Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, or IIEST offers placements under B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Tech + M.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, and MBA programs. The institute concluded its 2020 placement drive, where it managed to bag a total of 511 job offers.

The highest package offered to the students was INR 39 LPA which was provided by Microsoft IDC. Some of the top recruiters who participated in the 2020 placement drive were- Microsoft, Maruti, TCS, HSBC Technologies, and etc.

IIEST Shibpur Placements 2020 Highlights

IIEST Shibpur placements for the academic year of 2019–2020 had been successful as 511 students got placed in 111 reputed companies with a good salary package.

Under the UG level, the institute offers placements under B.Tech, B.Arch, and Dual Degree programs. Although students from the B.Arch. program didn't bag any placement opportunities from the on-campus recruitment drive. 

As for the PG program, the institute offers placements under M.Tech, M.Sc, and MBA programs.

Placement Statistics UG Dual Degree PG
Number Of Eligible Students 465 57 288
Number Of Offers Made 422 21 68
Number Of Companies 111
Highest Salary Offered INR 39 LPA
Top Department CST
Top Sector Core Engineering
Star Recruiter Microsoft IDC

A total of 810 students were selected as eligible students and participated in the final placement process held by the Institute, out of which 422 UG students, 21 Dual degree students, and over 68 PG students got placed under different sectors of the industry.

This year, the highest CTC stood at INR. 39 LPA which was offered to four students by Microsoft IDC. With regards to the Sector, the maximum number of job roles were provided under the Core Engineering Sector.

Some of the top recruiters who visited the IIEST campus during the 2020 placement drive include- PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Microsoft, TCS, Daikin, Vedanta, Wipro, Cognizant, Godrej, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, HSBC Technologies, and etc.

IIEST Shibpur Year-wise Placements Statistics

The following graph represents the year-wise placement statistics that have been observed during the 2020 as well as the 2019 placement drive.

IIEST Shibpur Year-wise Placements Statistics

During the 2018-2019 placement drive, 494 students were selected as eligible students and participated in the final placement process held by the Institute. 311 students among them were selected by the recruiters and got placed.

This year however, there were 810 eligible students out of which 511 successfully got placed under different sectors of the industry.

In 2019, the institute had invited over 90 reputed companies for the final placement process and they offered 462 offers with admirable salary packages. This year, there were 111 recruiters present at the campus.

IIEST Shibpur Course-wise Placements 2020

The following table represents the Placement Statistics of IIEST students of 2020 passout batch:

Placement Statistics UG Dual Degree PG
No. of Eligible Students 465 57 288
No. of Selection Processes 333 89 195
No. of Offers Made 422 21 68
  • Out of 465 UG students, 454 of them were from B.Tech. while the rest (11) were from B.Arch.
  • Over 147 UG students might have secured jobs under individual initiatives/joined higher studies or were not placed through campus placements.
  • Over 42 Dual Degree students might have secured jobs under individual initiatives/joined higher studies or were not placed through campus placements.
  • Out of 288 PG students, 21 were from the MBA program, 41 were from the M.Sc department, and the rest (226) were from the M.Tech. program.
  • Over 245 PG students secured jobs under individual initiatives/joined higher studies or were not placed through campus placements.

IIEST Shibpur Placements 2020 UG

422 UG students from the academic year of 2019–2020 successfully got placed under different sectors of the industry. 

The following table represents the Placement Statistics observed during the 2020 placement drive-

Branches Eligible Students No. of Selection Processes No. of Students not Placed No. of Recruiters
Computer Science and Technology 71 54 6 54
Electronics and Telecommunication 46 45 10 45
Electrical Engineering 68 50 20 50
Information Technology 61 47 9 47
Mechanical Engineering 64 42 23 42
Civil Engineering 73 32 33 32
Metallurgy and Materials Engineering 25 24 15 24
Mining Engineering 20 20 6 20
Aeronautical Engineering 26 15 11 15
Architecture 11 4 14 4

None of the students from the B.Arch. program got placed, although as per the institute’s records, those students have secured jobs under individual initiatives or have opted for higher studies.

The following graph represents the branch-wise placements under the B.Tech. program-

IIEST Shibpur Placements UG

As per the graph presented above, the CST, ETC, IT, and Mining department achieved 100% placements. 

IIEST Shibpur B.Tech. Year-wise Placement Trends

The Institute has seen a gradual improvement in B.Tech placement year by year. The following tabulation shows the branch – wise placement trends and the percentage of students getting placed in each batch in the previous three years.

Branches 2019 2018 2017
Aeronautical Engineering 44.44 % 39.13 % 42.86 %
Civil Engineering 53.85 % 57.14 % 51.22 %
Computer Science and Technology 72 % 81.82 % 85.71%
Electrical Engineering 63.24 % 75% 67.8%
Electronics and Telecommunication 61.9 % 55.88 % 76.32%
Information Technology 75 % 88.89 % 75 %
Mechanical Engineering 68.57 % 71.93 % 72.22 %
Metallurgy and Materials Engineering 53.33 % 40 % 53.13 %
Mining Engineering 81.48 % 40.74 % 75 %

IIEST Shibpur Placements 2020 Dual Degree

21 out of 57 Dual Degree students from the academic year of 2019–2020 successfully got placed under different sectors of the industry. 

The following table represents the Placement Statistics observed during the 2020 placement drive-

Branches Eligible Students No. of Selection Processes No. of Students not Placed No. of Recruiters
Electronics and Telecommunication 10 19 5 19
Electrical Engineering 12 18 8 18
Information Technology 1 22 1 22
Mechanical Engineering 1 10 2 10
Civil Engineering 30 11 23 11
Metallurgy and Materials Engineering 2 9 2 9

The following graph represents the branch-wise placements under the Dual Degree program-

IIEST Shibpur Placements Dual Degree

IIEST Shibpur Placements 2020 PG

68 PG students from the academic year of 2019–2020 successfully got placed under different sectors of the industry. 

The following table represents the Placement Statistics observed during the 2020 placement drive-

Branches Eligible Students No. of Selection Processes No. of Students not Placed No. of Recruiters
CST 12 25 5 28
ETC 9 17 4 21
EE 15 16 11 18
IT 4 - - 25
ICE 4 22 2 22
ME 23 11 18 11
CE 28 10 27 10
MET 6 1 5 7
MIN 16 2 15 8
Appl. Mech. 13 9 13 -
ARCH 5 2 5 2
Bio-Medical 7 7 7 7
VLSI 13 10 11 10
Material Science 7 7 6 7
Mechatronics 11 9 11 9
REST 16 6 15 6
Safety 7 6 6 6
Food Process 11 2 11 -
Physics 13 3 12 3
Maths 13 5 13 5
Chemistry 15 2 15 2
Earth Science 23 1 23 1
MBA 21 10 10 10

The following graph represents the branch-wise placements under the PG program-

IIEST Shibpur Placements PG

As per the graph presented above, the CST and ETC departments achieved 100% placements. The IEC Department students secured 50% placements. 

IIEST Shibpur Placements 2020 Department-wise

The following tabulation represents the total number of offers provided under each department at IIEST:

Departments Total No. of Offers
CST 105
ETC 65
EE 69
ICE 78
ME 53
CE 65
MET 17
MIN 22
Appl. Mech. -
AE 0
ARCH 0
Bio-Medical 0
VLSI 2
Material Science 1
Mechatronics 0
REST 1
Safety 1
Food Process 0
Physics 1
Maths 0
Chemistry 0
Earth Science 0
MBA 17

IIEST Shibpur Placements 2020 Sector-wise

The following table represents the Sector-wise number of recruiters who participated in the placement drive-

Sector No. of Recruiters Highest CTC (INR)
Core Engineering 45 35 LPA
Consulting 13 11.5 LPA
Insurance 3 3.5 LPA
Management 4 7.95 LPA
Sales 2 5.75 LPA
Software 7 15 LPA
Development 17 39 LPA
Operations 3 7 LPA
Banking 1 3.5 LPA
ITES 4 4 LPA
R&D 4 12 LPA
Finance 3 20 LPA
Education 4 14 LPA
Healthcare 1 4.75 LPA

Out of 111 companies that participated in the placement drive, 45 of them offered roles under the Core Engineering sector. The highest CTC offered under the Development Sector was provided by Microsoft IDC worth INR. 39 LPA. 

  • The highest CTC offered under the Consulting Sector was INR. 11.5 LPA provided by Tata Consultancy Services (Technical Analyst). 
  • The highest CTC offered under the Core Engineering sector was INR. 35 LPA offered by DE Shaw.
  • The highest CTC offered under the Management sector was INR. 7.95 LPA offered by Unilever.
  • The highest CTC offered under the Software sector was INR. 15 LPA offered by ACT Fibernet.
  • The highest CTC offered under the Finance sector was INR. 20 LPA offered by Wells Fargo EGC Pvt. Ltd.

IIEST Shibpur Placements 2020 Top Recruiters

During the 2020 placement drive, IIEST bagged the highest CTC worth INR. 39 LPA which was provided by Microsoft IDC to four UG students (2 from CST and 2 from IT).

The Institute invites several reputed companies for the final placement process who recruits eligible students and provides an extraordinary salary package. The following tabulation provides the reputed companies who visited the campus for the final placement process.

Aakash Institute Accenture Adobe Amazon India Atos
Axis Bank BHEL Bengal Bank Capgemini Cognizant
Coal India Ltd Coffee Day Beverages Daikin Deloitte Electro Steel Castings
Essel Mining Foster Wheeler Google Future General Insurance Hiland Group
Hindustan Motors Hyundai Motors Indian Army Indian Navy Infosys Technologies
Infinity Infosys Park Indian Oil Corporation ITC Infotech ITC Ltd Jacobs
DE Shaw ACT Fibernet Wells Fargo Hindustan Unilever Saint-Gobain
Microsoft Odessa Technologies Samsung Samsung Electronics Snap Deal
State Bank of India Star Coolers Tata Capital Tata Chemicals Tata Power
Tata Steel Tata Consultancy Services Tata Consultant Engineers Tech Mahindra Wipro

IIEST Shibpur Alumni Report

The following table represents the alumni who are currently working under different industries:

Recruiter/Company No. of Alumni
Tata Consultancy Services 309
Cognizant 290
IBM 168
Tata Steel 72
Wipro Limited 67
PwC India 66
Larsen & Toubro 58
Infosys 52
Accenture 47
Coal India Limited 45
Ericsson 45
Indian Oil Corporation Limited 43
Steel Authority of India Limited 38
Microsoft 33

IIEST Shibpur Placement Criteria

The following table represents the placement criteria adopted by different recruiters:

Recruiter Placement Criteria
Microsoft IDC Round 1: Coding Round
Round 2: Written Test
Round 3: Technical Round Phase 1
Round 4: Technical Round Phase 2
Round 5: Techno- Management Round
Samsung Round 1: Coding Test
Round 2: Technical + HR
Round 3: HR Interview
Envestnet Yodlee Round 1: Online round comprises 4 sections:
Aptitude (Quantitative & Logical Reasoning only): 20 marks
Technical MCQ (CS fundamentals) : 10 marks
Cope snippet MCQ (C/C++/Java) : 10 marks
Coding Question: 10 marks
Round 2: GD
Round 3: Technical Interview
Round 4: HR Interview

IIEST Shibpur Placement FAQs

Ques. What was the highest salary package offered during the 2020 placement drive?

Ans. This year, the highest CTC stood at INR. 39 LPA which was offered to four students by Microsoft IDC.

Ques. What was the sector-wise placement packages offered during the 2020 placements at IIEST?

Ans. The following represents the sector-wise placement packages offered during the 2020 placement drive:

  • The highest CTC offered under the Development Sector was provided by Microsoft IDC worth INR. 39 LPA.
  • The highest CTC offered under the Consulting Sector was INR. 11.5 LPA provided by Tata Consultancy Services (Technical Analyst). 
  • The highest CTC offered under the Core Engineering sector was INR. 35 LPA offered by DE Shaw.
  • The highest CTC offered under the Management sector was INR. 7.95 LPA offered by Unilever.
  • The highest CTC offered under the Software sector was INR. 15 LPA offered by ACT Fibernet.
  • The highest CTC offered under the Finance sector was INR. 20 LPA offered by Wells Fargo EGC Pvt. Ltd.

Ques. Who were the top recruiters during the 2020 placement drive?

Ans. Some of the top recruiters who visited the IIEST campus during the 2020 placement drive include- PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Microsoft, TCS, Daikin, Vedanta, Wipro, Cognizant, Godrej, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, HSBC Technologies, and etc.

Ques. Which recruiter offered the maximum number of placement opportunities?

Ans. The following recruiters offered the maximum number of placements:

  • CTS with 96 placement offers
  • TCS Ninja (Software) with 42 placement offers
  • Infosys with 41 placement offers
  • Capgemini with 36 placement offers