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IIT Madras Records Increase in Pre-Placements Offers for 2022-23

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CHENNAI : Indian Institute of Technology Madras Students have registered a strong performance in Pre-Placement this academic year with the offers increasing during 2022-23. A robust summer internship process, which the Institute conducted completely in offline mode, helped connect the Industry and students and drove up the Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs).

As many as 333 PPOs (as on 13th November 2022) have been made to IIT Madras students during the 2022-23 Academic Year as against 231 offers during the entire 2021-22. The PPOs will continue to be made till the commencement of Phase I of Campus Placements, which is scheduled for 1st December 2022.

A major factor behind this performance in PPOs is the strong internship programme of the institute. This process facilitates students to intern in companies and leads to PPOs. The constant increase in PPOs is the result of excellent performance of students during their internships.

Explaining the factors behind the increase in PPOs this year, Prof. Sathyan, Advisor (Placement), IIT Madras, said, “We are pleased to see the increase in PPOs this year. We encourage more companies to use the internship as a long interview process to assess the student and offer PPOs. A student being offered and accepting a PPO is likely to lead a good long-term association with the company.”


YEAR 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
PPOs 73 114 135 170 186 231 333*

Highlighting the importance of Internships to Campus Placements in IIT Madras, Prof. P. Murugavel, Advisor (Internships), IIT Madras, said, “The internship program is giving an opportunity for the students to demonstrate their learnt skills and the companies to fetch the desired talents. Happy to note that the success of the internship program at IIT-M is evidenced from the greater number of PPOs received this year.”

 Chart representation of sector-wise PPOs during 2022-23:

In the ongoing academic year, the Core Engineering and R&D sectors accounted for most of the PPOs till date. The major recruiters are Qualcomm, Microsoft, Honeywell, Texas Instruments and Goldman Sachs.

The Top Five Companies that made highest number of PPOs include

2022-23 No. of PPOs -2022
Qualcomm 19
Honeywell 19
Microsoft 17
Goldman Sachs 15
Texas Instruments 14
Oracle 13


DETAILS 2020-21

(Total, Online mode)


(Total, Online mode)


(Hybrid mode)

No. of Companies Registered 132 146 122
No. of Profiles Registered 242 247 203
No. of offers 618 772 557
No. of Students Registered 970 1330 1397
No. of Students placed as interns 542 708 504
Percentage of Internship 57% 54% 36% till date


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