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Placements and Companies visited at Cochin University of Science and Technology, [CUSAT] Kochi

CUSAT placement 2020 kicked off with 300 students being recruited in the first phase of placements drive. The second phase of the placements have been halted due to ongoing pandemic situation. The prominent companies such as TCS, CISCO, GAIL, L&T, Vedanta, Tata Steel, and the like took part in the placement drive in 2020.

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CUSAT Placement Highlights

The second phase of placements of CUSAT are yet to begin. In the first phase, 35 recruiters participated and redndered 306 job offers to the students. The key CUSAT placements details 2020 are as follows:

Highest CTC -Phase 1 (INR ) 15 LPA
Average CTC- Phase 1( INR) 4.71 LPA
No.of Students Recruited  300
No. of Job offers made 306

CUSAT Placement Cell

CUSAT has a well-functioning placement cell that coordinate placement activities for students across all departments. The placement cell serves as a link between recruiters and our students. The process of placement starts a year prior to the final year of the students. Interested students that fulfil the criteria of specified by the recruiters are registered. The placement cell at CUSAT is responsible for the smooth functioning of the campus drive conducted by the recruiters.

CUSAT Internship

Internships play an essential role in a students career. Not only it provides the industry exposure but also helps the stiudents to chose their career path based on their interests. The sixth semester students have to undergo internship for 2 months. Depending on the performace in the internship, the candidates can recieve the final placementsjob offers. In 2019, the internship offers saw an hike and many recruiters like CEAT, Reliance, TCS, and E&Y provided projects to pre-final year students.

CUSAT Top Recruiters

Below is the list of top recruiters taking part in the CUSAT campus placement drive:

Amazon Infosys Nokia
Blue Star Indraprastha Gas MRF
CEAT ONGC Reliance
E&T HUL Tata Steel
GAIL Hero Honda Motors Verizon

CUSAT Placement Statistics

Below mentioned is the CUSAT 2020 placement statistics:

  • In CUSAT, Department of Ship Technology had a successful placement season with 75% of BTech Naval Architecture course being placed in 2020. The main shipping giants like GRSE, L&T Shipbuilding, Regsiter of Shipping have rendered job offers  of INR 10 LPA.
  • In 2019, the cusat college placements for dept. of ship techonology recorded 100% placements and highest CTC proposed was INR 24 LPA by a Japanese co.
  • CUSAT BTech placements Fire and Safety Engineering , five students were offered jobs from a leading Public sector oil co.
  • A leading technology co. proposed a good package to six students.
  • Safety and Fire Engineering CUSAT placements saw students placed as Safety Engineers.
  • In 2019, 105 recruiters took part in the placement drive.
CUSAT Placements Statistics
Particulars 2019 2018
No. of Student Placed 570 370
Average CTC (in INR) 4.94 LPA 4.8 LPA
Highest CTC (in INR) 16-18 LPA NA

CUSAT MBA Placements

The School of Management Studies saw a dip in the average salary rendered to the students in 2020 against 2019. The key statistics of MBA placements are as follows:

CUSAT MBA Highlights
Highest CTC (in INR) 10.2 LPA
Average CTC (in INR) 5.6 LPA

The below graph shows the highest and average packages offered to the MBA students.

CUSAT MBA Average Salary Statistics

In 2019, the average salary hiked by 43 percent as against in 2018. However, the average salary decreased by 13% in 2020. The below table displays the data of the average salary for the last 4 years.

Year Average Salary (in INR)
2017 4 LPA
2018 4.5 LPA
2019 6.43 LPA
2020 5.6 LPA

The below graph shows the average packages offered to the MBA students over the past four years.

CUSAT MCA Placements

The highest salary package rendered to one student was INR 22 LPA in 2020 by TCS. Altran recruited the highest number of candidates in 2020. The data mentioned under clearly shows the students placed, the recruiter and the salary proposed in 2020 to MCA students.

CUSAT MCA Placements 2020
Student Placed Company Salary Package(in INR) 
2 TCS 7.2 LPA
2 LITMUS 7 3.6 LPA

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is CUSAT college placements?

Ans. The palcements at CUSAT in 2020 saw 300 students being placed in the phase 1. The highest CTC rendered to the students was INR 15 LPA. The second phase placements has not started.

  • How are MSc photonics CUSAT placements?

Ans. The placements in CUSAT for Photoics aren't direcr as most of the students opt for futher studies. However, the students have been placed in companies like Varroc, HEllA and the like.

  • How are the CUSAT MBA placements?

Ans. The CUSAT MBA placements witnessed the highest salary proposed to the Finance branch of INR 10.2 LPA. The average salary being INR 5.6 LPA.

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Reviews on Placements of Cochin University of Science and Technology, [CUSAT] Kochi

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] Reviews

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2016
  • Key Company like TCS, Wipro, Infosys, l & t infotech, IBM L&t construction and much more companies visited campus every year in Cochin University of Science and Technology. I can say more than 90 percent student of computer science, information technology student Got placed with good package. But for other branches electrical, mechanical and civil placement is very poor.

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering), batch of 2020
  • Many core companies recruit from Cochin University of Science and Technology, [CUSAT] Kochi.
    Some of them are CEAT, APPOLO TYRES, RELIANCE, JK TYRES etc.
  • The Average Salary Package offered is about Rs 4 - 5 lakh per annum.
  • The highest Salary Package was 18 lakh per annum from a multi-national company based in Japan.
  • As the course is unique and resourceful, many companies are competing to bag the students from NIT, Agartala.
  • A 100% percentage placement is assured for the students who are not having any backlogs at the end of the course.
  • A well-connected Alumni group is there within the college.
    Many of them are working at highly reputed positions in many leading companies like Maruti, MRF, IOCL etc.

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2020
  • Many IT Companies are visited in Cochin University of Science and Technology for placement even Google also comes in our campus.
  • Many manufacturing companies are visited in our campus for placement.
  • Average package is Rs. 6 lakhs per year.
  • Highest salary is about Rs. 16-18 lakhs per year.
  • Approximate 65% students get placed.
  • Alumni network of my college is fantastic, many of the alumni are placed in Google, Microsoft and different companies, many of the alumni are working as a professor in various IIT And Foreign university. All the alumni are very supportive and they help for the development of the college.

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Master of Science [M.Sc] Reviews

Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2018
  • Under the act by Kerala government, student aid fund for all students are provided in each year and other scholarships are available.
  • The campus selections are frequently carried for MBA and Engineering students by multinational corporations.
  • The Alumni network is very active in Cochin University of Science and Technology.

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Master of Business Administration [MBA] Reviews

Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2013
  • Internships are done during summer vacation 
  • More than 80 companies recorded in 2015 placement. 
  • Average salary: ₹3.6 lakh per year. Maximum salary offered: ₹7.9 lakh per year. Percentage of batch got placed: 100%. 
  • Alumni play a major role to shape the students. School of management studies, cochin university of science and technology has been creating the managers since 1964. Some of the famous Alumni include Dr Abraham Koshy( chairman, federal bank & eminent author) Devraj PR ( vice president, IT infrastructure services...cognizant technology solutions) Dr Mathew J Manimala ( professor, organisation behaviour.... Chairperson, OBHRM Area IIM Bangalore)

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Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech] Reviews

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Computer Science & Engineering), batch of 2016
  • No i have not done any internship.
  • Yes mostly it companies are visiting in our campus for campus recriutment. Average salary are Rs 3.5 lakh per year. 

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