60L offered by ‘Works Application’, Highest in BITS Pilani Average Goes Up by 20%, touches 12 LPA mark


At a time when an economic slowdown and dwindling jobs have become the topic of concerns, there was an increase in the number of recruiters visiting the campus of BITS Pilani this year. According to VS Rao, Director, a centralized placement model, as compared to the decentralized model in the previous years, had led to an overall increase in campus placements

“The recruiter participation was 41 percent higher than the previous year i.e. 2016,” Balasubramanian Gurumurthy, Chief Placements Officer. In addition to big names such as TCS, Cognizant, Ultratech, JP Morgan IB, EA Games, Texas Instruments, Oracle, Cisco Systems, Capital IQ, CEAT and Walmart, some start-up companies also hired students.

Japanese firms ‘Works Application’ and ‘Daikin’ made the highest offers to graduating students of BITS Pilani i.e. INR 60 Lacs pa and INR 59.5 Lacs pa respectively. The institute, which started its placement season in August, completed the placements for the graduating class of 2017 recently.

BITS Campuses Average Salary Package: Minimum and Maximum
BITS managed to better the number of students placed across all three campuses in a year when most companies are cutting back on hiring and placements have been hit even across premier institutes. The university’s three campuses—BITS Pilani, BITS Goa and BITS Hyderabad saw a total of 646 recruiters, that is, 38 more than the last year. Out of which, some of the recruiters made more than 30 offers each.

BITS Pilani campus saw a top salary of INR 35 lacs and an average salary of INR 11.47 lacs while the Goa campus had a top salary of INR 29.5 lacs and an average of INR 10.95 Lacs. At the Hyderabad campus, the highest and average salaries were INR 35 lakh and INR 10.51 lacs, respectively.
The following picture portrays the average salary of all the three campuses:

BITS Pilani: 2016 v/s 2017 Trends
BITS Pilani has declared the final placements for the recent batch, with an average salary of INR 11.07 lacs against INR 10.33 lacs last year. 86 percent of the overall batch got placed this year while around 83 percent got placed the year before.

The institute’s authority said they were in accordance with the recruitment trends by keeping the overall hiring environment in mind. They had advanced its placement season by a week across semesters to gain an advantage.

BITS Pilani 2017 Packages Offered
The highest on-campus international package of INR 60 lacs was offered by one of the Japan’s largest enterprise software companies- Tokyo-based Works Application. Offers by other companies are also examined in the picture below:

BITS Pilani: Previous Year Packages

BITS Pilani has always been the top BITS among the three BITS Campuses. Pie charts are given below to demonstrate the recruitment process along with the packages provided.

BITS:  2015
In the year 2015, 150 students were placed only within two days, with a highest domestic offer of INR 23.5 lacs per annum. The other information regarding the percentage of students in the different salary range is given in the pie-chart. Certainly, impressive that over 30% of students got packages over 10 lacs.

The top recruiters for 2015 were:

  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Schlumberger

There are about 500 students (approx.) who get placed every year in BITS Pilani.

BITS Pilani: Placement Statistics 2014

IN the year 2014, the highest package was 1.44 crores. That’s certainly impressive along with 27.11% aspirants with more than 10 lacs per annum.

The top recruiter in the year 2014 was:

  • Google

BITS Pilani: Major Recruiters
A few prominent recruiters of BITS are:

Absolute Data

Aditya Birla Corp

Hewlett Packard

Schlumberger ServicesIBM Research



Intel India Technologies


Microsoft Development Center

Microsoft Corporation (Redmond)

Maruti Suzuki

Tata Consultancy Services – AnalyticsJP Morgan Services

Intel Mobile Communications

Hero MotoCorp Ltd

HCL Technologies


Ericsson India Global Service

Ernst & Young



Flipkart Online Services

Future Bazaar


Grail Research

CISCO Systems

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Dell International Services

Walmart LabsDeloitte Consulting

EA Games

eBay India Product Center

EMC Software and Services

Epic Systems

BeeHyv Software Solutions

Bharti Airtel

Bogolik Software Solutions

Tally SolutionsBoschBrahMos Aerospace

Bristlecone Labs

Broadcom India Research


Adobe Systems

Amazon Development Centre

Apex Decisions

SynopsysAshok Leyland


Bank Bazaar

Bank of America

Barclays Technology Center

JP Morgan Chase & CoMorgan StanleyMu SigmaSymantec SoftwareMylanNTPCQualcommSamsung India SoftwareSamsung R&D
MySmartPrice.comMYSQLNokia R&DSHELLnVIDIA GraphicsOpera SolutionsOracle IndiaReliance IndustriesSaint Gobain
Texas InstrumentsTata MotorsYahoo! Research & DevelopmentTata TechnologiesUCO BankUltratechUnileverUnitechVoltas

BITS Pilani: Placement Process and the Salient Features

BITS Pilani Placement Process

Some of the Salient Features of Placement Process
BITS Pilani provides different facilities to the interested aspirants which helps them to ace the selection process. No registration charges are required for the recruitment process. Proper rooms and adequate facilities for the aptitude tests, Pre-Placement talks (PPT), Group Discussions, Interviews and other placement activities are available. A team of dedicated placement committee volunteers works to take care of all the issues regarding campus placements.

[vc_message]Authored by Anoushka Mudgil, Collegedunia.com[/vc_message]



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