With great results in academics, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT BHU), Varanasi stands no apart from the other IITs in terms of placement and summer internships offered to its students. The institute offers B.Tech (undergraduate program), M.Tech (postgraduate program), IDD (Integrated Dual Degree), and Ph.D. (Doctorate of Philosophy).
IIT-BHU has kickstarted its 2020-21 Pre-Placement Talks (for both Intern and Full-Time Hiring) wherein, The number of pre-placement offers increased from 164 in 2019-20 to 253 in 2020-21 and the number of internships also increased from 141 (2019-20) to 204 (2020-21).
The institute bagged 762 placement offers. Most of these offers ranged from INR. 10 LPA to INR. 58.21 LPA. The highest International CTC worth INR. 1.53 CPA was bagged by four students. Some of the top recruiting companies that visited the campus on the first day of the recruitment cycle were- Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Uber, Google, and Cisco. Goldman, XEL selected 66 students along with 15 students in the first week of the 2019-20 placement drive.
IIT-BHU inaugurated its Summer Internship for the academic session of 2020-21 on August 10, 2020. Where 81 students bagged internship offers during the first slot itself and 109 students bagged PPOs from some of highly reputed companies such as- companies such as Goldman Sachs, D Shaw, Microsoft, Google, ITC, Cisco, Uber, Nautonics, Sprinkle, and etc.
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IIT-BHU kicked off its annual placement session for 2019-2020 on December 1, 2019, with four international job offers with the highest salary package worth INR. 1.53 Crore per annum. Over 33 companies offered 188 job positions during the first slot of the inaugural day of the recruitment drive, where more than 1000 students had registered for placements.
|Total no. of Recruiting Companies||52|
|No. of Recruiting Companies on Day 1||33|
|No. of Offers Received on Day 1||188|
|Total No. of students registered||1063|
|No. of students placed||762|
|% Students Placed||71%|
|Highest Domestic Package||INR 1.04 Crore|
|Highest International Package||INR. 1.53 Crore|
|Average Package||INR 8.19 lacs|
|Total No. of PPOs (2019-2020)||164|
|No. of PPOs (2020-2021)||253|
|No. of Internships (2019-2020)||141|
|No. of Internships (2020-2021)||204|
1063 B.Tech. students registered for campus placements out of which 773 students were placed in top-notch firms.
As per the previous trends, the Department of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, and Department of Mathematical Sciences has maintained a very high placement record every year.
As per the Final Placement Report, A total of 52 top-notch companies and firms visited the institute to recruit a total of 762 students offering them the highest Domestic Package of INR 1.03 Crore and an average package of INR. 8.19 Lacs.
Though the placement offering in each branch is growing every year, the highest number of students were placed from the Mechanical Engineering and Technology Department. Major recruiters of IIT BHU, Varanasi include EXL, Wipro, Tata Steels, Oracle, Morgan Stanley, and Maruti.
Over 41 companies including JP Morgan, Microsoft, Bajaj, Samsung, HP, VISA, Adobe, Amazon, CISCO, OYO, American Express, etc brought forth over 172 Pre-Placement Offers.
The institute kickstarted its 2020-21 Pre-Placement Talks (for both Intern and Full-Time Hiring) wherein, The number of pre-placement offers increased from 164 in 2019-20 to 253 in 2020-21 and the number of internships also increased from 141 (2019-20) to 204 (2020-21).
The institute has been focusing to increase the employability of students by conducting programs on hard and soft skills both and has hence witnessed continuous growth, both in terms of number and median salary as well.
With regards to the 2020-21 Summer Placements, IIT-BHU inaugurated its Summer Placements during 10 August, 2020. 109 students of the bagged PPOs worth INR. 6.6-45.6 LPA in the first day slot and 81 students were offered summer internship with a minimum package worth INR. 80,000/- per month.
Since the institute hasn’t yet released its sector-wise placement report, the following represents the sector-wise placement data observed during the 2019 placement drive-
Students from the institute are placed into various sectors such as Consulting, Analysis, Education, and Core fields. The highest number of offers was made by the education sector; recruiting a total of 282 students. Offers made by each sector can be seen below :
The companies that conducted their interviews on the first day were mainly Goldman Sachs, Nutanix, Apple, Microsoft, Google, Uber, Revigon, Miteinkle, Alphonso, Coordination, Sprinkler, DeShaw, Tower Research, Intel, Cisco, Colcom, Excel, Texas Instruments, Applied Materials, Flipkart, MasterCard, RacktBenisar, Alphonso BDA, State Street, JPMC Analyst, KLAC Tankle, GDinobo GT, The city will include Bangalore, Samsung, AppDynamics, Flipkart SDE, Paytm, SAPLab, QAR Capital Headout, RazorPay, ThoughtSpot Informatica, JPMC Tech, Mantra, Optum BDA and Delingo Innovaker.
Top-notch companies from all over the country participate in the placement drive of IIT BHU to recruit some talented minds that are fit for the proper working of their organizations. Some of the top recruiters of IIT BHU include :
|Reliance Jio||Times Internet||PayPal|
|Citi Pune||Flipkart||OYO Rooms|
The following table represents the number of students in each department under different programs-
|Department||No. of Students|
|Computer Science Engineering||65||17||19|
|Material Science & Technology||16||-||9|
Along with academics, pre-final year students of IIT BHU have to undergo summer internships to gain hands-on industrial exposure in order to perform well during their final placements.
This year, the institute conducted its Summer Internship Drive online due to the Covid19 pandemic. The internships were offered to students of BTech, IDD, MTech-MPharma, and MSc.
|No. of Internship Offers||88|
|No. of PPOs||109|
|Highest Stipend||INR. 2 Lakhs|
|Minimum Stipend||INR. 80,000/-|
The Summer placement process commenced on August 10, 2020, wherein reputed companies provided pre-placement offers (PPOs) to 109 students of the institute doing summer internships in the first day slot. A paid internship had also been offered to 81 students for summer placements.
A maximum CTC of INR. 45 LPA and minimum CTC of INR.6.6 LPA was provided as the pre-placement offer. At the same time, for the internships, the maximum stipend stood at INR. 2 Lakhs and the minimum stipend stood at INR. 80,000/- per month.
IIT BHU has a vast alumni network, the following table represents the recruiter-wise number of alumni:
|Recruiter||No. of Alumni|
The following table represents the selection criteria adopted by some of the recruiters who visited the IIT BHU campus:
|Recruiter||Job Profiles||Eligibility||Selection Criteria|
|Oracle Inc. Redwood City, USA||Server Technology||CSE, ECE, EEE, MnC||MCQ Test conducted on Oracle Test Platform followed by 2 rounds of interview.|
|Application Engineer||CSE, ECE, EEE, MnC, Civil, Chemical|
|Goldman Sachs||-||-||1 online coding round, 3 tech interview rounds and 1 HR interview round.|
|Standard Chartered||-||BTech. with a minimum CGPA of 7.00||4 rounds of test followed by GD and Interview|
|Microsoft||-||-||First Written Round: 50 multiple choice questions in 60 mins (Aptitude and Programming Ability)|
Second Written Round: 3 coding questions in 1 hour. 5 rounds of Interview.
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