Over 400 job offers land at IIT-Kharagpur on Day 1
    Kolkata, Dec 2 (PTI) Over 400 job offers have been
made on the first day of the placement season at the Indian
Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, a press release from the
institute has said.
    More than 362 companies have already registered and
over 618 profiles have been opened by them, giving ample
opportunity to students to choose their career wisely, it
    Of them, 256 were PPOs (pre-placement offers) and
close to 150 were fresh ones, the statement said Saturday
evening on the first day of placements.
    The first phase of placement is expected to continue
till December 20.
    Qualcomm and Microsoft made the highest number of
offers which stood at 21.
    As many as 12 international offers were received
including six from Mercury Japan and four from Microsoft and
more offers were expected as the placement progressed, it
    More than 16 new companies including ARPWood Capital,
AB InBev, Blackrock and Bidgely are participating in the first
few days of the placement session, the statement said.
    The placement season is also witnessing the
participation of some 33 leading start-ups.
    Most of the companies are visiting the campus in the
first few days of placement including Zomato, Ola, Oyo,
Flipkart and Innovacer, it said. PTI SUS