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IIT Madras Placements Report and Summer Internship Programs 

Last updated on November 10th, 2020 at 05:47 pm

IIT Madras Placements have shown enormous growth in the last two years. IIT Madras is a renowned institute in India which is ranked 1st in the NIRF 2020 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.
  • Along with the IIT Madras placements, the institute offers excellent internships too. Out of 537 students who registered for the IIT Madras internship programs, 345 were placed.
  • Some of the top IIT Madras recruiters in the past years have been Google, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Amazon, Axis Bank, JP Morgan, ZS Associates, Tata Consultancy Services, Flipkart, Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd etc..
  • The highest number of students were recruited by the IT sector followed by the Analytics/Consulting/Finance 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 2020

Total Companies Participated 246
Students Registered for Placement 1276
Total Students Placed 872
Average CTC INR 16.1 LPA
Highest CTC INR 133 LPA (1.33 crores)
Total Number of Internships Offered 376

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IIT Madras Placement Stats

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

Program Percentage of Students Placed (2018-19) Percentage of Students Placed (2017-18)
B.Tech 85 74
B.Tech + M.Tech 85 81

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IIT Madras Placements 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.IIT Madras Placements

  • In the year 2018-19, the maximum students were placed from the Computer Science and Engineering Department (90%), followed by Electrical Engineering (86%) and Engineering Design (83%).
  • The table below shows the percentage of IIT Madras students placed department-wise for the session 2018-19:
Department Percentage of Students placed
Aerospace Engineering 70
Applied Mechanics 69
Bio-Technology 67
Civil Engineering 65
Chemical Engineering 74
Computer Science and Engineering 90
Electrical Engineering 86
Engineering Design 83
Mechanical Engineering 75
Metallurgical Engineering 55
Ocean Engineering 64

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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 2018-19, a total of 289 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

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 is the data for the past two sessions of IIT Madras summer internships:

Year 2018-19 2017-18
Total Number of Internships Offered 376 382
Students Registered for Internships 537 632
Total Students Placed 345 359

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 at 05:14 pm

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 at 05:15 pm

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 at 05:16 pm

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 at 05:16 pm

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 at 05:17 pm

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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