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Noti Dinesh Kumar Reddy Noti Dinesh Kumar Reddy | Jan 4, 2024
Noti Dinesh Kumar Reddy
Noti Dinesh Kumar Reddy

Updated on - Jan 4, 2024

Latest Updates for IIT Madras

IIT Madras placements are often considered as some of the best placements in the country. More than 480 companies have participated in the latest Indian Institute of Technology Madras placements, 2022-23, and offered 1612 placement offers. The IIT Madras highest package offered during this drive is INR 1.31 Crores per annum. The highest package was offered to the students of B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering. Visit the link to check the DoMS IIT Madras placements.

Leading companies like Microsoft, Google, Goldman Sachs, Adobe, Qualcomm, Oracle, Texas Instruments, Bajaj, Quadaye, Walmart, American Express, Uber, etc. are some of the IIT Madras top recruiters. The institute is yet to release placement data like IIT Madras average package, number of students placed, etc.

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IIT Madras Placement Highlights 2023

According to the official website of IIT Madras, among the 1612 offers received, around 172 offers are with a salary package greater than or equal to INR 30 LPA. The number of PPOs offered has increased to 350 offers. Some of the IIT Madras placement highlights during 2023 placements are given in the table below.

Particulars Highlights
Total Number of Companies 480+
Total Number of Offers 1612
Highest Salary Package Offered INR 1.31 CPA
Number of PPOs Offered 350
Number of Internship Offers 778

IIT Madras Top Recruiters

Reputed multinational companies like Google, Samsung, American Express, Cisco, IBM, ITC, etc., have recruited students of IIT Madras. The list of some of the top recruiters participating in IIT Chennai placements is given below.

Google Samsung P & G
American Express IBM ITC
Roland Berger Cisco Goldman Sachs
Career as a Software Engineer Career as a Software Developer Career as a Web Developer

IIT Madras Placement Statistics 2023

IIT Madras placement statistics have been constantly rising almost every year. Statistics of IIT Madras placements like year-wise placement offers, sector-wise placements, IIT Madras salary trends, etc., are given below.

IIT Madras Year-wise Placement Offers

The number of placement offers received has reached an all-time high of 1612 offers during the Indian Institute of Technology placements of 2022-23. Statistics of year-wise placement offers received by the students of all program is given below for the last five years.

Year Number of Placement Offers
2022-23 1612
2021-22 1491
2020-21 1046
2019-20 1078
2018-19 1151

The graph below shows the year-wise statistics of placement offers offered during IIT Madras placements for the last 5 years (2018-19 to 2022-23).

placement offers

IIT Madras Sector-wise Placements

During IIT Madras placements in 2022, the most number of students, 27.6%, were placed in the Core sector. The Core sector is followed by IT (14.9%) and Consulting (14.3%) sectors. The statistics of sector-wise IIT Chennai placements for all the programs are tabulated below.

Sector Percentage of Students Placed
Core 27.6%
IT 14.9%
Consulting 14.3%
Software 13.2%
R & D 12.1%
Analytics 10.9%
Education 3.1%
Finance 2.9%
FMCG 1.0%

Statistics of the sector-wise percentage of students placed during the Indian Institute of Technology Madras placements 2022-23 are shown in the graph below.

sector

IIT Madras Salary Trend

Around 312 offers received during the 2022-23 placements had a package of INR 15 to 20 LPA. The next highest was 226 offers with a salary package range of INR 10 to 15 LPA. The following table shows the IIT Madras salary trend for all programs.

Salary Package Range Number of Placement Offers
INR 5 to 10 LPA 152
INR 10 to 15 LPA 226
INR 15 to 20 LPA 312
INR 20 to 25 LPA 135
INR 25 to 30 LPA 48
INR 30 LPA+ 172

The graph below shows the statistics of the salary trend during IIT Chennai placements 2022-23.

salary trend

IIT Madras Course-wise Salary Packages

The IIT Madras highest package 2023, INR 1.31 CPA, was offered for the students of the B.Tech/ DD/ IDDD course. M.Tech course had the highest package of INR 54.21 LPA during the IIT Madras placements of 2022-23. Statistics like IIT Madras course-wise highest package, median package, and minimum package are shown below.

Course Minimum Salary Package (In INR) Highest Salary Package (In INR) Median Salary Package (In INR)
B.Tech/ DD/ IDDD 6.0 LPA 1.31 CPA 17.0 LPA
M.Tech 6.0 LPA 49.7 LPA 15.0 LPA
M.Sc (Engineering) 6.0 LPA 54.21 LPA 15.0 LPA
M.Sc (Science) 6.0 LPA 19.71 LPA 9.62 LPA
M.A 5.4 LPA 26.27 LPA 10.95 LPA
MBA 11.0 LPA 30.66 LPA 20.8 LPA
Ph.D 6.0 LPA 35.89 LPA 15.0 LPA

The graph below shows statistics of the course-wise salary packages offered during IIT Madras placements 2022-23.

course wise

IIT Madras UG Specialisation-wise Salary Packages

B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering received the IIT Madras highest package in 2023, INR 1.31 CPA. Civil Engineering received the highest package of INR 76.5 LPA. Shown below are statistics of UG specialisation-wise salary packages during Indian Institute of Technology Madras placements 2022-23.

Specialisation Minimum Salary Package (In INR) Highest Salary Package (In INR) Median Salary Package (In INR)
Aerospace Engineering 8.0 LPA 66.26 LPA 14.1 LPA
Biotechnology 7.62 LPA 36.0 LPA 16.0 LPA
Civil Engineering 6.0 LPA 76.5 LPA 15.76 LPA
Chemical Engineering 6.0 LPA 66.0 LPA 15.92 LPA
Computer Science and Engineering 10.2 LPA 1.31 CPA 30.36 LPA
Electrical Engineering 9.0 LPA 46.0 LPA 21.28 LPA
Engineering Design 7.2 LPA 25.80 LPA 15.75 LPA
Engineering Physics 12.7 LPA 38.5 LPA 22.05 LPA
Mechanical Engineering 6.25 LPA 66.26 LPA 15.92 LPA
Metallurgy ad Materials Engineering 8.0 LPA 66.26 LPA 15.30 LPA
Ocean Engineering 7.5 LPA 40.0 LPA 17.0 LPA

IIT Madras M.Tech Specialisation-wise Salary Packages

Among M.Tech specialisations, students of Mechanical Engineering specialisation received the highest package, INR 49.7 LPA. However, the highest IIT Madras median package, INR 35.89 LPA, was recorded by Electrical Engineering. Statistics of M.Tech specialisation-wise salary packages offered during IIT Chennai placements 2022-23 are shown below.

Specialisation Minimum Salary Package (In INR) Highest Salary Package (In INR) Median Salary Package (In INR)
Aerospace Engineering 8.0 LPA 16.0 LPA 11.0 LPA
Applied Mechanics 5.0 LPA 20.0 LPA 12.0 LPA
Biotechnology 7.2 LPA 28.0 LPA 14.74 LPA
Civil Engineering 6.0 LPA 19.50 LPA 7.0 LPA
Chemical Engineering 7.0 LPA 24.61 LPA 12.0 LPA
Computer Science 12.0 LPA 54.21 LPA 24.5 LPA
Electrical Engineering 15.0 LPA 49.34 LPA 35.89 LPA
Mathematics 10.0 LPA 26.0 LPA 16.0 LPA
Physics 19.71 LPA 19.71 LPA 19.71 LPA
Mechanical Engineering 6.25 LPA 49.7 LPA 15.0 LPA
Metallurgy ad Materials Engineering 8.5 LPA 19.5 LPA 13.11 LPA
Ocean Engineering 6.74 LPA 24.61 LPA 7.0 LPA

IIT Madras M.Sc (Engineering) Specialisation-wise Salary Packages

During 2022-23 placements, among M.Sc specialisations, M.Sc in Aerospace Engineering received the IIT Chennai highest package of INR 86.90 LPA. However, the highest median package, INR 30.00 LPA, was recorded by M.Sc in Computer Science. Tabulated below are the statistics of M.Sc (Engineering) specialisation-wise salary packages offered during IIT Madras placements 2022-23.

Specialisation Minimum Salary Package (In INR) Highest Salary Package (In INR) Median Salary Package (In INR)
Aerospace Engineering 8.0 LPA 86.90 LPA 11.75 LPA
Applied Mechanics 6.74 LPA 24.61 LPA 7.0 LPA
Civil Engineering 6.0 LPA 7.0 LPA 6.25 LPA
Chemical Engineering 7.0 LPA 17.0 LPA 12.20 LPA
Computer Science 8.0 LPA 54.21 LPA 30.00 LPA
Electrical Engineering 6.15 LPA 25.0 LPA 12.51 LPA
Engineering Design 9.0 LPA 38.50 LPA 14.10 LPA
Mechanical Engineering 8.0 LPA 16.65 LPA 12.10 LPA
Metallurgy and Materials Engineering 8.0 LPA 8.0 LPA 8.0 LPA
Ocean Engineering 12.0 LPA 54.21 LPA 15.0 LPA

IIT Madras Other Recruiters

Companies ranging from multinational companies to reputed startups participate in IIT Madras placements every year. Tabulated below is the list of some of the IIT Madras top recruiters.

GE DE Shaw & Co Rolls Royce
BCG Mercedes-Benz JP Morgan Chase
Auctus Tata Microsoft
Robert Bosch Schlumberger The Hindu Group
Wipro Virtusa Triveni Turbine Limited
Citi - Citi Analyst Chennai Renault Nissan Siemens
Detect Technologies OYO  ISRO 
Global Analytics OLA Indian Oil
HSBC ICICI Bank HCL
KPMG McKinsey and Company Axis Bank
Next Education India Pvt Ltd PhonePe Airbus Group
Zivame Reliance Industries Pristine Retail
Telstra India Pvt Ltd Royal Enfield Cytel Statistical Software
L&T Dell Huawei Technologies
Uber India Apple AB InBev
Arthur D Little Intel UBS
Boeing Flipkart Finmechanics
Morgan Stanley Publicis Sapient Halma
Alphanso Qualcomm Citi Bank
Jaguar Amazon Nvidia
Blackbuck Honeywell Sprinklr
Mastercard Dalberg Auctus Advisors
Deutsche Bank Wells Fargo BNY Mellon
RBS Trex Quant Miebach
ANZ Ernst and Young Futures First
Bain and Company Deloitte Standard Chartered

IIT Madras Placement Cell

IIT Madras has a placement cell, formally known as the Career Development Cell (CDC), that works vigorously to provide students with insights and guide them regarding various career paths and prepare students for their Placements and Internship recruitment process. The IIT Madras placement cell organises various events to train and guide students. The Career Development Cell initiated a series called 'A Day in the Job'. This series aims to give students a sneak peek into jobs in various sectors, the nature of work, pros and cons, how to land the job, and exit options. 

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras placement cell organises two sessions of mock tests, interviews, and GDs in collaboration with various testing agencies. The cell also conducts multiple skill-building sessions and workshops to prepare students. Resume-building sessions and resume archives are also provided by the IIT Chennai placement cell. The student's success is the reflection of the work done by the cell.

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IIT Madras Placement Procedure

The IIT Madras placements season usually starts in the first week of July with sending invites to the companies. Tests usually start in the second or third week of September and the interview process starts in the first week of December. The step-by-step process of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras placements is given below.

  • The placement cell sends invitations to the companies for the campus recruitment process.
  • Students interested to participate in the campus placements are asked to register themselves on the placement portal.
  • Students then upload their resumes.
  • Uploaded resumes are then verified.
  • Interested companies give their Pre Placement Talks on the decided dates.
  • Closed PPOs are issued.
  • Tests are conducted to shortlist the candidates for interviews.
  • Interviews are conducted for the shortlisted candidates.
  • Offer letters are issued for selected students.

IIT Madras Internship

Along with final placements, the IIT Madras placement cell also conducts internship drives to provide students with internship opportunities. The institute believes that an internship is a foundation over which a student’s career is built and provides an opportunity to build a professional network. The internship team of IIT Madras makes sure that internship guidance is provided for all 1300 students from 3rd-year B.Tech and Dual Degree, 4th-year Dual Degree and MA, 1st-year MBA, M.Tech and 8 Inter-Disciplinary streams, every year.

Internship season usually starts in the month of August and a rolling process happens throughout the season with over 150 companies participating. Students were able to grab 778 internship offers from 140+ companies during the 2022-23 internship drive. Students who have performed exceptionally well in the internship will receive full-time opportunities known as pre-placement offers. IIT Madras students have attracted 350 PPOs in 2022- 23 compared to 231 pre-placement offers in the preceding placement season.

Some of the internship highlights of the 2022-23 season are given below.

Particulars Highlights
Number of Internship Offers 778
Total Number of Companies 140+
Total Number of PPOs Offered 350
Highest Stipend Offered INR 13.30 Lakhs per Month
Highest Stipend Offered INR 5,000 per Month

IIM Madras Top Internship Recruiters

Students of IIT Madras have interned in reputed companies like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Adobe, Cisco, Intel, etc. Mentioned below are some of the companies that visit IIT Chennai for internships.

Adobe Amazon American Express
Axis Bank Ascendo.ai Bain and Company
BHEL Boston Consulting Group Cambridge Mobile Telematics
Cisco System Citicorp Services India Pvt. Ltd. DE Sahw India Pvt. Ltd.
Deccan Industries Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Dream 11
EXL Service ExxonMobil Services & Technology Private Limited Fidelity Investments
Flipkart GE Healthcare GKN Aerospace Engine Systems India Pvt. Ltd.
Goldman Sachs Google Honeywell
HSBC (India) Info Edge India Limited Intel
IQVIA ITC Limited Jaguar Land Rover India Limited
JP Morgan and Chase Microsoft India Pvt. Ltd. Morgan Stanley
National Payments Corporation Of India Natwest NVIDIA
Oracle Ltd. PayPal Philips
PwC India Qualcomm Razorpay
Reliance Industries Limited Salesforce Samsung Research Institute
Schneider Electric Slice TATA
Texas Instruments TIKTOK Skill Games Pvt. Ltd. Titan Company Ltd.
Uber India Systems Pvt. Ltd. Wells Fargo Wipro Enterprises (P) Ltd.
Zomato Ltd. - -

IIT Madras Internship Statistics

Indian Institute of Technology Madras Internship statistics have increased considerably compared to previous years. IIT Chennai internship statistics like year-wise internship offers, specialisation-wise stipends, sector-wise data, etc. are given below.

IIT Madras Year-wise Internship Offers

The number of internship offers offered to the students of IIT Madras has been constantly rising every year. The number of internship offers received during the latest season is 778 offers. The table below shows the year-wise number of offers for the last five seasons (2018-19 to 2022-23).

Year Number of Offers
2022-23 778
2021-22 858
2020-21 619
2019-20 554
2018-19 376

The graph below shows the statistics of the year-wise number of internship offers received for the last five seasons (2018-19 to 2022-23).

internship-offers

IIT Madras Sector-wise Internship Offers

Companies from the IT and Software Development sector offered the most number of internship offers during 2022-23, 298 offers. IT and Software Development sector is followed by Engineering and Technology with 255 offers. Statistics of the sector-wise number and percentage of internship offers received during the 2022-23 internship season are shown below.

Sector Number of Offers (Percentage)
IT and Software Development 298 (35.7%)
Engineering and Technology 255 (30.5%)
Management 101 (12.1%)
Data Science and Analytics 80 (9.6%)
Financial Services 49 (5.9%)
Research and Development 45 (5.4%)
Education 7 (0.8%)

The statistics of the sector-wise number and percentage of internship offers received during the internship season of 2022-23 are shown in the graph below.

sector-wise-internship

IIT Madras Year-wise PPOs

Even though the total number of internship offers received in 2022-23 saw a slight drop, the number of Pre Placement Offers (PPOs) jumped to 350 offers. Statistics of the year-wise number of PPOs offered for students of all the programs are shown in the table below.

Year Number of PPOs
2022-23 350
2021-22 231
2020-21 186
2019-20 170
2018-19 136
2017-18 117

The graph below shows the year-wise number of PPOs offered for students of all programs for the last six years (2017-18 to 2022-23).

PPOs

IIT Madras Sector-wise Internship Stipend Offered

The highest stipend offered during 2022-23, INR 12.0 Lakhs per month, was jointly offered by the companies from Financial Services and IT & Software Development sectors. The lowest stipend, INR 7,500 per month, was offered by the Engineering and Technology sector. Statistics of the sector-wise highest, median, and minimum internship stipends offered are tabulated below.

Sector Highest Stipend Offered (in INR) Median Stipend Offered (in INR) Minimum Stipend Offered (in INR)
Data Science and Analytics 2.0 LPM 0.5 LPM 0.1 LPM
Education 0.1 LPM 0.1 LPM 0.1 LPM
Engineering and Technology 2.0 LPM 0.4 LPM 0.075 LPM
Financial Services 12.0 LPM 1.3 LPM 0.39 LPM
IT and Software Development 12.0 LPM 0.8 LPM 0.1 LPM
Management 1.5 LPM 0.6 LPM 0.1 LPM
Research and Development 1.5 LPM 0.4 LPM 0.1 LPM

IIT Madras UG Specialisation-wise Stipend Offered

Among UG specialisations, students of Computer Science and Engineering & Electrical Engineering collectively received the highest stipend of INR 13.30 Lakhs per month during the 2022-23 season. The lowest stipend offered during this season is INR 5,000 per month. Statistics of the B.Tech/ DD/ IDDD specialisation-wise stipends offered during the internship season of 2022-23 are given below.

Specialisation Highest Stipend Offered (in INR) Median Stipend Offered (in INR) Minimum Stipend Offered (in INR)
Aerospace Engineering 1.5 LPM 0.7 LPM 0.1 LPM
Bioengineering 1.5 LPM 0.5 LPM 0.1 LPM
Bioscience 1.5 LPM 0.27 LPM 0.15 LPM
Civil Engineering 2.0 LPM 0.25 LPM 0.05 LPM
Chemical Engineering 2.0 LPM 0.65 LPM 0.1 LPM
Computer Science and Engineering 13.30 LPM 1.30 LPM 0.40 LPM
Electrical Engineering 13.30 LPM 0.6 LPM 0.05 LPM
Engineering Design 1.8 LPM 1.0 LPM 0.05 LPM
Engineering Physics 1.65 LPM 0.5 LPM 0.1 LPM
Mechanical Engineering 1.85 LPM 0.4 LPM 0.05 LPM
Metallurgy and Materials Engineering 6.60 LPM 0.40 LPM 0.05 LPM
Ocean Engineering 1.85 LPM 0.75 LPM 0.1 LPM

IIT Madras M.Tech Specialisation-wise Stipend Offered

The following table shows the statistics of the M.Tech specialisation-wise stipend offered during the 2022-23 internship drive. Among M.Tech specialisations, Computer Science students received the highest stipend of INR 1.8 Lakh per month. The lowest stipend offered during this drive is INR 5000 per month.

Specialisation Maximum Stipend Offered (in INR) Median Stipend Offered (in INR) Minimum Stipend Offered (in INR)
Aerospace Engineering 0.45 LPM 0.42 LPM 0.21 LPM
Applied Materials 0.25 LPM 0.15 LPM 0.10 LPM
Biotechnology 0.5 LPM 0.5 LPM 0.5 LPM
Chemical Engineering 1.0 LPM 0.37 LPM 0.10 LPM
Computer Science 1.8 LPM 0.8 LPM 0.15 LPM
Electrical Engineering 1.25 LPM 0.45 LPM 0.1 LPM
Mathematics 1.6 LPM 0.35 LPM 0.10 LPM
Mechanical Engineering 0.45 LPM 0.22 LPM 0.15 LPM
Metallurgy and Materials Engineering 0.40 LPM 0.40 LPM 0.40 LPM
Physics 1.25 LPM 1.25 LPM 1.25 LPM

IIT Madras Research Internship Colleges

Mentioned below are the educational institutions from all around the world that visit IIT Chennai for internship drives.

MIT, Boston National University of Seoul Ohio State University, Canada
Georgia Tech Purdue University University of Duisburg, Germany
John Hopkins University of British Columbia University of Melbourne
Carnegie Mellon University University of Waterloo  -

IIT Madras Placements FAQs

Does IIT Madras have a placement cell?

Yes. IIT Madras has a placement cell, formally known as the Career Development Cell (CDC), that works vigorously to provide students with insights and guide them regarding various career paths and prepare students for their Placements and Internship recruitment process. Refer to the article above for more details regarding the placement cell.

Who are some of the top recruiters of IIT Madras?

Leading companies like Microsoft, Google, Goldman Sachs, Adobe, Qualcomm, Oracle, Texas Instruments, Bajaj, Quadaye, Walmart, American Express, Uber, etc. are some of the IIT Madras top recruiters. Refer to the article above for more companies participating IIT Madras placements.

What is the IIT Madras highest package?

The IIT Madras highest package offered during the 2022-23 placements is INR 1.31 Crores per annum. Refer to the article above for more placement highlights.

What is the IIT Madras average package?

The institute is yet to release placement data like IIT Madras average package, number of students placed, etc. Refer to the article above for more details regarding IIT Madras placements.

Does IIT Madras provide internships?

Yes. Along with final placements, the IIT Madras placement cell also conducts internship drives to provide students with internship opportunities. Students were able to grab 778 internship offers from 140+ companies during the 2022-23 internship drive. Refer to the article above for more details regarding IIT Madras internships.

IIT Madras Reviews

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4.3

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30

>3-4 star

6

>2-3 star

0

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College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities

4.3

Academics & Faculty

4.3

Placements & Internships

4.2

Clubs & Associations

4.7

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Aswin M Batch 2018 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
4.5
Reviewed on May 18, 2018
5 Placements
3.5 Fees
4.5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : Many companies are coming for placement process like Apple, Microsoft, IBM, Wipro, etc. INR 7 lakhs per annum is the average package and 100 % placement is there.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : You have to score 75% in PCM & above 300 ran

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Kunal Ahirwar Batch 2019 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
4.8
Reviewed on Apr 22, 2018
4.5 Placements
5 Fees
4.5 Academics
5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I have gotten multiple internships through the institute and all of them have paid well. All kinds of companies from tech startups to global financial giants come to the institute. The average salary is around INR 10lpa and highest often go

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Nikhil Palakurthi Batch 2021 BTech Mechanical Engineering
3.5
Reviewed on Feb 14, 2018
3.5 Placements

Placements & Internships : I am a second-year student and haven't done any internships. This year IIT Madras placements are the no placements in India and their many key companies in IT as well as course-related companies. Some of the Key companies in IT are Apple,

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Mosikeeran Selvan Batch 2019 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
4.3
Reviewed on Feb 14, 2018
4 Placements
4.5 Fees
4.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I interned at Saint Gobain at Item research park. Spend was 15000 per month. For it department, even Facebook and Google hire. For us, average salary is about 9 lakh per annum. The senior I know got 14 lakh at Rovigo.

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Arvind Narayanan Batch 2016 BTech Mechanical Engineering
3.9
Reviewed on Jan 17, 2018
3.5 Placements
3.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I interned with Cadbury India Pvt. Ltd. Companies from FMCG, Finance, Consulting, IT and startups generally hire from IIT Chennai. The average salary would be approx INR 10 lakhs per annum with the highest packages going to CS graduates get

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