IIT Guwahati inaugurated its 2019-20 placement season in December, where in a total of 147 companies from various sectors participated in the recruitment process. 

The overall placement of B.Tech. and B.Des. students was 87.52%. For B.Tech and B.Des, the total number of job offers was 491 out of 561 students. On the other hand, the overall placement of M.Tech. and M.Des. students was 51.84%. For M.Tech and M.Des, the number of total job offers was183 out of 353 students. 

Based on the reports, IIT Guwahati witnessed its highest package of the season from Microsoft of INR 1.5 crores. Some of the major recruiters were- Microsoft, Uber, Goldman Sachs, JPMC, IBM, Nutanix, American Express, Quadeye, Oracle, Bajaj, and Google. 

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IIT Guwahati Overall Placement 2020 Highlights 

Overall Placement Percentage 65.28%
Total No. of Recruiters 147
Total No. of Placement Offers 691
No. of Registered Students 1060
No. of International Offers 29
Highest CTC INR. 1.5 CPA

IIT Guwahati achieved an overall placement record of 65.28% for all programs (B.Tech,B.Des,M.Tech,M.Des,M.Sc.,MSR, MA, PhD). In the 2019-20 placement drive, A total of 147 companies had visited the campus where over 1060 students had registered for recruitment. The Highest CTC offered (overall) was of INR 1.5 Cr. by Microsoft.

The major job profiles that were being offered at the IITG placements were- Analyst, Software Development Engineer, Product Engineer, Systems Engineer, Analog/ Digital Engineer, Engineer Trainee, Systems Engineer. 

The institute had also received a total of 29 international offers from Uber, Microsoft, Accenture Japan, BNY Mellon USA and SOU Japan. A total of 690 students got recruited from different disciplines.

IIT Guwahati Course-wise Placements 2020

The following table represents the Course-wise Placement data for the batch of 2019-2020:

Course No. of Participating Students No. of Students Placed
B.Tech. & B.Des. 561 491
M.Tech. & M.Des. 353 183
M.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics) 55 11
M.A. 1 0
MSR (Energy) 5 2
Ph.D. 85 5

The maximum number of students were recruited from the B.Tech. & B.Des. programs followed by the students from the M.Tech. and M.Des. program.

  • For B.Tech and B.Des, the number of total job offers were 491. 
  • For M.Tech and M.Des, the job offers were offered to 183 out of 353 students.
  • From M.Sc. only 11 out of 55 students bagged placement opportunities.
  • No students received placements under the MA program
  • For MSR (Energy) 2 out of 5 students bagged placement offers
  • For Ph.D. programs, 5 PhD students (Physics-1, Civil Engg.-1, Chemistry-1, Computer Science and Engg.-2) received job offers out of 85 registered candidates. This is mainly in the Research and Education sectors.
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The overall placement of B.Tech and B.Des students was 87.52% whereas the overall placement of M.Tech and M.Des students is 51.84%. For M.Sc. programs, 11 students (Mathematics-8, Chemistry-3) were placed out of 55 registered candidates. 

IIT Guwahati Branch-wise Placements 2020

A total of 674 offers were bagged by the students from the B.Tech. & B.Des, and M.Tech. & M.Des. programs-

Programs No. of International Offers No. of Domestic Offers
B.Tech. & B.Des. 24 467
M.Tech. & M.Des. 5 178

IIT Guwahati Department-wise B.Tech. & B.Des. Placements 2020

The following table represents the Department-wise Placement Statistics observed under the Branch of B.Tech. and B.Des. -

Department No. of Students Registered No. of Students Placed Total No. of Students Placed
Campus Placement PPOs
BSBE (BT) 36 24 0 24
CE 52 42 0 42
CL 56 45 2 47
Chemistry (CST) 31 27 3 30
CSE 86 57 28 85
DD 36 22 4 26
EEE (ECE) 70 46 19 65
EEE (EEE) 40 29 8 37
ME 75 57 5 62
Mathematics (MNC) 48 35 12 47
Physics (EP) 31 25 1 26

A total of 467 students were placed from the B.Tech. and B.Des. branch, 24 International offers were provided to the students ( BSBE-1, CST-1, CE-3, CSE-6, ECE-3, EEE-2, EP-2, MnC-2, ME-4).

IIT Guwahati Department-wise M.Tech. & M.Des. Placements 2020

The following table represents the Department-wise Placement Statistics observed under the Branch of M.Tech. & M.Des. -

Department Specializations No. of Students Registered No. of Students Placed
BSBE Biotechnology 22 6
CSE Computer Science & Engineering 44 44
CE Earth System Science and Engineering  5 -
Geotechnical Engineering 11 3
Infrastructure Engg. and Management 5 3
Structural Engineering 14 6
Transportation Engineering 10 -
Water Resources Engineering 11 1
Environmental Engineering 15 2
CL Material Science and Technology 29 6
Petroleum Science and Technology 21 5
DD Design 27 23
EEE Signal Processing 15 14
Communication Engineering 15 11
Power Control 6 5
VLSI 8 5
RF & Photonics 6 4
ME Aerodynamic and Propulsion 7 2
Computational Mechanics 9 6
Computer Assisted Manufacturing 18 9
Fluids and thermal 33 16
Machine Design 23 11
CRT Rural Technology 8 1

A total of 15 out of 71 students had been placed from the department of Civil Engineering, 11 out of 41 from CL, 39 out of 50 from EEE, and 44 students out of 90 from the department of ME.

A total of 178 students were placed from the M.Tech. and M.Des. branch, 5 International offers were provided to the students (EEE-4, and ME-1).

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IIT Guwahati Sector-wise Job Profiles 2020

Sector Job Profile
IT/Software Software Development Engg, Member Technical Staff, Design , R&D, Developers, IBSO, Data Science
Finance Quant, Algorithmic Trader
Non-Tech Profiles Business Analyst, Associate Product Manager, Marketing Manager
Analyst Quant, Data Science
Core Engg.(Automobile sector, Civil Construction, FMCG) Graduate Engineer trainee, Post Graduate trainee, Technical Executive
Design Product Designer, Graphic Designer, UX and UI

IIT Guwahati Top Recruiters 2020

Students received offers from Microsoft, Uber, Goldman Sachs, JPMC, IBM, Nutanix, American Express, Quadeye, Oracle, Bajaj, Google, Quadeye Securities, Analog Device, Atlassian, Accenture Japan, SOU Japan, Squarepoint Capital, Human Resocia, BNY Mellon-US etc. 

Some of the top paying firms were-

Recruiter No. of Offers
Microsoft 19
Goldman Sachs 9
JPMC 9
Oracle 14

It also received offers from various startup organizations such as, Udaan, NoBroker, Bounce, Meesho, Groww, Embibe. BEL, GAIL, POSCO were the few PSUs that visited the campus to recruit students.