A press release from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has revealed allotment of more than 400 job offers on the first day of the placement season at the institute. The release also said over 362 companies have already registered and over 618 profiles have been opened by them, giving ample opportunity to students to choose their career wisely.
The statement released on Saturday said out of the total jobs, 256 were PPOs (pre-placement offers) and close to 150 were fresh ones.
The first phase of placement is expected to continue till December 20.
The highest number of offers, which stood at 21, were made by Qualcomm and Microsoft.
According to the statement, as many as 12 international offers were received including six from Mercury Japan and four from Microsoft and more offers were expected as the placement progressed.
More than 16 new companies including ARPWood Capital, AB InBev, Blackrock and Bidgely are participating in the first few days of the placement session, the statement said.
Participation of nearly 33 leading start-ups was seen at the placement season.
Most of the companies are visiting the campus in the first few days of placement including Zomato, Ola, Oyo, Flipkart and Innovacer, it said.