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IIT Palakkad Placements Report and Internship Programs

Last updated on November 17th, 2020 at 12:06 pm

IIT Palakkad Placements Session saw an overwhelming success in the year 2020. Students have made remarkable achievements in the placement drives this year.

  • Top industries from various sectors offered and recruited most of the students from B.Tech. Among the 82 students registered for the placement session this year, IIT Palakkad recruiters made 86 offers and recruited 73 students.
  • The CDC at IIT Palakkad, responsible for the placement of students, procured the highest number of placement offers for its students amongst the fellow IITs.
  • The highest CTC offered this year is INR 21.34 LPA, offered by Arista Networks to 3 students. The average CTC of this year was INR 9.93 LPA.
  • The batch of 2020 got 16 other offers with CTC 15 LPA and above. They also received 15 Pre-placement offers in different streams such as Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.

Besides these, several students have gone for higher studies at very prestigious universities like Northwestern University, Columbia University, Arizona State University, Pennsylvania State University, ESSEC Business School, UCLA, IIM, IITs, and Georgia Institute of Technology.

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IIT Palakkad Placements Highlights 2020

Total Companies Participated 70 companies
Students Registered for Placement 82 students
No. of Placements offered 86 offers
Total Students Recruited 73 students
Highest CTC INR 21.34 LPA
Average CTC INR 9.93 LPA
Median CTC INR 9 LPA
Lowest CTC INR 5.4 LPA
No. of PPOs offered 15 offers
Total Number of Internships Offered 153 offers

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IIT Palakkad Placements Statistics

IIT Palakkad placements session of 2020 witnessed the highest number of students being recruited. Here are the stats for the last two years which shows the significant growth in the number of students getting the placement:

Year No. of Students Placed
2019 57
2020 73

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IIT Palakkad Placements Statistics – Department wise

CDC, which works as the placement cell of the institute, made sure that the companies from all the sectors join for the placement session of IIT Palakkad. Active participation and generous offers poured in from all the sectors with IT sectors recruiting the highest number of candidates.IIT Palakkad Placements Statistics

Sector Percentage of Placement Offered
Core Engineering 25.6%
IT 51.2%
Government PSUs 5.8%
Banking 5.8%
Others 11.6%

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IIT Palakkad Placements: List of Top Companies

The fact that India is making its marks globally and the students of IITs are respected in companies all over the world was proven by the number of International Companies that took part in the placement session of 2020 at IIT Palakkad. Here is a list of some of the biggest recruiters the last IIT Palakkad placements session:

PayTM Fourkites
L&T Groups Trimble
Oyo TRAI
ITI Limited Maybank
Arista Vmware
HSBC Mathworks
Cloudera GE
Yodlee Sorocco

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IIT Palakkad Summer Internship Programs

IIT Palakkad Internship Recruitment witnessed 40 big companies walking the campus to hire students from different batches of IIT Palakkad as interns.

  • Various internships were offered in the sectors such as Consulting, Analytics, Government, IT, Research of IIT Palakkad.
  • IIT Palakkad recruiters recruited 153 B.Tech students offering the highest offers at INR 96.4. Students received the stipend of INR 1 lakh per month from Adobe.
  • Arista Networks offered the stipend of INR 45,000 to 3 students along with INR 50,000 as a relocation bonus.
  • UST Global made the highest number of offers at 20. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, gave three third-year B.Tech Students (2017-21 batch) the offer of a Research Internship with complete financial support.

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IIT Palakkad Internship Statistics over the years

Year No. of Students Recruited for Internship
2018 105
2019 132
2020 153

IIT Palakkad Placements cell is highly competent and progressing each year in securing the highest and best internships and placement offers for more and more number of students of the institute. They have also trained the students to get admissions to the best universities worldwide if they want to study further.

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IIT Palakkad Placements and Internships FAQs

Q.What is the procedure to apply for an internship via IIT Palakkad?

Last updated on November 17th, 2020 at 11:38 am

The students have to register for the internship through the official website of the institute. Only the registered students can apply for internships. Also, the students have to follow all the deadlines. No requested shall be entertained after the deadlines except in the special cases decided by the CDC.
Q.Does IIT Palakkad have any collaborations?

Last updated on November 17th, 2020 at 11:38 am

Yes, the institute has partnerships and collaborations with some of the leading institutes and organizations all across the world such as Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in New Zealand, ICCONS, GadgEon, NIMHANS, Aditri Neuroscience Private Limited, Temasek Laboratories CYSREN (Cyber Security Research Centre) NTU in Singapore, ARM Inc. and numerous others.

Q.Can the students of IIT Palakkad find internships on their own?

Last updated on November 17th, 2020 at 11:39 am

Yes, the students can find internships on their own. The TPO (Training and Placement Officer) and CDC (Career Development Cell) of the institute will help the students and overlook the whole procedure of the internship.

Q.What is the minimum CGPA criterion for the registration of the IIT Palakkad placements?

Last updated on November 17th, 2020 at 11:40 am

Any student with a minimum of CGPA 5 can register for the placement through the official website. However, the CDC has the right to change the minimum CGPA requirement in special cases with prior notice. In such a case, the students who do not meet the amended minimum CGPA will be de-registered from the process of placement.


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