Internship Policy

Eight weeks of summer practical training at the end of (3rd Year of B Tech, 4th Year of M Tech Dual Degree, 4th Year of 5 year Integrated MSc Course is a compulsory part of the curriculum at IIT Kharagpur, carrying 2 credits. All efforts are made to place the concerned students in the best organizations in India and abroad for summer training through Career Development Centre and various departmental supports.

Refer to the PDF attachment for guidelines for participating in internships  
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 Guidelines for the Eligible students :

 For the Self Arranging students :

  • A student can opt for either CDC track or Self Arranged track and the same needs to be conveyed to the CDC during the time of registration
  • For the self arranged category of students, it is strictly advised not to contact any companies which have already recruited interns from the campus.
  • Students are free to apply for Foreign Training in any of the listed Universities that signed MoU with the Institute and only the Universities that notified vacancies through an advertisement.
  • It is advisable not to contact any other University that doesn't fall under any of the afore mentioned classes.

 For the CDC opted students :

  • CDC notifies the students about any vacancy available through ERP. So, students are strictly recommended to keep checking their ERP for any updates related to internships.
  • The student will be confirming participation in the Company's Selection process by uploading his Resume against the company's advertisement in the ERP.
  • As the Student confirms participation, he/she has to attend all the process that is applicable and conducted by the recruiting company, defaulting which the name of the student will be removed from the CDC track subsequently.
  • CDC strictly adheres to the notion of "One Student One offer Norm".
  • In the case of multiple offers, a student can accept only one offer from a company.
  • The day offer is made by the company, the student must accept the offer by 10:00 AM the very next day.
  • In case of any confusion, the case must be brought to the notice of any of the Placement Committee Members at the earliest.

 Placement Policy

All the final year Undergraduate, Post Graduate students who have successfully completed their credits are eligible to be a part of the Campus recruitment programme. All efforts are made to place the concerned students in the best of organizations in India and abroad for summer training through Training and Placement section and various departmental supports.

 Guidelines for the Eligible students :

 For the Self Arranging students :

  • CDC strictly adheres to the One Student One offer Norm.
  • A student can accept only one offer from any Company.
  • The student must convey his interest within 2 hrs, the offer is made by the company.
  • Once the student accepts an offer, he will be out of the further placement processes.
  • In the case of any confusion, the case must be brought to the notice of any of the Placement Committee Members at the earliest.

 Guidelines for participating in internship / Placement process. 2015-16 -

Please find the guideline for enrolling for placement/ internship through Career Development Centre, Placement 2015. The student must abide by the terms and condition mentioned below. Failing to these conditions you will be liable to be de-registered.

1. Eligibility for Placement :

  • All students who are probable for a degree in the convocation of 2016 are eligible to enroll for the Placement.
  • Students who have a compulsory internship in their (3rd Year B Tech, 3rd Yr Dual Degree, 4th Yr of 5yr MSc Course) are eligible for Internship.
  • For MS/Ph.D. student, they need to submit their synopsis to be eligible for placement.

2. The Registration :

  • The registration will require you to fill up all your details which will be frozen once the registration deadline ends.
  • You can Add/ Modify additional information only during re-registration process.
  • Only the student who will register will be able to take up the process further. Rest of the students will be treated as Not Interested/Off- Campus/ Non-CDC track.
  • Mere registering will not be enough for consideration of your candidature in any organization. For each organizational requirement, you will have to apply separately.

3. Applying for an organisation :

  • After successful registration, you will be able to view the companies for which you are eligible to apply.
  • By applying for a company, you are agreeing to the terms and condition mentioned for the corresponding company and will agree to take up the complete process unless you are placed in any organization.
  • Failing to appear for any process after you have applied will result in limiting your quota of 20 initial shortlisted companies in Phase I.
  • In Phase II , failing even one process will lead to mark you as Off-Campus Placed.
  • Once you have applied you can withdraw your candidature as long as the last date of CV submission.
  • Once the last date is over you will not be able to withdraw from the process.

4. Selection :

  • If a company offers you then, you have to accept the offer within the deadline. Failing to give acceptance in the deadline will not only result in losing the offer but will be de-registered from any further Internship/ Placement process.
  • If you have multiple offers, you need to select any one of the offers within the given deadline.
  • Once selected, you will not be able to apply for any further Internship/Placement process.

5. Some Important points :

    It is advisable to attend the PPT for all eligible companies It is mandatory to attend the PPTs for all companies where the student has applied. All information and updates will be published in your CDC access only. No personal call or emails will be made to keep you updated The deadlines are strict and no request for any extension will be entertained under any circumstance. No CV will be accepted through email or in person unless otherwise informed. Anything mentioned by you and proper documentary proof uploaded will be placed under “Certified Data” Anything mentioned and no documentary proof uploaded will be placed under “not certified data” All data will be accessible to the company and hence in case of any information, you will be de-registered immediately and also will invite Disciplinary Action.