IIT Madras is often ranked as #1 among engineering colleges in India due to its superb infrastructure, alumni network, faculty as well as the placement opportunities for its students. And the results didn't disappoint for the outgoing batch of 2018. Here we are presenting the IIT Madras 2018 placement report for B.Tech. and Dual (B.Tech. + M.Tech.) course candidates. IIT Madras B.Tech. and Dual Placement Report 2018: BRANCHRegistered CandidatesPlaced CandidatesPlacement %Lowest CTCHighest CTCMedian CTCAerospace Engg.422252%4.82010Bio Technology412766%648.7511.6Civil Engg.734866%4.418.959.6Chemical Engg.654265%4.83211Computer Science & Engg.483981%795.8721Electrical Engg1037977%5.3839.0215.5Engg. Design463780%616.810.5Mechanical Engg.13910273%4.826.0410.1Metallurgical and Mechanical Engg.412356%4.817.210.05Ocean Engg.463065%4.448.7510Physics241667%3.62010Total66846570% As can be seen, Computer science engineering students received the most lucrative job offers, while other core engineering branches did not disappoint either. Sector-wise Breakdown - IIT Madras 2018 B.Tech & Dual Placement SectorNumber of Offers% BreakupAnalytics\/ Finance\/ Consulting24828%Core\/ R&D34639%Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)4Information Technology (IT)29032%Total888100% Top Recruiters - IIT Madras 2018 Placement Report Some of the top companies in India and abroad hired at the IIT Madras campus during their 2018 placement season as shown below: CompanyNumber of OffersAmerican Express13ANI Technologies10Capgemini Technology Services India Pvt Ltd10Citibank22CSS Corp13Eaton Technologies Private Limited13EXL Analytics17EY18Flipkart16GE14HCL Technologies10Indus Insights & Analytical Services Pvt Ltd12Intel Technology India Pvt Ltd26JP Morgan Services India Pvt Ltd11L&T Construction18Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd14Micron Technology, Inc26Microsoft22Oravel Stays Private Limited10Qualcomm21RIVIGO Services Pvt Ltd10 As can be seen above, IIT Madras continues to drive excellent placements across the various engineering courses and specializations and as a result stays as the pinnacle of most engineering college rankings in India.