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IIT Roorkee student lands 6 lakh per month job

IIT Roorkee said the highest offer under its campus placement program this year was Rs 73 lakh (Rs 6 lakh per month), while the highest by a domestic company was Rs 32 lakh (Rs 2.66 lakh per month).
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In all, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee received 1047 job offers through campus recruitments out of the 1631 students registered. Around 90% of the undergraduate students have got placed at the institute and we look at increasing the number in the coming few weeks and the number is definitely expected to increase in the coming years.

Dr. N.P. Padhy, Prof In-charge, Training and Placement, IIT Roorkee, said, “10 startups have also visited the campus this year and offered 56 jobs to the students. Some of these include companies like Unbxd, MySmartPrice Web Technology Private Limited, Printvenue.com. This year, a total of 41 companies, those who are expected to visit during next placement session have offered 187 summer interns to the students. This year 51 Pre Placement Offers were received by the students from 14 companies based on their performance in summer internship. This year extra initiatives have been taken to create more interns through alumni networking so that placement scenario in 2014-15 may attract more pre placement offers and we hope the number of interns may go up to 300 in the next few weeks.”

Out of 692 registered undergraduate candidates with 6 CGPA, 633 national offers and 18 international offers have been made. A total 171 companies/organizations already visited to the campus (till date) for the Campus Recruitment Programme this year and 308 job offers received from the companies/organizations visited for the first time in the campus. Some of the companies are EXL Services, Morgan Stanley Advantage Services Pvt. Ltd, Michelin Tyres Pvt. Ltd. etc

“Attitude and soft skill capability of the candidates is a must for getting a better job and there are many core engineering companies like Eaton Technologies Pvt. Ltd. – ETLP, Reliance Industries Ltd, Shapoorji Pallonji Engineering & Construction Pvt. Ltd. who have also visited our campus for hiring, he further added.”

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