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    IIT Dhanbad Placement Report 2020-21: Branch-Wise Percentage Placed, Salaries, Recruiters

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

    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-ISM) Dhanbad had a bad spell in 2020-21 when the overall placement rate for BTech graduates slid to below 70 percent. However, before the pandemic, its performance in campus job drives was improving. Among the top 15 engineering colleges in the country, as ranked by the government’s NIRF, IIT-ISM offers over a dozen BTech programmes in different branches of engineering. Careers360 looks at how each of these performed in IIT-ISM Dhanbad placement 2021.

    IIT Dhanbad Placement Report 2020-21: Branch-Wise Percentage Placed, Salaries, Recruiters
    Synopsis

    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-ISM) Dhanbad had a bad spell in 2020-21 when the overall placement rate for BTech graduates slid to below 70 percent. However, before the pandemic, its performance in campus job drives was improving. Among the top 15 engineering colleges in the country, as ranked by the government’s NIRF, IIT-ISM offers over a dozen BTech programmes in different branches of engineering. Careers360 looks at how each of these performed in IIT-ISM Dhanbad placement 2021.

    In 2020-21, Indian Institute of Technology-ISM Dhanbad saw its overall placement rate drop by close to 10 percent from the previous year’s level. This could be due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Although an IIT for about half a decade, the institute was established about a century ago as Indian Institute of Mines Dhanbad and is older than all IITs except IIT Roorkee which, too, began as a standalone engineering college. As IIT-ISM Dhanbad, it is among the top 15 engineering colleges in the country, as judged by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).

    Through a Right to Information application, Careers360 accessed the latest data on the placement of BTechs graduating from the institute.

    IIT Dhanbad Placement: last 3 years

    The placement rate at IIT-ISM Dhanbad has remained below 80 percent for the last three years and dropped sharply in the 2020-21 round.

    IIT-ISM Dhanbad: Placement of BTech over 3 yearsIIT-ISM Dhanbad: Placement of BTech over 3 years

    Also Read| IIT Kanpur Placed Over 80% Students In 2020-21: A Branch-Wise Placement Report

    IIT Dhanbad: Placement Branch wise

    The overall placement percentage was just 68.45 percent in 2020-21 with at least one core branch struggling to place even 40 percent of its registered students.

    Branch-Wise Students Placed

    Branch

    Registered Students Placed (In %)

    Chemical Engineering

    55.56

    Civil Engineering

    38.64

    Computer Science and Engineering

    88.08

    Electrical Engineering

    65.96

    Electronic and Communication Engineering

    69.44

    Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

    67.57

    Engineering Physics

    18.75

    Environmental Engineering

    64.00

    Mechanical Engineering

    61.95

    Mineral Engineering

    75.00

    Mining Engineering

    85.00

    Mining Machinery Engineering

    64.00

    Petroleum Engineering

    60.61

    IIT Dhanbad Salary Packages

    In 2020-21, the average domestic salary rose over Rs 20 lakh per annum for students of just one program – Computer Science Engineering. It was under Rs 10 lakh per annum for eight branches.

    IIT Dhanbad Placement: Domestic Salary (In Rs. Lakh)

    BTech Branches 2021

    Maximum Annual Salary

    Minimum Annual Salary

    Average Annual Salary

    Chemical Engineering

    20

    5

    9.73

    Civil Engineering

    13.5

    5

    6.92

    Computer Science and Engineering

    45.03

    6.3

    24.47

    Electrical Engineering

    45.03

    4

    13.34

    Electronics & Communication

    Engineering

    45.03

    5.58

    17.13

    Electronics & Instrumentation

    Engineering

    45.03

    4.5

    17.41

    Engineering Physics

    11.5

    9

    10

    Environmental Engineering

    13.43

    4.8

    8.87

    Mechanical Engineering

    45.03

    4.5

    8.72

    Mineral Engineering

    10.52

    6

    9.01

    Mining Engineering

    15.17

    5.57

    8.19

    Mining Machinery Engineering

    13.43

    4.5

    7.6

    Petroleum Engineering

    24.57

    5

    14.15

    Also Read | Under 70% BTech Graduates From New IITs Are Placed Each Year

    For the 2020-21 batch, students from only six branches of engineering received international offers. Among them are two core branches – Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The other four are Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Mineral Engineering and Mining Engineering. The maximum international salaries in these six branches are given below.

    • Computer Science and Engineering | Rs. 40.32 Lakhs per annum

    • Electrical Engineering | Rs. 31.71 Lakhs per annum

    • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering | Rs. 22.97 Lakhs per annum

    • Mechanical Engineering | Rs. 22.97 Lakhs per annum

    • Mineral Engineering | Rs. 9 Lakhs per annum

    • Mining Engineering | Rs. 9 Lakhs per annum

    Also Read | IIT Roorkee Placement 2020-21 Report: Branch-Wise Placement Rates

    Recruiters of IIT Dhanbad

    During COVID-19, where most of the institutes showed a significant decrease in the number of companies visiting for recruitment, IIT Dhanbad showed a drop of just two in the 2019-20 round. It rose further the very next year.

    IIT-ISM Dhanbad- Placements-The Recruiters-Over the last three yearsIIT-ISM Dhanbad Placements: The Recruiters

    Microsoft has visited the campus for two consecutive years.

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