Indian IIT Patna is one of the new IITs. Established as an institute of national importance through an act of parliament in 2008, IIT Patna strives to provide world-class education and an intellectually stimulating environment in an endeavor to develop well-rounded individuals with the technical and professional competence of the highest degree.
Strives to provide world-class education and an intellectually stimulating environment to its students. The Training and Placement Cell of the Institute handles all aspects of placements for the graduating students of all departments. Right from contacting companies to managing all logistics of arranging for tests, pre-placement talks and conducting final interviews the Training and Placement Cell officials and volunteers provide their best possible assistance to the recruiters.
To facilitate the interaction between students and organizations student representatives and faculty members coordinate with them. In session 2017-18, the TPC has been actively involved in the placement of the final year UG students and final year PG students, who were admitted in the year 2014 and 2016 respectively.
This year institute attracted the highest number of recruiters i.e.88 recruiters who made a total of 192 offers. Out of 140 UG, 125 have got placed with an average package of 11.47 Lakhs. Also, out of 49 PG students, 31 have got placed with an average package of 8.34 Lakhs.
This year, IITP has placed 90% of its B.Tech (2014-18) with 151 offers and 64% of the M.Tech (2016-18) students with 192 offers. M.Sc and Ph.D students too received offers from various universities and institutions. The highest package of approx. 50 Lakhs was offered by Google as PPO (Pre Placement Offer) and Rs. 39.23 L per annum by Adobe. Similarly, DE Shaw has offered 29.5 L to two students and Amazon has hired four students so far this year, offering 27.6 L.
Dr. Amarnath Hegde, Professor In Charge, Training and Placement Cell, IIT Patna said,” The Institute has earned for it’s excellent academic and extracurricular activities in India and abroad.”
In this placement season, offers are made from ISRO, IOCL, HPCL, Amazon, Mathworks, Microsoft, Directi, Samsung – Delhi, Goldman Sachs, Deloitte, Future First, Arista Network, United Health Group, Cognum, Codenation, Sigmoid, L&T ECC, L&T Heavy Engineering, Infoedge (Naukri.com), Oyo Rooms, Infosys, Mediatek, Siemens, Volvo Eicher, Adobe, Netapp, Smartprix, Finisar, Tejas Network, Cognizant, TCS Research, Capgemini, TVS Motors, Samsung Noida, Timetooth Technologies, Axiom (Namekart), Tata Motors and many more.
IITP students received the summer internship offer from various private companies like PSU, R & D organizations in India and abroad. Few of the names are Amazon, Mathworks, Webstaff, Microsoft, Arista Networks, DRDO, SAIL, NTPC, IOCL, TCS Research, IISc Bangalore, IIT Kanpur, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Steel etc. A good number of students have got internships in foreign universities including Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, SUTD Singapore, Stanford University, University of Tokyo, Indiana University etc.
This year onward, Training and Placement Cell is actively organizing the various training sessions, industry interactions and career guidance sessions for the students.
Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya, Director, IIT Patna said, “We plan to train our students in various industries so that knowledge gained in the academic institute is fruitfully utilized. I envision developing this institute as one of the top institutes of overall education.”