Pre-placement offers jump by 55 percent in IIT-Kharagpur: Officials

Pre-placement offers have increased by more than 50 percent this year at IIT Kharagpur, an institute official said on Friday.

PTI| Updated: Oct 02, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

Kolkata: Pre-placement offers have increased by more than 50 percent this year at IIT Kharagpur, an institute official said on Friday.

Compared to 92 such offers last year, IIT students have so far got 142 pre-placement offers (PPOs) this season, said Prof SK Barai, Chairman of Career Development Center at the IIT.

The number of companies making PPOs has also crossed hundred this year, he said, adding that students went for internship in areas of core engineering, IT and finance.

The highest package offered till now is Rs 25 lakh, according to him.

"The trend for opportunities at IIT Kharagpur is increasing every year. With the increasing number of PPOs we believe that companies really like the talent that IIT Kharagpur is offering," Barai said.

Placement session will begin from December.