Chennai, Dec 5: Multinational companies recruiting candidates at the ongoing placement season at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, have offered 487 jobs to prospective applicants, which is comparatively higher than last year.
A total of 89 companies have so far participated in the campus interview, and 487 offers were placed, which was relatively higher than last year's offer of 315, a press release said. [Oracle US offers a Job of Rs 2.03 crore to IIT BHU Varanasi student]
Online home furnishing firm Urban Ladder recruited the highest number of 16 candidates followed by home grown automaker Tata Motors with seven. Caterpillar India, Citrix Research and Development India, NetApp selected five, four and three candidates respectively.
Other companies that offered placements were Toshiba Corporation (one candidate), Tiger Analytics (five) and Futures First Info Services (four students). The IIT-M placement season began early this week. A foreign company made the top offer with a package of Rs 80 lakh per year for a candidate. The interviews are expected to continue through this weekend.