Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur Placements

  Kanpur   AICTE, MHRD   ESTD 1959
  Kanpur   AICTE, MHRD   ESTD 1959


IIT Kanpur Placements

One of the best institutes for technology in the country, IIT Kanpur has a strong relationship with many of the prestigious companies. This, in turn, creates more job opportunities for students. The institution boasts off a 77% placement record along with impressive numbers. There is a Students’ Placement Office (SPO) is in place to handle placements. The office is managed by students and experienced staff members.

They handle everything starting from maintaining a strong relationship with companies to take care of all the logistical needs, arranging pre-placement talks, and conducting the final interview in association with the companies. In the placement drive that took place in the year 2017, the average salary offered was Rs.15.8 lakhs, whereas the highest salary package was Rs. 1.5 crore. Students have also received 21 International offers. 

The batch profile which consists of students coming from different educational backgrounds attended the on-campus placement drive and received placement offers from many prestigious companies from various sectors in the industry. Some of the major companies that attended the placement drive are Intel, Tata Motors, Microsoft, Bank of America, UIDAI, Samsung, Uber, Black Rock, WorldQuant, RXL Services, and many more. IIT Kanpur offers the very best options to its students when it comes to career opportunities. 

IIT Kanpur Placement Trends 2017   

Number of Students participating  1015
Number of offers 782
Average CTC  RS. 15.8 lakhs
Highest CTC Rs. 1.5 crore
International offers  21

IIT Kanpur Placement Trends 2014-15

Number of Companies visited 240
Number of Participating Students 1092
Number of Students Placed  902
PPO’s offered 81

Course wise Break-up 2014-15

Course Percentage
B.Tech 38%
M.Tech  28%
B.Tech- M.Tech Dual Degree 13%


Year Companies Visited Highest Package Average Package
2017 22 Lakhs per Annum 5.9 Lakhs Per Annum