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IIT Madras - Placement & Alumni

The Placement Cell of IIT Madras maintains outstanding relation with the industry (both private and public sectors), which in turn helps students in securing placement. Every year a large number of recruiters come to IIT Madras for recruitment. Usually the companies are from the following sectors.

IIT Chennai Placements

  • Core Engineering industries
  • Software / IT Industries
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Consultancy Firms
  • Management Organisations
  • R & D laboratories etc

The Placement Office is assisted by a committee comprising representatives of students from the under-graduate and post-graduate engineering streams and the science streams. The committee evolves a broad policy framework every year. Students members are closely co-opted in implementing these policy decisions.

The graduates of IIT Madras are preferred choice among CEOs and HR Managers. Every year 100s of recruiters visits IIT Madras for campus recruitment. The dedicated placement cell provides pre placement training to the students so they must be prepared before facing actual interviews. Normally, all students get placed before the finish of last semester and many picked by prospective employers in first or second semester itself. The placement news from IIT Madras makes headlines in different media networks.

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Alma mater has produced some the who's who of the trade. IIT Madras has large pool of alumni network. Since its inception in 1959 it has produced many notable industrialist, academicians, thinkers and leaders who made their Alma matter proud. Today IIT Madras alumni can be seen everywhere across the globe in various arenas. Following are mentioned names of some most notable alumni of IIT Madras. Dr. K. R. Rajagopal, Dr. Kasturi Rangan, Dr. Subra Suresh, Asit K Barma, Dr Krishna Bharat, Ramanathan V. Guha, and spritual leader Sant Rajinder Singhji Maharaj. To know in detail please click here.