Microsoft, Samsung, Goldman Sachs, and others actively participated in IIT Kanpur’s placements, highlighting the institute’s strong professional standing and diverse opportunities.
IIT Kanpur’s recent placement season marks a milestone in the academic year 2023-24, showcasing robust outcomes and promising prospects for its students. Let’s delve into the significant aspects and key highlights:
1. Successful Placement Phase:
The conclusion of the initial placement phase witnessed a commendable achievement with 989 offers, including 22 international ones, underscoring the global recognition of IIT Kanpur graduates.
Among these offers, 913 students, inclusive of those with Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs), secured placements, illustrating the institute’s commitment to fostering career opportunities despite prevailing market dynamics.
2. Diverse Opportunities and Industry Participation:
The average salary of Rs 26.27 LPA is a testament to the caliber of placements achieved, indicating a lucrative professional landscape for the students.
Noteworthy participation from renowned industry leaders such as Microsoft, Samsung, Goldman Sachs, Tata Steel, among others, emphasizes IIT Kanpur’s standing and credibility in the professional domain.
The participation of industry giants across sectors ranging from technology to finance – Microsoft, Fujitsu, Samsung, Reliance, Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, and many others – signifies the wide array of opportunities available to students.
3. Second Phase of Placements and Expectations:
The second phase of placements, scheduled for mid-January 2024, holds promise for further career opportunities and engagements for IIT Kanpur students.
Prof. S Ganesh, Director of IIT Kanpur, praised the relentless efforts of the Students’ Placement Office and expressed gratitude to recruiters for their trust in the institute.
Prof. Raju Kumar Gupta, Chairperson of the Students’ Placement Office, extended an invitation to esteemed industries and startups for the upcoming phase, anticipating their continued contributions to shaping the future careers of IIT Kanpur students.
4. Comparison with IIT Delhi’s Placement Phase:
In comparison, IIT Delhi’s initial placement phase for the same academic year saw 1,000 students securing 1,050 job offers, including PPOs, with over 50 international offers from 20 organizations worldwide.
Air India, Microsoft, Texas Instruments, Goldman Sachs, Bajaj Auto, and Ola Electric emerged as top recruiters, showcasing the diverse range of companies seeking talent from IIT Delhi.
The achievements at IIT Kanpur highlight the strong rapport with industry leaders, the institute’s commitment to nurturing talent, and the promising avenues available for its students in the evolving professional landscape. The upcoming second phase of placements holds the potential to further solidify these promising outcomes and provide additional opportunities for the students to embark on fulfilling careers.