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IIT Madras Placements 2021, Highest Package, Summer Internship

Last updated on October 6th, 2021

IIT Madras Placements have shown enormous growth in the last two years. In 2021, placement drive 123 Jobs were offered by 23 companies only in one day. Within a week, a total of 1047 jobs were offered by top companies. This year, the college has seen an increase in the number of international offers. IIT Madras is a renowned institute in India that is ranked 1st in the NIRF 2021 Engineering Rankings. Admission to the institute is provided based on JEE Main and JEE Advanced examinations.

  • A total of 1276 students had registered for IIT Madras placements and a total of 872 students were placed in more than 200 top-notch MNCs.
  • In 2021, 17 companies participated in the first day of Internship drive and offered 140 internship opportunities. While in 2020, Out of 537 students who registered for the IIT Madras internship programs, 345 were placed.
  • Some of the top IIT Madras recruiters offered pre-placement offered are Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Americal Express, Teaxs Instruments, and Qualcomm.
  • The highest number of students were recruited Analytics/Consulting/Finance sector followed by the core sector.

Also, the highest CTC offered in the previous IIT Madras Placement session was INR 1.33 Crores per annum.

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IIT Madras Placement Highlights 2021

Total Companies Participated 270
Total No. of Jobs Offered 1046
Total Students Placed 725 (Till Now)
Total Numbers of PPOs 186 (Day 7)
Top Recruiters Microsoft, Flipkart, Intel
Total Number of Internships Offered 376

The following tables represents the IIT Madras placement statistics over he years:-

Year No. of Offers
2020-21 1046
2019-20 1078
2018-19 1151
2017-18 971
2016-17 935

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IIT Madras Placement 2021 Degree Wise

IIT Madras Placements records for the previous years have been given below:

Program Percentage of Students Placed (2019-20) Percentage of Students Placed (2020-21)
B.Tech 77 67
B.Tech + M.Tech 58 46
Dual Degree 79 70

The following table represents the salary range offered under each degree at IIT Madras:

Program Min Salary Max Salary Avg Salary Med Salary
BTech 6.0% 64.3% 17.3% 15%
MTech 5% 45.03% 17.53% 15.5%
Dual Degree 4.25% 45.03% 16.48% 13%

The table below shows the sector wise percentage of IIT Madras placement 2020-2021:-

Sector Placement Percentage
Analytics/Consulting/Finance 21%
Core 29%
IT 28%
Education 2%
FMCG 1%
FMCG 1%
PSU 1%
PSU 1%
Research & development 11%
Others 7%

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IIT Madras Placement 2021 Department-wise

IIT Madras offers the B.Tech and dual degree courses in specialisations like Computer Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

  • In the year 2020-21, the maximum students were placed from the Computer Science and Engineering Department (84%), followed by Electrical Engineering (68%) and Engineering Design (63%).

The table below shows the percentage of IIT Madras students placed department-wise for the session 2020-21:

Branch Placement Percentage
Aerospace 56
Applied Mathematics 42
Bio Technology 47
Civil 51
Chemical 48
Chemistry 20
Computer Science & Engineering 84
Electrical Engineering 68
Engineering Design 63
Engineering Physics 45
Mechanical Engineering 61
Metallurgical Engineering 45
Ocean 34
Physics 6

IIT Madras Placement Report 2020

Following table shows the placement statistcs for previous year (2019-2020):-

Particular Stats
Placement Percentage 64%
Total No. of Companies 229
No. of Students Placed 798
Total No. of Offers Made 908
Total No. of PPOs 170
Highest CTC 88.82 LPA
Overall Average CTC 14.79 LPA
Lowest CTC 5.04 LPA

IIT Madras Placement 2020: Branch Wise

The table below shows the percentage of IIT Madras students placed department-wise for the session 2010-20:

Branch Placement Percentage
Aerospace 64
Applied Mathematics 28
Bio Technology 58
Civil 65
Chemical 63
Chemistry 31
Computer Science & Engineering 91
Electrical Engineering 77
Engineering Design 77
Engineering Physics 50
Mechanical Engineering 64
Metallurgical Engineering 53
Ocean 52
Physics 19

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IIT Madras Placements: Top Recruiting Companies

Leading companies from India and abroad participate in the IIT Madras Placement process. For the year 2020-21, a total of 256 companies participated in the placements.

Some of the top recruiters in the past years have been mentioned in the table below:

McKinsey & Company Goldman Sachs JP Morgan Chase
Google Microsoft Samsung
Amazon American Express Flipkart
Jaguar Dalberg Deloitte
Intel Cisco UBS
HSBC BAIN & Company Wells Fargo
ICICI Bank Halma Blackbuck
Citibank ITC Limited BCG
Nvidia BNY Mellon RBS
UBS Miebach Sprinklr

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IIT Madras Summer Internships

Since 2015, IIT Madras has established its separate office for Internship activities. Students can get assistance and guidance from the Internship Cell, and get professional exposure at reputed companies. In the past 3 years, about 1200 students have been placed in around 160 organisations.

Companies like Microsoft, Google, American Express, Amazon, Axis Bank, Goldman Sachs, Wipro, JP Morgan, Intel and Barclays recruit students from IIT Madras for internship programs.

Candidates need to fill out registration forms, appear in written tests, group discussions and personal interviews in order to avail internships. The selected candidates are sent offer letters by the companies.

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IIT Madras Internship Stats Over the Years

The college saw the increase in number of intersnships offered to 2020-21 batch. A total of 619 internships offered to students from 170 companies.

More than 150 companies have participated in the IIT Madras internship programs and more than 300 students were placed in the previous session from the B.Tech course.

Given below is the table shows the IIT Madras summer internships statistics over the years:

Year No. of Offers
2020-21 619
2019-20 454
2018-19 376
2017-18 384
2016-17 305
2015-16 344

IIT Madras Internship Stats Over the Years

B.tech students seems more interested in the internship programs as compared to the M.Tech students. The internship team provides to B.Tech, M.Tech and Dual degree students. The table below portrays the degree wise internship statistics:-

Program No. of Students Participated No. of Students Placed Percentage Placed
B.Tech 427 318 74.47
M.Tech 209 58 27.75
Dual Degree 328 241 73.48
Total 964 617 64.01

Depratment Wise Internship Statistics

Students from all brach take parts in the internsip process according to their interest. The table below portrays the department wise distribution of internship offers made over the past 2 batch:-

Branch 2020-21 2019-20
Aerospace 22 26
Bio Technology & Bio Science 20 18
Civil 37 37
Chemical 68 71
Computer Science & Engineering 159 110
Electrical Engineering 121 126
Engineering Design 6 13
Engineering Physics 15 14
Mechanical Engineering 125 102
Metallurgical Engineering 25 14
Naval Architecture 19 19
Physics 1 0

The Training and Placement Cell and the Internship Cell at IIT Madras offer vast opportunities and guidance to the students in the areas of employment. Students are assured high paying and secure jobs from the leading companies from India as well as abroad.

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IIT Madras Placements and Internship FAQs

Q.What is the IIT Madras Placement procedure?

Last updated on November 10th, 2020

Ans: Students need to appear in the written tests, interviews and discussions that are conducted by the companies interested in recruitment. Based on their performance and other criteria, they would be sent offer letters if they are selected.

Q. Are dual degree students eligible for IIT Madras internships?

Last updated on November 10th, 2020

Ans: Yes, the students pursuing dual degree at IIT Madras can take up internships at the end of the 4th year of their course.

Q.Is it compulsory for the students to register in order to participate in placements and internship activities?

Last updated on November 10th, 2020

Ans: Yes, the interested students need to register themselves with the Placement Cell / Internship Cell in order to participate in IIT Madras placements or internships. They must stay updated with requirements and notices issued by the departments regarding these activities.

Q.Which department had the highest placement record for the session 2018-19?

Last updated on November 10th, 2020

Ans: For the 2018-19 session, 90% of the registered students from the Computer Science and Engineering Department had been successfully placed.

Q.How can the students register for IIT Madras internships?

Last updated on November 10th, 2020

Ans: The students interested in pursuing Internship programs would have to fill up and submit the Internship Registration Form by the companies. The selection process would include tests, group discussions, personal interviews etc. For further details and advice, they can contact the IIT Madras Internship Cell at IIT Madras.

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