The first round of the placement drive of Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur’s 2016-17 academic session will begin from December 1 to December 22.

Around 1,200 students have registered for the first round of the placement drive, university officials said.

According to the placement cell sources, the first round will see around 300 foreign and Indian companies and Public Sector Undertakings in the placement drive.

The second phase will take place between February to April 2017, they said.

Popular companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, many Indian firms and PSUs can be expected to join the recruitment drive, the administration said.

The registered students are being given tips to brush up their communication and interview skills.

IIT Kanpur’s placement drive for the previous academic session of 2015-2016 saw 90 per cent placement rate, officials added.

Source: The Indian Express