IIT-M PLACE­MENT BO­NANZA: 85 JOB OF­FERS IN 1ST SES­SION

Sunday Express - - TAMIL NADU -

A to­tal of 85 job of­fers, in­clud­ing six in­ter­na­tional ones, were made by 19 com­pa­nies dur­ing the first of two ses­sions of place­ments at the In­dian In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy Madras (IIT-M) on Satur­day, ac­cord­ing to a state­ment is­sued by the In­sti­tute. Satur­day was the first day of the place­ments that will con­tinue un­til De­cem­ber 8. The big re­cruiters of the first ses­sion in­clude Mi­crosoft, Google and Ap­ple. “IIT Madras is the only ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tute in In­dia which had all the top three global con­sult­ing ma­jors McKin­sey, The Boston Con­sult­ing Group and Bain & Co., re­cruit­ing on cam­pus - they ac­counted for 13 of­fers in the ses­sion,” the state­ment said.

In­dian Space Re­search Or­ga­ni­za­tion and Oil and Nat­u­ral Gas Cor­po­ra­tion (ONGC), had al­ready re­cruited seven can­di­dates be­fore the place­ments be­gan, mak­ing a to­tal of­fer count of 92. The first ses­sion hap­pened be­tween 7 am and 2 pm, with re­cruiters from McKin­sey, Mi­crosoft, Google, Uber, Rubrik, The Boston Con­sult­ing Group, Texas In­stru­ments, Gold­man Sachs, ITC Ltd, Auc­tus Ad­vi­sors and Qual­comm, of­fer­ing jobs for 32 dif­fer­ent pro­files.

Bain and Com­pany and Nu­tanix Tech­nolo­gies re­cruited for the first time at IIT-M cam­pus. “Mi­crosoft gave the high­est num­ber of of­fers - 25 of­fers for three pro­files. The other re­cruiters were Gold­man Sachs (7) and Ap­ple (8),” the state­ment said. In the sec­ond slot of place­ments held be­tween 4 pm and 11 pm, 23 com­pa­nies in­clud­ing Air­bus, Shell, JP Mor­gan, Star In­dia, In­tel, Qual­comm and Gen­eral Elec­tric were sched­uled to par­tic­i­pate.

Pro­fes­sor Manu San­thanam, ad­vi­sor, train­ing and place­ment, IIT Madras, said, “The num­ber of fi­nance or an­a­lyt­ics of­fers has been ex­cel­lent in first slot, with 29 of­fers be­ing made.”

The num­ber of fi­nance or an­a­lyt­ics of­fers has been ex­cel­lent in the first slot, with 29 of­fers be­ing made by such firms

Pro­fes­sor Manu San­thanam, ad­vi­sor, train­ing and place­ment, IIT-M

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