IIT Guwahati receives great 179 PPOs in 2021-22

IIT Guwahati was the centre of attraction recently when it witnessed significant increase in pre-placement offers (PPOs) for this year. Students from IIT Guwahati got 179 PPOs during the academic year 2021-22 which was the highest in the last three years.

It is interesting to note that most of the offers IIT Guwahati students had received were from IT/Software, Finance, Analyst and Product profiles. As this year the industries are recovering from economic aftermath of COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a rise in demand leading to an increase in the number of companies participating in campus placement.

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IIT GuwahatiThe whole process is being conducted in a completely virtual mode where the companies and students are participating in the process from their respective places, say IIT Guwahati sources.

The PPOs received by IIT Guwahati students during 2019-20 was 133. The same during 2020-21 stood at 133 and in the present year (2021-22, as of November 25) it increased to 179.

Speaking about the placements in the current academic year of 2021-22, Dr. Abhishek Kumar, Head of Centre for Career Development (CCD) at IIT Guwahati said team at CCD is very excited and geared up for this year placement, which will be in completely virtual model.

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As far as companies are concerned, the number of them taking part in the placement have seen an upward move. Over 200 companies were invited during the campus placement in 2019-20, the number of companies that took in the campus placement at IIT Guwahati were 147.

IIT GuwahatiThe number of companies that were invited during the placement season of 2020-21 were 250 and 160 companies took part in the placement at IIT Guwahati. Over 300 companies were invited to take part in the placement season in 2021-22, about 180 are expected to take part in the placement during 2021-22 at IIT Guwahati.

It is also interesting to note that the number of students of IIT Guwahati taking part in the placement has seen a significant rise. The placement season of 2019-20 saw a participation of 561 students at IIT Guwahati.

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The same went up to 584 during the placement time of 2020-21. The placement of 2021-22 saw participation of 600 students. The hiring trend has been on the rise specifically for technical roles with more companies giving PPO offers through internships, say sources at IIT Guwahati.

Technical profiles of different organizations have increased as compared to last year. Additionally, data science and quant profiles have seen a large number of openings.

IIT GuwahatiNo sector has been affected, with the core profile remaining stagnant as compared to last year. It is expected that the rising PPOs will reduce the institute’s dependence on final placement.

Major companies that are hiring from Day One include Google, Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, Sprinklr, JP Morgan and Chase, Goldman Sachs, Bajaj, Uber, Schlumberger, Graviton, Amazon, Texas Instruments, Qualcomm, and Nvidia, among others.

It is also interesting to note that IIT Guwahati had received a few international offers from Japan. This year, it is expected to get higher as compared to last year.

The year wise highest domestic offer received through PPOs are 47 LPA (CTC) in 2019-20, 64 LPA (CTC) in 2020-21 and 64 LPA (CTC) in 2021-22.

About IIT Guwahati

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati established in 1994 has completed 25 years of glorious existence in 2019.

At present, the Institute has eleven departments, five inter-disciplinary academic centres and four schools covering all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines, offering BTech, BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, MSc and PhD programmes.

The institute offers a residential campus to 412 faculty members and more than 6,000 students at present.

IIT GuwahatiBesides its laurels in teaching and research, IIT Guwahati has been able to fulfil the aspirations of people of the North East region to a great extent since its inception in 1994.

The picturesque campus is on a sprawling 285 hectares plot on the north bank of the Brahmaputra, around 20 kms from the heart of the Guwahati city.

IIT Guwahati is the only academic institution in India that occupied a place among the top 100 world universities – under 50 years of age – ranked by the London-based Times Higher Education (THE) in the year 2014 and continues to maintain its superior position even today in various International Rankings.

IIT Guwahati gained rank 41 globally in the ‘Research Citations per Faculty’ category and overall 395 rank in the QS World University Rankings 2022 released recently.

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IIT Guwahati has retained the 7th position among the best engineering institutions of the country in the ‘India Rankings 2019’ declared by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the Union ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD).

IIT Guwahati has been also ranked 2nd in the ‘Swachhata Ranking’ conducted by the Govt. of India. Recently, IIT Guwahati has been ranked as the top ranked University in 2019 for IT developers by HackerRank in the Asia-Pacific region.

IIT GuwahatiAmong other frontier areas of research and innovation, IIT G is working towards augmenting critical science research initiatives in Genomics, Developmental Biology, Health Care and Bioinformatics, Flexible Electronics, Advanced Functional Materials, Sustainable Polymers, Rural Technologies, Disaster Resilience and Risk Reduction, and Water Resources and Management.

In its silver jubilee year, IIT G is poised to scale newer heights through all round growth and development.

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