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NIT Calicut Placement 2020-21 Report: Branch-Wise Placement, Salary, Recruiters

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By Nidhi Agarwal
5 Mar'22  2 min read
NIT Calicut Placement 2020-21 Report: Branch-Wise Placement, Salary, Recruiters
Synopsis

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut saw placement rates drop during the COVID-19 pandemic but they are rising again. Three programmes, including Computer Science Engineering, reported placement rates over 90 percent. However, several BTech courses struggled to place even 70 percent of registered students. Based on official data, Careers360 has analysed the placement rate and salaries by branch. 

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NIT Calicut Placement 2020-21 Report: Branch-Wise Placement, Salary, Recruiters
Synopsis

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut saw placement rates drop during the COVID-19 pandemic but they are rising again. Three programmes, including Computer Science Engineering, reported placement rates over 90 percent. However, several BTech courses struggled to place even 70 percent of registered students. Based on official data, Careers360 has analysed the placement rate and salaries by branch. 

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Computer Science Engineering students at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut, Kerala, posted the best placement record of all branches of engineering on offer in the 2020-21 academic year. All 100 percent of students who registered for the campus job drive were placed. BTech in CSE students also received the highest salary packages, pulling their batch’s average salary ahead of everyone else’s.

NIT Calicut is the first among all NITs to have ranked in the ministry of education’s Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) in 2021. NIT Calicut is also among the top five NITs of India. In the Engineering category of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), it ranked at number 25 in 2021.

Based on data obtained through a Right to Information application, Careers360 analysed the placement performance of each branch of Engineering at NIT Calicut.

NIT Calicut: Three Years’ Placements

NIT Calicut’s placement rate was touching 90 percent when it saw a sharp drop of eight percentage points in 2019-20 – likely an impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it recovered the very next year, rising to well over 80 percent.

The number of enrolled students has increased over the years and so has the number of students placed.

NIT Calicut Placement Trends: Engineering jobs for BTechs over 3 yearsNIT Calicut Placement: Trends over 3 years

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Engineering Jobs: Branch-Wise Placement

In 2020-21, an average of 87.3 percent of students got jobs, that is, 515 students out of the 590 who registered for placement.

Computer Science Engineering (CSE), Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) and Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ECE) were the three branches to individually record placement rates over 90 percent at NIT Calicut.

NIT Calicut Placement By Branch

Branch

Placement (In %)

Bachelor of Architecture

66.7

Biotechnology

77.8

Civil Engineering

66.7

Chemical Engineering

78.6

Computer Science Engineering

100

Electrical And Electronics Engineering

91.1

Electronics And Communication Engineering

98.3

Mechanical Engineering

79.4

Production

77.3

Engineering Physics

54.5


NIT Calicut: Average, Maximum, Minimum Salaries

Based on data shared for each branch of Engineering, NIT Calicut averaged a maximum salary of Rs 21.72, average salary of Rs.8.51 and minimum salary of Rs.3.86 lakh per annum.

Computer Science Engineering was the only department to record 100 percent placement; it also saw the best average salary offered to students.

NIT Calicut: Annual Salary (In Rs Lakh)

Branch

Maximum Salary

Average Salary

Minimum Salary

Bachelor of Architecture

8

5.5

3

Biotechnology

8.93

6.52

4.38

Civil Engineering

31.5

7.27

3.65

Chemical Engineering

13.43

7.76

4.5

Computer Science Engineering

43.31

17.14

4

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

31.5

9.43

3.6

Electronics and Communication Engineering

35

12.19

3.5

Mechanical Engineering

27.51

6.64

3.5

Production

10

6.91

5

Engineering Physics

8.01

5.74

3.5

Also Read| Top NITs: Women’s Presence In The Best NITs Declined Over 5 Years

NIT Calicut Recruiters

The overall campus placement percentage was lower in 2020-21 than 2018-19 but the number of recruiters to participate had increased.

NIT Calicut Placement: Companies participating in campus job driveNIT Calicut Placement: Companies participating in campus job drive

The number of visiting companies did not drop due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as it rose in 2019-20 and again in 2020-21.

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