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News - Over 100 pre-placement offers given to IIT Kharagpur students

As many as 118 pre-placement offers (PPOs) have been given to the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) students at the start of the new semester.

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As a part of the curriculum, students from the premier technology and engineering institute had undergone compulsory summer internship in May and June. Students got placed across all departments - computer science engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and electrical communications engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, humanities and social sciences (Economics) and others.

Prof Deb said, "We are approaching several new companies along with those who have visited us earlier and many have responded already. We are expecting 250 companies to visit us for placement in December."

Offers made by the top companies :

Microsoft and Wipro - 14
Qualcomm - 13
Samsung - 12
Texas Instruments - 11

Offers have also been received from ITC, Unilever and several other companies, both in core and non-core areas such as finance, software, analytics and consultancy.

"This is a great start for the placement season. PPOs generally constitute about 15 per cent of the total number of placements and many more offers are in the pipeline as the semester progresses," Professor in-charge Debasis Deb said.

Source: http://indiatoday.intoday.in/education/

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