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Placements and Companies visited at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Gandhinagar

IIT Gandhinagar is committed to a comprehensive approach to education in engineering field; radical research addressing world problems. IIT Gandhinagar placements 2020 noticed a hike of 17 per cent in average package rendered to students. 

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IIT Gandhinagar Placements Highlights 

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IIT GN), one of the youngest IITs in the league has reached a new benchmark this placement season. As per the sources, 2 B.Tech students were offered 40 LPA by a Germany-based company, the highest ever at the institute. The UG programs collectively saw an over 80% placement record and the PG placement increased threefold.

The students from IITGN receive placements from various companies and government agencies as well as a few PSUs. Some of the companies that visited the campus for recruitment came from diverse sectors like Consulting, Education, Engineering & Technology, Finance, FMCG, Hospitality, IT/ software, NGO, Pharmaceutical, Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), Research and Development (R&D), etc. IIT Gandhinagar CSE placements attracted the highest packages across all the streams. Placement highlights of 2020 are as follows:

Particulars Status
Highest Package Offered 40 LPA
Average Package Offered 8.96 LPA
No. of Students Registered 169
No. of Students Placed 112
Placement Percentage for UG More than 80%

IIT Gandhinagar Placements Cell

The Career Development Services (CDS) acts as medium for employers and students to find new lines. In IIT Gandhinagar, the CDS is similar to Training and Placement cell. The placement office at IIT Gandhinagar devotes itself in empowering the students to unleash their true potential. The cell motivates students to chase their dreams  and help them to achieve in the immediate career areas including placement,entrepreneurship, higher studies and competitive exams.

Their resources are utilised by the students to plane their career effectively. The cell conducts several sessions that help students in preparing for GD, PI, career counselling, screening tests,personality development among others.

Internship Program at IIT G

At IITG there are various internship opportunities that are offered to the students throughout the span of their course.. National and International category internships are held for the students. The internships are usually for a duration of 8-12 weeks during the months of May, June, and July. Some of the highlights for these internships are as follows:

Total No. of Students Participated 249
No. of Foreign Organizations/Institutes 17
No. of Domestic Organizations/Institutes 28

IIT-G Top Recruiters

Following are the top most companies that recruits students from IITG:

Cognizant Technology Solutions, Pune Infosys Ltd, Bangalore JSW Steels Ltd., Mumbai
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), India JCB India Ltd, Gurgaon Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., New Delhi
Defense Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), India Microsoft IT, Hyderabad Mercedes-Benz India Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon
Finisar, Malaysia Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC),India Essar Oil, Jamnagar, Gujarat
Flipkart, Bangalore Trident, Punjab GAIL (India) Ltd., New Delhi
Honda Cars India Ltd, Noida Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai Hero Moto Corp, Gurgaon
Goldman Sachs ISRO Tata Steel Ltd., Jamshedpur
ITC HPCL Marvell India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore

IIT Gandhinagar Placement Statistics

The PG salary in 2019 increased by 60 percent as against in 2018. In the last two years the decrease in UG average salary is visible below. However, there is a dip in for the undergraduates. The key statistics of IIT Gandhinagar is as follows:


UG Median Salary (in INR)

PG Median Salary (in INR)


8.8 LPA

5.5 LPA


7.5 LPA



7.75 LPA

6.6 LPA

Graphical Representation of IIT Gandhinagar Placement Statistics

The below graph shows the median salary statistics of IIT Gandhinagar for the years 2017-2019.

IIT Gandhinagar Placement FAQs

How are IIT Gandhinage M.Tech mechanical placements?

Ans. In 2017, M.Tech mechanical placemenst batch constituted of 19 students out of which 13 were recruited. One of them was hired at ISRO as a Jr. Scientist.

Which sectors witnessed the highest placements in IIT Gandhinagar?

Ans. Students got placed in various sectors like Consulting, Education, Engineering & Technology, Finance, FMCG, Hospitality, IT/Software, NGO, Pharmaceutical, Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) and Research and Development (R&D).

How are IIT Gandhinagar MTech placements?

Ans. The average salary proposed to IIT-G students was INT 7.2 LPA and the minimum salary was INR 6 LPA in 2017.

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Reviews on Placements of Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Gandhinagar

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] Reviews

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2016
1. Every student gets an Internship at IIT Gandhinagar, considering the year of undergraduation. 2. Most of the students of 3rd year B.Tech batch get internship through programs like DAAD, VITERBI, MITACS. And the other remaining students get internship through the collaborations, which IIT Gandhinagar holds. 3. In terms of plcaments about 85 % to 95 % of students get jobs every year. 4. Average Salary at IIT Gandhinagar is around 8 LPA. 5. Size of the Alumni network is not very big because of it is a new university.   

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2015
  • The size of Alumni Network is small because only 4 batches have passed out at Indian Institute of Technology.
  • Average package is around INR 7.5 lacs annually.
  • 59 companies came for placement during last year placement season.

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Chemical Engineering), batch of 2012
  • Indian Institute of Technology provides internship at Reliance Industries, Washington University, and IIT Bombay.
  • Placements of this college is very good.
  • Alumni network is growing at this college.

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Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] Reviews

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2017

I have not done internships yet would try Marketing 1lak should be average salary to be paid according to work

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Master of Technology [M.Tech] Reviews

Master of Technology [M.Tech], batch of 2016
Placement s bit too low as we are still developing .   IT,Banking and automobile is the major sector that comes for recruitment

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