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IIT Patna Placement Report 2020-21: Placement Rate Rose 17% Despite Covid-19

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By Nidhi Agarwal
5 Mar'22  2 min read
IIT Patna Placement Report 2020-21: Placement Rate Rose 17% Despite Covid-19
Synopsis

Despite being newly-inducted into the list of Indian Institutes of Technology, IIT Patna had kept up with the top and oldest IITs, at least where the placement of its BTech in Computer Science and Engineering students is concerned. It also managed to buck the trend of declining placement rates during the COVID-19 pandemic, reporting a sharp increase of over 17 percentage points instead. Careers360’s IIT Patna placements 2020-21 is based on official statistics on campus engineering job drives.

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IIT Patna Placement Report 2020-21: Placement Rate Rose 17% Despite Covid-19
Synopsis

Despite being newly-inducted into the list of Indian Institutes of Technology, IIT Patna had kept up with the top and oldest IITs, at least where the placement of its BTech in Computer Science and Engineering students is concerned. It also managed to buck the trend of declining placement rates during the COVID-19 pandemic, reporting a sharp increase of over 17 percentage points instead. Careers360’s IIT Patna placements 2020-21 is based on official statistics on campus engineering job drives.

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna is in the list of top 30 engineering colleges of India, as ranked by the education ministry’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). During the COVID-19 pandemic, when many top engineering colleges saw their placement rates dip, IIT Patna’s increased albeit after a slide. Computer Science and Engineering students reported a placement rate of 95 percent and received the highest salary of more than Rs 54 lakh per annum.

Careers360 gathered the placement data of IIT Patna through a right Right to Information application and found that companies that recruit from top IITs are visiting and recruiting students of IIT Patna regularly.

IIT Patna Placements: Last 3 Years

IIT Patna’s placement rates have varied over the last three years, fitting the trend at even the oldest and top IITs and possibly linked to the general havoc caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, in 2020-21, IIT Patna’s placement percentages rose by a very sharp 17.61 percentage points and that was the best performance in the last three years.

IIT Patna- placement performance-over the last three yearsIIT Patna Placement Over 3 Years

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Placement By Branch

In total, 207 students registered for campus placement, of whom 140 got jobs in 2020-21, which is nearly 68 percent.

IIT Patna: Branch-Wise Students Placed

Branch

Registered Students Placed (In %)

Computer Science and Engineering

95

Electrical Engineering

61.40

Mechanical Engineering

60.87

Chemical Engineering

58.33

Civil Engineering

30


IIT Patna: Minimum, Maximum, Average Salary

The highest salary package received by the Computer Science and Engineering students of IIT Patna is comparable to top IITs.

IIT Patna Placements 2020-21: Salary (In Rs Lakh)

Branch

Maximum Salary

Minimum Salary

Average Salary

Computer Science and Engineering

54.57

6.5

24.24

Electrical Engineering

32

5

14.56

Mechanical Engineering

33.5

6.5

12.62

Chemical Engineering

10

5

7.47

Civil Engineering

9

5.16

6.58

Also Read | IIT Gandhinagar Placement 2020-21 Report: Branch-Wise Placement, Salaries, Recruiters

IIT Patna Recruiters: Last three years

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of companies that visited the IIT Patna campus for recruitment did not decrease. In three years, the numbers show an increasing trend.

In these three years, Microsoft was always part of the recruitment drive, while Goldman Sachs, DE Shaw, Google, Amazon each took part twice.

IIT Patna- top five recruiters-over the last three yearsIIT Patna: The Recruiters

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