NIT Rourkela Records Highest Number of Offers in Campus Placements

  • A total of 1534 job offers were received from 330 companies during campus placements for 2022-23 academic year

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (NIT Rourkela) received the highest number of job offers during campus placements in an academic year.

A total of 1534 job offers were received from more than 330 companies during the campus placements process reaching a breakthrough as more than 95 per cent of students from the flagship B. Tech program were placed. Branches like B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering and Ceramic Engineering as well as Dual Degrees in Mining Engineering and Ceramic Engineering recorded 100 per cent placement of registered students.

During the placement drive, 24 students secured a package of more than Rs. 50 LPA among them eight got the offer with the highest package of Rs. 52.89 LPA. The Institute has witnessed a significant surge in offers across diverse sectors, reaching unprecedented levels. The average (overall) CTC jumped from Rs.11.15 LPA in 2021-2022 to Rs.12.95 LPA in 2022-2023 achieving an increase of more than 16 per cent. The average CTC of B.Tech for the year is Rs.14.22 LPA.

The Computer Science Department recorded an average CTC of Rs. 21.87 LPA. The Average CTC of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering is Rs. 18.12 LPA. The average CTC for Electronics and Communication is Rs. 17.97 LPA and Electrical Department stands with an average of Rs. 14.55 LPA.

In the 2022-23 Academic Year, a total of 1474 students registered for placements, across different streams of study. More than 80 per cent of the registered students from the Integrated M.Sc. course were placed and there is a significant 51 per cent increase in offers over the previous session.

The Institute placement record across all branches reached 88 per cent. The post graduate programs also witnessed a remarkable growth in comparison to the previous session with 96.22 per cent in the Department of Electronics and Communication followed by 90 per cent in Department of Industrial Design and 86.96 per cent in Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The overall placement statistics accounted for 71.86 per cent across all disciplines of M. Tech.

Amongst the different sectors, Software and IT Services have emerged as the top recruiter (31.1 per cent of total recruitment) including Microsoft, Amazon and AWS, Hotstar, SAP Labs, etc. This was followed by Core Engineering (26.8 per cent) with companies like Shell, Schlumberger, ExxonMobil, TATA Steel, John Deere, etc. Analytics and Consulting accounted for 15.3 per cent including companies like Deloitte, PwC, Decimal point analytics, O9 Solutions and Kantar etc.

The rest of the offers are from diverse sectors including Electronics, Finance, Education, Design, and Healthcare including companies like Navi, Cashfree, Mathworks, American Express, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Wells Fargo, ITC Limited, Britannia, HUL, and many others. The opportunities in the core sectors also reached new heights and the premier institute welcomed PSUs like HPCL, EIL, BPCL, GAIL, and BEL.

A total of 3 international offers were made in the academic year from Landmark Group.

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