Editorial Team

Continuing its glorious run in the placement season 2021-22, IIT Kanpur has witnessed new highs in offers made by recruiters. Kickstarting the season virtually on December 1, the institute received a total of 1062 offers at the end of Day 8, out of which, 885 were accepted. This is in addition to the 156 pre-placement offers (PPOs) that were already accepted, out of 207 offered.

So far, at the end of Day 8, the institute received 47 international offers. This is a big jump of 150% over last year when total of 19 international offers were received. The highest packages so far are USD 274,250 for international and Rs. 1.2 Cr for domestic. In total, 49 offers above Rs. 1 Cr have been received so far.

IIT Kanpur has pulled in top recruiters like Axtria, EXL, Graviton, Goldman Sachs, ICICI Bank, Intel, Microsoft, OLA, Rubrik, Samsung, Quadeye, Uber, Tiger Analytics, among others, so far this season.

Spokesperson of IIT Kanpur said, “IIT Kanpur has witnessed excellent hiring trends across sectors this time. The numbers are very encouraging and much higher than the previous years. This growing trust the recruiters are bestowing upon the institute and its students is reflective of IIT Kanpur’s resolution to thrive for excellence.”

So far, total of 1041 students have secured jobs through acceptance of 156 PPO’s and 885 placement Phase-1 offers. Up until Day 8, 287 companies have finished their recruitment process, and more are lined up for next few days.

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