NIT Rourkela Records 100% Placements, 8 Students Get Rs 52.8 Lakh Package
During the academic year 2022-23, NIT Rourkela achieved an outstanding milestone in campus placements as its students received an unprecedented number of job offers. The institute garnered a remarkable total of 1,534 job offers from over 330 companies, with an impressive placement rate of over 95% for students in the flagship B. Tech programme, as officially stated.
The campus placements were dominated by top recruiters, with TCS leading the way by offering 84 jobs, followed closely by Shell with 62 offers and PwC with 45 offers. Notably, the Landmark Group extended 3 international offers, showcasing the global appeal of NIT Rourkela graduates.
It was inspiring to see that 24 students secured packages exceeding Rs 50 LPA, with the highest offer being Rs 52.89 LPA for eight of them. This demonstrates the excellence of the students and the value placed on their skills by recruiters. Additionally, there was an overall increase in average CTC from Rs 11.15 LPA in the previous year to Rs 12.95 LPA in 2022-2023, representing a growth of over 16%. The average CTC for B.Tech students reached an impressive Rs 14.22 LPA during the same period.
The different departments at NIT Rourkela also showcased their strengths in placements. The Computer Science Department achieved an impressive average CTC of Rs 21.87 LPA, while the Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering department secured an average CTC of Rs 18.12 LPA, and the Electronics and Communication department recorded an average CTC of Rs 17.97 LPA. The Electrical Department also performed well with an average CTC of Rs 14.55 LPA, further highlighting the strong demand for graduates from these disciplines in the job market.
In the academic year 2022-23, a total of 1,474 students registered for placements across various streams of study, indicating the keen interest and dedication of the student community. Notably, there was a significant 51% increase in placements for students from the Integrated M.Sc. course compared to the previous session, with over 80% of them securing placements.
Overall, the institute achieved an impressive placement record of 88% across all branches, which reflects the resounding success of the placement season and the promising prospects for NIT Rourkela's graduates.
During the placement season, the Software and IT Services sector emerged as the top recruiter, accounting for 31.1% of the total placements. Renowned companies like Microsoft, Amazon, AWS, Hotstar, and SAP Labs were prominent players in this sector. Core Engineering closely followed with 26.8% of the placements, with companies like Shell, Schlumberger, ExxonMobil, TATA Steel, and John Deere offering opportunities to the students.
The Analytics and Consulting sector also made a significant contribution, accounting for 15.3% of the total placements. Notable companies like Deloitte, PwC, Decimal point analytics, O9 Solutions, and Kantar actively recruited students. Moreover, there were diverse opportunities in sectors like Electronics, Finance, Education, Design, and Healthcare, with companies such as Navi, Cashfree, Mathworks, American Express, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Wells Fargo, ITC Limited, Britannia, HUL, and many others offering job opportunities.
The core sector also saw participation from Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) such as HPCL, EIL, BPCL, GAIL, and BEL, further broadening the scope of career paths for students.
Overall, the exceptional placements at NIT Rourkela underscore the institute's academic excellence and its graduates' high demand in the job market across various sectors.