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IIT Gandhinagar Placements Report and Summer Internship Programs

IIT Gandhinagar placements have reached a new height in the last placement session. Over 80% of students have successfully got the placement.

  • IIT Gandhinagar placements have seen a spike of 17% in the average salary of INR 8.96 LPA as compared to the previous year’s INR 7.58 LPA.
  • Out of 170 students who registered for IIT Gandhinagar placements, 112 students from B.Tech were placed in the top-notch MNCs.
  • Students in Computer Science Engineering have grabbed the maximum number of offers.

A Germany based-company offered INR 40 LPA to two B. Tech students, which is the highest ever salary offered in the history of IIT Gandhinagar placements.

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IIT Gandhinagar Placements Highlights 2020

Total Companies Participated 70
Students Registered for Placement 170
Total Students Recruited 112
Highest CTC INR 40 LPA
Average CTC INR 8.29 LPA
Lowest CTC INR 4.75 LPA
Total Number of Internships Offered 389

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IIT Gandhinagar Placements Statistics

IIT Gandhinagar has a department called CDS as the placement cell of the institute. It arranges the recruitment and invites the top companies for the placement of their students.

  • It also grooms the students of the institute to be capable enough to work in the best companies in every sector.
  • CDS approaches the companies from June onwards after which the PPT slots open from mid-August onwards.
  • The tests for the selection of the students commence from the first week of September and the companies start allocating their dates from mid-September onwards. In the end, the placement at the campus starts from the first week of October.
Students graduated 120
Students placed 58
Students who opted higher studies 21

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IIT Gandhinagar Placements – Department wise

All the departments of IIT Gandhinagar have done exceptionally well in the recruitment session. With the growth of the Indian economy, there has been a spurt in the placement records of the institutes too.

Here we have a list of the number of students recruited from each of the departments of B.Tech at IIT Gandhinagar placements session.

Department Total No. of Students Placed
Chemical Engineering 28
Civil Engineering 23
Computer Science and Engineering 33
Mechanical Engineering 32
Electrical Engineering 33
Materials Science and Engineering 21
Total 170

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List of Top Companies at IIT Gandhinagar Placements

IIT Gandhinagar placement cell and the students witness some of the biggest companies and government agencies in its campus. 70 big names have walked the grounds of IIT Gandhinagar and interviewed its students. The companies are very diverse in their sectors such as consulting, finance, engineering & technology, FMCG, education, NGO, pharmaceutical, IT/software, hospitality, research and development, public sector undertakings, etc.

Here is a list of the top IIT Gandhinagar recruiters for the recruitment session of 2020.

Cognizant Technology Solutions HPCL
TCS Indian Oil Corporation Limited
L&T Gail (India) Limited
Goldman Sachs Trident
ITC Infosys
Flipkart Microsoft
HPCL Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
ISRO Mercedes-Benz India Private Limited
Adobe Tata Motors
ICICI Bank Tech Mahindra
Cipla India Bulls
Aurigon Henkel

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IIT Gandhinagar Summer Internship

The CDS of IIT Gandhinagar arranges internships for the second and third-year B.Tech students of its institute. The department approaches the organisations from the month of June onwards looking for IIT Gandhinagar internship opportunities. The companies then start the process of recruitment from the month of August onwards. The students have to fill up a form for the IIT Gandhinagar internship which is present on the official website of the college. The shortlisted students then go through the rounds of interviews and selections. At last, the chosen students start their internships in the period they have chosen.

Here are the steps to find and fill in the application form for the IIT Gandhinagar internship that the students need to fill.

Steps to Apply for the Internship

  1. The students can apply for IIT Gandhinagar internships only in their second or third year.
  2. To apply for an IIT Gandhinagar internship, the students have to visit the official website of the college at http://www.iitgn.ac.in/.
  3. On the official website, the students have to go to the ‘Students’ tab and select ‘Placements’.
  4. The Home page of the institute’s CDS opens.
  5. On the left side of the page, the students can find the ‘Internship Announcement Form’.
  6. After opening the form, the students have to choose the duration and the months of the internship.
  7. Then they need to download the form and take a print out.
  8. Then the interested students have to fill in the details and submit the form in the college.

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IIT Gandhinagar Internship Stats over the years

Department Total No. of Students Placed
Chemical Engineering 34
Civil Engineering 32
Computer Science and Engineering 35
Mechanical Engineering 36
Electrical Engineering 32
Materials Science and Engineering 33

The placement and the internship opportunities provided by IIT Gandhinagar placements cell are very promising and only getting better every year. The highest package offered this year of INR 40 LPA is about double of last year’s highest package. Thus, it is fair to say the institute and the students associated with can see a bright future ahead of them full of exposure.

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IIT Gandhinagar Placements and Internship FAQs

Q.Does the recruitment for placement of final years and internships for the second and third years happen simultaneously?

Ans. Yes, the companies are invited and encouraged to recruit students for both placement and internships simultaneously to invite more and more companies for internships. However, the online tests and PPTs for the placement are over before the placement commences.

Q.Does IIT Gandhinagar have any collaborations for the students to want to study further?

Ans. Yes, the institute has partnerships and collaborations with some of the leading universities in India and across the world such as California Institute of Technology, ICSTE in Switzerland, Israel Institute of Technology, SAC-ISRO, Physical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad, the University of Saskatchewan in Canada, Ricoh Corporation in Japan, and several others.

Q.How many companies are there during the IIT Gandhinagar placements period in a day?

Ans. In general, up to three companies are given the slots to recruit in a day.

Q.Is the placement for all the disciplines of all the departments?

Ans. Yes, the recruitment process for IIT Gandhinagar summer internship and the placement is for all the disciplines and departments.

Q.What happens in PPT?

Ans. In the PPTs, the students are trained and given all the information they would require during and after the placement regarding the companies and their roles in the organisations. The profile of the organisation, its achievements, employee strength, CSR activities, the profile of work, future growth of the employee, details of compensation and their breakups, retirement benefits, etc. are parts of PPTs.

Q.What is the duration of the internships?

Ans. There are three categories of IIT Gandhinagar internships available for the students-

IIT Gandhinagar Summer Internships which starts from mid-May and lasts till the end of July

IIT Gandhinagar Winter Internships which starts at the beginning of December and lasts till 25th December

More than three months which lasts mostly an entire semester (August to November or January to April).


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