Date: 25th February, 2016
Publication: The Indian Express
IIT Ropar saw a successful placement season with a total of 71 B Tech students placed so far. An average package of over 12 lakh per annum was offered with an increase of 10 per cent compared to the last season. Some of the major recruiters were Amazon, Google, Microsoft, PayPal, Arista Networks, Texas Instruments, Larsen & Toubro, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors, Coal India Limited, Anglo Eastern Ship Management, Steelwedge, Axtria and Click Labs.
Dr Ravi Mohan Prasad, Head, Training & Placement Cell, IIT Ropar said,“The response from industry has been overwhelming and we are glad to see 80 per cent of our students placed already. More than 90 per cent of the Computer Science students and close to 58 per cent of the Mechanical Engineering students have been offered positions in core-technical companies.”
IIT Ropar also saw a robust line-up of first time recruiters like Saavn, Yodlee, TinyOwl, Grofers, Practo, CouponDunia, Steelwedge, Axtria, Click Labs, RockON, BRDS, Anglo Eastern Ship Management, Indus Valley Partners, Coal India Limited, and SyberPlace A total of 37 companies came for the placements this year.