NIT-Calicut Placements

[Based on info from official website and articles in the Hindu Newspaper dt. 23-03-2009 and 06-04-2009 ]

NIT-Calicut(National Institute of Technology- Calicut) is one of the premier NITs of India.It has quite good placements , as we shall see in this article.
The official website , gives quite little information. Relevant to us would be the last 2 years placements stats of BE Degree .
To understand clearly how the data has been given , we need to understand the format:


(Branch : EL-PL-DR-%)


where EL-Eligible students, PL-Placed, DR-Dream jobs (Students who got more than one job), %-Percentage of placement.
The Branches are: Computer Science & Engineering ,Electronics & Communication Engineering ,Electrical & Electronics Engineering ,Mechanical Engineering ,Production Engineering,Chemical Engineering.

(Please click on the image for a better view)
Clearly the averages are quite good , especially for the CS/EE related branches and Mechanical. All branches show a good % of placement.

According to The Hindu newspaper, for the BE degree students being placed in 08-09 :
  • 309 B.Tech. students got 484 job offers, 97 per cent placements. Of these, 175 students got more than one offer.

  • Highest salary offered was Rs.12 lpa to 3 CS students by DE Saw Research, an IT consulting company. The lowest salary offered was Rs.3 llpa. (Last year, the highest was Rs.10 lpa ,lowest Rs.2.2 lpa ).This is a good improvement.However , since the highest is 12 lpa , it is unlikely that NIT-C had any foreign placements(which are usually over $50,000 pa).

  • The average salary remained almost same (Rs 4.75 lpa to Rs.4.8 lakh lpa).This is good , considering that there is a recession on currently. The no. of students wrt. salary range chart is given below:

  • Till February, 95 companies visited the campus (from August 2008 to February 2009). Out of these, 43 were engineering and manufacturing sector companies, 33 were IT product based companies, 9 consulting companies, 6 ITES companies, 2 were banking companies and 2 others.10 (PSUs) recruited 25 per cent of the graduates.

  • 97% of the students got placement in core engineering areas while rest in ITES sectors.Note that "Core" term may have been misused , as they may have considered IT as "Core" for CS.Even though Goldman Sachs is Investment Bank , they usually give IT Jobs(at good salaries though) to engineering graduates.They do not usually give Analyst positions to engineering grads , preferring to hire MBAs instead.(However , at IITs and BITS-Pilani , I-Banks do give junior Analyst positions to engg. grads.But this is very rare , just a couple of students from the whole batch get it.)

  • The major recruiters included Larsen and Toubro (24), Alstom (18), Areva T&D (13), Maruti (20), Tata Consulting Engineering (18), CDOT (16), NTPC (18), BEML (8), Nokia (10), L&T ECC (28), Indian Oil (8), Crompton Greaves (7), Power Grid (13), Bajaj (5), Oracle (12), Samsung (5), Tata Motors (5), Analog Devices (5) and Philips (5).

  • Among the companies that offered the highest pay packages include Yahoo! (Rs.12 lakh , given to an MCA student); D.E. Shaw Research (Rs.12 lakh); Amazon (Rs.11 lakh); Microsoft (Rs.9 lakh); Adobe (Rs.9.5 lakh); IOCL, NTPC, Power Grid and MRPL (Rs.8.5 lakh); DRDO, BEML and CDOT (Rs.6.5 lakh); Goldman Sachs (Rs.7 lakh) ; and Texas Instruments (Rs.6 lakh).

On the whole , placements were very good in NIT-C , inspite of the recession.


11 comments:

Harshil Patel said...

do Same analysis for NIT Surat Also.......

Anonymous said...

Except for top 6 NIT's 4 south+Nit allahabad+NIt jaipur.. rest all of them don't have much placement.. even otherwise the education u get over that is shit bad(on the whole)

said...

can any1 update some analysis for bit sindri???????? plz do it..

himachal said...

Dear Doont give comments when you dont know it . Go and check the placement list of NIT Patna You will get it

Anonymous said...

Is bits mesra better than nits?

Anonymous said...

i think nit calicut is better than bit mesra ranchi.

Anonymous said...

get placement record for pg as well..

Anonymous said...

i think nit nagpur & bhopal also get good placements so before teasing people should surf with open eyes

kishorez5n said...

thanx a lot for info :) n how about M.Tech placements???

Piyush said...

check out http://www.myengg.com/engg/placements/2009 for placement info.

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