Hyderabad: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recruited two students from the Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad during campus placements. Apart from this, several IITians from Hyderabad have bagged 213 job offers from 80 companies, out of which 22 are international firms. This marks a significant increase from last year when it was only eight.
A total of 418 students registered for Phase I of the campus recruitments, held between December 1 and 22. Students have accepted 17 pre-placement offers from companies such as Amazon, Microsoft, Sch-lumberger, Qualcomm, Goldman Sachs, Swiggy, Electronic Arts and D.E.Shaw.
Dr Amit Acharyya, acting faculty-in-charge of placements, IIT Hyder-abad, said, “I am very happy to see that the demand for IITH students of all levels be it from UG, PG or PhDs, are at their peak. Many Japanese companies have shown interest in our students and more than 10 Japanese companies visited the campus this year.”
Prominent first-time recruiters that came for Phase I placements inclu-ded Softbank, Mercari, Toyota Research, Toshiba INC. TSMC (Taiwan semi conductors), Yokogawa Electric Corporation, Annotation Inc., Denso, Barclays and Oppo.
Traditional recruiters include Flipkart, Ama-zon, Samsung, Xilinx, Qualcomm, Maruti, ISRO, GE and TCS.
“I am happy to get a job at TRI-AD Toyota Research Institute, Advance Deve-lopment, Tokyo which is a reputable company and is at the forefront of research and engineering. I consider myself fortunate that I will be able to apply the knowledge learned for my thesis work and pursue that as a vocation,” said M.Tech-CSE student Nehal Mamgain.
Mr Abhijeet Sanjay Bhure (B.Tech-CSE) said, “I am excited about my offer at Mercari Japan. This year has seen a huge increase in students getting placed in international, especially Japan-ese companies. It is a good change that IITH has seen; catalysing the exchange of culture and talent between countries and thereby strengthening global bonding. I hope this recruitment grows for the good in the coming years.”...