Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicIIT placements

Topic: IIT placements

IIT Delhi gets record 1,250 job offers this year, average salaries up by 20%

There has been a 45 per cent increase in the number of job offers to graduates, as compared to last year. 

IIT placement season starts with a bang, students getting more jobs & higher pay packages

IIT-Roorkee says 11 students hired at pay packages of more than Rs 1 crore, the highest being an international firm’s offer of Rs 2.15 crore.

How IIT alumni ensured a good start for the placement season in pandemic year

While reputation of the IITs is a key factor in job opportunities, a number of professors ThePrint spoke to pointed to the effect the alumni network has had on the placement season.

What slowdown? IIT placement drive kicks off with more job offers, fatter salaries over 2019

Placement season 2020 began at IITs Tuesday. Many branches have reported positive early trends despite Covid and slow economy, with firms like Google & Microsoft arriving with job offers.

Indian startups step in with jobs for IIT grads who lost big offers after Covid

Indian startups have become a campus recruitment constant, but they seem to be playing a bigger role in job offers as more established firms deal with Covid fallout.

How to dress, speak — grooming tips now must for IIT graduates before placement interviews

Decision is based on employers' feedback to IITs that students are found inadequately prepared, with poor communication skills & business meeting etiquette.

No slowdown at IITs as jobs and internships continue to flow as usual

Not just older IITs like Bombay, Delhi, Madras and Kanpur, newer ones like Mandi also recorded a good placement season in 2018-19.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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