Kolkata, Dec 9 (PTI) The first phase of the 2017-18 placement season at IIT-Kharagpur has so far seen over 1,000 offers by both Indian and global corporates, the premier institute said today. Also Read - It's Never Too Late: Ujjain Woman Completes PhD in Sanskrit at The Age of 80

The 1,000-mark was surpassed when Standard Chartered Bank and Wipro made 13 offers each, while Capgemini made 12 offers, IIT-KGP said in a statement. Also Read - JNU To Reopen For Science Stream's PWD-PhD Students From December 21

Quantiphi Analytics emerged as the largest recruiter of the season till date offering 34 jobs, followed by Intel at 33, it said. Also Read - UGC Grants Six-month Extension to MPhil, PhD Students for Submitting Thesis Due to Pandemic

While 30 international offers have already been made by companies like Microsoft, Uber, Mercari, LG Korea and Konica, there were 29 offers from PSUs including ISRO, ONGC and IOCL, said Debasis Deb, PhD Chairman, Career Development Centre, IIT-KGP.

The first phase of placement will continue till December 14, and the second phase will commence from the second week of January, the statement added.

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