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Pre-Placement Offers at IIT Bhubaneswar

Pre-placement offers at IIT Bhubaneswar seem promising. Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, unemployment is at an all-time high. Many are losing jobs at well. Students have been worried about their own career prospects. Students of IIT Bhubaneswar can take a sigh of relief since many prominent companies have made pre-placement offers at IIT Bhubaneswar.

The batch 0f 2019-2020 has been successfully placed thanks to an innovative online mechanism. The final year students are all geared for the upcoming placement session. The placement session at IIT Bhubaneswar is supposed to start from 31st October 2020.


Pre-Placement offers at IIT Bhubaneswar
Pre-placement at IIT Bhubaneswar seem promising


Director’s Remarks | IIT Bhubaneswar

IIT Bhubaneswar released a statement to assure their students “Amidst doubts expressed all around about the effect of placements for engineering students during 2020‐21, the first flush of pre‐placement offers (PPOs) now being handed out at IIT Bhubaneswar are pointing to a very encouraging placement season ahead, this year.”

Furthermore, professor RV Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar assured the students and said “The premier institute has seen a surge in PPOs this year with the offers received already equalling last year’s total offers and is sure to surpass.”

“Offers as high as 43 LPA CTC has already been made. The majority of them are core industries and are wide-ranging indicating a health trend,” the director added.

This can be due to an impressive performance of interns working at highly esteemed companies. Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, DeShaw, and GEP Solutions have been increasingly using PPO more because it helps them select best suited and skilled candidates for their companies’ needs.

“Companies use PPOs to get an early advantage in the war for talent at the placement season on campuses. The companies can come again for campus placements to hire more. The shift of the campus placements to the virtual mode will be the trend making it more safe and convenient and is sure to be promising despite the ecosystem facing economic crisis owing to the ongoing pandemic situation across the globe,” added the IIT Bhubaneswar in a statement.

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Virtual is the Future | Online Placements

Dr. AK Pradhan, Professor‐in‐charge, Career Development Cell of the institute said “The shift towards the virtual mode of hiring by organizations for the campus placements is sure to create a new trend of the hiring process.”

We hope that universities across India take the example of IIT Bhubaneswar and start placements of their students too online.

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