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IIT Kanpur Placement 2021: Highest Package, Average Package, Internships, Stipend

Last updated on October 8th, 2021

IIT Kanpur Placements drive for academic session 2020-21 was started in December 2020. On the first day of placement drive, a total of 226 offers were given to students. The highest package offered by an MNC is INR 1.47 Crore. The institute invited over 230 recruiters in the placement drive. Three Students received package of INR 82 LPA by the Graviton Trading and a student offered INR 80 LPA by the QuantBox.

Being in the top engineering colleges at 4th NIRF 2020 Rank, IIT Kanpur not only outperformed its counterparts but also broke its own record of previous years.

  • IIT Kanpur placements witnessed some excellent recruitments from different sectors including software and data profiles, core engineering profiles, etc.
  • Students bagged a total of 821 offers made by the more than 230 recruiters.
  • The top recruiters of IIT Kanpur are Graviton Trading, Microsoft, Google, QuantBox, Microsoft, IBM, Uber etc.

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IIT Kanpur Placement Highlights 2021

Particulars Placement Statistics
Duration of placement drive 9 days
Total No. of Recruiters Participating 230+
No. of Recruiters Participating in Day 3 120
No. of Start-Ups 50+
Total No. of Offers 821
No. of Offers on Day 1 226
Total No. of Offers Accepted 709
No. of Offers Accepted on Day 1 203
Highest International Package INR. 1.47 CPA
Highest Domestic Package INR. 82 LPA
Top recruiters Deloitte, Graviton Trading, Microsoft, QuantBox, Google, Infosys, ICICI Bank

IIT Kanpur Placement: Salary

Particulars Details
Hightest Internation CTC INR 1.47 CPA
Hightest Domestic CTC INR 82 LPA
Average CTC INR 60 LPA

IIT Kanpur Salary Trends

The highest package offered so far is INR 1.47 CPA by an international MNC. The graph below shows the average and highest salary offered at IIT Kanpur over the past few years.

IIT Kanpur Salary Trends

IIT Kanpur Placement 2021: Sector Wise

The highest number of students got placed from the Engineering sector. The overall sector wise distribution of placement percentage is as follow:-

Sector Placement Percentage
Engieering 24%
Business Development 15%
Education 12%
Research 11%
IT 8%
Operations 8%
Others 22%

IIT Kanpur Placement Highlights 2020

  • A total of 1045 students participated in the placement drive. Students also received 2 PPO and 5 PPI from top-reputed companies.
  • The highest salary offered at IIT Kanpur was INR 18.5 LPA whereas the median salary of INR 10 LPA offered to students.
Total Companies Participated 32
Students Registered for Placement 1045
Total Students Recruited 450
Highest CTC INR 18.5 Lakhs per annum
Median CTC INR 10 Lakhs per annum
Lowest CTC INR 7.5 Lakhs per annum
Total Number of Internships Offered 349

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Top IIT Kanpur Recruiter- Department wise

IIT Kanpur placement details of B.Tech and dual degree courses are given in the table below. The various departments considered are Computer Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Civil Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering etc.

IIT Kanpur Placement 2020

Department Total Percentage of Students placed
CSE 99%
EE 96%
AE 79%
CE 84%
ME 85%
MSE 80%
BSBE 89%
CHE 88%

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IIT Kanpur Placement 2021: Recruiters

IIT Kanpur is well known for its highest placement percentage recorded amongst all IITs. There is a huge demand for IIT Kanpur graduates in the job market for their skills and qualifications. Here is the list of top recruiters of IIT Kanpur graduates:

Consulting FMCG Software Finance Analytics
McKinsey & Co ITC Google American Express Goldman Sachs
Boston Consulting Group Hindustan Unilever Microsoft Deutsche Bank World Quant
Diamond Proctor & Gamble Amazon Credit Suisse Fractal
Auctus Advisors Reckitt Benckiser Oracle Morgan Stanley Walmart
Opera Coca-Cola Company IBM Edelweiss JP Morgan
PwC DIAC Britannia India Xerox Citigroup Capital one
Deloitte Trident Sprinklr HSBC Mastercard
Bain & Company Godrej Salesforce Axis Bank Blackrock

Some of the more companies are as follow:-

Oil & Energy Core PSUs Start-ups
Schlumberger General Electric NTPC Flipkart
Exxon Mobil Mitsubishi Heavy Industries HPCL Nutanix
Transocean Airbus DRDO FuzzyLogix
Halliburton Boeing Coal India Ltd. InMobi
Shell Honeywell ONGC Rivigo
Reliance Texas Instruments IOCL AdoRoi
Essar Rolls Royce ISRO OLA

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IIT Kanpur Summer Internship 2021

Total of 32 companies participated in summer internships program of IIT Kanpur for 2021 batch. The offers were made by the top recruiters like Barclays, Accenture, Bharat Petroleum, Bosch, , Early Salary, Ford, ITC Limited, Yes Bank, Deloitte, Star labs, Mahindra Finance, Capital One, EXL, KPIT, TCS.

Particulars Details
Total companies Participated 32
Highest Stipend Offered Rs 90,000
Average Stipend Offered Rs 51,600
Median Stipend Offered Rs 50,000
Highest recruiting sector Marketing (32% offers)
Lowest recruiting sector Analytics (30% offers)
Top recruiters Mahindra Finance, Accenture, Barclays, Bharat Petroleum, ITC Limited, Yes Bank, Deloitte

IIT Kanpur Summer Internship 2020

With a year on year, the internship increase of 24% in stipend offered to the students. Student’s Placement Office facilitates internship opportunities for the students of IIT Kanpur.

  • Interested students should register for a summer internship with SPO under either academic or corporate preference. However, registration with SPO doesn’t mean any guarantee of an internship.
  • It is mandatory for students to attend the entire Summer Recruitment Process. If students fail to attend any one session, it will lead to disqualification of students from the selection process.
  • Students have to apply for internships shortlisted by SPO, verify if they meet selection criteria and must make sure that they submit required documents prior deadlines.
  • Internship priority is given to pre-final year students.
  • Dual degree students can also apply for internship provided that they submit No Objection Certificate to SPO.
  • B.Tech Students are eligible for the summer internship only in their 3rd year of graduation.

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IIT Kanpur Internship Stats over the years

In the year 2018-19, 48 recruiters participated in the internship drive and a total of 349 students secured summer internships.

  • Around 132 students who secured internships through the Student Placement Office received pre-placement offers after completion of their internship period.
  • The sectors that attract the majority of internships in order are Marketing, Analytics and Operations. Companies from different sectors like E-commerce, Media, Logistics, and Financial Services etc participate in the summer internships recruitment drive at IIT Kanpur.
  • This year, new firms like Graviton, Jumio Japan, Quad eye Securities participated in the internship drive.
  • The highest package of IIT Kanpur graduates selected under Summer Internship is INR 90,000.
  • On average, students can get a salary of INR 51,600 in internships.

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IIT Kanpur Placements and Internship FAQs

Q.How does a company recruit students of IIT Kanpur ?

Last updated on November 10th, 2020

There are 2 ways to recruit IIT Kanpur students. Campus Recruitment Program is applicable only to final year students while Summer Internship Program is applicable for pre final year students.

Q.When does the placement process of IIT Kanpur start ?

Last updated on November 10th, 2020

As per IIT Kanpur’s official website, the placement process usually takes place in the month of December every year.

Q.Is it possible for companies to interview students who are already placed in other companies ?

Last updated on November 10th, 2020

No. IIT Kanpur follows One Student, One Job policy to give equal job opportunities or every student. Thus, once a student is placed in one company, he/she is not eligible to sit for another company.

Q.Should students pay any placement fee to attend campus recruitment at IIT Kanpur ?

Last updated on November 10th, 2020

No. Students need not pay any placement fee. All interested final year students can attend campus recruitment at IIT Kanpur for free.

Q.How many students are placed in the recruitment process of IIT Kanpur on an average ?

Last updated on November 10th, 2020

Every year, 200 plus companies participate in the recruitment drive and offer around 900 job offers to students across different courses. The placement ratio of IIT Kanpur is 80%.

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