About IIT Kanpur
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is one of the premier academic centers that impart technical education and training to deserving students. IIT Kanpur also offers scope for research and development in technology. Since its beginning in 1959, this residential institute has excelled with pioneering contribution to technological innovation through its academics and research. Located on G.T. Road, it offers undergraduate as well as postgraduate programs to the students and facilitates recruitment into lucrative sectors. IIT Kanpur Placements are remarkable and attract leading recruiters from diverse sectors.
IIT Kanpur Placement Procedure:
Student Placement Office of IIT Kanpur arranges for placement and summer internship for the IITians. It organizes placements in two phases. Initially, pre-placement talks are held between August to October by several recruiters to give the students an idea about the companies profile. The campus recruitment process is taken up between December and April. SPO arranges for pre-placement talks and campus interviews as well as fixes the dates for the same. It prioritizes allotting dates to a company on the basis of the compensation package offered, job profile and past record of recruitment by the company at IIT Kanpur. There are placement coordinators for each department at UG and PG levels.
IIT Kanpur Placement Records:
The average salary during IIT Kanpur Placements for the year 2007-08 was Rs 6.55 lacs. In the dual degree department, it was Rs 9.49 lac, while for B.Tech students it was Rs 6.67 lacs. The average salary for M.Tech department was Rs 5.97 lacs and Rs 8.61 lacs for MBA students. For M.Sc.(Int.) department, the average salary was Rs 6.59 lacs and Rs 5.11 lacs for M.Sc.(2 yr) department.
Companies recruiting at IIT Kanpur:
Some of the recruiters at IIT Kanpur are McKinsey & Co., Hindustan Lever Ltd., Microsoft, Lehman Brothers, GE India Technology Center, Schlumberger, Genpact, Bangalore, PWC, H P Analytics, Accenture Services Pvt. Ltd., ITC Kolkata and Shell. IIT Kanpur Placement seasons have also witnessed recruitment of students by Ashok Leyland, Deutsche Bank, Deloitte Consulting, ESSAR Group, Force Motors and Goldman Sachs in the past. IITians have also been absorbed by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd., Futures First Info Services Pvt. Ltd., Google India, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Infosys Technologies Ltd., Geodesic Information Systems Ltd., Defence Research & Development Organisation, Citigroup Advanced Analytical Solutions and IBM India.
IIT Kanpur Contact details:
Students Placement Office
109, Outreach Building