"This is a great start for the placement season. PPOs generally constitute about 15 per cent of the total number of placements and many more offers are in the pipeline as the semester progresses," Deb said.
Students from the premier technology and engineering institute had undergone compulsory summer internship as part of the curriculum during May and June. Students got placed across all departments - computer science engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and electrical communications engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, humanities and social sciences (Economics) and others.
"We are approaching several new companies along with those who have visited us earlier and many have responded already. We are expecting 250 companies to visit us for placement in December," Prof Deb said.