Between CS, Electrical, Mechanical - Which branch is always safe for guaranteed placement and longstanding job security?

Created by Kiran A, Modified on Tue, 06 Jun 2023 at 01:08 PM by Kiran A

We strongly recommend that the student’s interests be put at the highest level while selecting courses or streams. Having said that, based on current industry demand, the computer science stream records a higher placement percentage than the other streams. This does not mean that the other branches are not good, in fact, last year’s highest salary package went to a student from the mechanical engineering stream. 

For more information on 2021 placements, please check out AskIITM's Placement website. 

In the long term, though, what matters is the student’s consistent effort to learn, up-skill and be relevant to the job market.

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