New Delhi, Dec. 3 -- Students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) have bagged over 4000 jobs in last two days with companies hiring in large numbers for core engineering profiles.

Most of the older IITs have received between 350 to 500 job offers each in the first two days of the placement and authorities in charge of the placements say that the trend is encouraging as more companies are now willing to pay higher compensation and recruit for core profiles.

IIT Kharagpur, where half a dozen students have bagged Rs.1 crore plus annual salary, said that 57 students received annual salary of over Rs.30 lakh each and the number could well go past 100 by end of Tuesday. In the first two days, IIT Kharagpur has bagged around 500 offer...