IIT Kanpur Placements 2021-22: Salary Offered, Companies, Highest Package

2 mins readUpdated on Apr 26, 2022 12:36 IST

In 2021, IIT Kanpur has witnessed the highest number of placements across all IITs. Check out the complete IIT Kanpur placement report 2021 below.

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur is well known for its academic excellence and is often considered the 'first stop' for a large number of industries and other organizations for recruiting undergraduate and post-graduate students. 

IIT Kanpur ended its Phase 1 of placement season 2021-22 on December 15, on a high. Kickstarting the season virtually on December 1, the institute received a total of 1300 offers at the end of Phase 1 on Day 15, out of which, 1100 were accepted including the 156 pre-placement offers (PPOs) that were already accepted, out of 207 offered.

The institute received an impressive 47 international offers at the end of Phase 1. It sees a big jump of 150% as compared to last year when a total of 19 international offers were received. The highest packages so far are USD 287,550 for international and INR 1.2 Cr for domestic. In total, 49 offers above INR 1 Cr have been received, making it the highest the institute has received so far.

IIT Kanpur Placements 2021-22

As per the official numbers available on the IIT Kanpur official website, till December 2021 IIT Kanpur had witnessed the highest number of placements among all IITs. A total of 1300 students had participated in phase-I placements at IIT Kanpur out of which over 85% of students were successfully placed.

In 2021, IIT Kanpur not only performed better than its counterparts but also broke its own record for the previous year's phase-I placements. With a total of 77% placements done in phase-I last year, this year the institute has witnessed about 15% more placements.    

In 2021, dual-degree holders in IIT Kanpur have performed better in placements as they cornered about 97% of the total job offers compared to 83% of simple graduates in different streams. A few dual-degree holders also bagged salary packages of over Rs 10 million.   

Branch-Wise IIT Kanpur Placements 2021-22

In 2021, IIT Kanpur placements spanned various sectors including core engineering profiles, software and data profiles, analytics, database management, eCommerce etc. Among the core engineering profiles, the IIT Kanpur's placement drive saw good recruitments from the departments of computer science engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and chemical engineering.          

IIT Kanpur Placements 2021: Participating Companies

Some of the major national, as well as international companies that participated in IIT Kanpur phase-I placements 2021, include:

IIT Kanpur Placements 2021: Major Recruiters




Oyo Rooms




Yahoo! Japan







Bajaj Automobiles


HSBC Holdings

Sterlite Technologies

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited


IIT Kanpur Placements 2021 vs 2020

Check the comparison between IIT Kanpur placement for 2020 and 2021 in the table below:



Salary/ Statistics (2020-21 Phase 1)

Salary/ Statistics (2021-22 Phase 1)

Total recruiters



Total offers generated



Total offers accepted



Highest domestic CTC

INR 82 lakh per annum

INR 1.2 crore per annum

Highest international CTC

INR 1.47 crore per annum

287,550 USD

Top recruiters

Graviton Trading, QuantBox, Microsoft, Google

Graviton, ICICI Bank, Microsoft, Rubrik

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