Chennai, Dec 2:
Setting a positive trend in terms of campus placements this year, a total of 123 offers were placed on the table for Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) graduates during the first session of day one of their placement drive . The offers covering 43 job profiles have come in from 22 different companies that include big names such as Microsoft, Texas Instruments, Bajaj Auto, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Alphonso, and Qualcomm.
Phase I of Placements at IIT-M that began yesterday is expected to continue till Dec 8.
24 other companies including TSMC, KLA Tencor, GE and Wipro had also participated.
1,443 students have registered for placements in the 2020-21 academic year, across different streams of study. “The total number of companies registered for Phase I of Placements is 256. They will be recruiting for a total of 472 profiles. As many as 71 start-ups have registered for recruitment in the ongoing academic year 2020-21.
Due to the pandemic situation the placements were held online only this year.