Kanpur: IIT Kanpur on Monday kicked off its placement drive with around 1290 students from B Tech, B Tech Dual and M Tech courses registering themselves.
The placement drive started today and will continue till December 24. As many as 1290 students of B Tech, B Tech Dual and M Tech have registered themselves for the placements so far. More students are expected to register for the same, Professor Deepu Philip, chairman, IIT Kanpur's placement cell said.
At least 250 companies including MNC's and Indian PSU's have agreed to come to the campus for placements. MNC's like Google, Oracle, Mitsubishi, Amazon, City Bank, Microsoft, Samsung, Facebook and other national companies will visit the campus till the last day, he said.
A special workshop has been organised by IIT administration for students who have registered for the placements. The candidates will be advised on how to appear for interviews and psychologists will help them to mentally prepare themselves for the same, Philip said.
The administration is hopeful that like the previous year, good placements will be made this time as well, he said, adding that the students are very excited for the drive.