JEE Advanced 2014-Toppers Preferred Computer Science Branch at IIT-Indore
Computer science branch at the Indian Institute of Technology, Indore has become the most sought after branch among the JEE Advanced 2014 toppers. A significant increase in the enrolment in computer science branch at IIT-Indore has been noticed among the top rank holders in the IIT-JEE. These toppers preferred IIT-Indore over the new IITs, including those at Bhubaneshwar, Gandhinagar Mandi & Jodhpur.
In the last three years, there has been a good progress in the opening and closing ranks for computer science branch at IIT-Indore. For the year 2014, the opening and closing ranks in computer engineering branch remained between 1,388 and 2,573 after the JEE advanced counseling was concluded.
â€œThe main reason behind the rising interest towards computer science branch at IIT-Indore is its placement records and career prospects. Moreover, students studying under this branch have been creating excellence at international level competitions and other platforms.â€- said the institute official.
Recently, a team from computer engineering branch of IIT-Indore secured a place in ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest held in Russia. This year, IIT-Indore computer science branch student received the highest pay package. Â While, the highest pay package offered during recent on-campus placement was Rs. 21 LPA, a student grabbed Rs. 60, 00,000 LPA job through off-campus placement.
A total of 119 B.Tech students from 17 states would be the part of the new batch in computer engineering branch of IIT-Indore. There will be an orientation and registration programme for the new batch on July 22. Classes for the 2014 batch will start from July 23 as scheduled.