IIT Kharagpur students have received over 200 Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) by top notch MNCs. The placement season at the institute will begin on 1 December, 2017.
Renowned MNCs like Goldman Sachs, Samsung, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Adobe Systems, Wipro, each of them has offered more than 10 PPOs to students, stated IIT Kharagpur spokesperson. The large number of placement offerings are being received by students as a result of summer internships taken up by the students.
“This is an encouraging sign for us that companies recognise our students’ hard work and motivation during the internship”, Professor in-charge of the IIT-KGP Career Development Centre Prof Debasis Deb said.
According to Deb, factors such as wide choices in course curriculum available through flexible academic programmes, dedicated and experienced faculty members and a strong network of alumni is the reason of high demand of students among the MNCs.
Also, pre-final year students of the IIT-KGP has received more than 200 internship offers for the summer of 2018, the spokesperson said.