IIT Guwahati has registered a strong Pre-Placement this academic year with more than a 21% increase in the offers during 2022-23.
The Institute has already received a total of 218 Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) this year against the 179 offers during entire 2021-22. The PPOs will continue to be made till the commencement of Phase I of Campus Placements, which is scheduled for 1st December 2022.
Congratulating the students on their achievement, Prof. T.G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, said, “I am happy to see the significant increase in PPOs this year. The PPOs made this year shows the hard work of students has paid off well. IIT Guwahati invites more companies to visit and participate in hiring the top talent of our country.”
A major factor behind this performance in PPOs is the strong internship program and Pre-Placement Talks arranged by the Centre for Career Development of IIT Guwahati for the students. The constant increase in PPOs is the result of excellent guidance by the mentors and performance of students during these sessions.
Explaining the factors behind the increase in PPOs this year, Dr. Abhishek Kumar, Head, Centre for Career Development, IIT Guwahati, said, “Major companies have started showing more interest in recruiting candidates through PPO mode and this has shown increasing trend for the last couple of years.We organized webinars in order to help students to gain insights about the fields and aid to their preparation. Along with this, we collaborated with technical clubs to help students reach the relevant study/ course material for specific profiles resulting in increase in the PPOs this year.”
Pre-Placement Offers at IIT Guwahati: Recent Years
|2022 – 23:||218*|
|2021 – 22:||179|
|2020 – 21:||133|
|2019 – 20:||133|
As on 14th November 2022*
IIT Guwahati has witnessed a rise in the hiring trend specifically for technical roles with more companies giving PPOs through internships. As a result, the Institute has received the highest Pre-Placement Offer of Rs. 1.20 Crore this year as compared to Rs. 56 Lakh from the previous year.
Year-wise Highest Domestic Offer received through PPOs:
|2022 – 23:||1.20 Crore Per Annum (CTC)|
|2021 – 22:||56 LPA (CTC)|
|2020 – 21:||64 LPA (CTC)|
|2019 – 20:||47 LPA (CTC)|
In the ongoing academic year, the Core Engineering, IT, Finance and Analyst sectors accounted for most of the PPOs till date.
The Top Five companies that made highest number of PPOs this year include:
|Companies||Number of PPOs|
|BNY Mellon, Goldman Sachs, Google & Sprinklr||9|
Multinational corporations including Accenture, Adobe, Amazon, Axtria, Axxela, Bajaj Auto Ltd, Barclays, BNY Mellon, Cisco, Citrix R&D, DeShaw, DevRev, Flipkart, Fractal Analytics, GE Health Care, Goldman Sachs, Google, IBM, J.P.Morgan, Jaguar Land Rover India Limited, among others, participated and made PPOs to IIT Guwahati students. Along with this, companies including Providence, DevRev, Winzo Games, John Deere, and Salesforce have made PPOs for the first time.