Many students are coming up with queries, “My rank is 2**, should I join Electronics or Maths & Computing to ensure better placement?” “My rank is 1000+, I am applying in Agriculture & Food Engineering, what is the prospect of Placement in this Dept?”
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Many students are coming up with queries, “My rank is 2**, should I join Electronics or Maths & Computing to ensure better placement?” “My rank is 1000+, I am applying in Agriculture & Food Engineering, what is the prospect of Placement in this Dept?” The faculty team in-charge of Career Development Centre have replied that “Based on the past records, it’s evident that those who have maintained a good academic CGPA in any of the disciplines, most of the students have been successful in getting the placement of their choice.”
They also added “IIT Kharagpur invites the best recruiters in the market during the placement season covering various sectors such as Core Engineering, IT, Finance, Consulting, Automobiles, PSUs, etc. The sheer diversity of recruiters across all domains and the extensive participation of overseas companies is an epitome of the global stature of the brand IIT Kharagpur.” The placement trend at IIT Kharagpur has shown that the flexibility in curriculum through Interdisciplinary programmes, Minor courses, co-curricular activities make our students fit into any sector such as Core Engineering, IT, Finance, Analytics, Consulting.
It does not matter which discipline you study, you may make a successful in-road to placement. Now to even more increase this flexibility in curricula, IITKGP introduced Microspecializations wherein students can study 3-4 subjects from other disciplines thus improving their employability in those fields and BTP (Bachelor thesis Project) taking procedure is made more flexible and simple allowing students to take projects in other branches or take core courses instead.
Also, they can enrol for Dual Degree program thus opting for M.Tech. in interdisciplinary subjects like Financial Engineering, Engineering Entrepreneurship, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Quality Engineering Design & Manufacturing or MBA. The entrepreneurial frame of mind of the students of IIT Kharagpur has also received appreciation from the recruiters.
The corporate preparedness of the students is indicated by the significantly large number of students hired by the recruiters as compared to other institutes. The Institute also offers mentoring, grooming programme and psychometric tests to help students perform better in placement interviews. The introduction of the induction program for incoming students helps them get to know their institute and department better. The mentor-mentee relationship, hall culture and various other culture of IIT Kharagpur help a student not only in academics but for a smooth and fulfilling college life.