IIT Madras placements

IIT Madras Placement trend – Detailed Analysis

Over the years Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras has maintained an excellent placement. 1300 students from IIT madras participated in the recruitment drive, which was remarkable.

IIT Madras offers seven different undergraduate degree programs and one postgraduate program MBA offered by the Department of Management Studies.

The top branch that bagged the highest package whopping INR 133.05 LPA is the department of Computer Science and Engineering followed by the Department of Electrical Engineering. Along with this, the Department of Management Studies witnessed a 100% placement record where the highest CTC offered was of INR. 29.1 LPA.

IT sector recruited the highest number of students, followed by Analytics firm, Consulting firm and finance sector.

Additionally, for MBA 2019 batch 63 out of 65 students participated in placement drive, all these students were from different background like engineering, commerce, hotel management, sciences etc..

IIT Madras Placement Highlights for 2019

Total No. of Companies visited for campus placement246
No. of Students Placed872
Total No. of Offers Made1015
Total No. of Preplacement offers136
No. of Pre-placement offers accepted99

IIT Madras Course-wise Placement Analysis

The following graph represents the number of placement offers made under different degree courses

CoursePlacements (%)
B.Tech.85.38
Dual Degree85.52
M.Tech.66.10
M.A.81.82
M.Sc.41.67
MS73.55
Ph.D.28.57

The CSE branch of B.Tech. program had the highest CTC of INR. 113 LPA whereas Dual Degree program with the maximum CTC of INR. 92.94 LPA.

IIT Madras Placement

All the courses offered by IITM witnessed great placement record, however, the M.Sc. program which secured the lowest CTC of 9 LPA.

IIT Madras Department of Management Studies Course-wise Placements

Given below is the highest and average package of courses offered under the department of management studies.

Course NameHighest PackageAverage Package
MBA29.06 LPA12.44 LPA
MS by Research15.96 LPA12.79 LPA
Ph.D.23 LPA18.68 LPA

Comparing al the courses here, MBA courses have the highest salary offer of 29.06 LPA, while MS by Research had lowest salary package of 15.96 LPA.

IIT Madras Sector-wise Placements

Various companies from different sector recruited more than 204 students of IIT Madras. 

SectorsNo. of Students Placed
Analytics/Consulting/Finance  firms204
Core companies170
Education Sector38
FMCG Sector3
IT Sector234
PSU companies3
R&D Companies122
Others98

The following graph represents the number of companies from different sectors that came for campus placement-

IIT Madras Placement

IIT Madras DoMS Sector-wise Placements

Given below is the trend analysis of sector wise placements for IIT Madras.

Here in the table, you can see the experience wise percentage of hiring in different sectors.

SectorWork experience of 0-1 yearWork experience of 1-3 yearWork experience of more than 3year
Analytics26%52%9%
Consulting33%16%28%
Finance26%12%9%
HR3%
IT4%4%27%
Marketing4%4%18%
Operations4%12%9%

IT sector offered the highest CT  of INR 16.8 LPA. Some of the major recruiters were CISCO, IBM, Micron Tech. Additionally, the Marketing and the Operations Sector recruited over 8% and 6% of the batch respectively and offered the highest CTC of INR. 29.1 LPA each. The major recruiters were AG Facilities, VIP, Zycus, Amazon, and McKinsey.

Additionally, the Finance sector recruited 17% of the students, HR Sector recruited 2% of students.

IIT Madras Branch-wise Percentage of Placements

Mentioned below is the branch wise percentage of placement for the year 2018-19:

BranchNo. of Placement Offers (%)
Aerospace Engineering 70
Applied Mechanics69
Biotechnology67
Civil Engineering65
Chemical Engineering74
Chemistry48
Computer Science & Engineering90
Electrical Engineering 86
Engineering design83
Humanities & Social Sciences 82
Mathematics 59
Mechanical 75
Metallurgical 55
Ocean 64
Physics18

Again the CSE branch recorded the highest number of placement offer followed by the Electrical Engineering branch. However, Physics branch has lowest number of offers.

Given below given is the range of salaries that are offered to students in various engineering branches during placement 2018-19-

BranchRange of Salary Offered (INR)
Aerospace Engineering6.3 LPA –  29 LPA
Applied Mechanics6.25 LPA –  18.9 LPA
Biotechnology6.5 LPA –  17.5 LPA
Civil Engineering5.25 LPA – 17.5 LPA
Chemical Engineering4.8 LPA – 32 LPA
Chemistry3 LPA – 11 LPA
Computer Science and Engineering9.1 LPA –  133.05 LPA
Electrical Engineering7 LPA – 39 LPA
Engineering Design7 LPA – 26 LPA
Engineering Physics9.3 LPA – 24 LPA
Humanities & Social Sciences3.6 LPA – 14 LPA
Mathematics3.6 LPA – 18 LPA
Mechanical Engineering5 LPA – 31 LPA
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering7 LPA – 32 LPA
Ocean Engineering6 LPA – 23 LPA
Physics8.4 LPA – 10 LPA

IIT Madras Top Recruiters 

Given below is list of top recruiters during the 2018-2019 placement –

  1. Microsoft
  2. General Electric
  3. Citibank
  4. Ernst & Young
  5. EXL Analytics
  6. Flipkart
  7. Intel
  8. Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
  9. American Express
  10. HCL technologies
  11. Rivigo Services Pvt. Ltd.
  12. CSS Corp
  13. ANI Technologies
  14. Myntra
  15. Oracle India Pvt. Ltd.
  16. Tata Steel

Out of these major recruiters, 22 job offers were made by Microsoft, whereas Intel made 26 job offers. American Express offered 13 job offers whereas Flipkart offered 16 job offers.

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