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How opening doors wider to core mfg firms paid off for IITs

Against 25% offers being made and accepted by students at IITs last year, the figure went up to 40%

Vinay Umarji  |  Ahmedabad 

Having burnt their fingers with some of the prominent and emerging start-ups and e-commerce players last year, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have turned towards core manufacturing sector units for final placements this year. Needless to say, against roughly 25 per cent of offers being made and accepted by students at IITs last year, the figure has escalated to 40 per cent this year. This comes in the backdrop of the number of government and core manufacturing sector units participating for placements at IIT campuses going up anywhere between 10 per cent and 15 per ...

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First Published: Mon, January 02 2017. 15:20 IST
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