IIT Kharagpur Placements 2022: Over 1,600 offers; Rs 2.6 crore highest offer at end of first phase

IIT KGP concluded the phase 1 of placement season 2022 with the highest offer being Rs 2.64 crore. The institute received over 1,600 job offers.

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KGP). (Picture: Official Website)Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KGP). (Picture: Official Website)

Press Trust of India | December 18, 2022 | 10:20 AM IST

NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur concluded its first phase of 2021-22 placement session with over 1,600 job offers and more than 900 internship opportunities. The highest offer remains to be Rs 2.46 crore.

The institute recorded 48 offers in the CTC range of Rs 50 lakh to Rs 2.64 crore. Over 45 plus offers came from international companies. This year, five foreign students also secured jobs at the session. More than 300 companies participated in the first phase across various sectors, including software, analytics, consulting, core engineering companies, banking and high-frequency trading, tech profile, and product development.

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Companies that recruited students in the just-concluded session are Airbus, Accenture Japan, Da Vinci Derivatives, Excel, Google, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Squarepoint Capital, N K Securities, Hindustan Unilever, Tata Steel, among others.

The chairman of the institute's Career Development Centre, A Rajakumar, said "strong curriculum of IIT KGP and technical skills of students" were reasons behind the grand success. The next phase of the placement session is scheduled to start in the second week of January 2023.

More core companies are expected to offer placements and internship opportunities to the students in the second phase, Rajakumar added. The season had begun with more than 500 pre-placement offers (PPO), which soon jumped to 1000-plus offers on the second day, "a milestone across all IITs", said a statement.

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