1,275 offers land at IIT Kharagpur in first leg of placement
    Kolkata, Dec 14 (PTI) An estimated 1,275 offers from
192 companies landed at IIT Kharagpur during the first phase
of placement for 2018-19 which concluded on Friday.
    Several offers were made by the IT-Software,
e-commerce, finance and analytics companies including the core
engineering ones during the phase one of the placement, an IIT
Kharagpur statement said.
    About 40 per cent of the offers were in IT-Software,
followed by 20 per cent in core engineering, 15 per cent each
in analytics and e-commerce and 10 per cent in finance, the
statement said.
    Prominent companies which made offers included Google,
Apple, Microsoft, Intel, Tata Steel, Flipkart, L&T
Construction, Mahindra & Mahindra, TVS Motors, HSBC, JP
Morgan, Qualcomm, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, Master Card and
    The number of international positions stood at 23 with
Japan making the highest number of offers and Germany
emerging as a first-time recruiter, the statement said.
    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Oil and
Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) have already visited the campus
and many more are planning to come during the second phase of
placements which begins next month, it said.
    The total number of offers have crossed all benchmarks
set in the last four years, the statement added. PTI SUS