It is just (just in case definition) second year of campus placement in new IITs at Ropar, Patna, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar and Gandhinagar but their list of recruiters isn’t small. All popular companies are interested to hire students from new IITs and offering big paychecks.
Average salaries offered to students have increased by 15-20% as compared to last year. More companies are visiting the newer IITs this year and pre-placement offers (PPOs) have increased. Top salaries have also gone up.Epic Systems offered $105,000 ( 57 lakh) to two students at IIT Ropar. It had offered $80,000 ( 43.6 lakh) last year.
So far, students of IIT Ropar have got salary offers between Rs 11 lakh and Rs 16 lakh while those at Gandhinagar are getting between Rs 9.5 lakh and Rs 9.9 lakh. Over the last two days, IIT Patna has seen 19 students of its 89-strong batch getting placement at an average package of Rs 11.3 lakh.Microsoft has also offered packages of Rs 17 lakh to 7 students of IIT Jodhpur compared to the Rs 16 lakh offered to 2 students last year