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In two days, 302 placement offers made at IIT-Guwahati

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The Economic Times
02nd December, 2019 18:59 IST

GUWAHATI: Placements at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati is going strong for 2019-20 with a total of 302 offers made so far.

Monday was the second day of campus recruitment and the premier institute has received offers from companies to the likes of Microsoft (19 offers), Uber, Goldman Sachs (9 offers), JPMC (9 offers), IBM, Nutanix, American Express, Quadeye, Oracle (14 offers), Bajaj, Google, etc.

These offers are for SDE, Analyst, Systems Engineer, Product Engineer, Analog/Digital Engineer, Engineer Trainee, etc. job profiles.

The Institute also received a total of 20 international offers from companies like Microsoft, Uber, Accenture Japan, SOU Japan and BNY Melon USA.

Professor Rakhesh Singh Kshetrimayum, Head, Career Development Centre, IIT Guwahati, said, “Besides domestic offers, we have several international offers this time, the number of international offers has already surpassed double the last year’s total in Day 2 itself.”

Professor. T. G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, said, “The number of offers on Day 2 is a clear indicator of the growing perception about the quality of students and Institute. We are witnessing offers for profiles such as IT/Software, Finance, Analyst, Management, Core Electronics and Design. This depicts present industry trends.”

The Phase 1 of campus recruitment for 2019-20 is being held between December 1st and 15 th December

2019. For the Phase 1 of placements, 250 companies have registered so far, compared to about 200 companies in the whole of last year (2018-19). A total of 1060 students have registered for placements across departments this year.

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