Chennai: The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras on Wednesday announced that it has seen a considerable increase in the placement of postgraduate students during this year.
The phase one of campus recruitment for 2017-18 is being held between December 1 and 10 with a day’s break on December 5.
The figures based on the data of all registered postgraduate students, including the course-based and research-based programmes, has gone up to 49% at the end of day four this year (2017-18) from 39% at the same time last year (2016-17).
Sources said placement among research scholars has gone up to 44% at the end of day four this year compared to 25% during the corresponding period last year.
The overall placement figure among all registered students (excluding PPOs) is 52% this year at the end of day four compared to 42% last year.
Overall international offers stand at 22 at end of day four this year, compared to 10 for 2016.