lakhs and above
IT Services Companies 3 to 5 Lakhs
Dream Companies (IT) 5.5 lakhs and above
Dream Companies (Core) 3 Lakhs and above

Under the Dream Offers, 2534 students were offered CTC of more than INR. 4.5 LPA in 2019-2020 placements which was 2022 offers in 2018-2019.

For Super Dream Offers, 1021 students were offered a CTC of more than 10 LPA in 2020 which was 449 in 2019-2018 placements. 

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VIT University Placements 2020 Top Recruiters

VIT is a proud holder for the Limca book of records for the highest number of recruitments through placements done from a single institution by IT sector companies for 7 years. Cognizant, TATA Consultancy Services, Accenture, Wipro, and Infosys are a few names in the IT sector that have their placement bases in VIT. 

These companies have had about 8,000 placements in the year 2016 and the number has kept on increasing every year. The following tabulation represents the number of placement offers provided under different companies-

Year Name of Company No. of Offers
2020 Wipro (Turbo) 278
TCS Digital 244
Intel 151
Virtusa 120
2019 Deloitte 191
Bank of America 108
2018 PwC 60
2016 Cognizant 1914
TCS 1864
Infosys 1456
2014 Accenture 1688

VIT Vellore made its place in Limca Book of Records, India for placing the maximum number of students for several years. In 2016, a total of 7947 students were placed by VIT, Vellore which was record-breaking placement by an institute.

The following table shows the high salary packages (CTC-in Rs) offered at VIT by some of the Super Dream recruiters from different sectors of the industry-

Name of Recruiter Highest CTC Offered (INR)
Microsoft 44 LPA
Work India 40 LPA
D. E. Shaw India Private Limited 34 LPA
Udaan  30 LPA
CISCO  29.17 LPA
Amazon  28 LPA
Swiggy  28.2 LPA
Morgan Stanley Advantage Services 25.33 LPA
Codenation 25 LPA
Appdynamics  25 LPA
Commvault  20 LPA
Indian Oil Corporation (Core) 17.30 LPA

VIT University Alumni Network

VIT University has a vast alumni network, where the former students have been working at some of the top firms such as-

  • Amazon
  • Cognizant
  • Accenture
  • TCS
  • Wipro
  • Morgan Stanley

Being amongst the top twenty Engineering institutes within the country, a major share of the alumni from VIT Vellore, approximately 35% are currently working in the Engineering sector followed by Information Technology with 15%. 

VIT University Internships

Apart from placements for students in their final year, the Placement Cell at VIT provides international internships with leading MNCs across the globe. An average of 10 students every year get an opportunity to get internships in the USA, UK, Ireland, Japan, China, Israel, Taiwan, UAE, Kenya, Germany, Nigeria, and Italy. 

These internship programs help the students to earn a stipend, in addition to hands-on experience and practical application of everything they have learned. While VIT ensures that all its students obtain placement in leading MNCs, it also makes sure that they get internships and have valuable work experience.

The following graph depicts the previous internship offers provided to the students in the past five years-

VIT University Placement

The Placement Cell of VIT, or PAT Office, offers students a variety of internship opportunities. 

Companies, like Intel, eBay, Amazon, Dell, GE, Texas Instruments, Schneider Electric, DE Shaw & Co, Hitachi, HP, PayPal, Tata Motors, L&T, Dr. Reddy's, Bosch, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, Qualcomm, Ashok Leyland, Honda, Ford, Global Analytics, TCS, Cognizant, Accenture, Wipro, Infosys among others, actively take part in the placement and hiring processes with VIT.

VIT University Alumni Report

Vellore Institute of Technology has a vast alumni network who are currently working under some of the most prestigious companies. Over 108,149 alumni under the Fortune 500 companies such as-

Recruiter/Company

No. of Alumni 

Wipro Limited

1917

Cognizant

1831

Tata Consultancy Services

1685

Accenture

1007

Infosys

835

Intel Corporation

643

Amazon

569

HCL Technologies

430

Deloitte India (Offices of the US)

375

Microsoft

344

Cisco

341

ZS

319

EY

244

Qualcomm

241

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

148

Google

131

Paypal

127

VIT University Placement Interview 

The following table represents the Placement Criteria -

Recruiter

Profile

Placement Criteria

 

Microsoft

 

-

Round 1: Written Coding Test

Round 2: Technical Interview

Round 3: Technical Interview

Round 4: Technical – HR Interview

 

Deutsche Bank

 

Graduate Analyst

Round 1: Coding Test

Round 2: Resume Discussion

Round 3: Technical Interview

 

Amdocs

 

Software Engineering Associate

Round 1: Online Test (6 sections- Personality/Psychometric – 80 questions – 20 minutes, Quantitative Aptitude – 16 questions – 18 minutes, Logical Reasoning – 14 questions – 16 minutes, English – 18 questions – 16 minutes, Coding – 2 questions – 45 minutes, Linux, PL/SQL, C – 30 questions – 20 minutes

Round 2: Technical Interview

Round 3: HR Interview

 

Paypal 

 

Data Analytics

Round 1: Online Coding Test

Round 2: Interview

Round 3: Technical Interview

 

Sabre 

 

Associate Software Developer

Round 1: MCQs and Coding Test

Round 2: Technical Interview

Round 3: Managerial Interview

Round 4: HR Interview