Indian Institute of Technology – Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU), Varanasi Placements

  Varanasi   UGC, MHRD   ESTD
  Varanasi   UGC, MHRD   ESTD


IIT Varanasi Placements

IIT Varanasi, one of the top most engineering colleges in the country, is known for providing placements to its students in their campusing. The placement activities are taken care of by the Training and Placement Cell of the institute. When the curriculum is ongoing, the Placement cell is responsible for providing internships to the students during their summer break.

The internships ensure that the students receive enough training before actually joining the industry. The placement Cell selects students with the appropriate skills and talent and sends an invitation to the corporate houses who might be interested in recruiting their students.

They keep records of the companies visiting, job offers made and the students who have been selected. They also conduct pre-placement talks to prepare the students about what to expect from their job roles. 

The batch placements begin in December and continue till the summer of next year. In the batch of 2018, 83 companies from various sectors participated in the placement drive. On day one of campusing, 264 students got placed with the companies visiting. Day two saw the placement of another 111 students. The salary package offered to the students ranged from 9.60 to 47 lakhs per annum.

At the end of the process, a total of 683 job offers were presented to the students. The highest salary package was received from an US-based company who offered 1.52 crores per annum.

Four of the participants of the campus drive received salary packages worth more than one crore per annum. Some of the popular recruiting companies were Facebook, Oracle, Infosys, Tata Motors, Flipkart, Cognizant etc.   

Placement Statistics IIT Varanasi 2018-19

No. of participating companies  144
No. of jobs offered  683
Highest Package Offer 1.52 crore
Departments with 100% placements Electrical Engineering & Electronics Engineering 


Year Companies Visited Highest Package Average Package
2017 1.39 Cr Per Annum 16 LPA