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IIT BHU Placement 2020-21 Report: Placement By Branch, Salaries, Recruiters

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By Nidhi Agarwal
5 Mar'22  3 min read
IIT BHU Placement 2020-21 Report: Placement By Branch, Salaries, Recruiters
Synopsis

Indian Institute of Technology - Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) registered a sharp drop in the overall placement rate in 2020-21 from the previous two years. Analysis by branch of official IIT BHU placement data shows that three branches – BTech in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering – commanded the highest placement rates as well as the highest average annual salaries. However, some departments struggled to keep their placement rates over 50 percent.

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IIT BHU Placement 2020-21 Report: Placement By Branch, Salaries, Recruiters
Synopsis

Indian Institute of Technology - Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) registered a sharp drop in the overall placement rate in 2020-21 from the previous two years. Analysis by branch of official IIT BHU placement data shows that three branches – BTech in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering – commanded the highest placement rates as well as the highest average annual salaries. However, some departments struggled to keep their placement rates over 50 percent.

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The COVID-19 pandemic hit India in early 2020, and nearly all engineering colleges showed a downward trend in their placement rates. Indian Institute of Technology - Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh, displayed the same trend in its placement rate but the average salary commanded by its students in campus job drives rose. In fact, it has been rising for some years.

Close to 100 years old as an institution, BHU’s engineering college was inducted into the list of IITs only in 2012.

Careers360 gathered the placement data of IIT BHU through a Right to Information application and found that the institute saw a nearly seven percentage point drop in the overall placement rate in 2020-21.

IIT BHU Placements: Last 3 Years

For 2019 and 2020, IIT BHU was placed in the eleventh rank by the education ministry’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). In the NIRF Ranking 2021, it dropped to the fourteenth position. The overall placement percentage in 2020-21, too, had fallen by almost nine percentage points since the 2018-19 academic year.

IIT BHU Placement: Engineering job trends over 3 yearsIIT BHU Placement: Engineering job trends over 3 years

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IIT BHU Placement By Branch

The Computer Engineering branch of IIT BHU has had the best placement record over the past three years. Several others, however, have seen steep decline in placements rates, including Ceramic Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering and Mining Engineering. Some of the drop could be attributed to the havoc caused by the pandemic.

IIT BHU: Branch-Wise Placement (In %)

BTech Branch

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

Ceramic Engineering

90.00

74.47

65.85

Chemical Engineering and Technology

79.25

82.86

76.99

Civil Engineering

59.72

57.14

53.03

Computer Engineering

98.44

95.45

96.83

Electrical Engineering

85.71

92.86

86.75

Electronics Engineering

96.67

85.23

89.53

Mechanical Engineering

81.55

77.57

72.22

Metallurgical Engineering

80.36

79.31

64.15

Mining Engineering

81.25

74.12

63.10

Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology

74.07

80.95

52.50


IIT BHU Placements: Average Annual Salary

Students of Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Electronics Engineering branches of IIT BHU landed the most lucrative engineering jobs, the data shows. This BTech received the highest salary package as well as the highest average salaries.

IIT BHU Placement: Average annual salary by BTech branchIIT BHU Placement: Average annual salary by BTech branch

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IIT BHU Campus Placement: Maximum Salary

In 2019-20 and 2018-19, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering had a maximum salary package. Each received offers of over Rs 1 crore per annum, but the RTI does not clarify whether the maximum salary received is offered by a national company or an international one .

Maximum Annual Salaries

BTech Branches

2018-19 (In Rs Lakh)

2019-20 (In Rs Lakh)

2020-21 (In Rs Lakh)

Ceramic Engineering

25

37

35

Chemical Engineering and Technology

31.5

40

51

Civil Engineering

13.5

38

29.72

Computer Engineering

152

162.37

64.27

Electrical Engineering

42

162.37

45.03

Electronics Engineering

46.26

162.37

45.03

Mechanical Engineering

30

37.76

35

Metallurgical Engineering

31

37.76

29.8

Mining Engineering

30.64

37.41

42.97

Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology

17

18.97

29.8


IIT BHU: Minimum Salary

The minimum salary offered to fresh BTech graduates of IIT-BHU has fluctuated, with most branches of engineering registering a dip in the 2019-20 round of placements.

IIT BHU Minimum Salary (In Rs Lakh)

BTech Branch

2018-19 (In Rs Lakh)

2019-20 (In Rs Lakh)

2020-21 (In Rs Lakh)

Ceramic Engineering.

3.6

7

6

Chemical Engineering and Technology

3.6

5.4

7

Civil Engineering.

3.6

5.4

5.4

Computer Engineering.

11.64

17

9

Electrical Engineering.

10.1

3.5

7.2

Electronics Engineering.

7.12

9.5

8

Mechanical Engineering.

3.6

5.4

5.4

Metallurgical Engineering.

5

4.5

5.4

Mining Engineering.

7

5

5.4

Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology

3.6

6.8

5.4


Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering registered the highest minimum salaries in 2020-21 and five branches had Rs 5.4 lakh as the minimum salary.

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