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No impact on placements even under prevailing circumstances: IIT Guwahati

The premier engineering institution said that no offers have been withdrawn.

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IIT Guwahaiti said that there has been no impact on placements.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has stated that despite the uncertain situation prevailing right now because of Covid-19 pandemic, the placements have not been impacted so far.

In a statement, the Institute stated, "With the Coronavirus related lockdown being extended further until May 03, 2020, IIT Guwahati will be compliant to the lockdown rules and regulations. The Institute has already been conducting online courses of all the theory courses (more than 350) since April 04, 2020 and will likely be completing them by May 15, 2020. The Institute has tentatively scheduled examinations in July 2020. The Institute will be welcome the incoming students for the new session in August 2020."

IIT added that even in the current uncertain situation, the Institute is happy to note that placements have not been impacted so far. No offers, domestic or international, have been withdrawn. However, a few companies have postponed the date of joining. For internships, the Institute is consulting the companies to assess the feasibility of work from home model. The Institute is doing everything in its capacity to support students during this critical period.


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