There have been a lot of companies coming to IIT Kharagpur. I have listed the companies that allowed M.Tech. EC (after day 4 i mentioned earlier).
nVidia: nVidia had not allowed MTech VIPES. So Nikhil & Nisarg went to the test and the company guys to allow them. They allowed. But the written test results didn’t include any of us.
Cisco: 2 interviews. Zahed got selected for the 1st but rejected in 2nd. He was asked questions on C, networking & data structures in the 1st. 2nd interview was deep on C.
Day 6: Synopsys, Oracle – 4 profiles which included finance, server technology, Sun microsystems and a VLSI profile.
Deloitte – consulting job.
Day 7: Ericsson – Allowed only Telecommunication people.
Day 8: Texas Instruments – Analog & digital profiles. They shortlisted 7-7 people for interview, then added 3, 2 more. Finally took 2.
Cognizant: software job
Day 9: IBM ISL. Took 10 people which included 7 M.Tech. VLSI.
Day 10: hp india, KLA Tencor (Image Processing company).
Day 11: Infosys (R&D profile), Tejas Networks (hw & sw both)
Day 13: Ittiam, Infineon
Attempt any 20Q out of 30, 30 min, on all topics of electronics (hw, sw, C, DSP, etc).
Apti – 20Q 30 min, very tough
All objective questions.
3 sections – Apti, Embedded (basically RTOS) and C. Total 1 hr. Mix of Objective & Subjective questions.
Till 12th March 2011, 15 out of 22 eligible students have been placed in my specialization “Visual Information & Embedded Systems Engg”, EC dept. The companies have been:
Brocade comm, Intel, Mentor Graphics, HP, Infosys R&D, Ittiam, Infineon (now under Intel), BEL, K.L. University, Samsung. All selected 1 student each except for Infosys(2) & Infineon(5).