What are the placements like at IIT Madras?

IIT Madras is known for its exciting placement season, with consistent statistics and success rates across the years. The number and the kind of offers are pretty impressive and we say this from students’ PoV!

The Placement Season: The placement season is a time of a variety of emotions. Beginning with the student registration on the portal followed by the resume submission, a cycle of tests, assignments, and Group Discussions take place. Students apply to different companies based on the Job Description, profile, and pay. Day 1 begins on December 1, when companies are allotted two slots for interviewing students. This is followed by Days 2, 3, and 4 successively. The companies are classified into various days based on the pay, profiles, location, brand image, and their relation with the institute. The placement season is an experience that makes students be ready for any challenge that they might face in the future.

Comprising of students and faculty who work tirelessly, the placement team of IIT Madras ensures everything goes on smoothly over the entire placement season.

The 2022-23 placement season at IIT Madras was a huge success, with a record-breaking 1612 offers made by more than 480 companies. Here are some highlights:

  • Top recruiters like Microsoft, Google, Wells Fargo, Mercedes Benz, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Flipkart Internet Pvt Ltd, Warner Brothers, Accenture Japan Ltd., Texas Instruments, Qualcomm, Proctor & Gamble, Morgan Stanley, and Mckinsey & Company, participated in the placement season
  • There were 35 international offers from recruiters coming from the US, Japan, and more.
  • The maximum CTC offered was 1.3 crore. The median CTC offered was 17 LPA.
  • Most of the profiles were open to students of all branches, but some specialized skill sets were limited to specific programs.

The 2021-2022 placement season saw 1491 offers made by over 480 companies. Highlights inlcude:

  • Top recruiters like Microsoft, Qualcomm, Goldman Sachs, and Texas Instruments participated in the placement season.
  • There were 49 international offers from recruiters coming from the US, UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Japan, and Taiwan.
  • 27 offers of more than 1 Cr. were made, with the maximum offered CTC being 1.25 crore. The median CTC offered was 18 LPA.
  • The students’ top preferences were in IT and Tech of course, but also in the Analytics, Consulting and Finance sectors

For more information on the department-wise placement statistics across various programs and the complete list of companies, you can visit here.

The placement website of IIT Madras can be accessed here.