With 144 companies visiting the campus to date, the average presence of companies per day stands at 28.
Marquee recruiters from across sectors such as software, hardware, consulting, core engineering, and banking and finance have hired from IIT KGP, the institute stated. So far, the company mix at the premier institute has been 60 per cent from software and analytics, 30 per cent from core sector and 10 per cent from banking and finance.
"We have a 20-member-strong student team managing placement right from interacting and inviting companies for placement, to conducting placement activities led by a group of faculty members, students and CDC officials. All the team members along with the staff of the Career Development Centre have been working relentlessly for the past one month to ensure the best experience for recruiters and students," added CDC Chairman.
International offers too have seen a significant jump at IIT KGP this year. Students bagged 41 international offers mainly from Japanese companies, as against 26 made in the last two years. Five Japanese companies, four US multinationals and one major player of Taiwan offered opportunities to students. This year international offers have grown exponentially over last year.
This year Japan led the international segment with five companies making 28 offers. Microsoft
led the international offers made by US companies with four, followed by one each by Uber and Honeywell.
As many as nine offers came from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. Phase=I of the placement will tentatively continue till December 11 while the second phase starts in the first week of January 2020 and lasts till mid-April that year.