Date: 25th February, 2016
Publication: The Economic Times
IIT Ropar saw a successful placement season with a total of 71 students placed so far. An average package of over 12 lakhs per annum was offered to students this year, an increase of 10 per cent compared to the last season. Premier companies such as Amazon,Google, Microsoft, PayPal, AristaNetworks, Texas Instruments, Larsen & Toubro, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors, Coal India Limited, Anglo Eastern Ship Management, Steelwedge, Axtria and Click Labs were some of the major recruiters.
Dr. Ravi Mohan Prasad, head, training and placement cell, IIT Ropar said,”The placements of B.Tech. students passing out in 2016 at IIT Ropar are very encouraging. 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. We wish all these students a very successful career ahead.”
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 Syber Place.