Mumbai: The placement for IIT graduates will begin from tomorrow. Compared to 304 companies in 2017, this year 385 companies have registered at IIT-Bombay which is likely to help a surge in offers.
Over 1,650 students from IIT-Bombay have registered for this year's placements. US placement offers at the Powai institute is likely to come from Rubrik, Microsoft and BNY Mellon. The US firms are likely to offer a base package of $100,000 and incentives, said students.
Companies in the recruiters' list, apart from the various public sector entities, are from Japan and Europe, said a professor in charge of placements. There has been a considerable increase in the number of pre-placement offers which has gone up to 167 from last year's 100.
The Institute for the very first time is also conducting a test for students who have registered with the placement office. "The best of three test scores will be share with firms. The test will be set, monitored and evaluated by a faculty team. It was prepared and structured based on the experience of various company tests," said the placement office.