Training and placement cell (TPC) (प्रशिक्षण एवं स्थानन प्रकोष्ठ) of IIT Patna aims at building a strong interface between the corporate world and the Institute. The Cell’s initiatives include continuous interaction with the prospective recruiters to understand their requirements of knowledge and skill sets and to prepare our students accordingly. TPC works in close co-ordination with the student placement committee comprising of student coordinators chosen from various departments. The institute’s excellent infrastructure supports each and every stage of the placement process in arranging pre-placement talks, written test, group discussion and interviews while assisting our guests in the best possible manner.

This is the 8th Placement Season for IIT Patna and we are moving forward setting new benchmark with each passing year. We have reached a milestone of 210 offers for the session 2018-19. 114 B.Tech students have been placed in this session and overall 158 students have grabbed the opportunities from various sectors for different profiles. Four students have bagged International offers from FUJIFILM Software Co. Ltd, Japan , Google, Poland and Shezar web Technologyies Pvt Ltd.

The highest package of 38.00 Lakhs per annum has been offered by Microsoft, followed by DE Shaw Arcesium and CodeNation which has offered 33.50, 32.50 Lacs and 31 Lacs respectively . Apart from this, students have received tempting offers from Samsung, Mathworks, Goldman Sachs, MakeMyTrip, Sapient, Addverb, Optum, Cadence, Force Motors, ZS Associates, TCS R&D, Strand Life Science, LTI, LinkedIn, Saavn, Future First, Cognum, L&T ECC, Uber, L&T Heavy Engineering, Infosys, Wipro, Capgemini, Aakash Institute and many more. Among the PSUs, ISRO and IOCL have visited the campus and offered job to the students.

We have also seen a rise in the trend of PPO. This year around 30 students have grabbed PPOs from their internship. The pre-final year B.Tech and M.Tech students have received summer internship offers various companies in India and abroad. Few of the names are Intel, STMicroelectronics, Webstaff, Amazon, Mathworks, Optum, ezDI, TCS Research, etc.

TPC is also catering to the needs and interests of the students who are willing to go for UPSC and GATE preparations. It conducted workshops related to Career in Civil Services and GATE preparations. TPC has also conducted the workshop on “interview preparation” in association with Thinkers & Fillers, Patna this year. In addition, TPC has also successfully organized “Japanese Language Workshop” in association with Websatff, a Japanese consultant.

The motivated team of Training and Placement Cell is actively following Kaizen-the Japanese word for "improvement", in all spheres.