The institute claimed the increased PPO is due to its internship programme that gives students to intern in companies that are large recruiters.
According to IIT-M, a total of 1,334 students have registered for placements for the Academic Year 2019-20. The total number of companies registered for Phase I of Placements is 170.
They will be recruiting for a total of 322 profiles, including 35 international profiles. As many as 54 startups are also coming for recruitment, the statement said.
The IIT-M was recently mired in controversy as Fathima Latheef a bright student committed suicide allegedly due to religious bias.