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

IIT Kanpur placements (Phase I) started on Dec 1, 2020, and lasted for nine days. At the end of Phase 1, 821 offers were made to the students by 232 recruiters. Out of the 821 offers, 709 placement offers were accepted, including preplacement offers.

During the first Phase, Microsoft was the leading recruiter and arrived on the campus on day one. The other top recruiters for 2021 for Phase I are Google, Apple, Intel, Axis Vmoc, Amazon, Zomato, ICICI Bank and the like.

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IIT Kanpur Placement Highlights

At IIT-Kanpur, day 1 ended with 226 offers. Graviton Trading offered jobs to 3 students, and QuantBox offered a job to 1 student with a package of INR 82 Lakhs per Annum and INR 80 Lakhs per Annum. Apple, Google, Microsoft and Cohesity made some attractive domestic placement offers to the students, while Apple and Cohesity offered a package of INR 60 Lakhs per Annum.

IIT Kanpur Highest Package International INR 1.47 Cr per Annum
Domestic INR 82 Lakhs per Annum

No. of Offers

Phase I

Day 1 226
Day 9 821
No of Recruiters   232
No of Offers Accepted   709

IIT Kanpur Placement Cell

The Students' Placement Office (SPO) is run and managed by an efficient team of office staff & students and handles all aspects of placements at IIT Kanpur. Right from contacting companies to managing all logistics of arranging for tests, pre-placement talks and conducting final interviews the SPO team provides it's best possible assistance to the recruiters. The hospitality and the functioning of SPO are applauded and well received by the visiting

IIT Kanpur Internship

Entrepreneurship Cell at IIT Kanpur conducts Startup Internship Program. Through SIP, they aim to collaborate with the startups, who are willing to offer the students' internship opportunities. Its been 12 since SIP launched, and it has been running successfully. The Summer Interns can be recruited for Analytics, Designing, Data Science, Engineering, Business Development, Finance, Consulting and Marketing.

SIP assists startups in recruiting students, by providing the resources and the infrastructure from starting from resume forwarding to conducting interviews and tests.

The recruitment will continue from January 2021 to April 2021, and the internship period will be for three months from May to July 2021. 

IIT Kanpur Top Recruiters

IIT Kanpur is visited by many industrial giants every year. Some of the top recruiters that visit the institute is mentioned below:

Syngenta Biosciences
Maxim Integrated Circuit
Value Partners
GE India Technology Centre-JFWTC Rediff Sybase
Procter & Gamble Axience Meinhardt tower
Vishay Components India Pvt.Ltd Transparent Energy research capital
Veveo India Private Limited Webaroo Technology India Pvt. Ltd. CGG India
Reliance jp morgan Asus Technology
Solar Unitech
Sabre Travel Technologies Pvt.Ltd.
Mechatronics Test Equipment (I) Pvt. Ltd Ansys-Fluent India Pvt. Ltd.
Absolute Data Group
Business Objects TSMC JK Tyre
A.C. Neilsen Novellus JUNIPER
Symphony Monitor Value Partners
Trans Market Group A.T. Kearney India
House Of Code Incorporation
Smart Cube Halliburton
geodesic information systems
Komli Media Pvt. Ltd. MIDAS
Millennium Networks
Boston Consulting Group Tata Strategic Management Group
Marvell Technology Group
Irunway Transocean Inc. GE
Water & process Fractal Analytics Ltd
Samsung India Software Operation(SISO)
Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd. Fair Issac Cairn 3M
John Deere India Ltd ERM India
Tensilica Technologies
Credit Suisse Business Analytics

IIT Kanpur Placement Statistics

The IIT Kanpur placements saw the highest participation from software and coding firms, around 59 %, whereas core firms filled 18%. The two-year data regarding the placement highlights have been tabulated below:

Particulars 2021 2020
Highest International Package (INR) 1.47 Cr 1.54 Cr
Highest Domestic Package (INR) 82 LPA 62.28 LPA
No. of Recruiters 232 (Phase 1) 300

The graph below shows the IIT Kanpur salary statistics for 2021 and 2020.

IIT Kanpur Placement Statistics

Placement Stats for two years- IIT Kanpur

IIT Kanpur MBA Placements

The placements season 2018-2020 for the MBA graduates have been a turbulent ride, handling the projects submission deadlines to presenting the projects to overnighters. The same condition was for the graduates of IIT Kanpur MBA. Despite the given conditions, with the backing of faculty and the staff, IIT Kanpur MBA's placements were at par with other top B schools in India. The key highlights for the MBA placements are:

No. of Companies Visited 30
No. of Offers Made 50
No. of PPO/PPI 6
Highest CTC  20 (INR in Lakhs per Annum)
Average CTC( Top 25%) 16.5 (INR in Lakhs per Annum)
Average CTC( Top 50%) 15.11 (INR in Lakhs per Annum)
Mean CTC 12.77 (INR in Lakhs per Annum)
Median CTC 12 (INR in Lakhs per Annum)

The top sectors which offered the job profiles is mentioned below.

Domain-Wise Profile Offered
Analytics 40%
IT/ Consulting 28%
Marketing 20%
Finance 6%
Operations 6%

The IIT Kanpur MBA top recruiting companies are:

Bajaj Finserv ICICI Bank Optum
E&Y ITC Infotech Sub K
Ford Infosys Tiger Analytics
HDFC Indiamart Wipro

IIT Kanpur International Placement Offers

IIT Kanpur have grabbed attractive offers at international and national levels. The highest CTC offered in 2021 and 2020 were international offers with a whopping amount of INR 1.47 Cr and INR 1.54 Cr respectively. The international tech giants like Microsoft and Google form a part of the sucessful IIT Kanpur placement drive.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the packages offered to the students of IIT Kanpur?

Ans. The highest domestic package offered to IIT Kanpur students in 2021 is INR 82 Laks per Annum. IIT Kanpur MBA placements 2020 saw the highest CTC offered is INR 20 Lakhs per Annum.

2. What are the IIT Kanpur placement statistics?

Ans. In 2021, 232 recruiters participated in phase 1 of the placement season and offering 800+ job profiles. Out of those offers, 709 offers were accepted, with the highest CTC being INR 1.47 Cr. The top recruiter is Mircosoft.

3. How are the IIT Kanpur MBA placements?

Ans. The IIT Kanpur MBA placements saw 30 job offers made by 300 companies, with the average CTC( top 25%) is INR 16.5 Lakhs per Annum.

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

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] Reviews

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2020

Companies from all over India and world come to hire from this campus. As this is engineering college so companies related to technology comes here mostly. Apart from those companies from finance area also shows interest in hiring students. Almost 80% students get placed on the campus. And that also with a good salary. Average salary depends upon the branch you are studying in. On average you may get 8.0(INR) lakhs per annum.

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering), batch of 2018
  • Internships are usually offered after the completion of the third year at Indian Institute of Technology.
  • So programs also include internships from startups which can be pursued soon after the second year. There are research interns based domestic and abroad, and one can apply in any of them.  
  • IITK has a strong alumni network.

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2018
  • A lot of students go out to do their interns at universities across the world in USA, UK, Europe, Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Singapore etc. where their travel and accommodation costs are covered by the institute offering them interns.
  • The placements happen in the month of December for final year students. They happen over a period of one month where companies visit the campus vigorously. The highest salary offered is generally close to Rs 1 Cr or more. It is generally offered by an IT based firm to a computer science student for a position outside India (mostly in the US). apart from these few outliers, day one sees around 120-150 students getting placed at an annual salary package of more than Rs 15 Lakhs per annum. The companies following them offer lower packages. The overall average salary of the batch would be somewhere around Rs 9-10 lakhs per annum.
  • There is a strong alumni network in place which goes back long enough and the spread is all across the globe and across organizations of different types. Even though it's been more than 2 years now since I left IIT Kanpur, I can still approach and alumni with just my name and place of graduation. There are Alumni meets that happen every year at several locations across the country where graduates from batches of 1960's also join and share their experience with the younger generation. Job switching is way easier for an IIT Kanpur graduate because of the presence of a strong alumni network and a strong bond that every IIT Kanpur graduate shares with the other irrespective of the years they graduate in. 

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Master of Business Administration [MBA] Reviews

Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Banking), batch of 2018

I haven’t done any internship yet. I don’t know much about the companies taking part in the recruitment drive.

Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2015
  • I can’t mention the entire placement figures at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, but I can tell you that my entire batch was recently placed with an average package of around Rs. 9.8 Lakh PA with companies like Amazon, LAVA International, Deloitte, ITC Infotech, and others of the same league.

Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2015
  • I did my internship in a startup which was related to online educational services. I am placed in an Analytics company.
  • Companies like Amazon, Deloitte, Lava, Infosys, Cognizant, ICICI etc hired this year from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur [IIT Kanpur].
  • The placement is good comparing the fees, location, and number of students in the batch.
  • Alumni network for MBA is not that strong but they are spread across the globe in good roles.

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Master of Technology [M.Tech] Reviews

Master of Technology [M.Tech], batch of 2013

I did my internship in TYNDALL INSTITUTE, Ireland. I don’t know much about the companies taking part in the recruitment drive and salary offered by them.

Master of Technology [M.Tech], batch of 2017
  • Stipend I am getting is Rs. 12,400.
  • IT, Manufacturing, Finance etc companies hire from Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur campus.
  • 70% students are placed.
  • Alumni network is awesome.

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