Placement Begins At IIT Delhi; Microsoft, Uber Among Recruiters

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At IIT Roorkee, three sessions were scheduled on day one for companies to recruit students from the campus.

According to another report, IT giant Microsoft has made offers for offshore positions and pay packages of around United States dollars 215,000, which roughly converts to Rs 1.39 crore per annum. 52 job offers from 17 companies with eight of them from Goldman Sachs and seven from consulting firm Boston Consulting Group were brought on the first day.

IITs placement is an activity which takes place on yearly basis and first round is expected to done by December 15, 2017, before re-commencing in the month of January next year.

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Moreover, in Guwahati, about 100 students saw placement so far and somewhat 263 offers were rolled out at IIT-Roorkee.

The start of first round has already commenced and compared to last year, this year brought in quite an elite offers with America's Microsoft making a handsome pay package of around $215,000 which is approximately to Rs 1.39 crore per annum.

Earlier Economic Times had reported that Microsoft would be visiting IIT campuses this year for recruitment and may offer close to Rs. 1.39 crore package for jobs at its Redmond headquarters.

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"This year, around 1700 students have registered for the campus placement and we are expecting over 225 companies to participate in the first phase itself". Tom V. Mathew, in charge of placements.

The PPOs made to students who excelled as interns were made by Microsoft, Qualcomm and Goldman Sachs. "Moreover many more students are receiving global offers", he said. Given the fact that many students had withdrawn the job offers made in 2015, the institute did not allot any preferential slots to start-up firms.

Software company Microsoft became a leading recruiter for the United States jobs on Day one of the placements for IITs of India.

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